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The School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver announces a tenure-track faculty position in the CACREP Accredited Counseling Program beginning in the fall of 2022. The mission of the counseling program is to educate competent counselors who value inclusion and prize diversity such that they are prepared to offer a continuum of mental health services across a variety of settings for the benefit of the community and the society.

The University of Colorado Denver is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System. As Colorado’s only public urban research university, CU Denver educates a student body with varied backgrounds through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. The university is located in downtown Denver, home to a diverse community (32% Latinx, 11% African American), and the university’s 15,000+ students reflect this diversity.  Half of all freshmen are first generation and 42% of the total student body are BIPOC. We offer 100+ degree programs through our eight schools and colleges: College of Architecture and Planning, College of Arts & Media, Business School, School of Education & Human Development, College of Engineering, Design and Computing, Graduate School, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs. We attract students who are passionate about careers in teaching and mental health. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in equity and diversity, technology, proven approaches, and real-world practice.

Rank: Assistant Professor
Position availability: August 15th, 2022

·       Teach graduate courses in the Counseling program. The standard teaching load is 4 classes per year (2/2), including courses in the CACREP core content areas, skills classes and clinical supervision across program areas and specialty courses related to clinical mental health counseling and/or school counseling. Infuse culturally inclusive curriculum and social justice content into all courses.

·       Develop and carry out a rigorous research agenda.  Engage actively with other faculty in the development and elaboration of the School’s research themes such as equity, urban populations, and cultural diversity.

·       Support the ongoing development of the master’s degree in counseling program through program evaluation, using and developing performance-based assessments aligned with CACREP, course development and revision, and activities related to accreditation.

·       Provide live and/or virtual clinical supervision within practicum and internship courses as a licensed mental health professional.

·       Provide service through committee work and other projects to the program, SEHD, and University and on the state and/or national level

·       Support the development and maintenance of partnerships within the greater Denver area community.

Minimum Qualifications
·       A doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited doctoral program
·       Experience in the counseling field.
·       Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado (if license eligible, Colorado licensure must be completed within one year of start date)
·       Demonstrated success or potential for success in teaching and mentoring graduate students.
·       Demonstrated success or potential for success in strong productivity in research particularly in areas including or related to cultural competence/culturally responsive practices, children and adolescents, career counseling, equity and access.
·       Commitment to the professional field of counseling and counselor education evidenced by involvement in professional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:
·       Demonstrated success or potential for success in grant writing and grant management.
·       Clinical Supervision Experience.
·       Evidence of cultural competency and inclusion in prior experiences as practitioner, instructor and researcher
·       Clear evidence that race, ethnicity, gender, ability, sexual orientation, social status, religion, and veteran status and/or other social justice issues are addressed in past syllabi, teaching, and supervision.
·       Experience related to working with children and adolescents
·       Experience working with graduate students in instruction, supervision, and mentoring activities.
·       History of collaborative research and/or grant funded projects

Employment Conditions
This is a full-time 9-month academic year position. Opportunity for summer teaching is available.

Salary and Benefits:
The salary range for this position has been established at $72,000 to $80,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Applicants must apply through CU Careers.

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