Instructor or Asst./Assoc. Prof. of Practice, School Psychology, Non-Tenure Track, Aug 2023

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Instructor or Asst./Assoc. Prof. of Practice, School Psychology, Non-Tenure Track, Aug 2023 Department Location Category Status Attallah College of Educational Studies Orange Faculty Full-time General Information Chapman University seeks applications for a non-tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice or Instructor in School Psychology in the Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies starting August 2023. The primary responsibilities of this position are graduate student school psychology practicum and internship coursework, and fieldwork supervision and coordination. Other responsibilities are teaching program courses within the applicant’s area of expertise, and providing service to the program, college, university, and community.

Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #121 among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">
The Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, whose educator preparation programs are accredited nationally by CAEP and regionally accredited by WASC, offers undergraduate and graduate (master’s, specialist, PhD) programs in integrated educational studies, leadership, teacher education, disability studies, school counseling, and school psychology. Attallah College is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, providing students with personalized and rigorous educational experiences involving mentoring and collaborative research. More information on our programs is available at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

The Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) program recognizes the need to prepare school psychology professionals who are forward thinking and who envision the world of education in new and innovative ways. We are committed to providing Chapman University graduates with a dynamic and intellectually challenging education that focuses on student advocacy, mental health in the schools, and application of the NASP model of practice. The School Psychology program is NASP and ISPA approved. More information is available at: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">


Required Qualifications
  • Doctorate (Ph.D./Ed.D/Psy.D.) in school psychology by the start of employment from an accredited institution is required for the Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice level. Experienced applicants with an Ed.S. or equivalent in school psychology will be considered at the Instructor level.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise school psychology fieldwork with at least 3 years experience supervising graduate students in K-12 settings and/or at the university level.
  • CA credential in School Psychology Pupil Personnel Services (or equivalent and eligibility for the CA credential) and at least 3 years of professional experience as a practicing school psychologist in K-12 settings (5 years or more is preferred).
  • Familiarity with the NASP model of training and supervision.
  • Demonstrated potential of effective teaching at the graduate level, including courses directly related to supervision in school psychology.
  • Demonstrated ability to build beneficial and productive working relationships within the university and public education communities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan.

Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to teach courses across the CSP program (i.e., school psychology, school counseling, clinical counseling) as needed.
  • Active engagement in providing professional development to school psychologists.
  • Active involvement in state and national professional organizations.
  • Expertise and facility with technology, including remote instruction and mental health services.
  • Experience with development and implementation of innovative school psychology and counseling programs.
  • Ability to design and implement program and course assessment tools.
  • Experience serving and/or teaching in underserved communities.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration.
  • Bilingual in the most common world languages spoken in Orange County schools (Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) and/or Tagalog).

Responsibilities The successful candidate will teach, advise, and mentor students across the Counseling and School Psychology (CSP) Programs, particularly those in the School Psychology program during practicum and internship. These programs prepare students to effectively serve as school psychologists, school counselors and clinical counselors in a range of organizations, collaborating with individuals, families, communities, and schools toward an inclusive, equitable, and just world.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position that requires work to be performed in the State of California and has in-person teaching responsibilities and required on-campus availability at Chapman’s Orange campus.

Responsibilities include:
  • Teach and coordinate school psychology graduate fieldwork courses, along with outreach, communication and program evaluation/enhancement regarding practicum and internship. Additional courses will be assigned based on expertise. Current course descriptions are available at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">
  • Stay informed of research and cutting edge practices in the field of school psychology, school counseling, clinical counseling, supervision, and mental health.
  • Actively contribute as an integral member of the school psychology and school counseling faculty in the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of the overall program and its curriculum.
  • Actively participate in the continuing education of school psychologists, school counselors and/or clinical counselors through presentations at conferences, school district partnerships, and local professional organizations.
    - Provide academic advising and professional mentorship to school psychology and school counseling students and alumni.
    - Actively participate in the design, implementation, and interpretation of assessment systems that evaluate the efficacy of the school psychology program.
    - Perform service to the unit, college, university, profession and wider community as expected of a non-tenure track faculty member.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates are invited to electronically submit:
- Chapman University faculty employment application
- Cover letter detailing qualifications related to the position description
- Curriculum Vitae
- Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations, syllabi, presentations, letters of recommendation)
- Contact information for three professional references to:

Dr. Randy Busse
Search Committee Chair
c/o: Hilary Anderson, Search Coordinator, Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies Chapman University Please use "School Psychology Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor" as the email subject line. Direct inquiries to Hilary Anderson Search Coordinator, at Application review will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is contingent on final budget approval. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate.

Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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