Lecturer in Counselor EducationJob No:
527898 Work Type:
Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Location:
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories:
Education/Training/Instructional Design Department:
18070000 - ED-SHDOSE-SCHL OF HUM DEV&ORGJob Description
The University of Florida seeks a Lecturer in Counselor Education to join a collaborative, energetic community committed to preparing quality counselors. This 12-month position will have primarily program and clinical administration responsibilities within a CACREP-accredited counselor preparation program. Roles and responsibilities include: coordinate school and community-based practicum and internship students; enhance partnerships with local community agencies, private practices and schools; provide on-going professional development for site supervisors; facilitate program application and admissions; facilitate data collection and CACREP reporting; and potentially teach program specific undergraduate courses as appropriate. This 12-month lecturer appointment will begin in fall 2023. More information about the Counselor Education Program can be found at https://education.ufl.edu/counselor-education/.
Experience in training and supervision of practicum and internship students in counselor education is desirable, as the focus of this position is coordination of clinical field experiences. Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to supervise graduate student field-based experiences, develop and oversee school-based and clinical field work, and potentially serve on program and school committees.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minoritized groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.About the College:
The College of Education at the University of Florida, founded in 1906, has consistently been ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the nation in Online Graduate Education for the last six years, 3rd nationally for undergraduate education and 12th nationally among public graduate colleges of education (U.S. News & World Report). Two of the College's academic programs occupy top-20 spots in the U.S. News rankings: Counselor Education (2nd) and Special Education (5th). Our Teachers, Schools & Society (TSS) program was named the 2020 Program of the Year by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED). The College has added 45 faculty in the past three years. Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and public scholarship-often conducted in partnership with other UF colleges, school districts and communities across the state and nation-are yielding powerful learning systems and models that are helping to transform education in today's changing world, starting with our youngest learners. The College is engaged in four of UF's priority research areas-early childhood studies, precision learning, analysis of learning analytics, and artificial intelligence in education. The College has 108 full-time faculty members with distinguished records in teaching, research and service. Faculty researchers last year garnered more than $107 million in awards supporting studies and projects addressing education's most critical issues. Teaching is one of several areas of study from which UF education students can choose. More than 3,000 education students are enrolled on campus and online in 29 bachelor's and advanced degree programs and concentration areas, within nine academic specialties: K-12 Curriculum and Instruction Counseling & Counselor Education Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership Higher Education Administration Research & Evaluation Methods School Psychology Special Education Student Personnel in Higher Education. To sustain the college's innovative edge deep into the 21st century, heightened emphasis on emerging technologies, advanced graduate studies and interdisciplinary research will effectively prepare tomorrow's leaders in all education disciplines. The College's educator preparation programs have been continuously accredited by CAEP and NCATE since 1954. More than 30,000 UF "EduGator" alumni are located throughout the world. Follow us: @UF_COE (Twitter) and @UF.COE (Facebook)About the University:
The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research university and one of the most academically diverse universities in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranks UF 6th among public universities. National rankings such as 2nd by Kiplinger and 20th in Forbes in their respective lists of "Best Values in Public Colleges" are a result of UF's commitment to provide the highest quality education at the best value. UF is home to 16 colleges and more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes, and boasts more than 4,000 faculty members, 50,000 students and 415,000 living alumni. Faculty scholars last year generated more than $838 million in research awards. UF recently launched a $70 million AI partnership with NVIDIA, taking the first step toward ensuring equitable access to bringing AI to students and faculty from across campus and the state. The Florida Legislature designated UF as a "preeminent" state university in 2013. UF recently hired almost 500 new faculty.About the Area:
UF is situated in Gainesville in North Central Florida, a progressive college town that blends big-city cultural and athletic offerings with small-town friendliness and charm, along with excellent schools. Gainesville, located about halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, is often recognized as one of America's best college towns and is easily accessible to three major metropolitan areas (Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa). The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Gainesville as a "Tree City USA" every year since 1982. Add the allure of Florida's famous sunshine, tropical breezes, and abundant wilderness, springs, rivers and seashores nearby, and it is little wonder that top-caliber faculty and students find our College and University to be the perfect balance of premier academics and a fulfilling lifestyle.
Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
● Master's and/or Specialist degree in mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or school counseling
● Minimum two years of experience in clinical work and/or clinical administration
● Licensure as a professional counselor (LMHC or LMFT) in Florida or
Certification as a school counselor in Florida
● Commitment to supporting and mentoring diverse graduate students in the following specialties/tracks: mental health, marriage and family therapy, and school counseling.
- A record of applied practical experience working with diverse client populations in schools and community settings
- Evidence of ability to establish and coordinate school and community-based practicum and internship placements
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant should upload all materials to the University of Florida's employment website https://jobs.ufl.edu.
If technical assistance is needed, please contact Human resources at (352) 392-2477. Complete applications include: (1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae or resume, (3) contact information for three references, who after further review will be asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system.
Applicants should reference requisition 527898 , position number 00040105. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Erica McCray, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of candidates will begin in August 14, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by August 11, 2023
. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and hiring authority.
The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida's "Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews are open to the public and all applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credentialing Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
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