#23-79 Assistant Teaching Professor, Counseling Program – Department of Education – University, MO

#23-79 Assistant Teaching Professor, Counseling Program – Department of Education

University of Wisconsin – Superior

University, MO


Job description

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to our mission.

POSITION:Assistant Teaching Professor, Counseling Program, 100%, Academic Staff, Renewable, 9 month appointment, 1 Vacancy


    • Full responsibility for teaching 12 credits per semester of graduate level courses in the Counseling Program (Clinical Mental Health; Marriage, Couples, and Family; & School Counseling tracks). Predominately online, accelerated seven-week terms (2 courses per term).
  • Advise graduate counseling students.
  • Provide an on-campus presence to meet with and to serve students, and to work with colleagues in the department and across campus to fulfill service roles.
  • Support counseling program in development and execution of in-person and online counseling courses, program evaluation, and accreditation/licensing processes.
  • Provide supervision to students at practicum and internship site placements.
  • Establish and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with student site placements and site supervisors.
  • Serve on university committees.
  • Develop and maintain visibility in the state, region, and nation through participation and involvement in professional organizations/conferences and other scholarly activities.
  • Advise student organization.
  • Provide service to the department.
  • Perform other departmental duties as assigned by the department chair.


  • Master’s Degree in Counseling
  • Experience providing direct services with clients as a professional counselor or school counselor within the last three years.
  • Licensed or license eligible as either a school or professional counselor in the state of WI and a commitment to maintaining professional licensure.
  • Demonstrated experience working with any of the diverse identities and experiences (cultural, heritage, racial, ethnic, gender, religious, socioeconomic, varying abilities, etc.) representing our campus community.

This position is currently ineligible for H1-B sponsorship. A qualification for this position includes independent eligibility to work within the United States upon hire date.


  • Earned doctorate in Counselor Education, or closely related field by August 1, 2023.
  • At least one year of graduate level teaching experience within the last five years.
  • University level online synchronous and asynchronous teaching experience within the last five years.
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to continued professional development in best practices in teaching and learning within the last five years.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity are especially encouraged to apply.

SALARY: UWS offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance coverage for eligible dependents. Learn more here:

Academic Staff Benefit Summary2023


August 28th, 2023


For additional information about UW-Superior, visit www.uwsuper.edu;

For additional information about this position, contact search support Michelle Androsky at [email protected].


Review of all completeapplications will commence at 4:30pm on Wednesday, April 5th and will continue until the position is filled. Once an application is received, your user profile information remains in UW-Superior’s Talent Management System for future submissions.

UW-Superior, A Superior Place:

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notices given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate based on an arrest or conviction record.

Employment will also require a sexual harassment reference check. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics (Annual Security Report), visit: https://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery/index.cfmor contact the Office of Campus Safety at 715-394-8114 for a printed copy.

How to apply

To Apply:

  1. Select UW-Careers.
    1. Internal applicants:select the internalapplicant link. Registration for account notrequired.
    2. External applicants: select the externalapplicant link and register for an account.
  2. In the Search Jobs box enter the job number #23-79: Assistant Teaching Professor, Counseling Program – Department of Education and hit Enter.
  3. Clickon the Position title.
  4. Clickon the Apply for Jobbutton.

At any time, you may select the Save as Draft button to save your current progress. Once you’ve Submittedyour application, the ability to change submitted materials will notexist.

Internal Applicants:

  1. Sign in using your login and password.
  2. Complete steps one through ten where you can upload the following required documents:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    3. Names and contact information for only three (3) professional references
    4. Unofficial transcripts of all degrees earned
    5. One-page statement of your teaching and counseling philosophy

External Applicants:

  1. Click on the Register Nowlink to create your user name and password.
  2. Complete steps one through ten where you can upload the following required documents:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    3. Names and contact information for only three (3) professional references
    4. Unofficial transcripts of all degrees earned
    5. One-page statement of your teaching and counseling philosophy

All Applicants:

  1. To submit your resume, cover letter, etc., you must add the document as an attachment.
  2. Click Nextand complete the Preferences section – this tab is optional.
  3. Click Next to complete the Online Questionnaire – this tab is required.
  4. Click Nextand if required, provide the contact information for three professional references by clickingthe Add Referencelink.
  5. Click Nextand select your preference for the Request for Confidentiality section.
  6. Click on Nextand complete the next section titled How did you find out about the position?
  7. Click Nextand complete the Self-Identity sections – this tab is optional.
  8. Click Nextand review your information.
  9. Once all sections are completed and reviewed, click on Submit

Refer to the following links for troubleshooting:

  • Internal Applicant: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21544
  • External Applicant: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/19833
  • Frequently Asked Questions: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900#toc4

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is an energetic comprehensive university that engages its 2,880 students through more than 26 undergraduate fields of study and seven graduate programs.

A challenging academic environment offers one-on-one contact with professors, innovative academic programs, numerous research and performance opportunities, and first-rate facilities. Students also learn off campus through internships, academic service-learning, and campus volunteering opportunities. Programs in global studies on campus and abroad prepare students for their roles in the world economy. 


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