The Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota invites nominations and applications for a teaching and administrative leader in School Psychology. This is two full-time, temporary 9-month lecturer positions in a nationally recognized program within a highly regarded department and college of a major research university, renewable dependent on available funding. The start date for this position will be August 30, 2021.
This position is an O&M funded position that does not require approval from Central OHR.
Job Responsibilities: The two persons who fill this position will be responsible for providing instruction, advising, and supervision in the School Psychology Program; providing administrative support for the school psychology program under the direction of program faculty or the chair; and contribute to the missions of the department and college.
Teaching 12-21 credits (typically at least 9-12 credits per semester 18-21 total credits per year with appropriate student credit loads) of undergraduate and graduate-level school psychology coursework including, but not limited to, data-based decision making, intervention, and psychoeducational assessment in a variety of domains including: academic, cognitive, behavioral, social-emotional development; and scientific bases of psychology.
Providing and coordinating field supervision for school psychology students’ practica and/or internship experiences
Engaging in professional development and incremental program evaluation efforts in school psychology to enhance teaching, advising, and administrative work.
Collaborating with program department and college administrative staff to support degree, licensure/credential, and accreditation processes
Contributing to preparation for institutional and external approval/accreditation review processes
Other administrative and student support duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, recruitment, supporting admission and annual review processes, undergraduate, professional, and MA/specialist student advising, remediation and retention, and—when linked to teaching and supervision efforts—appropriate community engagement and outreach.
Other Position Related Responsibilities include:
Participating in School Psychology faculty meetings, department meetings, and other department or collegiate committees as assigned.
The option of engaging in scholarship in or related to school psychology, disseminated through publications or presentations in the field in order to support teaching and mentoring of students’ research requirements. This work is not required for job performance evaluation.
Earned doctorate in School Psychology from an APA-accredited program by start date.
MN School Psychology license, or eligibility for and plan to obtain by start date.
Licensure, or eligibility for licensure, by the MN Board of Psychology.
School-based experience providing school psychological services in general and special education.
Familiarity with state and national school psychology requirements.
Demonstrated commitment to a scientist-practitioner orientation, evidence-based practice, data-based decision making, anti-racism, and equity.
Capacity to work cooperatively with others within the department, college, university, and community.
Strong understanding of undergraduate and graduate instruction, supervision, and mentoring.
Teaching and service experience in a university setting.
Experience working in the areas of prevention, intervention, consultation, and special education evaluation and services for P12 students’ academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs.
Experience advising and/or supervising school psychology trainees in the field.
Evidence of research training and experience for program evaluation purposes.
Internal Number: 339208
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