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Assistant/Associate/Professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy

Apply now Posting #: 4322
Position Status: Faculty, Full-time regular
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Position Title & Department:

 Assistant/Associate/Professor of Counseling in the Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy
Posting #

4322

Department Description:

The Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy at the University of San Diego includes masters programs in Counseling (Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling specialization, both CACREP accredited) and Marital & Family Therapy (COAMFTE accredited). The Counseling program enrolls approximately 60 students each year, with at least half of the students coming from out-of-state. The majority of students are pursuing their degrees full-time and many receive financial assistance. The Department and USD have a strong commitment to diversity, social justice, and global education, as well as evidence-based practices. Our student body is approximately 50% minority students and we have several grants to support historically underserved populations. SOLES is 22% Latinx and hopes to lead the university in the goal of becoming an HSI.​​ The program has developed strong collaborative relationships with local agencies, clinics, and schools to provide an array of practicum sites, including continuation schools, youth and family service centers, veteran's services, and culturally specific centers. In addition, students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation. 

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

The successful applicant will be expected to teach core and specialization courses in the Counseling Program. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in publications, professional presentations, and research grants. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to student advising, admissions, curriculum assessment/development, and general departmental and university service. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach basic and advanced counseling courses in the counseling program and supervise practicum/fieldwork courses. The successful applicant will: contribute to the department’s mission of providing outstanding teaching, research, and service; have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add to the department’s commitment to diversity; have the ability to collaborate productively with students and faculty at USD; and have strong oral and written communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills.

Special Conditions of Employment:

The University of San Diego is requiring all employees to follow our Covid-19 vaccine requirement process. https://www.sandiego.edu/onward/ 

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Job Requirements:

The faculty is especially seeking candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and social justice, as evidenced by their research commitment to diversity as part of their research agenda.  Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated strong teaching skills and the ability to articulate a coherent research agenda. Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • an earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited program. ABD candidates will be considered, but must complete degree requirements by date of appointment;
  • experience teaching Counseling core and Clinical Counseling specialization courses is required;
  • demonstrated evidence of scholarly productivity (i.e., publications, presentations, and/or grant funding);
  • evidence of strong or potential for graduate-level teaching;
  • active participation in professional counseling organizations; and
  • demonstrate a strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice. 

 

Preferred qualifications for the position include:

  • manuscripts published in national refereed counseling journals;
  • experience working as a practicing LPC/LMHC;
  • California LLPC license eligible
  • demonstrated evidence of/potential for grant writing; and
  • evidence of leadership in professional counseling organizations 
  • experience teaching/providing clinical supervision at a high level
  • has prior experience providing bilingual/bicultural clinical supervision in English/Spanish
Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package including; medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.  Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.  USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions:
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Applicants must submit: 1) cover letter which includes a summary of teaching and research experience and interests, 2) current curriculum vitae, 3) personal statement that includes evidence of commitment to promoting diversity. In short, the personal statement should help the faculty identify candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in activities that will advance USD’s campus diversity and equity goals; 4) copies of two key publications, and 5) contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Sheila Sosa, Executive Assistant, Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy (cmft@sandiego.edu).

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu
Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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