Concordia University is seeking applications for the full-time faculty position of Director of Graduate Counseling (School & Professional Counseling programs). This position is in the School of Education, directly reports to the Director of Graduate Education. An ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in counseling or a counseling-related field, be eligible for or willing to work toward appropriate Wisconsin counseling licensure, and have prior experience in the counseling field. In addition to the program administration, six credits of teaching are included in the responsibilities of this position.
Primary responsibilities include program administration; teaching courses at the graduate level; advising students; assisting with portfolio adjudication; and participating in interdepartmental faculty committees, academic scholarship, and university service. There are several specific duties of which to be aware of:
Oversee School and Professional Graduate Counseling programs
Recruit, hire, and supervise counseling instructors in collaboration with the Director of Graduate Education and Dean of the
School of Education
Oversee and supervise the Assistant Director of Graduate Counseling
Promoting professional and positive relationships between professors and students
Recruit and recommend instructors to the Director of Graduate Education Programs and the Dean
Teach a minimum of two 3-credit courses per academic year
Oversee and supervise practicums, internships and portfolios
Develop and monitor curriculum, update syllabi and textbook lists, and develop class schedules
Monitor DPI, state, and national guidelines and requirements for the program
Collaborate with staff and other Graduate Directors in the Graduate Education Department
Collaborate with Marketing and Admissions Departments, to achieve student enrollment goals
Education and Experience
A doctorate in counseling or a related field is preferred. Candidates must be Christian, and a commissioned minister of religion in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod is preferred. Prior experience in professional counseling practice is required; prior college teaching experience is desirable. Concordia University Wisconsin seeks faculty dedicated to excellence and to the mission of "developing students in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world."
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, faculty, exempt position Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Applicants should include with their online application: letter of intent, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, description of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals who can be contacted as references. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.
The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.
Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.