Assistant Clinical Professor in School Psychology; Flagstaff, AZ Location:
COE: Educational Psychology Regular/Temporary:
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This is a non-tenure track, Assistant Clinical Professor, academic year position based in Flagstaff, Arizona. The position is renewable, based upon effective performance, availability of funds, and program needs, with the possibility of a multiple-year appointment.
The appointment will begin Fall 2022 academic semester. This position also has opportunity for summer course teaching. This position is in the Department of Educational Psychology, which is in the College of Education, and offers a combined Ph.D. in Counseling/School Psychology, Ed.S. in School Psychology, Master’s degrees in Counseling, School Counseling, Student Affairs, and Human Relations. The Department of Educational Psychology has statewide locations that also offer accredited programs.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship for this position.
The Department of Educational Psychology (EPS) is seeking to fill an Assistant Clinical Professor in School Psychology at our Flagstaff campus beginning in August 2022.
- Teach graduate classes for the Ed.S. School Psychology and the Ph.D. Combined Counseling/School Psychology programs; possible course assignments include psychoeducational assessment, school-based psychosocial assessment and intervention, counseling and crisis intervention, applied behavior management, consultation, practicum, and internship supervision (12 credit hours per semester total)
- Work collaboratively with P-12 school districts to coordinate and supervise practicum and internship experiences for school psychology students
- Teach in-person, blended and online courses
- Assist in recruiting, retaining, and advising school psychology students
- Fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college, and the profession
- Earned PhD, EdD, or PsyD in School Psychology or a combined/integrated doctoral program with an emphasis in School Psychology by August 2022. ABD candidates who will complete their dissertations during the 2022-23 academic year will be considered at an instructor rank until completion of degree.
- College teaching experience (can include college teaching as a graduate assistant)
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in Arizona or certified or eligible for certification as a School Psychologist in Arizona
- Graduate of a NASP Approved and/or APA-accredited program
- Experience as a School Psychologist working in P-12 schools
- Experience in networking/collaborating with schools
- Demonstrated success or potential teaching in the area of school psychology in a NASP Approved or APA Accredited program
- Ability/experience or strong interest in recruiting, advising, and mentoring graduate students, including mentorship on research in the EdS and PhD programs
- Demonstrated efficacy in working with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds (e.g., culture, gender/sexuality, language, disability, class); and understanding of the diversity of rural and southwest communities
- Ability/experience or strong interest in supervising school psychology graduate students with school-based action research projects affiliated with courses and the profession
- Active involvement or leadership roles in relevant professional associations such as the National Association of School Psychologists and/or the American Psychological Association
- Ability/experience or strong interest in supervising students from the EPS Department’s EdS and PhD programs in psychoeducational evaluations in clinicial settings at NAU (e.g., the Institute for Human Development clinic)
- Bilingual skills (Spanish, Diné, and other regionally relevant languages are particularly preferred) in assessment, counseling, and other relevant areas of psychology
Northern Arizona University has a student population of 29,569, including approximately 21,000 on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online.Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student’s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage
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This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting. If you are applying for a job that requires a CDL, you will be required to register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and adhere to the clearinghouse requirements. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report. The report is a result of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the Fire Safety Report is combined with the Annual Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page.
This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2022.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs and locate the vacancy 605998, then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.
Please submit the documents outlined below in a single attachment with your application by February 25, 2022.
A cover letter detailing qualifications for this position related to teaching and mentorship. Curriculum vitae (CV)Copies of unofficial transcripts (originals will be required of the successful applicants)One-page diversity statement that highlights your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Please include examples from your past experiences and your future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.A list of three professional references with contact information
For questions about this position, please contact the search chair, Dr. Carlos Calderon ([email protected]) or department chair, Dr. Sara Abercrombie ([email protected]). Questions about the application process can be directed to Admin Services Assistant, Hope DeMello ([email protected]).
If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the HR website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
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