Adjunct Faculty Pool - School Psychology Program

University of La Verne
La Verne Central Campus

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Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty Pool - School Psychology Program



Major Department:

LeFetra College of Education


Education Department


La Verne Central Campus

Job Description:

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

The School Psychology Program at the University of La Verne invites applications for adjunct instructor positions. We seek faculty colleagues to join a diverse, collaborative, motivated, training program. Our goals are to develop and equip highly-skilled, ethical, dynamic, culturally responsive professionals who can engage families, plan, organize, and implement appropriate psychoeducational assessments and interventions that are responsive to the needs of the ethnically and culturally diverse populations they will serve in PK-12. We appreciate and encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and professional experiences in culturally diverse urban/suburban school settings to inquire and apply.

Teach graduate-level school psychology courses at either of our campuses (LaVerne or Bakersfield). Engage in quarterly advisory committee meetings, engage in annual meetings, and participate in other program-related training and activities throughout the academic year.

Required Qualifications:

1. Earned doctorate or Master’s degree in School Psychology or Educational Counseling from a regionally accredited institution.

2. PPS Credential with specialization in School Psychology.

3. A minimum of three years of successful experience in school

4. A commitment to and experience working with diverse student populations, families, communities, and issues of social justice.

5. Experience with data-based decision making, academic intervention/strategy development, best practices in assessment/bilingual assessment, and behavior intervention.

6. Working knowledge of the National Association of School Psychologists Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services.

Benefits Summary:

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:

  • Benefit Hub (discount perks)
  • Free Parking
  • Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
  • Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
  • 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
  • Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
  • Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
  • Medical (must meet hours)
  • Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Develop and submit a three-part cover letter/teaching philosophy statement describing:
(1) how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the position;
(2) how the applicant can enhance our students’ understanding and practice of school psychology and
(3) how the applicant can help the program attain its goals related to working with diverse students in urban settings.


The University of La Verne is a 124 year old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in southern California with an emphasis on research and publication. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners. The main campus is located in La Verne, 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 40% of the student population identifying itself as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion first-generation. All programs have high retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minorities.  The University has a strong commitment to diversity and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations.

The La Verne Experience is at the center of a strategic plan that is focused on serving an ethnically and economically diverse student population, one that is representative of the demographics of California.  The La Verne Experience pedagogical features include learning communities, theory-to-practice, experiential learning, community engagement and reflective practice.  Two prominent annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges - U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine recognize the University of La Verne as one of the nation’s top national universities. 

For more information regarding the University of La Verne, visit our website at

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