Department Faculty

Updated: about 16 hours ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Join the TCSPP School Psychology Department Team!

The School Psychology Department is searching for a faculty member to join the NASP Accredited School Psychology Ed.S. program and their new School Psychology Psy.D. program, which is currently APA accredited on contingency.  The role of the School Psychology Department Faculty includes teaching, student advisement, committee work, and may include professional service to the school, profession, and public, and research over the course of the three-semester academic year.

The department seeks an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness, professional development and scholarship, integrity and ethics, respect for diversity and pluralism, innovation, flexibility, and teamwork and collaboration. C andidates who will advance equity, diversity, and inclusion through their teaching, scholarship, and service are strongly encouraged to apply.  

TCSPP’s statement of diversity and core values is included here:  https://www.thechicagoschool.edu/why-us/about-the-chicago-school/mission/

Candidates would bring expertise in one or more of the following areas:  academic/behavioral assessment and interventions at an individual and systems level (multi-tiers of student support), infant to preschool assessment, consultation, neuropsychology.

Principal Duties:

Teaching

  • Teach 18 credit hours over the course of three semesters

  • Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise and update course content to reflect knowledge updates

  • Prepare course syllabus and plans in accord with Department requirements

  • Select textbooks and teaching aids as required

  • Classroom instruction including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, or other appropriate modes of education delivery in a higher education setting

  • Develop, and regularly update, a system for ongoing evaluation of teaching and student learning

  • Co-curricular activities such as colloquia

  • Hold office hours on a weekly basis

Advising

  • Maintain an Advisee load according to Department needs

  • Spend time with Advisees to provide mentorship on matters related to their academic, curricular, and career development

  • Mentor Advisees in preparing their vita and training application materials, as well as write recommendation letters

  • Assist the Department Chair in documenting student progress through the program; when necessary, this includes crafting individual Academic Development Plans for Advisees, tracking their compliance, and documenting their progress

  • Present progress of Advisees to Faculty at semester Student Review meetings, meet with

  • Advisees to gather additional information or communicate Faculty concerns, and report back to Faculty on the results

Research

  • Engage in personal scholarship activities in accord with Boyer’s expanded model of scholarship

  • Present at state, national, and international conferences in the field of School Psychology

  • Make results of research available for Departmental/Institutional review

  • Could serve as dissertation chair or dissertation committee members

Professional Service

  • Actively maintain activities that further the practice of school psychology

  • Foster education of, and interest in, student service in the community

  • Engage in community service

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•           Evidence of strong teaching skills

•           Familiarity with virtual instructional tools and course design

•           Strong research background

•           Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 

Position Qualifications:

•           Earned doctorate degree in School Psychology or related field

•           Preferred at least 3 years of experience as a School Psychologist

•           Experience teaching and/or supervising graduate students

•           Licensed School Psychologist and/or Clinical Psychologist

Required Application Documents:

  • Cover Letter

  • CV/Resume

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with limited exemptions, as a condition of employment.


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