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Tarleton State University seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in its CACREP Accredited Department of Counseling, at the Fort Worth campus for Fall 2021.



Job Description

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate
-50% Teaching: Teach graduate counseling classes. Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools. Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline. Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes. Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
-30% Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to the professional counseling discipline.
-20% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Return student phone calls and emails in a timely manner. Advise graduate counseling students. Participate in departmental meetings and activities, to include all CACREP activities to maintain accreditation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to: college committees; club sponsorship; advisory committees; student/faculty recruitment; and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
Education and Experience:
-Earned doctorate in Counseling or Counselor Education (ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations, have been successfully completed by time of appointment)
-Three years of counseling experience;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Demonstrated counselor supervisory skills.
– Must have an interest and ability in working with doctoral and graduate programs.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor.
Other Requirements:
Preferred: Earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited program; experience working in a CACREP-accredited program, School Counseling certification and experience; Evidence of successful teaching experience; Established or developing record of service; Demonstrated ability in working with doctoral or graduate students.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.



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Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.


Tarleton State University is an As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

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