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Assistant Professor - School Counseling Program - CSOE (Remote/San Diego)



Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas:  Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement.  The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations.  Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues.  Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.


Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.


 Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.



The California School of Education (CSOE) at Alliant International University offers a variety of degrees, certificates, and credentials in education that prepare students to make a lasting impact through teaching, counseling, leadership, advocacy, administration, management, and community work.  Whether a student looking for an online degree program or an in-person learning experience, Alliant will be there to guide them every step of the way.


Starting Salary: $72,203.00.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor – School Counseling, under the general direction of the Program Director, will facilitate learning, partake in scholarship, service, or any combination of those activities through the School Counseling program; they may also lead webinars, workshops, and orientations, and provide educational planning services for current candidates and alumni.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Doctoral or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university. Professional experience and research expertise in school counseling and supervision in school settings.


Minimum five (5) years of PK-12 school counselor experience (preferred):

•              Experience with data driven decision making.

•              Evidence of leadership in school counseling.

•              Demonstrated currently in the school counseling related professional literature.

•              Active membership in professional school counseling organizations.

•              Knowledge of the ASCA National Model, role statements, ethical standards, and related content.

•              Experience or commitment to the use of technology in distance learning and university teaching.

•              Interest in collaborating both within and outside the university in the development and delivery of instruction regulating in improved student learning, especially virtual/synchronous learning.

•              Ability to incorporate elements of experiential learning to foster engagement and excitement among students.

Certifications, Licenses, etc.: Valid Pupil Personnel School Counselor Credential (or a reciprocal credential from another State).


Application Instructions:

•              Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter (in part, describing your interest in and fit for the position).

•              Applicants invited to interview should be prepared to provide three (3) professional references.

•              Include copy of credential or credential/ number.



•              Proficient computer skills.

•              The ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

•              High level of accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to problem solve.

•              The ability to explain complex requirements in clear and concise terms.

•              The ability to be flexible with workflow to meet the needs of the department and students and to manage multiple tasks per required deadlines.

•              The drive to encourage, direct, hold accountable and guide students toward task completion.

•              Must demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member and develop trusting relationships with students and University employees.

•              Culturally competent and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and/or experiences.

•              High motivated, focused and results oriented.

•              Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal interactions, and to maintain confidentiality.

•              Collaboration and partnering with other university stakeholders to support candidate success.

•              Ability to make administrative/procedure decisions and judgments.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Faculty Activities/Responsibilities:

•              Facilitating Learning.

•              Facilitating Distance Learning.

•              Course and syllabus preparation.

•              Class curriculum coordination and planning.

•              Assessment and evaluation of learners.

•              Student selection, orientation and assessment.

•              Mentoring and advising students.

•              Field placement supervision and coordination.

•              Research/scholarship mentoring and supervision.


•              Scholarship/research reflecting the generation, integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge, as well as creative and original contributions to one’s field commensurate with academic rank.


All faculty engage in service to the University, Community and Profession commensurate with academic rank.  Examples in each category include:

Service to the University:

•              Hiring and evaluating faculty participating in developing, revising, and coordinating curriculum as well as maintaining program vitality.

•              Participating in processes to improve academic program quality.

•              Participating in processes to improve quality of School, campus, and University and faculty experience, participating in faculty governance.

Service to the Community:

•              Contributions at the local, state and national levels involving one’s professional expertise to the public, to organizations and to government entities.

Service to the Profession:

•              Participation in and leadership of professional organizations.


Duties Required of All Faculty:

Certain duties are additionally required of all faculty and are not given formal workload credit but will be included in yearly evaluations.  These include but are not limited to:

•              Active participation in campus life to sustain a high level of facilitated learning.

•              Participation in program governance, including program-based committees, with the exception of SERC which may receive up to three (3) unites of service workload credit at the discretion of the Program Director and the approval of the Dean and the Provost.

•              Active participation in program and campus activities (including scheduled and impromptu meetings of faculty, staff and candidates).

•              Picking up and promptly responding to paper, voice and electronic mail and messages.

•              Visibility and accessibility support a sense of community.

•              Regular accessibility either by person, by telephone and/or virtually to candidates, colleagues and the greater University community.

•              Post of teaching schedules, office hours, and procedures for making appointments on the faculty member, online and on syllabi.

•              Attendance and participation in program, department, faculty, and Faculty Assembly meetings.

•              Responding in a timely fashion to candidates’ requests for meetings, to telephone calls and to email communications.

•              Participating in Faculty Assembly and program faculty meetings.

•              Participation in hiring faculty.

•              Participation in developing, revising, and coordinating curriculum and maintain program.

•              Participation in processes to improve quality of school/college, campus, and University faculty experience.

•              Participation in, selection, admission and retention of new candidates including attendance at admissions open houses, participating in admission interviews, new candidate orientation and advising of candidates.

•              Submittal of grades, attendance, syllabi, and textbook orders in compliance with University’s established procedures and deadlines.



Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position.


Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy: Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.
Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509.


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and ApplicantsThis notice is about the collection and use of your personal information.  We encourage you to read this notice carefully.


Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.


Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.



Company: Alliant International University, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: San Diego 

Postal Code: 92131 

Job ID: 269272

Date:  May 30, 2024

San Diego, CA, US, 92131

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Curriculum, Compliance, Counseling, Academic, Education, Legal, Research, Healthcare

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