Job Details

California State University, Fresno
  • Position Number: 2010649
  • Location: Fresno, CA
  • Position Type: Education - Counselor Education

School Counseling - Assistant Professor

Job No: 497675
Work Type: Instructional Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Education/Library Science, Probationary, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

California State University, Fresno

Kremen School of Education and Human Development

Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation

Title: School Counseling

Rank: Assistant Professor

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2021 (August 2021)

The Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in Counselor Education with a focus on preparing graduate students for a Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis in School Counseling. The successful candidate will teach and advise students pursuing their master's degree in the Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation, supervise students' practicum and internship experiences, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. The successful candidate will assist with obtaining CACREP accreditation and maintaining CCTC accreditation. Specific 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. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education from a CACREP accredited institution with an emphasis in School Counseling or other closely-related discipline is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.
  2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2021.

Required Experience:
  1. Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  2. Successful school counseling experience.

Preferred Experience:
  1. Eligibility for licensure as a professional counselor or related license or PPS credential in the State of California;
  2. Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level;
  3. Experience working with diverse students, colleagues and communities, and a commitment to issues of diversity, advocacy, and social justice;
  4. Specific interest in teaching and supervising students enrolled in School Counseling program;
  5. Evidence of scholarly research and publications;
  6. Active engagement in the profession of School Counseling and other relevant professional organizations (e.g., ASCA, ACA, ACES, ACPA, NASPA);
  7. One or more years of school counseling related experiences; and
  8. Leadership experience.

Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/15/2020; review of applications may continue until the position is filled. This position automatically closes May 1, 2021. Apply online at:

Attach the following:
  1. a cover letter specifically addressing required education, experience, and preferred qualifications;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. names and contact information of three professional references;
  4. a statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

All finalists will be requested to send official transcripts from all relevant educational programs. In addition, we will request the three professional references to submit current letters of recommendation.

Committee Information and Search process:

Search Chair: Dr. Dominiqua Griffin
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 are expected to 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, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th 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.

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:

Fresno State has a strong history of service and preparation of education and counseling professionals, celebrating 100 years in 2011. The Kremen School of Education and Human Development has been nationally accredited (NCATE) since 1954 offering 34 distinct credentials, many Masters' degree programs, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. The Counselor Education department at Fresno State includes a Master's of Science degree in counseling with four options in 1) Student Affairs and College Counseling, 2) School Counseling/PPS, 3) Marriage, Family and Child Counseling (CACREP accredited) or 4) Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (CACREP accredited). The School Counseling program also includes the Pupil Personnel Services credential program for students who aspire to work as school counselors in California. Our School Counseling program highlights and fosters the need for partnerships with local school districts and stakeholders. We serve a large population of students of color, particularly, many Latinx and Hmong students, along with many first-generation students. The communities we serve reflect the student body. Our faculty are also diverse in backgrounds and expertise. The faculty is keen on community engagement and bridging practice and service.

Other Campus Information:

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. An 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 set forth 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:

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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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