Buena Vista University has an opening for a director of the Professional School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling masters programs. We invite applications for a full-time, tenure track assistant professor faculty position. The successful candidate will lead as program director and teach in one or both of the programs.
Oversee program development, evaluation, and continuous improvement
Participate in recruitment efforts
Hire, supervise, mentor, and evaluate program faculty
Develop course schedule and assign faculty
Teach graduate-level courses
Advise students, including placing students for practicum as required by program guidelines
Collaborate with school and university administration, and other directors
Engage in continued scholarship and contributions to the field
Required Experience & Education
Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a related field
Combined 10 years of experience in higher education and professional practice, preferably including leadership experience
A record of professional contributions and service
Demonstrated support for the university’s mission
Understanding of adult learners
Exemplary teaching and flexibility regarding instructional modes
Integration of instructional technology
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
Professional communication skills
Demonstrated organizational skills, including problem solving and attention to detail
Ability to effectively manage confidential and sensitive information
Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa. Storm Lake is one of Iowa's most diverse communities. It is one of Iowa's premier vacation spots, with an array of retail shopping and dining opportunities, and a vibrant arts and cultural environment. Businesses of various sizes ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations thrive in this northwest Iowa city. Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.
This position is not eligible for an employer-sponsored visa; and, all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.
Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer.
Buena Vista University’s main 60-acre campus is situated on the shores of beautiful Storm Lake, a 3,200-acre natural lake located in northwest Iowa. One of Iowa's premier vacation spots, it hosts an array of retail shopping, dining, and professional services, and a vibrant arts and multicultural environment. Storm Lake has an active and energetic business community, with a healthy mixture ranging ...from small businesses to multinational food processing and agribusinesses. Most important, Storm Lake residents enjoy a relatively low cost of living and a high quality of life.