Clinical Instructor

Job ID 22727
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Department: Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

We are searching for individuals to fill twelve month Clinical Instructor positions with the Boone County School Mental Health Coalition project. The Coalition, is a multidisciplinary, collaborative among Boone County's six independent school districts, the University of Missouri, College of Education (COE), Department of Educational School and Counseling Psychology and School Counseling (ESCP), the Missouri Prevention Center (MPC), and the School of Social Work (SSW). The purpose of the project is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary, collaborative initiative by: (a) implementing a scientifically-based model of prevention and intervention, (b) reducing contextual risk factors and promoting existing protective factors, and (b) providing access for in-risk youth and their families to comprehensive mental health assessment and wrap-around case management services.

Job Duties:
  1. Implement evidence based practices, progress monitoring, screening, and youth evaluations.
  2. Support youth case management, crisis intervention, triage, and linkages to other agencies.
  3. Provide ongoing consultation to school-based problem solving teams grades K-12.
  4. Coordinate and implement data collection, analysis, and monitoring of fidelity to evidence-based practices in school settings.
  5. Support school-based clinical practicum placement, training, and supervision of graduate students.


Minimum Qualifications
•Masters level, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in School Psychology, Social Work, School Counseling or a related field
•Experience working in schools, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth

Candidates will be evaluated on the following factors:
• Ability to implement and coordinate clinical services in schools
• Ability to communicate across multiple disciplines within the school context
• Communication, organizational, and management skills
• Provide clinical supervision to graduate students
• Ability to provide service to the program, department, college, and the profession
• Certification or Licensure in specialization area

This position will be housed in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology (ESCP).

Application Deadline

Formal review of applications will begin April 25, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

There are three positions available.

Other Information

About ESCP: ESCP offers doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, and Counseling Psychology. Master's and Specialist degrees are offered in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling, and Career Counseling. More information on the department can be found at:
The program is affiliated with the Missouri Prevention Center, the Coalition for Cultural Competency as well as the MU Career Center.

About SSW: The MU School of Social Work (SSW) offers accredited Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs. In 2002, the Journal of Social Service Research ranked the school among the top 25 in the nation, based on faculty research accomplishments. SSW also holds the distinction of being one of only seven schools of social work that is a public, original land-grant, AAU, Doctoral/Research-Extensive institution. The full range of academic programs - BSW, MSW, and PhD - are offered on campus with off-campus programs also available for obtaining the MSW degree. The SSW is administratively housed within the College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES)

About the College of Education: The College of Education (COE) is ranked among the top doctoral granting colleges of education in the country. Today, the College of Education has a student population of approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students with 75 tenured/tenure-track and 33 full-time non-tenure track faculty members. The COE recently completed a new strategic plan and is financially well positioned to invest in opportunities for innovative ideas in support of the plan. Annual expenditures for externally funded projects are approximately $16 million with funded projects in research, instruction and public service. Our research portfolio has increased significantly in recent years, and is poised for continued significant strategic growth. The College is a leader on the campus and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

About MU and the Surrounding Community: MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System. In 1848, MU became the first public university in the nation to open a college specific to teacher preparation. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the Division, College, and MU. More information is available on the web at:
MU is located in Columbia, a metropolitan community of approximately 130,000 which has been rated by Money Magazine, Men's Journal and MSN.COM as one of the best places to live in the U.S. MU has a student body of over 34,000, and is designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University Extensive. MU is one of only six universities in the U.S. that is both the flagship and land grant institution housing medicine, veterinary medicine and law on the same campus. As an AAU member institution since 1908, MU is recognized as one of the top research and educational institutions in the nation.

This position provides an opportunity to work at a world-class research university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of life. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and Columbia has been recognized as a bike-friendly community. Both Kansas City and St. Louis are within a 90-minute drive offering the shopping and cultural opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Columbia has a very high quality public school system and provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts.


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.

Please contact Dr. Wendy Reinke (; 573-882-7890) for questions about the position.


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