Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling - School Psychology Program, Open

Employer
California State University, San Bernardino
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Special Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling - School Psychology Program, Open Rank
California State University, San Bernardino



Job No: 505809
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Education/Library Science California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling at California State

University, San Bernardino invites applications for a tenure-track, open-rank Professor position in School Psychology beginning August 2022. The School Psychology program is an Ed.S. degree program that provides professional preparation for the Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) with Specialization in School Psychology, as granted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). The program is also designed to meet the national accreditation standards of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

The School Psychology program emphasizes data-based decision making and an ecological framework to promote positive outcomes for school-aged youth, their families, and school personnel. We are seeking candidates who have a background in school psychology or a closely related discipline with knowledge and experience in providing evidence-based services in Pre-K-12 settings. The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate-level courses in the School Psychology program, mentor graduate students across areas of professional development, and supervise graduate students working in practicum and internship positions in local schools. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to engage in meaningful scholarly activities through an independent line of research (e.g., disseminate work in conferences, peer-reviewed publications). The areas of research are open, but it is preferred that the candidate's primary area(s) of research are consistent with the School Psychology program's ecological framework of service delivery with an emphasis on equity, social justice, and culturally sensitive approaches. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in service activities at the program, department, college, university, and/or community levels. Qualified applicants with experience working in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

TYPICAL ACTIVITIES

Responsibilities include:
  • Teaching School Psychology graduate courses
  • Advising and mentoring graduate students
  • Supervising graduate students working in practicum and internship positions in local schools
  • Engaging in scholarly activity through an independent line of research
  • Engaging in curriculum development
  • Engaging in service to the School Psychology program, College of Education, University, School Psychology profession, and community
  • Assisting the program in maintaining CTC accreditation, and obtaining NASP accreditation
  • Seeking external funding (e.g. to support research activities, personnel preparation, and/or service activities)
  • Actively participating and collaborating with faculty colleagues across the College of Education

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • A doctoral degree from a NASP and/or APA accredited School Psychology program or a closely related discipline is required by the time of appointment
  • Candidates graduating by August 2022 will be considered
  • Must be eligible for, or hold, the Pupil Personnel Service Credential in School Psychology by the time of appointment
  • Knowledge and experience using evidence-based practices to support positive outcomes with Pre-K-12 youth, their families, and school personnel
  • Demonstrated record of or potential for excellence in teaching at the college level
    • Demonstrated record of or potential for success in research, scholarly, and/or creative activity in an area relevant to the field of School Psychology

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Knowledge and training in Applied Behavior Analysis in Pre-K-12 settings
  • Expertise in bilingual and multicultural school psychology
    • Experience mentoring and supervising graduate-level students working in Pre-K-12 settings
    • Experience working effectively in an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community
  • Licensed Psychologist or Licensed eligible
  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) or NCSP eligible

  • Evidence of scholarly activity, publication, and innovation is valued. Evidence of exemplary graduate-level teaching and leadership experience at program level is preferred and should be noted in application.

    SPECIAL CONDITIONS

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

    Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

    For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

    ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

    The Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling (SRC) is one of three departments in the College of Education and serves over 400 graduate students seeking master's degrees and post-baccalaureate credentials in special education, rehabilitation counseling, school psychology, and counseling.

    To find out more about the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling please visit https://www.csusb.edu/src.

    For more information regarding the position, please contact:

    Recruitment Chair

    Dr. Roderick O'Handley

    (909) 537-3446

    ro'handley@csusb.edu

    Department Chair

    Dr. Donna Schnorr

    (909) 537-7313

    dschnorr@csusb.edu

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter that includes:

    a. A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy

    b. A statement of your research experience/plans
  • If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
  • Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
  • Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.
  • Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
  • Confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.

  • Formal review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit Hyperlink at:

    https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=505809&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11243

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

    This position may be “Designated” under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
    https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest



    To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu




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