Instructor - Student Affairs in Higher Education Open Pool

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
Closing date
Mar 7, 2024

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Student Affairs
Position Type
Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Posting Detail Information
Working TitleInstructor - Student Affairs in Higher Education Open Pool
Position LocationFort Collins, CO
Work LocationPosition qualifies for hybrid/in-office work
Posting Number202300433F
Proposed Annual Salary Range$48,000 - $50,000 aka $1,666,67/credit hour
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: ( and
Position TypeFaculty
Work Hours/Week
Description of Work Unit
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation's leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.
The School of Education faculty is comprised of educator-scholars whose expertise spans diverse learning contexts and populations. Innovative instruction, diversity/equity/inclusion, technology-enhanced learning, distance education, service learning, professional development school partnerships, and rigorous research are embodied in all of our programs. Our faculty members' philosophies and areas of expertise, along with the School's core values, guide our pedagogical and inquiry practices, which are typically both interdisciplinary and applied. The Student Affairs in Higher Education ( SAHE ) program is designed for students seeking a career in one of a variety of education and service areas constituting student affairs administration within a postsecondary setting. SAHE's core principles are critical reflection and praxis, the application of theory to practice, and transformative learning.
Tenure/Tenure Track?
% Research0
% Teaching100
% Service0
% Administration0
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on06/30/2024
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Position Summary
The School of Education seeks applications from individuals who are interested in securing a temporary instructor position within the Student Affairs and Higher Education program for the 2023 - 2024 academic year. Instructors teach face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses in areas of their expertise and are hired periodically for fall, spring, and/or summer term, contingent upon enrollments and need. Reappointment may depend upon performance and the availability of funding. Detailed descriptions of the School and its faculty, programs, and courses are available on the web page at Please contact the program coordinator for any instructional opportunities.
Conditions of EmploymentPre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications
- Earned master's degree in student affairs/higher education leadership or a related field
- Experience and demonstrated excellence in student affairs practice
- Formal or informal teaching experience in student affairs, higher education, or related areas
- At least three years of professional work experience in a higher education setting
Preferred Job Qualifications
- Earned terminal degree in student affairs/higher education leadership, law, or a related field
- Experience teaching graduate or professional students via face-to-face or distance technologies
- Commitment to and ability to engage issues of social identity and equity in the graduate classroom
- Ability to support students' application of theory to practice
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter (addressing the required and preferred qualifications), a curriculum vitae, and 3 professional references with contact e-mail addresses and phone numbers directly to this posting. Please provide a reference who can speak to your teaching skills and abilities. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
The pool expires June 30, 2024. Individuals who wish to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. TheOffice of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to theOffice of Civil Rights, Department of Education ( .
Diversity Statement
Personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.
Search ContactCarmen Rivera,; Alex Lange,
Essential Duties
References Requested
References Requested
Minimum Requested3
Maximum Requested3
Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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