About Western: Western Washington University is a comprehensive state university, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 83,000 situated between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
About the Position: Assistant Professor in Counselor Education with a specialization in School Counseling; tenure-track, beginning September 16, 2018.
About the Counseling Program: The mission of our CACREP-accredited Counseling Program is to prepare knowledgeable, skilled, culturally sensitive, and ethical professional counselors for practice in mental health and educational settings. We believe this is best accomplished in small cohorts in which students have substantive opportunities to practice their developing counseling skills and knowledge under the supervision of faculty who are active contributors to the profession through research and service. The Psychology Department strives to further Western’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse candidates. For full position announcement, including all required and preferred qualifications, and to apply, see https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7566 Review of applications begins September 25, 2017; position is open until filled.
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX & ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); email@example.com. WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).
Doctorate in Counselor Education OR a doctorate in a related field with at least one year of teaching as a counselor educator prior to July 1, 2013 (per CACREP standard 1.W)
Demonstrated ability to teach master's level classes in the Counseling Program
Active and coherent program of research and publication record commensurate with experience
Commitment to promoting diversity, systemic change, and social justice
Capacity to mentor and teach undergraduate students in the Department of Psychology
Prior employment and successful experience as a school counselor
Licensed/Certified as a school counselor or eligible for the certification in Washington State
Experience with CACREP course development and accreditation processes
Not too big, not too small…With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western Washington University offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Not so big that you feel like a number; not so small that you have to conform to a mold. ...Large enough for you to define yourself and small enough that you make a difference.Washington Monthly Magazine lists Western as the top public master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest.