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Visiting Assistant Professor, School Psychology

Governors State University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 3, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Position Type
Faculty, Tenure Track

Classification Title
Unit A

Position's Functional Title
Visiting Assistant Professor, School Psychology

Position Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Position Summary

Governors State University’s College of Education invites applications for a tenure-track
position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Division of Psychology and Counseling to begin in August 2023. Psychology faculty support an undergraduate program (500 majors and minors), a Clinical M.A. program, and an Ed.S. in School Psychology.
The GSU school psychology program is seeking someone to teach within the Ed.S. program. This person should demonstrate a commitment to: effective, multicultural approaches to teaching and mentoring, serving underserved student populations, integrating peer and student feedback, and working collaboratively and harmoniously with a diverse team of faculty.
Responsibilities will include: assisting with coordination and teaching in the school psychology program; opportunities to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology; maintaining an active scholarship agenda, and service to the university, community, and the profession of psychology.

Governors State University ( GSU ) was founded in 1969, originally as an upper-division institution with a primary focus of serving community college graduates pursuing baccalaureate degrees. During the five intervening decades, GSU has grown to become the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving approximately 4,600 students annually in 85 different bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs. GSU features a highly diverse faculty and staff of roughly 1,000 employees that reflect the students and community we serve. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students from across the region and around the world. From its mission statement, Governors State University is committed to offering an exceptional and accessible education that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in a global society.

GSU is an expert at guiding freshman and transfer students to discover the right degree program to excite their interests. The university’s extensive list of graduate programs prepares students in a variety of fields for the next level of academic achievement. The GSU experience includes a comprehensive student life, both on and off campus, with on-campus housing; club sports and recreation; civic engagement; international student services; more than 70 student clubs and organizations; the world-renowned Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park sculpture park, the Center for Performing Arts and much more. Set amongst 750 acres of prairie, GSU is located 40 miles south of Chicago, and is proud to offer the lowest tuition of any four-year, public university in Illinois. The university faculty, administration and staff are committed to providing a quality education, embracing diversity, and serving students with excellence.

Minimum Qualifications

- Earned doctorate in School Psychology
- Eligibility for licensure/certification as a School Psychologist in the State of Illinois
- Experience as a School Psychologist in a K-12 setting

Preferred Qualifications

- Earned doctorate in School Psychology from a NASP or APA accredited program
- Eligibility for or current certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist
( NCSP )
- Teaching experience in a school psychology program
- Evidence of experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students
- Experience teaching educational assessment
- Experience in supervision of practica and internships
- Experience with underserved student populations
- Ability to work independently and work collaboratively with groups
- Ability to integrate feedback
- Scholarship in the field of psychology

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be received by March 31, 2023.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you eligible for licensure/certification as a School Psychologist in the State of Illinois?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How many years of experience do you have as a School Psychologist in a K-12 setting?
    • None
    • Less than 3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. Do you have an earned doctorate in School Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/Professional License
  2. List of Three Professional References

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