June 30, 2006

CSPP Announcements

Congratulations to Kay Herting Wahl, Phil Cognetta, and Mary Mullenbach for receiving a new grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance school counseling in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and St. Louis Park schools. An article appeared in the Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Star Tribune. School counseling practicum students will be involved in developing and delivering a curriculum and counseling services.

Posted by kenne064 at 2:14 PM

Workshops

Winnipeg Narrative Therapy
presents:
From Adelaide Australia

Alan Jenkins

Winnipeg– November 6th & 7th, 2006

Day 1 November 6th, 2006

Restorative Practice After Domestic Abuse : Ethics, Justice and Accountability

This workshop examines Invitational Practice with men who have abused, in the context of relationships, family and community.

The workshop will focus on the nature of restoration in the aftermath of abuse and will critique popular ideas concerning remorse, apology,

forgiveness and reconciliation, whilst highlighting possibilities for ethical practices of restorative action.

Practical approaches will be outlined and demonstrated with a focus upon:

Facing shame without shaming
Moving from ethical realization to restitution
Determining respectful forms of connection which are accountable to those who have been affected by abuse
Developing integrity through ethical action

Day 2 November 7th, 2006

Making It Fair: Respectful Intervention With Disadvantaged Young People Who Have Enacted Violence

and Abuse.

This workshop will address the politics of intervention by highlighting dilemmas and principles for just and respectful practice.

Invitational Practice which fosters a foundation for fairness, accountability to the experiences of childhood and the discovery of respectful ethics,

will be outlined and demonstrated.

This workshop will highlight practical ideas in the following dilemmas:

· How can we challenge abusive behavior without reproducing abuse?

· How can we address young people’s own experiences of victimization and oppression without sacrificing a priority on responsibility and

accountability for their own abusive actions?

· How can we work with shame without shaming young people?

Click on the attached link for registration information.
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Posted by kenne064 at 2:12 PM

Conference Information

Hello Colleagues & Students,

You are cordially invited to attend the 2006 annual convention of the Asian American Psychological Association.

Date: August 9, 2006 (one day before APA convention begins)
Venue: Pan-American Life Conference Center, New Orleans, LA Conference Theme: Strengthening Our Voices: Building Alliances Within & Among Communities Keynote Speakers: Dr. Patricia Arredondo, Dr. Michael D'Andreas, Dr.
Christine Iijima Hall, & Dr. Janet Helms

Conference Registration & Information:
http://www.aapaonline.org/conventions/conventions.htm

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans.

Fondly,

Kwong-Liem Karl Kwan, Ph.D.
Grace Kim, Ph.D.
Program Co-Chairs
2006 AAPA Convention

Posted by kenne064 at 2:09 PM

Employment Opportunities

ASSISTANT TO THE PROVOST
Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities Campus

The Assistant to the Provost is a high-level professional and
administrative position reporting to the Assistant Vice President and Chief
of Staff. Outstanding analytical skills, the demonstrated ability to write
with clarity and grace, familiarity with a high-powered academic
environment, and a consistent drive toward excellence are essential. The
position will, among other things, be deeply involved in the University's
strategic positioning effort, and will help drive an agenda designed to
transform the University and take it on its way to become one of the top
three public research universities in the world.

Overview of Primary Responsibilities

1. Provide background research and prepare drafts of original
position papers on initiatives of the Senior Vice President and Provost
(the Provost) and on higher education policy issues.

2. As assigned, prepare speeches, talking points, presentation
materials, memoranda, and press releases for the Provost and other senior
administrators. Maintain a resource and archive system for such
presentations and speeches.

3. Regularly review journals, newspapers, newsletters, books,
and book reviews focused on higher education and higher education policy
and prepare outlines of key points for the Provost and senior
administrative staff.

4. Provide staff support on initiatives managed by the Provost,
including meeting, conference, or special event arrangements, as required.

5. As assigned, respond to incoming correspondence, phone
inquiries, and referrals addressed to administrative staff of the Office of
the Provost. Review materials, research issues, recommend action, draft
responses, or refer as appropriate.

6. Provide staff support to the Provost and other administrators
and to internal and external committees, and serve as liaison to other
central administrative units, as appropriate.

7. Review and suggest edits for correspondence and reports
generated by other professional and support staff in the name of the
Provost and other administrators, as requested.

8. Assist in the monthly development of materials and reports
for the Educational Planning and Policy Committee and other committees, as
appropriate, of the Board of Regents and the Twin Cities Deans Council.

9. Provide advice on and assistance with all aspects of the
University's strategic positioning effort, particularly with respect to
initiatives led by the Provost's Office. Work closely with the President's
Office, University Relations, and other senior administrators to help
insure the success, coordination, and effective internal and external
communication of strategic positioning initiatives across the University.

10. Provide regular assistance to the Assistant Vice President
and Chief of Staff.

Qualifications

. An advanced degree (masters or equivalent) is essential; a terminal
degree (Ph.D., MBA, J.D., etc.) is preferred.
. Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.
. Outstanding analytical skills.
. Highly developed administrative and organizational skills.
Administrative experience is essential; experience in higher education
administration is preferred.
. Excellent computer skills.
. Ability to work creatively with minimal direction and oversight.
. Excellent judgment and discretion.
. Demonstrated commitment to valuing and actively promoting diversity.

Appointment

The position is an annually renewable appointment in the University's
Professional and Administrative (P&A) classification. The position is
currently open and available. Salary will be based on experience and
qualifications.

Applications

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants
must submit a letter of interest outlining their qualifications, and
provide a resume and the names of three references.

Please send applications to:

Sharon Reich Paulsen
Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff
Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and
Provost
University of Minnesota
234 Morrill Hall
100 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons
shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without
regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital
status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual
orientation.

University Women of Color (UWOC)

Visit UWOC online at: www.umn.edu/uwoc

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CAREER COUNSELOR, CENTER FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING


POSTION:
Career Counselor, Center for Experiential Learning
Percentage of time of appointment: .75, annual work calendar mid-August to mid-June
Starting date: August 14, 2006


Promote increased understanding of the role of experiential learning in the career development process throughout the community by actively participating in overall CEL activities, including program planning and evaluation. Seek opportunities to provide programming for academic departments, individual faculty and other administrative and student support offices.

Counsel and assist students individually and in groups, integrating experiential learning activities into their education goals, specializing in self-assessment, career exploration, career and life planning, the graduate school application process, decision-making strategies and internship/job search strategies. Counsel and assist alumni in a similar way over the phone, through email and in person.

Plan, coordinate and execute workshops, programs and events related to experiential learning and career development or exposure to CEL’s services such as Senior Countdown, assessment and career exploration workshops, internship search and skill building workshops, career panels for academic departments, etc. Coordinate St. Olaf students’ preparation for and participation in a variety of consortia fairs, including the MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair.

Supervise and collaborate with Peer Advisors student para-professional staff on projects and responsibilities related to CEL resources and events.

Manage the CEL’s resource library. Supervise purchase and display of materials. Research and evaluate career exploration tools including books, websites, and interactive computer programs. Develop materials and handouts.

Write, edit and update content for the CEL’s website as related to program responsibilities. Contribute information and articles to the CEL’s faculty and student newsletters.

Actively participate in the college’s Lilly Grant program for Discernment of Lives of Worth and Service by providing opportunities for students to engage in intentional reflection on vocation.

Minimum qualifications:
 Master’s Degree in a field related to counseling and career development
 Understanding of and commitment to liberal arts education and to the role of experiential learning in a liberal arts environment
 One year of directly related experience in career counseling, theory application and development, and administering and interpreting standardized career assessment instruments (SII, CISS, MBTI, card sorts, etc.)
 Familiarity with the graduate/professional school search process and effective internship and job and search resources, skills and techniques
 Excellent individual and group counseling and written and oral communication skills
 Self-motivated, enthusiastic, organized and flexible

Posted by kenne064 at 2:05 PM

June 19, 2006

Research Participation

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Colleagues:

The following request for research participation has IRB approval at the home university and meets CCPTP requirements for distribution on the CCPTP listerv. Please consider participating.

Best Wishes,

Doug

Douglas L. Epperson, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Iowa State University
dle@iastate.edu
(515) 294-7740

My name is Deborah A. Gerrity, Ph.D. and I am an Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology at the University at Buffalo. I am currently seeking graduate students and faculty in doctoral psychology programs, as well as alumni and other doctoral level psychologists, to complete an anonymous survey regarding the potential benefits and problems related to professional mentoring experiences. For more details about the study please read the waiver of information sheed and consent form below. If you are willing to complete a survey, please visit: http://www.questionpro.com/akira/TakeSurvey?id=427780 If you know of any other doctoral level counselors/psychologists who might be interested in completing this survey, please forward this email to them. If you are interested, the preliminary results of this study will be presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, New Orleans, LA,Thursday, August 9th at 9am during a symposium on mentoring.

If you have any additional questions, contact:

Deborah Gerrity, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, CSEP Department, 409 Baldy Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, 716-645-2484 x. 1053, dgerrity@buffalo.edu.


Posted by kenne064 at 1:48 PM

Employment Opportunities

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The UCLA School of Public Health, in partnership with the National
Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and Choice USA, has a unique
opportunity for a postdoctoral fellowship in community health
research working on the California Young Women's Collaborative (CYWC). The CYWC is a combined
research and activism project that focuses on the health needs and
concerns of young Asian Pacific Islander (API) women across California campuses.

The goal of this project is to mentor and guide undergraduate students in
community participatory action research and advocacy within the API
community. The postdoctoral fellow will teach research courses and mentor
students on group research projects at two Southern California
campuses. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested
in combining academic research with community application.

Potential candidates should have a doctoral degree or be within 6 months
of completion of a doctoral degree in psychology, public health, health
education, or related discipline. This is a two-year position beginning
July 2006 through June 2008. Candidates with a strong research interest
in Asian Pacific Islander women's health issues (including cancer, domestic
violence, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and sexual and reproductive health) as
well as experience in both research and community application are
encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will have a strong background in qualitative and/or
quantitative research methodologies and analysis, excellent interpersonal
skills, and the ability to work well in both university and non-profit
settings. Familiarity with community participatory action research is
strongly desired. Experience with teaching and/or mentoring students is
preferred.

The primary responsibilities of the fellow are the coordination of two
community participatory action research projects at two universities in
Southern California. The fellow will also be expected to develop an
independent research program, including collaborating on ongoing research
projects (related to health disparities research in cancer among Asian
Pacific Islanders) and completing individual research projects.
The fellow will also take part in various departmental seminars, community meetings,
and conferences.

This position involves travel throughout Southern California as well as
monthly travel to the Bay Area. Salary is $35,000 plus benefits. The
fellow will be housed at UCLA School of Public Health, under the
mentorship of Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
example of published works or manuscripts, and contact information for
three references. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2006 and continue
until the position is filled (Sept 2006).

2 copies to: Amy Lam, Ph.D., NAPAWF/Choice USA, 378 Arlington Street,
San Francisco, CA 94131

1 copy to: Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, Ph.D., UCLA Pub Hlth-Cmnty
Hlth Sci, BOX 951772, 41-240B CHS, Los Angeles, CA
90095-1772

--
Mamta Motwani Accapadi, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Multicultural Information Center
The University of Texas at Austin
(w) 512-232-9587 (fax) 512-471-3737

We Are Change!

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University of Minnesota
College of Liberal Arts Student Services
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Assistant Academic Advisor
Approximate Start Date: 7/31/06


Job Description
College of Liberal Arts (CLA) assistant academic advisors participate in three major areas of responsibility: advising, program operation, and professional growth. Assistant academic advisors are expected to perform a range of advising activities, provide significant contributions toward program development, and continue professional development.

CLA Student Services works closely with the college’s academic departments to provide a full range of academic advising support to its undergraduates. This assistant academic advisor will have an appointment in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (CSCL) and will work with CLA Student Services to develop strategies to optimize service to departmental undergraduates. This collaboration will include supporting cross-training needs, pursuing programming and best practices initiatives, and establishing and monitoring key success indicators such as retention and timely degree progress. This assistant academic advisor is expected to have a thorough familiarity with the subject matter and curricular requirements within the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature degree program and with the liberal education requirements in order to advise students regarding curricular planning and academic progress.

The Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature houses two separate undergraduate majors: (1) a CSCL major, with two tracks: (a) Cultural Studies and (b) Comparative Literature; and (2) an interdepartmental Studies in Cinema and Media Culture (SCMC) major. Minors are available in both CSCL and SCMC. The undergraduate advisor will provide students with information and guidance in planning their degree programs, on local and national internships, civic engagement, study abroad, and post-graduate study and career options. The advisor also will be responsible for students pursuing Individually Designed Interdepartmental Major (IDIM) and inter-college programs. The Department currently serves nearly 300 current and prospective majors. For additional information, see our detailed web site: http://cscl.cla.umn.edu/index.htm

The mission of CLA Student Services is to promote undergraduate student success by enhancing students’ connection to the university and the college, supporting and promoting their timely connection to a major department, and creating a bridge to the wider world beyond the university by means of career exploration and special learning opportunities. CLA Student Services offers programs that meet students’ developmental needs, supports their search for fields of study appropriate to their vision and potential, and facilitates their academic progress. CLA Student Services has nine academic advising offices divided into student communities. In addition to offering computers, workshops, and specialized programming to foster a sense of community and enrich the student experience, the student communities provide students with the tools to address academic and related issues through individual and group advising.

Responsibilities
? Academic advising: Advise students on degree program planning, registration, and transition to other programs or offices; maintain student records on advisees; monitor student progress in order to intervene, advise, and recommend solutions to academic difficulties; improve students’ academic planning skills; evaluate students’ curricular plans.
? Advising support and evaluation: Make, review, and consult on advising assignments; coordinate advisor outreach and special projects; act as resource for departmental advisors, faculty, and staff. Support departmental and unit advising efforts, including course promotion to encourage enrollment, electronic outreach through newsletters and e-mails, and collaboration with campus partners regarding study abroad, service learning, career exploration, and other opportunities for undergraduates. Assist in evaluating and assessing departmental and collegiate advising; imagine, share, and implement new practices for the future.
? Orientation/Registration: Help plan and revise new student orientation program and materials; select, create, and present information during orientation; assist students with registration process.
? Additional: Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.

Appointment: 100%, 12-month Academic Professional, annual-renewable based on funding and performance. Minimum starting salary of $32,520 with excellent benefits.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree or ABD. Two years of college-level academic advising or teaching experience. Commitment to equal opportunity and diversity issues. Ability to learn and disseminate detailed information using a high level of interpersonal skills. Ability to work with complex systems in a fast-paced and structured setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision. Strong computer skills within the Windows environment to include word processing, e-mail, web searching, and reporting.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in a liberal arts discipline, counseling, higher education, or related area. Undergraduate or graduate course work in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature. Familiarity with liberal arts programs. Academic advising experience in higher education. Experience with career enrichment programming. Excellent time management, organizational, and problem solving skills and prior leadership experience. Familiarity with PeopleSoft system and web-based advising software. Experience with Microsoft Access and other database programs.

Contact
Send letter of application, résumé, and minimum of three references to:
Academic Advisor Search Committee (Requisition Number 136863)
Office of the Director of Advising
CLA Student Services
105 Johnston Hall
University of Minnesota
101 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Please also reference requisition number 136863 in your cover letter.
Priority will be given to completed applications received by June 30, 2006.
Position is open until filled.

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University of Northern Colorado
New Faculty Position Announcement

Position Title: Assistant Professor Position # F99877

Qualifications and Experience: Required - Earned doctorate in Counselor Education or Counseling Psychology by August 15, 2006 (ABD will be considered); evidence of scholarly potential, licensed or license eligible in Colorado; training in clinical supervision and clinical skills. Preferred Qualifications & Experiences – graduate from an accredited program (APA or CACREP), involvement in professional organizations (ACA/ACES or APA), experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations, and university teaching and/or supervision experience in one or more of the following areas: career counseling, clinical practicum, marriage & family therapy, psychological assessment, school counseling and substance abuse.

Position Description: This is a full-time, term position in the School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education (a second position is possible, contingent upon funding). Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in our APA/CACREP-accredited programs in Community Counseling, School Counseling, Counselor Education & Supervision, Counseling Psychology and School Psychology. Candidate will become a member of the Professional Counseling faculty and will teach, conduct research, and advise master’s and doctoral students (including dissertation advising). Faculty may also supervise practicum and internship students, teach in our extended studies programs, assist in the recruitment and retention of a diverse student population, participate in University and community service, and write grants for external funding.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position. Summer employment and other teaching opportunities may be available.

Start Date: August 15, 2006 is desired, but a later starting date will be considered.

Contact and Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2006, and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts, sample publications if available, and names of three references to:
Search Committee Chair
School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education, Campus Box 131
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Fax: (970) 351-2625

Additional Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a background check and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Location and Environment: The University of Northern Colorado is a research intensive institution enrolling 12,000+ graduate and undergraduate students. The University, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of about 80,000 and is situated an hour north of Denver and 55 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at http://www.unco.edu.

Additional Information: This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature, approval by the Board of Trustees, and subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants.

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

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SOUTHERN
METHODIST
UNIVERSITY

Office of Leadership and Community Involvement

Southern Methodist University is pleased to announce two position openings in the Office of Leadership and Community involvement. Interested applicants should complete an online application at www.smu.edu/hr (listed within the Job Family of Managerial and Administrative) or send application materials to:
Department of Human Resources
Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750232
Dallas, TX 75275

Jumpstart Program Coordinator (Reference #052802)

This is a 12 month grant funded position that will administer and coordinate the Jumpstart program focusing on pre-k reading initiatives (http://www.jstart.org/). Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing day-to-day operations of the campus Jumpstart program in order to ensure Jumpstart Quality Standards are met and the program is meeting grant requirements; facilitating Jumpstart training series for Corps members; observing and supporting Curriculum Planning Meeting to monitor the quality of team collaboration; meeting facilitation and the design of curriculum to be used in Jumpstart sessions; planning and managing recruitment process; supporting Corps members in completion of hours requirements; recruiting and managing Jumpstart Volunteer Coordinator; building and managing high quality Preschool Program Partner relationships; cultivating and managing campus relations to ensure sustainability and success of program on campus.

A Bachelors degree is required, preferably in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Masters is preferred. A minimum of two years work experience is required, preferably working with young children and/or college students. Candidates must demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Must also demonstrate strong organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities appropriately. Candidates must demonstrate strong leadership and management skills with well developed analytical and problem solving skills. Knowledge of basic fiscal matters, such as budgets, is highly desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience. Priority consideration will be given to resumes received by June 21, 2006.
Search Committee Chair: Ali Martin


Assistant Director (Reference #052268)

This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Leadership and Community Involvement department. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing the university’s efforts to initiate, support, track, and evaluate community based service-learning; supporting student efforts to incorporate service-learning methodologies into extracurricular programs; serving as the primary advisor for the SPARC (Students Promoting Awareness, Responsibility and Citizenship) service organization by providing guidance and support for officers and programs; coordinating annual assessment strategies for programs within the Leadership and Community Involvement department; working with faculty to implement, improve, and evaluate service-learning in their classes; developing a resource network for faculty; and coordinating service-learning opportunities with local nonprofit agencies and assisting with student placement and tracking.

A Bachelors degree is required. Masters is preferred. A minimum of three years work experience is required, preferably in service-learning and or service related programming. Candidates must demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Must also possess a demonstrated commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Demonstrated experience with student organization advising and service related programming is essential. Experience in implementing academic service-learning and assessment programs is highly desirable. A working knowledge of MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. Priority consideration will be given to resumes received by June 21, 2006.
Search Committee Chair: Susan Ratz-Thomas

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Psychologist
(Temporary, 8-15-06 thru 6-15-07)


The College of St. Catherine Counseling Center seeks applicants for a temporary, full- time, ten-month position as Psychologist beginning August 15, 2006. Responsibilities include: intake assessment and treatment planning, time-limited individual counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, training and outreach; collaborative work within the division of student affairs; and participation in departmental planning and policy development.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in psychology, counseling or equivalent field with 2-3 years post-degree clinical experience. Must be licensed or license eligible in Minnesota. Must have a strong knowledge and commitment to diversity and to women’s issues. Individuals with doctoral degrees in counseling or clinical psychology, APA- approved internship and experience in college counseling centers will be given preference.

Salary is competitive with an excellent benefits package. Application deadline is June 26, 2006.

Located in Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, the College of St. Catherine was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905. The college integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic tradition of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, the college engages students from diverse backgrounds in a learning environment uniquely suited to women. The college enrolls over 4,900 students and offers degrees at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels. Education at the College of St. Catherine prepares graduates to demonstrate ethical leadership grounded in social responsibility.

Please send cover letter and resume to College of St. Catherine, Human Resources Department, Mail # F-17, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.

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Psychologist


The College of St. Catherine Counseling Center seeks applicants for a permanent, ten-month, part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) position as Psychologist beginning August 15, 2006. Responsibilities include: intake assessment and treatment planning, time-limited individual counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, training and outreach; collaborative work within the division of student affairs; and participation in departmental planning and policy development.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in psychology, counseling or equivalent field with 2-3 years post-degree clinical experience. Must be licensed or license eligible in Minnesota. Must have a strong knowledge and commitment to diversity and to women’s issues. Individuals with doctoral degrees in counseling or clinical psychology, APA- approved internship and experience in college counseling centers will be given preference.

Salary is competitive with an excellent benefits package. Application deadline is June 26, 2006.

Located in Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, the College of St. Catherine was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905. The college integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic tradition of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, the college engages students from diverse backgrounds in a learning environment uniquely suited to women. The college enrolls over 4,900 students and offers degrees at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels. Education at the College of St. Catherine prepares graduates to demonstrate ethical leadership grounded in social responsibility.

Please send cover letter and resume to College of St. Catherine, Human Resources Department, Mail # F-17, 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.

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Hello All:

I just learned that the Provost’s office has approved funds for a visiting position here in our department next year (Start: August 2006) for someone who “meets our diversity needs.? If you know of any recent graduates (or possibly ABD students) who might be interested in a visiting position here, please let me know ASAP. We have a wonderfully supportive counseling psychology program in a very supportive psychology department. I don’t know all the details of the visiting position, but I suspect the teaching load would be 2:2, the salary will be more than competitive (preliminary figures are 10-20% higher than our typical salary for an incoming tenure track assistant prof position), and there would be support for working toward licensure in Texas. The university is very committed to meeting our diversity needs and this visiting position is a high priority so support will be outstanding. There is also a good chance this position could turn into a tenure track line. Please let me know ASAP if you have anyone that may be interested. -- Bob

Robert Morgan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Division of Counseling Psychology
Department of Psychology
PO Box 42051
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-2051
office: 806-742-3711 ext. 231
fax: 806-742-0818
email: robert.morgan@ttu.edu

Posted by kenne064 at 1:34 PM

June 16, 2006

Employment Opportunities

The Carlson School of Management's Undergraduate Business Career Center is currently searching for adjunct candidates to teach sections of BA3000, the required Undergraduate Career Skills Course (1cr) for Fall 2006. A variety of time slots are available. Interested candidates should visit the listing at the U of M employment website, under requisition number 129887. Application deadline is July 14th, 2006.

http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/staff/index.html
*Please disregard the information on the website that indicates this is a full-time position. We are offering individual section appointments at this time.

Preferred qualifications: Master's degree, with career counseling or related industry experience (recruitment, staffing, training and development) experience. Proven successful training and instruction experience; evidence of successful student interaction. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Salary: $2400.00 per 1-credit section.

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University of Minnesota
College of Liberal Arts Student Services
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
Assistant Academic Advisor
Approximate Start Date: 7/31/06


Job Description
College of Liberal Arts (CLA) assistant academic advisors participate in three major areas of responsibility: advising, program operation, and professional growth. Assistant academic advisors are expected to perform a range of advising activities, provide significant contributions toward program development, and continue professional development.

CLA Student Services works closely with the college’s academic departments to provide a full range of academic advising support to its undergraduates. This assistant academic advisor will have an appointment in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (CSCL) and will work with CLA Student Services to develop strategies to optimize service to departmental undergraduates. This collaboration will include supporting cross-training needs, pursuing programming and best practices initiatives, and establishing and monitoring key success indicators such as retention and timely degree progress. This assistant academic advisor is expected to have a thorough familiarity with the subject matter and curricular requirements within the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature degree program and with the liberal education requirements in order to advise students regarding curricular planning and academic progress.

The Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature houses two separate undergraduate majors: (1) a CSCL major, with two tracks: (a) Cultural Studies and (b) Comparative Literature; and (2) an interdepartmental Studies in Cinema and Media Culture (SCMC) major. Minors are available in both CSCL and SCMC. The undergraduate advisor will provide students with information and guidance in planning their degree programs, on local and national internships, civic engagement, study abroad, and post-graduate study and career options. The advisor also will be responsible for students pursuing Individually Designed Interdepartmental Major (IDIM) and inter-college programs. The Department currently serves nearly 300 current and prospective majors. For additional information, see our detailed web site: http://cscl.cla.umn.edu/index.htm

The mission of CLA Student Services is to promote undergraduate student success by enhancing students’ connection to the university and the college, supporting and promoting their timely connection to a major department, and creating a bridge to the wider world beyond the university by means of career exploration and special learning opportunities. CLA Student Services offers programs that meet students’ developmental needs, supports their search for fields of study appropriate to their vision and potential, and facilitates their academic progress. CLA Student Services has nine academic advising offices divided into student communities. In addition to offering computers, workshops, and specialized programming to foster a sense of community and enrich the student experience, the student communities provide students with the tools to address academic and related issues through individual and group advising.


Responsibilities
? Academic advising: Advise students on degree program planning, registration, and transition to other programs or offices; maintain student records on advisees; monitor student progress in order to intervene, advise, and recommend solutions to academic difficulties; improve students’ academic planning skills; evaluate students’ curricular plans.
? Advising support and evaluation: Make, review, and consult on advising assignments; coordinate advisor outreach and special projects; act as resource for departmental advisors, faculty, and staff. Support departmental and unit advising efforts, including course promotion to encourage enrollment, electronic outreach through newsletters and e-mails, and collaboration with campus partners regarding study abroad, service learning, career exploration, and other opportunities for undergraduates. Assist in evaluating and assessing departmental and collegiate advising; imagine, share, and implement new practices for the future.
? Orientation/Registration: Help plan and revise new student orientation program and materials; select, create, and present information during orientation; assist students with registration process.
? Additional: Other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.

Appointment: 100%, 12-month Academic Professional, annual-renewable based on funding and performance. Minimum starting salary of $32,520 with excellent benefits.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree or ABD. Two years of college-level academic advising or teaching experience. Commitment to equal opportunity and diversity issues. Ability to learn and disseminate detailed information using a high level of interpersonal skills. Ability to work with complex systems in a fast-paced and structured setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision. Strong computer skills within the Windows environment to include word processing, e-mail, web searching, and reporting.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in a liberal arts discipline, counseling, higher education, or related area. Undergraduate or graduate course work in Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature. Familiarity with liberal arts programs. Academic advising experience in higher education. Experience with career enrichment programming. Excellent time management, organizational, and problem solving skills and prior leadership experience. Familiarity with PeopleSoft system and web-based advising software. Experience with Microsoft Access and other database programs.

Contact
Send letter of application, résumé, and minimum of three references to:
Academic Advisor Search Committee (Requisition Number 136863)
Office of the Director of Advising
CLA Student Services
105 Johnston Hall
University of Minnesota
101 Pleasant St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Please also reference requisition number 136863 in your cover letter.
Priority will be given to completed applications received by June 30, 2006.
Position is open until filled.

Posted by kenne064 at 3:08 PM

Research Participation

Hi, everyone,

As part of a research study on the teaching method used in CSPP's
Pre-Practicum course, I am looking for volunteers to be interviewed
about their experience in the course. The interview will take less than
an hour and will be conducted over the phone during the months of June
or July.

Interview questions will be sent out prior to the interview for
contemplation. Please let me know if you are interested in being
interviewed about your experience so we can schedule a time to talk.

Below is a formal letter requesting your participation and providing
some more details about the study.

Thanks!

Karen Kersting


Dear Pre-Practicum Students,

Greetings! We hope you are doing well.

We are hoping to conduct a study regarding your experiences in the
pre-practicum class. If you choose to participate, we will ask to
interview you for about an hour. Pre-Practicum students will be
interviewed by Karen Kersting.

Risks: While risks to this study are minimal, you may experience some
mild discomfort in the interview process when sharing personal
information and experiences with the interviewer.

Benefits: There are no direct benefits to you for participating. It is
our hope, however, that basic counseling skills instruction will be
better informed through your participation.

Participation in this study is voluntary. If you choose to participate,
no identifying information will be attached to transcripts of the
interviews.

If you would like to participate, please reply to this email in order
to schedule an interview. Consent will be explained at the beginning of
the interview.


Thank you!

Karen Kersting
Hyun Kyung Lee
Julie Koch McDonald
Pat McCarthy Veach

Karen Kersting, master's student
Kerst036@umn.edu

Hyun Kyung Lee, doctoral student
Leex2357@umn.edu

Julie Koch McDonald, doctoral student
Mcdon379@umn.edu

Pat McCarthy Veach, professor
Veach001@umn.edu

Posted by kenne064 at 2:33 PM

June 9, 2006

Research Participation

I am a doctoral student at Lehigh University who is currently investigating
clinical perceptions in the therapeutic context under the advisement of
Nicholas Ladany, Ph.D. We are asking your trainees to view an online video
of a
counseling session and to then provide their clinical perceptions from the
perspective of a clinician in training.

Participants can access the cover letter and survey by clicking on the
following
link (or by copying and pasting this link into their browser):
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=33071893017

Thank you once again for your time and consideration. Also, please note that
in
order to assure anonymity, we will not be collecting identifying
information.

Sincerely,

Sandra Banks
Nicholas Ladany, Ph.D.
Counseling Psychology Program
Lehigh University

Posted by kenne064 at 8:51 AM

Employment Opportunities

Please see the attached job description for a Coordinator of Community Service position.

Download file

Posted by kenne064 at 8:50 AM

June 2, 2006

Employment Opportunities


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

ASSISTANT ACADEMIC ADVISOR, HONORS
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, TWIN CITIES

Honors in the College of Liberal Arts (HCLA) provides a variety of curricular opportunities and special advising services designed specifically for high ability, highly motivated students. HCLA currently services approximately 1,600-1,700 students.

Qualifications
Two year previous service work (teaching and/or advising) in a college setting required, with prior experience in the College of Liberal Arts preferred. Master’s degree required, in a liberal arts field preferred. Successful candidates should possess strong communication skills, computer experience (word processing and data base management), and attention to detail, ability to take initiative and work independently as well as collaboratively, and commitment to working with effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff. Interest in or experience working with high ability students preferred.

Responsibilities
• Honors Advising: Answer questions for honors students and prospective honors students about academic programs, registration procedures, College policies, scholarship competitions, etc. Advise students concerning their academic progress and plans.
• Orientation/Registration: Lead orientation sessions of incoming students during orientation/registration. Conduct introduction to honors orientations during the school year.
• Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of honors students; compile records of completed requirements; participate in ongoing review of student files; manage data pertaining to students.
• Projects/Programs: Depending on experience and interests, assignments to a variety of programs/projects will be made, as needed (e.g. organize co-curricular programs for prospective students and current students, advise student groups, and provide leadership in planning activities to foster a sense of community among students)
• Liaison Activities: Coordinate activities to foster a sense of community among students. Serve as liaison to departmental Honors faculty representatives, CLASS communities, office of the registrar, admissions or new student enrollment as assigned.

Appointment
A 100% time, 12-month, academic professional appointment with the title "Assistant Academic Advisor" (# 9709). Start date: as soon as possible after the position is filled. Annually renewable based upon on funding and performance. Minimum salary of $32,000; commensurate with level of experience.


Inquiry and Application
Send letter of application describing interests and relevant qualifications, a full resume or curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and names, titles, and phone numbers of two references to:

Search Committee Chair
Honors - College of Liberal Arts
20 Nicholson
216 Pillsbury Drive S.E.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Deadline Priority given to applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2006.

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Posted by kenne064 at 3:20 PM

Volunteer

Student volunteers are still critically needed to help host the Hospitality Suite at APA in New Orleans this year. In exchange for a 2-3 hour time commitment, students are eligible for free books, get to meet and greet divisional leaders, get an insider view of division initiatives, and enhance their professional service records. Great snacks too! Please pass this information on and encourage graduate students to become involved. Interested students should contact the Hospitality Suite Volunteer Coordinator, Dr. Pam Cogdal at pcogdal@memphis.edu

Posted by kenne064 at 3:20 PM