Counselor Education Lecturer
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Job no: 495538
Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training

About Us:
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.

About Our Department:
The Department of Counselor Education offers a Masters of Arts in Counseling with a cognate in School Counseling and a cognate in Addiction counseling. In addition, the Department offers a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision delivered through an innovative Apprentice Model. Both Masters programs and the Doctoral program are CACREP accredited. According to the “Best Education School Rankings” from the 2020 U.S. News & World Report, Boise State University’s College of Education is ranked in the top 30 of public universities. When the rankings are listed according to regional areas, Boise State’s College of Education is in the top 3 for both the Intermountain West and the Northwest.

About Boise, Idaho:
Boise is ranked by US News as the 4th safest city and 17th best metropolitan area to live in the United States. It has a vibrant downtown, abundant recreational opportunities, pleasant weather, and the Milken Institute ranks it as the 7th best-performing economy among the United States’ large cities. Learn more about the City of Boise at

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Counselor Education at Boise State University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Counselor Education starting in the fall semester of 2021. The faculty member will be required to teach a variety of courses in Counselor Education, including courses in the School Counseling Program, clinical courses, and doctoral courses in Counselor Education and Supervision through our Apprentice Model, and participate in service activities at the Department level, as well as community and professional service activities. Workload assignment for teaching and service are 70% teaching and 30% service.

Level Scope:
A lecturer is a non-tenure-track faculty whose primary responsibility is teaching courses in degree and/or certificate program for an academic year.

Essential Functions:
Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education. Committed to the success of our students and the university. Committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.
Participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities which impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of students, the university and the community.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
The successful candidate will join our team to make all contributions to successfully achieve our department's and university's missions. Specifically, successful candidates are expected to:
-Teach a broad range of courses in Counselor Education, including school specialty courses, clinical courses, and doctoral courses
-Develop modern teaching methodologies, adopt evidence-based instructional practices, and deliver online and remote teaching as needed
-Supervise Masters and PhD students
-Provide service to the university, profession, and community

Minimum Qualifications:
-An earned doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited program prior to August 2021, or have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a Counselor Education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2021
-Evidence of effective teaching in a CACREP-accredited program in Counselor Education or equivalent
-Background in school counseling (e.g., MA in School Counseling, experience working as a school counselor)
-Professionalism and collegiality
-License eligible as a professional counselor in Idaho ( and ability to obtain LPC by Fall 2021

Preferred Qualifications:
-Evidence of collaboration/partnerships with other departments, school districts and/or mental health agencies
-Enthusiasm and commitment to advising and teaching in a unique doctoral program
-Teaching experience with on-line and other technology driven instruction

Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:
1. A cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Please include a one-page description of your teaching philosophy in the same document as your cover letter as one pdf file.
2. A CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment).
3. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Official copies of all transcripts will be required for subsequent consideration.
4. Three letter of recommendation. Please have your references send their letters directly to [email protected]

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Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 495538

Contact Information
Kristin Batten
[email protected]
Counselor Education Department - Boise State University
1910 University Drive – MS 1721
Boise, 83725