Assistant Professor of School Counseling, Department of Educational Leadership



Job description

Superior, WI

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor of School Counseling (Guidance and Counseling), Department of Educational Leadership


  • Teaching graduate level courses in the Guidance and Counseling Program (School Counseling)
  • Teaching in online, classroom and hybrid formats
  • Supervising students engaged in practicum/internship experiences
  • Advising graduate students in school counseling
  • Collaborating with local schools and/or agencies associated with school counseling
  • Engaging in scholarly activity in the discipline
  • Advising student counseling organization
  • Engaging in departmental, university, and community (K-12 school involvement) service
  • Staying current with both Wisconsin and regional school counseling standards


  • Earned doctorate by August 1, 2019
  • Earned master’s degree/certificate in School Counseling, Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, or related field.
  • Minimum three years of teaching, pupil services, or administrative experience (or the equivalent) in prekindergarten through grade 12 settings.


  • Licensed or license-eligible as a School Counselor in the state of Wisconsin
  • University level teaching experience
  • Background and/or experience working with diverse populations
  • A strong commitment to excellence in teaching and learning
  • An active research agenda in the discipline
  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to continued professional development in best practices in teaching and learning, including use of alternative delivery formats

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission and to quality teaching and learning methods. Willingness and interest in utilizing technology in the classroom strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate issues of inclusive excellence and diversity within their curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.

UW-S offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.

August 26, 2019

For additional information visit or contact Charlotte Ascherman, Administrative Assistant (715) 394-8597 or Dr. Quintin Hunt, Chair of Search and Screen (715) 394-8273


Review of all complete applications will begin at 4:30pm (CST) on January 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,600 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, and a Senior Year Experience.

At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

How to apply

Please apply online at UW-Careers ( and submit your application packet that is:

  1. Letter of application,
  2. A one page statement of your teaching philosophy,
  3. A one page statement of your counseling philosophy,
  4. Curriculum Vita,
  5. Unofficial transcripts for all degrees obtained, and
  6. Names and contact information for only three professional references.

Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.

External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:

How to Register for a UW-Careers Account:

  1. To register for a UW-Careers account, click on the click here to Register link to create your user name and password.
  2. Search for the position #19-26, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Department of Educational Leadership and click on the Apply Now button to submit a resume.
    1. At this time, you will be asked to complete your profile. Please select Save to continue the application process.
  3. To submit your letter of application, unofficial transcripts, etc., you must add the document as an attachment by clicking on the Add Attachment link below the Cover Letters and Attachments box.
  4. Clicking on the Next link, please complete the required Online Questionnaire.
  5. After the Online Questionnaire has been completed, click Next again to provide contact information for three professional references, if required, in the References section by selecting the Add Reference link.
  6. Once reference information has been listed, click on Next to complete the How did you find out about the position? section of the application process.
  7. Once you have completed all sections, click on the Save button and then Submit button to submit your materials.
    1. At any time you may select the Save button to save your progress. When you have submitted your application, ability to change materials submitted will not be available.

If you have questions in regards to the hiring process, please contact or contact Charlotte Ascherman, Administrative Assistant (715) 394-8597 or Dr. Quintin Hunt, Chair of Search and Screen (715) 394-8273

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is an energetic comprehensive university that engages its 2,880 students through more than 26 undergraduate fields of study and seven graduate programs. A challenging academic environment offers one-on-one contact with professors, innovative academic programs, numerous research and performance opportunities, and first-rate facilities. Students also learn off campus through internships, academic service-learning, and campus volunteering opportunities. Programs in global studies on campus and abroad prepare students for their roles in the world economy.