Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology (Tenure Track)Job Description Summary:
The LaFetra College of Education recognizes the need to develop leaders and educators who can apply research-based approaches to practice while maintaining the social consciousness to address inequities in current societal structures. With that in mind, the School Psychology Program seeks candidates with a strong emphasis in diversity, inclusivity, and social justice. Candidates must possess knowledge of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological Services, NASP Practice Model Organizational Principles, and the NASP Ethics codes. Additionally, candidates must have a strong record of experience within the K-12 education system, facility in higher education teaching and leadership demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with faculty, administrators, school district personnel, and community partners. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the position includes academic advising and administrative support in the School Psychology Program. This faculty position will be instrumental in supporting the expansion of the program to our Regional and Online Campuses. Specific Duties:
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!
* Teach courses in the School Psychology program. Minimum Qualifications:
* Develop and maintain relationships with PK-12 districts.
* Participate in oversight of state credentialing (CCTC) requirements for the School Psychology program, as well as university program reviews.
* Implementation of the Program and College Missions, and the University’s Mission and Strategic Vision.
* Advisement of program students as assigned by the program chair.
* Attendance at university, college, department, and program meetings.
* Provide administrative support to the program chair.
* Participate in panel interviewing of student candidates.
* Coordinate school psychology student organization and serve as point of contact for students.
* Service cohorts through classroom visitations, maintaining office hours, and scheduling appointments.
* The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in School Psychology, Education or a related field, professional experience and documented achievement commensurate with a tenure track position in education Benefits Summary:
* Minimum of three years’ experience in school psychology K-12
* Experience working with a diverse school faculty, families, and student population, working knowledge of IDEA, NASP Practice Model, and promotion of positive behavior/mental health in schools.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong leadership capabilities and a demonstrated commitment to integrity and fairness.
* Knowledge of current pedagogy and skills in the use of technology in online teaching environment and student data bases in schools
* Possession of a currently valid Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) Credential – School Psychology
* Experience in teaching and/or working with adult learners.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan. Location:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.
La Verne Central CampusPosting Number:
2018-190186FAOpen Until Filled: