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Counselor Education and Supervision Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

Apply now Department: 3670040050 Spec Ed Counseling & Stud Aff
Job no: 511490
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Education / Instructional, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Position: Counselor Education and Supervision Faculty (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

Department: Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs

Appointment Type: Nine-month, tenure-track

Beginning Date for Employment: August 2022

Location of Teaching Site: College of Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS  66506

The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs in the College of Education at Kansas State University (K-State) invites applications for a tenure-track professor (assistant, associate, or full) in counselor education and supervision. The position offers the successful candidate an opportunity for providing programmatic leadership and innovation along with collaboration with award-winning colleagues and students in a Research I university.

The M.S. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision programs are CACREP and CAEP accredited, and the faculty are recognized for excellence in teaching, service, and research. For information about the Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, in which these programs are located, see https://coe.ksu.edu/academics/departments/special-education-counseling-student-affairs/index.html. The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs is one of three departments in the College of Education, which is dedicated to “Preparing educators to be knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision makers.”


The position involves teaching graduate courses for the M.S. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision programs. The courses in these programs are offered in various modalities, including in-person, online, and blended, and some of them may incorporate supervising students’ clinical practicum and internship experiences. Other responsibilities include advising graduate students, engaging in research and creative endeavors, seeking external funding, providing service, participating in faculty governance, and being involved with professional counseling organizations at the state and national levels.

Why Join Us:

K-State is a distinguished public, land-grant university renowned for the excellence of its faculty, students, staff, academic programs, research, and service. It is a three-campus system with the main campus located in Manhattan and the other campuses in Olathe and Salina. Online degree and certificate programs are offered through the K-State Global Campus. The University has an enrollment of more than 21,000 students, including 4,000 graduate students, and embraces diversity, encourages engagement, and is committed to the discovery of knowledge, the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and improvement in the quality of life and standard of living of those we serve. Manhattan is a community that provides access to a wide range of educational, cultural, medical, and recreational programs and facilities. The local economy is bolstered by K-State and its proximity to Fort Riley, a large U.S. Army installation. Surrounded by the beautiful Flint Hills and future home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), Manhattan is located 50 miles west of the state capital of Topeka and 125 miles west of Kansas City.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education from a CACREP-accredited program, or have a related doctoral degree and been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013
  • Professional counseling experience
  • Successful counseling supervision experience
  • Potential for excellence in instruction and advising both on-campus and online
  • Potential for scholarly activity that results in professional publications and presentations in the area of counselor education and supervision
  • Ability to implement and integrate instructional technology in learning management systems
  • Successful experience working with and supporting diverse populations and pursuing equity and social justice
  • Membership and involvement in professional counseling organizations
  • Record of attendance at professional counseling conferences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a school counselor
  • Knowledge of and commitment to school counseling as a comprehensive program (e.g., ASCA National Model)
  • Record of excellence in instruction and advising, both on-campus and online
  • Record of scholarly activity resulting in professional publications and presentations in the area of counselor education and supervision
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience with, CACREP accreditation and assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Demonstrated record of experience with multicultural counseling, cultural identity development, and social justice and advocacy
  • NCC, school counseling license, licensed professional counselor, and/or other counseling credentials
  • Record of leadership in professional counseling organizations

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

1.   A cover letter describing how your educational background and professional experience meet the required and preferred qualifications for the position;

2. Your curriculum vitae;

3. Transcripts showing your highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts may be submitted; official transcripts will be required prior to an offer); and

4.  Names and contact information of three references.

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Ken Hughey, Search Committee Chair, at kughey@ksu.edu.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. 

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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