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Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology, Tenure-track

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Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The university will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates should submit electronically the following items: letter of application that highlights their unique abilities and experiences, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching effectiveness, three professional references with contact information, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Note: Letters of recommendation may be requested from those selected for an on-campus interview. For full-consideration, applications must be submitted by June 22, 2017. The position will remain open until a candidate has been selected. Please direct position inquiries to Dr. Carrie Ball, carrie.ball@indstate.edu.

Position Details

Position Details

About the Institution

Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that integrates teaching, research, and creative activity in an engaging, challenging, and supportive learning environment to prepare productive citizens of the world. Indiana State is dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge while maintaining its longstanding commitment to inclusiveness.

Located in Southwest Indiana, Indiana State University is conveniently located 10 minutes from I-70 making trips to Indianapolis, St. Louis, Chicago and Cincinnati easily accessible. Indiana State University sits in the central part of downtown Terre Haute making the commute to shopping, food, housing, arts, sports and entertainment within 15 minutes to campus.

Indiana State University has been listed by both Forbes and the Princeton Review as one of the top schools in the Midwest for the 5th and 13th year, respectively. U.S. News Best Colleges rankings describe Indiana State University as pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped, and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one the most environmentally responsible colleges. Indiana State University’s commitment to community engagement and public service sets it apart. Students are motivated to apply both knowledge and creativity with local surrounding communities and counties.

As a medium size public university, Indiana State University is known to have one of the most diverse student populations in the State of Indiana. With approximately 12,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students, our minority student population is nearly 25%. Indiana State University continues to grow in enrollment and is committed to student development, leadership, and success.

Comments to Applicants

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for other than practical training. The university will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Candidates should submit electronically the following items: letter of application that highlights their unique abilities and experiences, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching effectiveness, three professional references with contact information, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Note: Letters of recommendation may be requested from those selected for an on-campus interview.

For full-consideration, applications must be submitted by June 22, 2017. The position will remain open until a candidate has been selected.

Please direct position inquiries to Dr. Carrie Ball, carrie.ball@indstate.edu.

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor, School Psychology, Tenure-track
Department CD & Coun, School & Ed Psych
Work Schedule

This is a 10-month faculty contract. Must be available to teach courses when scheduled (may include some evenings).

Notice of Vacancy Number F17-00060
Desired Start Date
Open Date 06/08/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty - Tenure Track
Job Type Faculty - Full Time
Pay Grade 130 - Associate Professor
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience.
Benefits Associated with this Position

Staff Benefits
Benefits Received for Full Time Faculty (FA, FN, FF)
• Life Insurance: The coverage amount is based on two and one-half times appointment salary rounded up to the next whole thousand with a maximum coverage of $100,000 and includes the same amount of Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The University currently pays the entire cost of coverage.
• Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Coverage: The cost of coverage is shared between employees and the University. Rates are determined by participation in Wellness Program and use of tobacco products. Coverage is available on the first of the month following appointment date.
TIAA Retirement Contributions: Contributions begin based upon the first day of employment at a contribution rate of ten (10) percent of base appointment salary paid in full by ISU. The contributions are vested immediately. There are 40 investment options from which to choose.
TIAA Auto Enroll: New employees are automatically enrolled in a tax deferred retirement program at hire: three (3) percent is deducted before taxes for the program to facilitate retirement planning. Employees may opt out of the program within 90 days.
• Long Term Disability Coverage: Employees are eligible after three (3) years of continuous, regular employment with the University. This policy guarantees approved disabled employees a 66 2/3 percent income protection (from all sources) after 180 days of continuous total disability. Immediate participation is available for current members of a comparable group disability insurance program within 90 days prior to ISU employment and that would have provided income protection upon disability for at least five years.
• Fee Waiver Program: For the employee, spouse and dependent children: Staff may enroll in up to 18 hours of course work each academic year at a reduced rate. Spouses may enroll in 15 semester hours each academic year with 80% of qualified tuition waived. Dependent children of regular full-time staff who are full-time degree seeking undergraduate students at ISU may receive a fee waiver of 80% of qualified tuition for up to a total of ten (10) semesters. Consult your department for any limitations or restrictions.
• Sick Leave: Accrues at a rate of 12 days per academic year with unlimited accumulation.
• Pay Options: Faculty on academic year appointments have the option of receiving their salary paid in 10 payments (September 1 through June 1) or 12 payments (September 1 through August 1) each year.
Optional Benefits
• Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional amounts of life insurance may be purchased on employee, spouse and dependent children.
• Voluntary Vision Plan: May enroll within the first 31 days of employment date.

Job Summary/Basic Function

We are seeking a colleague to join our committed team of core faculty who prepare school psychologists at the specialist and doctoral levels. The ideal candidate will be committed to innovative pedagogy and experiential learning that values the success of diverse learners.

Specific Responsibilities

Major responsibilities include: teaching courses in school psychology and related areas using a variety of instructional formats; advising, supervising, and mentoring student research and practice; contributing to the community engagement efforts of the program, department, college, and university; and developing and maintaining an active program of scholarship.

Required Relevant Education & Experience

Earned doctorate in School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field. ABD will be considered (all degree requirements must be met within 6 months of hire).

Ed.S. degree or equivalent in School Psychology. Must hold, or be eligible for and willing to seek, licensure as a school psychologist through the Indiana Department of Education.

Required Field(s) of Study

Doctoral-level training in School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field.

Preferred Relevant Education and Experience

Earned doctorate in School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, or closely related field.

Supervisory Responsibilities Has authority or responsibility for the supervision of student workers or graduate assistants only.
Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Hold, or be eligible for and willing to seek, licensure as a school psychologist through the Indiana Department of Education.

Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Hold, or be eligible for and willing to seek, licensure as a psychologist through the Indiana State Psychology Board.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Preferred Qualifications:
Successful teaching experience in higher education, with preference for teaching that demonstrates innovative pedagogy to meet the needs of diverse learners

Demonstrated potential for developing an active program of scholarship, including supervising and mentoring graduate student research

Evidence of commitment and potential to supervise graduate students’ community engagement and experiential learning activities

Experience as a school psychologist, with preference for experience working with diverse populations

Hold, or be eligible for and willing to seek, licensure as a psychologist through the Indiana State Psychology Board

Expertise or specialization in systems-level consultation; multi-tiered systems of support; applied behavior analysis; crisis prevention/intervention; and/or statistics/research methods.

Qualifications & Disclaimer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information on this description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

NCAA Guidelines

All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.

No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual’s involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  5. Doctoral Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Master's Transcript
  2. Sample1
  3. Sample2

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess an earned doctorate in School Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counselor Education, or a closely related field OR are you ABD with all degree requirements met within 6 months of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you hold, or are you eligible for and willing to seek, licensure as a school psychologist through the Indiana Department of Education?
    • Yes
    • No