School Psychology Faculty

University of Saint Francis
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: With consultation of the Psychological and Social Sciences Division Director, the School Psychology Faculty is responsible for the instruction of courses, advising and curricular initiatives of the school psychology programs. This is a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position.


Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Adheres to all university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs
  • Participates in recruitment, retention, and development efforts in coordination with division members and/or Enrollment Services
  • Fulfills full-time contracted teaching load as defined by the faculty handbook
  • Engages in Scholarship as defined by the Boyer Model, including, but not limited to activities identified in the faculty handbook
  • Respects the moral and religious beliefs of the university and students; uses discretion when expressing personal beliefs and views
  • Assists with data collection, analysis, and report writing for accreditation
  • Attends program, department, division, college and university meetings as requested
  • Teaches 2 to 3 instructional units during the summer.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Department Director, Division Director or college Dean



University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University’s mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities, and are incorporated into performance evaluations.


Standard #1: Provide opportunities for conversations, prayer and reflection.

Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

  1. Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.
  2. Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.
  3. Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”
  4. Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.

Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.




  • Licensure in School Psychology required
  • Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD or PsyD) in School Psychology with licensure preferred
  • Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD or PsyD) in related areas of School Psychology considered



  • Experience working as a school psychologist preferred
  • Experience working as a faculty member in higher education preferred


Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates an understanding of educational theory, instructional methods, evaluation techniques, and use of technology typically utilized in higher education in a classroom setting
  • Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills necessary to plan, implement, and evaluate educational activities to assure compliance with established teaching goals and objectives
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, necessary to interact effectively with all university constituents
  • Works with a broad group of interests from the various stakeholders
  • Conducts and/or participates in research with colleagues, students, and/or community stakeholders


Licenses or certifications

  • School Psychology licensure required