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GRAD PSYCH AND COUNSELING - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Classification

  Faculty Full-Time (75-100%)

Position summary

This faculty position will teach graduate courses in school psychology, with the possibility of being Coordinator of School Psychology Program and Chair of School Psychology Program Core Faculty. 
Responsibilities include managing the school psychology program to maintain accreditation standards with NASP and the state, teaching graduate courses in the field of school psychology, providing academic advisement support to students in the program, participate in committees, maintaining an active research agenda as documented through publications and presentations, sitting on dissertation committees, and other duties as assigned to the position. 

Qualifications summary


Duties and responsibilities

Provide administrative and curricular leadership for the School Psychology Program
Lead out in curriculum development to ensure accreditation standards through NASP and the state are maintained.  Making certain courses contain essential curricular components, and have appropriate content and pedagogy. 
Participate in developing and implementing University policies, guiding principles, objectives and functions in accordance with the philosophy of the University
Chair of the School Psychology core faculty meetings, participate in departmental, and school faculty meetings, serve on committees, and participate in other University activities
Possess time management skills that allow for many demands and time constraints.  These include meeting with students, attending meetings, course demands, and research requirements
As program coordinator, maintain professional communication with all School Psychology students, keeping them informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.  Assist in recruitment and retention of students; serve as academic advisor to assigned students; and post and maintain office hours for student consultations
As professor, must have the ability to teach courses at various times, including evenings. Some travel to extension campus and internship sites may be required. Ability to teach a) Psychological assessment courses, b) Consultation in Schools, c) Internship and/or Practicum and d) Psychological Testing.
Stay informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction, and new developments in the school psychology field via professional development activities.  Maintain professional development/growth according to personal needs and certification requirements
Maintain an active research agenda demonstrated through presentations at national conferences, and publications.  Participate in student dissertation committees, serving as either chair or member. 

Supervisory responsibilities

Directly supervises 1-2 graduate assistants. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


Technical competencies


Interpersonal interactions


Physical demands

A successful individual will be able to meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This job requires the employee to:
            -sit for periods of a few hours at a time
            -use hands with freedom
            -reach out with hands and arms
            -stand and walk
            -crouch and crawl
            -lift and move 50 lbs.
            -use a computer and telephone

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.