Overview

The School of Education invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Counselor Education to start August 2019. This is a 1-year, visiting position from August 2019 – July 2020 with possibility of yearly renewal. Candidates must have at least a master’s degree in school counseling, counselor education, mental health counseling, counseling psychology, student personnel services, or a closely related field. The preferred candidate will have an earned doctorate in counselor education, counseling psychology, or a closely related field; ABD candidates will also be considered.

The position will teach half time and work half time on a major grant project to improve academic, college and career, and social and emotional outcomes for K-12 students in southern Indiana. Major grant activities, to be completed with assistance from other school counseling faculty and grant personnel include:

  • Enhancing the IU Southeast School Counselor Preparation program to better reflect current best practices in college and career readiness
  • Collaborating with schools and coordinating professional development for school counselors and administrators, including implementation of a regional conference
  • Coordinating parent and student events to support college and career readiness
  • Facilitating school-community partnerships, including work with business and workforce leaders and mental health providers and participation in regional initiatives in support of education, workforce development, and behavioral health in southern Indiana
  • Robust evaluation of curriculum enhancements, support provided to schools, and K-12 student and counseling program outcomes

Candidates must have experience engaging and collaborating with P-12 schools including school administrators, students, parents, and teachers. The preferred candidate will also have demonstrated experience engaging with the larger community, including social service agencies, business and industry, community foundations, etc. Relationships with area schools, businesses, and the larger community that may help in facilitating partnerships between businesses and local school districts a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned Master’s degree in Counselor Education, School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or closely related field
  • Department of Education certification as school counselor (any state)
  • At least 5 years of experience working as a school counselor or school counseling related activities (any state)
  • Experience collaborating with P-12 schools, working with and engaging K-12 students and parents, and collaborating with P-12 school teachers, counselors, and administrators
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of current best practices in school counseling
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses in the counseling curriculum including supervision of field experiences
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of social justice issues that face educational leaders, P-12 students, and their families, educators and educational leaders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate in Counselor Education, School Counseling, Counseling Psychology or a closely related field
  • Credentialed as a Nationally Certified Counselor, or Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Experience designing and/or implementing grant activities, connecting with local businesses and social service agencies, and facilitating relationships and partnerships between P-12 school systems and local businesses, workforce leaders, and other institutions and community members
  • Experience working and collaborating with higher education institutions
  • Experience planning and/or implementing conferences
  • Experience securing clinical placements for graduate students, working with P-12 site supervisors, and supervising graduate level students during clinical placements
  • Established relationships with local businesses and industry and other community stakeholders
  • Experience with curriculum, program, and/or school counseling evaluation
  • Record of excellence in teaching at the graduate level
  • Experience developing and delivering courses online, hybrid, face-to-face, intensive sessions, etc.
  • Substantial practitioner experience in school counseling
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

To apply, go to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7062

Please attach a letter of interest, transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three email addresses to request letters of reference. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. If you have questions please contact Dr. Mary Bradley, Associate Professor and School Counseling Program Coordinator, at mabradle@ius.edu or (812) 941-2346.

 

 

About Indiana University Southeast

IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural and recreational activities and has a low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of approximately 5600 students and offers bachelors and master’s degrees in a wide range of disciplines. The campus is committed to a student-centered learning environment, and actively supports students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. IU Southeast is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.