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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor, Human Development & Family Studies in Oneonta, New York

The Department of Human Ecology at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies beginning Fall 2024. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program is housed in the Department of Human Ecology. The HDFS program enrolls approximately 100 students with a total of 625 students and 22 full-time faculty within the Department of Human Ecology and five within HDFS. Other majors in the department include Fashion & Textiles, Food Service and Restaurant Administration, and Nutrition and Dietetics. Human Development and Family Studies is an approved program for the Certified Family Life Educator credential through the National Council on Family Relations.The HDFS program uses life span and ecological perspectives to study human development, family dynamics and relationships. Our applied program emphasizes building professional helping skills related to interviewing, assessing, case management, family life education, public policy, and intervention and prevention programming in human service agencies. We are in the process of developing CASAC (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) microcredentials and have community partnering with local human service agencies around Direct Support Professionals (DSP) microcredentials. Additionally, we are exploring the creation of an MSW program. To learn more about the University and the Department please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ and https://suny.oneonta.edu/human-ecology.SUNY Oneonta is proud to be a member of the SUNY PRODiG+ ("Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and Growth') Fellowship Consortia, affirming our dedication to enhancing diversity among faculty members within our dynamic campus community. This initiative aligns with a core principle of our institution to expand the representation of historically underrepresented faculty. Through these efforts, we aim to enhance the richness of our academic environment and further contribute to the sustained merit of the SUNY system of institutions. Join us on this exciting venture, where excellence meets inclusivity. Additional information on the PRODiG+ Fellowship can be found at https://www.suny.edu/prodig/fellowship/.Duties include but are not limited to:Teaching undergraduate HDFS courses including:Helping SkillsAddictionsGroup Work in Human ServicesCase ManagementMarriage and Family RelationshipsAdvising and mentoring students enrolled in HDFSParticipating in the development and assessment of the HDFS program, including a potential MSWEngaging in scholarly, professional and college activitiesTeaching other courses to meet department needsSalary: $60,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at https://www.suny.edu/benefits. Additional information on the PRODiG+ Fellowship Benefits can be found at https://www.suny.edu/prodig/fellowship/.Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:Must be eligible to work in the United States without a visa sponsorshipDoctor of Social WorkDemonstrated personal, academic, and/or work experience engaging with diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or a commitment to facilitating and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the campus community. Such experience may include, but is not limited to, academic/scholarly track record focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion; work, volunteer/unpaid/community service; or related experience/expertise in serving underserved or vulnerable areas and/ or populations in application materials.Ability to teach a variety of courses in Human Development and Family Studies, including both introductory and upper division courses that focus on helping skills, case management and ethics of fieldwork.Additional:Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate Human Development and Family Studies courses OR more than two years of college teaching.Applied experience in human service agencies, clinical settings, or elder care.Licensure eligible for clinical workEvidence of scholarshipStrong written communication and presentation skillsExperience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural populations.Preference will be given to: Current SUNY students, alumni, and/or Fellows.From a low-income background (e.g., Pell-eligible as undergraduates), were first- generation college students (students whose parents have not earned a bachelor's degree), have overcome adversity, are AmeriCorps alumni, or are veterans, consistent with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in SUNY Admissions resolution by the SUNY Board of Trustees in September 2023.Candidates must submit a response to the following essay prompt, in 750 words or less:Please describe how you've engaged, facilitated, and/or enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the campus community. Examples could include personal, academic, and/or work experience and may include, but is not limited to, an academic/scholarly track record focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion; work, volunteer/unpaid/ community service; or related experience/ expertise in serving underserved or vulnerable areas and/or populations.Additional Information:The PRODiG+ Fellowship is open to any and all prospective candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, or sex, and is consistent with all current governing federal and state nondiscrimination law. All application submissions will be assessed and evaluated in accordance with the required eligibility criteria.SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's indeed.com rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@oer.ny.gov.SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. "At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle. Application Instructions:To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=173374. Please upload a 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) research statement, 5) copies of transcripts, 6). Essay (see above). Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees.For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/about-oneonta/employment.

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