Instructor, Counseling and Career Development

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
23 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The School of Education faculty is comprised of educator-scholars whose expertise spans diverse learning contexts and populations. Innovative instruction, diversity/equity/inclusion, technology-enhanced learning, distance education, service learning, professional development school partnerships, and rigorous research are embodied in all of our programs. Our faculty members’ philosophies and areas of expertise, along with the School’s core values, guide our pedagogical and inquiry practices, which are typically both interdisciplinary and applied.

Position Summary

The School of Education seeks applications between July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017, from individuals who are interested in securing temporary instructor positions within the Counseling and Career Development program for the 2016-2017 academic year. Instructors teach face-to-face graduate-level courses in areas of their expertise and are hired periodically for fall, spring, and/or summer term, contingent upon enrollments and need. Successful candidates may also be asked to provide clinical supervision and coordination of students’ practicum and/or internship experiences. Reappointment may depend upon performance and the availability of funding. Detailed descriptions of the School and its faculty, programs, and courses are available on the web page at Please contact program coordinator to discuss any instructional opportunities.

Required Job Qualifications

• Earned masters degree in Counselor Education, Career Development, or a related field
• Licensed (or license eligible) as a professional counselor in Colorado
• Evidence of excellence in teaching and/or clinical supervision in the areas of Counseling and Career Development curriculum

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Earned doctorate degree from a CACREP accredited program
• Experience teaching graduate students via face-to-face and distance technologies
• Training and experience in counseling with diverse populations
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and practice
• Evidence of or potential for scholarship and publication commensurate with a research university

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants to provide a cover letter (addressing the required and preferred qualifications), a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact e-mail addresses and phone numbers directly to this posting. The pool expires June 30, 2017. Individuals who wish to be considered beyond this date must reapply. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

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