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Lecturer - Counseling and Leadership

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Envision yourself in a collaborative, inclusive, and innovative work environment that has a deep commitment to position our graduates for success in their professional and personal lives. Visualize applying your energy and skills for an organization that respects and cares about its employees enough to offer some of the best benefits of the industry while encouraging every team member to grow, collaborate, and provide input on how to consistently make the workplace a place people love to work. Imagine working at a college that welcomes everyone - students, faculty, staff, and community members - regardless of their backgrounds, beliefs, or traditions. If what was just described is what you look for in a workplace, welcome to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)! The College of Education at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers in the Counseling and Leadership program from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure track positions will be made. Appointments are part-time (less than 50% time) and will be made semester-by-semester. This position will teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the Department of Counseling and Human Services Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Cohort and/or the Academy Military Training (AMT) Leader and Leadership Development Certification Program. Possible courses include, Characteristics of the Effective Leader, Leading Teams and Organizations, Leading Diversity, College Student Development, Counseling and Helping Skills, Ethics and Character Development, Mental Health Triage and First Aid, Research and Statistics, Group Dynamics and Group Leadership, College Teaching and Learning, Theories of Motivation and Behavior Change, and Practicum/Internship. Classes primarily meet in-person on-campus at UCCS or at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Please note that we will contact qualified individuals as needed to teach classes. This posting is to create a pool of applicants. This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will not sponsor work visas or permanent resident applications for this position. Who We Are: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 9,000 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS offers 53 undergraduate degree programs, 24 graduate degree programs, and 8 doctoral programs. UCCS is also home to the world's only Bachelor of InnovationTM program, which allows our graduates to master multi-disciplinary skills and graduate ready to create real change in the world. UCCS was recently classified as a "High Research Activity" university by the Carnegie Foundation and takes pride in being the only higher education institution in southern Colorado that explicitly includes research as part of its mission. We have a strong focus in fueling student success by creating, using, and maintaining a multitude of offices - First Year Experience, Excel Centers, Academic Advising, and the Career Center just to name a few. Overall, UCCS is constantly focused of preparing our students to have success in the future, and we understand that every single employee on our campus has a significant effect on that focus. The city, which was recently ranked as the number six Best Places to Live by U.S. News & World Report in 2021, known as Olympic City USA, rests at the base of Pikes Peak, the inspiration for the song "America the Beautiful" and a must-see for residents and visitors alike. The 14,115 foot summit is just one of dozens of area attractions, including scenic trains, museums, parks, a zoo and more. With a mild climate and 247 days of sunshine each year, the Springs boasts some of the state's best recreation opportunities. What We Offer: Salary Range: Generally starting at up to $4,000 per 3-credit hour course This position is eligible for paid sick leave. Information on benefits, including eligibility, is located at: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check. UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at . To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands. Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Leadership or a closely related field At least three years of professional experience in the specific course content area Preferred Qualifications: A terminal degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, Counseling Psychology, Educational Leadership, Organizational Psychology, or closely related field. Prior and relevant teaching experience Prior experience with military populations Prior experience teaching or working with the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) or similar higher education settings Holding a certification as a Board-Certified Coach (BCC) or credentialed by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds

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