Job Details

Monmouth University
  • Position Number: 1132479
  • Location: West Long Branch, NJ
  • Position Type: Counseling

Monmouth University

Open Rank Department Chair

Department: Educational Counseling and Leadership

Position Summary:

The School of Education is seeking applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Educational Counseling and Leadership. This anticipated opening is for the Spring 2018 or Fall 2018 semester and is an open rank position dependent on candidate credentials.

This is an exciting opportunity to build academically rigorous programs on the foundation of the University's excellent liberal arts course of study. Specifically, we are looking for candidates who can assess and lead current programs in Educational Counseling and Leadership in ways that best prepare students for the professional environment. The Chair will be expected to build relationships with outside constituents in educational counseling and leadership to increase enrollment, provide additional opportunities for students, and develop innovative partnerships.

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Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:

Earned doctorate in counselor education or related field from a CACREP-accredited program.

Successful record of ongoing scholarship and service. Strong commitment to social justice advocacy. Proven excellence in teaching in either school counseling or student affairs/college counseling programs. Strong foundational understanding of the K-16 educational environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Professional experience in either school counseling or student affairs/college counseling. Experience in an administrative role.

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Posting Date: 08/18/2017
Closing Date:

Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice. Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanded to include swimming in 2015.

Monmouth's beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Through its academic offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth provides a highly personalized education that prepares students to realize their potential and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world. Within its student body, 29 states and 28 foreign nations are represented.

Five centers of distinction work to promote awareness of specific issues and meet the needs of local and global communities. Our Centers, run by top experts and professors, provide important services in areas including the environment, global affairs, public policy, the arts, and real estate.

For an eleventh consecutive year Monmouth University has been included in The Princeton Review's roster of "Best 380 Colleges," and "Best 296 Business Schools," and recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a top-40 school (Master's North) in U.S. News & World Report's list of "Best Colleges" rankings. Monmouth regularly receives top rankings in veteran-friendly schools and was recently included in Money magazine's list of "Best Colleges for Your Money."

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. The University's policy is to afford equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV related illnesses. Additionally, Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

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