University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, United States
11 days ago
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The Opportunity

The Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology in the College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure earning lecturer position in the School Psychology program, anticipated to begin Fall 2024. This position is located on the Orlando main campus and summer teaching may be available.

The selected candidate will contribute to the School Psychology program’s mission by teaching a variety of graduate level courses, advising students, and supervising practicum and internship students. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with strong teaching, supervision, and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilitiesmay include:
  • Teach graduate courses, supervise practicum and/or internship activities, advise graduate students, and assist with planning program activities.
  • Adhere to current NASP professional standards.
  • Adhere to current NASP standards for graduate preparation of School Psychologists.
  • Participate in service and leadership activities at the department, university, and professional organization level.
  • Provide presentations or publications at national, regional, or local conferences regarding professional School Psychology topics.
  • Work with and support students and faculty in the School Psychology program.

The School Psychology program in CCIE offers an Ed.S. degree and is accredited by the state of Florida and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. The School Psychology program at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is dedicated to preparing highly competent future professional school psychologists based on a practitioner-scholar-scientist model. As a result of their broad-based training, graduates are prepared to make significant contributions to this dynamic, exciting, and challenging field. For additional School Psychology program information, visit

The UCF College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) is a one-of-a-kind academic unit with distinct, interdisciplinary expertise and potential for partnership with community stakeholders, conceived to address societal challenges and work alongside the community. Established in 2018, the college offers undergraduate and graduate programs on the main campus and UCF Downtown. At the heart of the college's mission is the institutional commitment to transform lives and strengthen society by developing a unified vision and innovative solutions to complex social issues. CCIE promotes innovation through state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research with social impact, contemporary inclusive teaching and learning practices, and preeminent service for the disciplines, the institution, and the community.

Minimum Qualifications:

A doctorate in school, clinical, or counseling psychology from an accredited institution or a doctorate in education from an accredited institution with state certification as a school psychologist in the state of Florida.

The selected candidate must also:
  • Be licensed or license-eligible as a school psychologist or psychologist in the state of Florida.
  • Have identifiable potential to teach intellectual, academic, and social-emotional assessment courses in school psychology (such as through supervision of field-based school psychology students).
  • Have identifiable potential for excellence in teaching, service, and leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Earned a doctoral degree from a NASP Approved/Accredited or APA Accredited School Psychology program OR doctorate in education with state certification as a school psychologist AND experience teaching at the university level.
  • Eligible for NCSP certification.
  • Experience working as a school psychologist in pre-K-12 school and/or university-clinic settings.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching school psychology courses for diverse student populations.
  • Experience in clinical supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with linguistically, ethnically, or other diverse populations.
  • Active membership(s) in professional organization(s).
  • Evidence of leadership in professional school psychology organizations.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a (1) a letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) and a list with contact information for three [up to five] professional references.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be simultaneously uploaded. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

Questions regarding this should be directed to Dr. Ann Shilligford, Search Committee Chair, at .

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

Job Close Date:

Open until filled.

Note to applicants: Please keep in mind that a job posted as ‘ Open until filled ’ may close at any time without notice. As such, we encourage you to submit your application and all required documentation as quickly as possible to ensure consideration for the posted position.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
  • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid time off, including annual leave (12-month faculty) and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Retirement savings options.
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
  • Education assistance.
  • Flexible work environment.

And more...For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website ( ).

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger , and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 240 degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.

College of Community Innovation and Education (CCIE) Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Disabled/Vets. Click on UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement to view the President’s Statement .

The UCF affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office of Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Job ID: 72371060
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