Open Rank Department Chair

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number F314P
Job Position Title Open Rank Department Chair
Department Educational Counseling and Leadership
Immediate Supervisor Title Dean
FLSA Exempt
Grade None
Union None
Status Full-time
Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week
Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 52
Advertised Rate of Pay Discussed during interview
Position Summary

The School of Education is seeking applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Educational Counseling and Leadership. This anticipated opening is for the Spring 2018 or Fall 2018 semester and is an open rank position dependent on candidate credentials.

This is an exciting opportunity to build academically rigorous programs on the foundation of the University’s excellent liberal arts course of study. Specifically, we are looking for candidates who can assess and lead current programs in Educational Counseling and Leadership in ways that best prepare students for the professional environment. The Chair will be expected to build relationships with outside constituents in educational counseling and leadership to increase enrollment, provide additional opportunities for students, and develop innovative partnerships.

For additional information about the department, please go to:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Transcripts and three letters of recommendation can be directed to: Nicole Pulliam, Chair, Search Committee, Educational Counseling and Leadership, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.

Required Skills or Software Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications Doctoral degree
Other Requirements

Earned doctorate in counselor education or related field from a CACREP-accredited program.

Successful record of ongoing scholarship and service. Strong commitment to social justice advocacy. Proven excellence in teaching in either school counseling or student affairs/college counseling programs. Strong foundational understanding of the K-16 educational environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in either school counseling or student affairs/college counseling. Experience in an administrative role.

Posting Date 08/18/2017
Closing Date

Job Duties

Job Duties


The Chair reports directly to the Dean and is expected to play a pivotal role in advocating for the Educational Counseling and Leadership Department’s goals, carrying out the mission of the School of Education, and fulfilling the Strategic Plan of Monmouth University.

Regular or Occasional Regular

Teaching load of 1 course per semester.

Regular or Occasional Regular

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate in counselor education or a related field from a CACREP-accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Where did you hear about this job opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. First Letter of Recommendation
  2. Second Letter of Recommendation
  3. Third Letter of Recommendation
  4. Transcripts
  5. Other Document
  6. Professional References

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Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.