The vision of the College of Education is to become a recognized national leader in the advancement of research and practice on equity, access, and advocacy through the preparation of scholars, practitioners, and innovators. Chairperson of the Department of Counseling is a 12-month position that reports to the Dean and serves as the chief administrative and academic leader of the department. The Chairperson will be expected to provide visionary leadership of innovative programs with a strong practitioner-researcher emphasis. In addition to the general oversight of the department, he or she will be responsible for strategic planning; budget development, management and allocation; recruitment and retention of faculty and students; faculty, staff, and student development; management and improvement of curricula; evaluating faculty performance for the allocation of awards; fundraising; interacting with other department and university leaders to represent the goals of the department. The chairperson must implement strategies to increase recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students in all degree programs.
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Studies in the Department of Counseling are grounded in philosophical, theoretical, methodological, and practical foundations that describe counseling practice and leadership. The department is committed to serving our surrounding communities and North Carolina in training future counselors, educators, and administrators with an emphasis on multiculturalism, assessment, and social justice through the lifespan. The department offers three master's programs: a) Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, b) Master of Science degree in School Counseling; and c) Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. The department also offers one doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education, and it offers several post-master’s certificate programs.
Internal job number: 000772
The successful candidate must possess: a) experience that will support appointment at the associate or full professor level, b) a minimum of three years of experience in an administrative or management position at the four-year institution of higher education level, c) a minimum of three years teaching at the collegiate level at an institution that emphasized teaching, scholarly productivity, and engagement within the counseling discipline, d) proven knowledge of and skill with CACREP accreditation standards, e) experience managing multiyear budgets, and f) a record of publication and sponsored research experience at the university level. Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external constituencies is required.
Preference is given to the candidate with experience managing educational programs at the university level in a dynamic environment. Primary experience securing and maintaining CACREP accreditation is preferred.
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