Charter College of Education



Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Services


Starting Date:

Fall Semester, 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) or ABD in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related field from an accredited doctoral program. The Doctorate is required for retention beyond the first year of employment. Demonstrated ability and interest in working in a collaborative, multiethnic, multicultural environment. Demonstrated potential for or record of research, scholarly, and/or creative activity and demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Recent experience as a rehabilitation counselor in public or private sector rehabilitation. Record of potential to conduct research and other scholarly activities involving graduate and undergraduate students. Must be eligible for, or certificated as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (C.R.C.) Proficiency in oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including a willingness to work cooperatively with both students and colleagues. Potential to build a record of excellent teaching, service, and scholarly publications to support successful retention, tenure, and promotion.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with professional development, university teaching, on-line instruction, and/or field supervision.  Must possess teaching competence in several of the following areas:

  • Undergraduate rehabilitation services

  • Graduate-level rehabilitation counseling

  • Practicum and supervision of clinical practice

  • Career counseling, job development, and placement

  • Human development and self-exploration

  • Counseling theories and strategies

  • Community mental health counseling


Principal duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate students in rehabilitation counseling and rehabilitation services throughout the academic year including summer sessions; supervising internship placements in community agencies; providing academic advisement in a counseling program whose identified mission is the development of counseling-related professionals to serve urban, multilingual schools, and other agencies in the 21st century.  Engage in scholarly activities, participate in University or community service, and assist the program in seeking additional external funding.


Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution.  Faculty have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with other academic programs, including the Honors College and ethnic studies.

Required Documentation:

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:

Dr. Holly Menzies, Chair
Division of Special Education and Counseling, KH-C1064
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.