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Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Job ID: 267507
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Within this setting, the Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development (http://coe.georgiasouthern.edu/lthd) includes four distinct programs – School Psychology, Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, and Instructional Technology. The school psychology program is nationally recognized and fully approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The program's curriculum is designed to provide high quality instruction and field experiences necessary for graduates of the program to deliver comprehensive school psychological services. The program is a hybrid program and offers an Ed.S. degree.

Location

Statesboro Campus – Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Leadership, Technology, and Human Development

Pamela C. Wells, Search Co-Chair

Electronic mail: schoolpsychsearch@georgiasouthern.edu

Telephone: 912-478-5917

Job Summary

Reporting to the chair of the Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development, the Assistant Professor of School Psychology position requires a terminal degree and involves advisement of graduate students; participation in promoting student success; didactic and practical instruction that includes both face-to-face and online courses; participation in service activities across program, department, college, university, and professional levels; and participation in ongoing program assessment and development. This is an academic 10-month tenure-track appointment, requiring teaching three courses in the fall and spring semesters, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in School Psychology, or a closely related field, by August 1, 2024.

One year experience in a school, clinical, or higher education setting (may be an internship or pre-doctoral experience).

Eligibility for certification as a school psychologist in Georgia.

Experience working with diverse student populations.

Ability and willingness to teach school psychology graduate courses in professional school psychology, cognitive assessment, behavioral assessment and intervention, curriculum-based assessment, school-based conceptualization, consultation, and field-based courses of practicum and/or internship.

Ability to teach face-to-face and online courses.

Ability to use and model technology.

Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and candidates.

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.

Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical experience with school-aged children.

Experience using distance education technology.

National certification as a school psychologist (NCSP).

Licensure eligibility as a psychologist in Georgia or as a psychologist or school psychologist in another state.

Three years of experience as a school psychologist.

Experience with field supervision of school psychology internships.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE
Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS
Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins February 11, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

Background Check

  • Standard + Education

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=39000&JobOpeningId=267507&PostingSeq=1

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About Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University is the state’s largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern has been designated a public Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution and serves over 26,400 students from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico as well as 102 nations.

 With three vibrant campuses — the Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah and the Liberty Campus in Hinesville — Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth. Georgia Southern’s nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as world citizens. A unit of the University System of Georgia, the University boasts 200-plus student organizations, outstanding Division I athletics, and state-of-the art residence halls and campus facilities.

Since 1906, the University’s hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University’s mission is the faculty’s dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement.

Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

 

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