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Student Affairs and College Counseling- Assistant Professor

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science

California State University, Fresno

Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation


Student Affairs and College Counseling
Assistant Professor
Tenure Track
Fall 2023 (August 2023)


The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno is excited to invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Student Affairs and College Counseling.

Primary responsibilities include teaching core and specialization courses in the Student Affairs and College Counseling (SACC) program, supervising practicum and internship, advising master-level students, conducting scholarly and applied research, and engaging in service-related activities. This position may also provide additional support for the coordination of practicum and internship experiences for the SACC program and support efforts regarding CACREP accreditation. Other assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.

Our Students:   California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.):

  1. Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Counselor Education and Supervision or other closely related disciplines such as counseling psychology, college student personnel, higher education, or student affairs from an accredited institution. 
  2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate or terminal degree may be considered. For an appointment, the doctorate or terminal degree must be completed by 8/1/2023

Required Experience:

  1. Student affairs and/or college counseling-related professional experience
  2. Teaching experience in higher education
  3. Ability to demonstrate a teaching, research, and community service commitment to working with faculty, staff, students, and local communities from diverse backgrounds that include but not limited to racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, and socioeconomic

Preferred Experience:

  1. Preference is given to applicants with an earned doctorate from a CACREP-accredited program specializing in college counseling, student development, or student affairs
  2. Two or more years of relevant professional experience in student affairs and/or college counseling preferred
  3. Ability to teach core counseling and SACC specialization courses as required by the department. Graduate teaching experience preferred
  4. Ability to supervise students during practicum and internship
  5. Ability to advise and mentor graduate students from diverse backgrounds.
  6. Evidence of recent publications and conference presentations related to student affairs and/or college counseling
  7. Active engagement in relevant student affairs and/or counseling professional organizations
  8. Experience with or knowledge of CACREP accreditation standards

Application Procedures:  To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by the review date. The committee may elect to review applications submitted after this date. All positions automatically close on March 31, 2023.  Apply online at

Application Review Date: Friday, February 3, 2023

Required application materials:

   1. Cover letter specifically addressing required and preferred qualifications
   2. Curriculum vitae
   3. Names and contact information of three professional references
   4. Statement demonstrating your research, teaching, and community service commitment to and effectiveness in working with faculty, staff,           students, and the local communities from diverse backgrounds that include but not limited to racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, and           

All finalists will be requested to must submit the following documents: 

     1. Three current letters of recommendation
     2. Official transcripts
     3. Teaching philosophy statement

Committee Information and Search process:

Search Chair: Dr. Song Lee
                     Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
                     Kremen School of Education and Human Development

About Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, visit:

The campus is ranked 36th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges. The campus is classified as an R2 “Doctoral Universities – High research activities” university per Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.  For additional information, please visit:  We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:

The Kremen School of Education and Human Development has been nationally accredited (NCATE/CAEP) since 1954 offering 34 distinct credentials, many Masters' degree programs, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation includes four counseling programs (Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling; Marriage, Family and Child Counseling; School Counseling; and Student Affairs and College Counseling). For more information about the Student Affairs and College Counseling program, please click

Territorial Acknowledgement:

The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land

Other Campus Information:

Salary placement commensurate with experience within ranks established by the CSU Salary Schedule

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at  Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. Any offer of employment may be withdrawn, or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

California State University, Fresno is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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