Education/Library Science (501645)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Library Services

Job Description






THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master's degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is housed under the College of Education and Allied Studies (CEAS). EPSY offers a number of programs leading to the M.S. in Counseling, the M.S. in Special Education, and related credentials. Our programs train specialists and educators who desire to work as school counselors, school psychologists, marriage and family therapists, or special education professionals to do innovative work in schools and clinical and non-clinical settings.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The tenure-track full time faculty position requires the following: teach professional and academic assessment, intervention, counseling, and consultation courses; supervise and mentor School Psychologists- in-training; support ongoing data collection, program evaluation, and program improvement and recruitment to assist with state and national accreditation in keeping with California Teacher Credential (CTC) and National Association of School Psychology (NASP); conduct research and submit to journals; engage in community service; and assist the department/college/university with administrative and/or committee work.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Teach a list of potential courses including (but not restricted to): professional and academic assessment, intervention, counseling, consultation courses, and other courses of interest.
  2. Hold weekly office hours.
  3. Prepare course syllabi and select textbooks and other relevant course materials.
  4. Remain current in field of study/teaching expertise relevant to School Psychology and update course content to reflect knowledge updates.
  5. Engage diverse students in learning using various platforms of teaching (modeling, online resources).
  6. Attend professional development training as needed.

Field Placements, Supervision, Program Advising
  1. Assist in updating supervisor and student handbooks and program related forms.
  2. Recruit students for the School Psychology Program, which includes conducting information orientations, reviewing applications, and doing individual interviews of potential students.
  3. Support program students as it relates to coursework and program expectations.
  4. Develop and maintain relationships with field supervisors.
  5. Ongoing monitoring of field progress through: a) sending end of semester evaluations to field supervisors, b) periodic phone and email check-ins with field supervisors (and more as needed), and c) consultation with program faculty as needed.
  6. Assist the School Psychology Program Coordinator in documenting student progress; reviewing program data collection, and writing accreditation summaries.
  7. Work collaboratively with faculty members and staff to create a harmonious work environment.

  1. Present scholarly work related to School Psychology at relevant state, national, and local conferences.
  2. Engage in personal scholarship activities that lead to a clear research agenda and publications.

Professional Service
  1. Engage in community service through social justice advocacy.
  2. Foster education of and interest of student service to the community.
  3. Actively maintain activities that further the practice of school psychology.
  4. Participate actively in professional organizations and conferences, such as the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and the California School Psychologists Association (CASP).
  5. Serve on university, community, state, and national committees.

Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2022


1. An earned doctorate from a nationally recognized and accredited institution in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, or related field. ABD candidates will be considered; Ph.D. must be completed by the effective date of the appointment.
  1. Experience as a credentialed School Psychologist in the K-12 public schools, with knowledge of school systems, conducting assessments for special education eligibility, and prevention and early intervention programming.
  2. Knowledge of special education law.
  3. Experience as a counselor, psychologist or clinician working with individuals, children and families in clinical or school settings.
  4. Commitment to the active pursuit of a research agenda leading to refereed scholarship, professional presentations, and external funding.
  5. Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and collegiality.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with and knowledge of California Teacher Credential (CTC) and National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) accreditation and standards.

2. Demonstrated experience or potential to teach graduate-level courses using innovative technologies and approaches.

3.Expertise in learning and neuropsychological disabilities and assessments

4.Evidence of publication or strong potential for success in research as related to the practice of school psychology.

Candidates should also demonstrate evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our department/college/university's commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity or evidence of strong potential for success if ABD Candidates should also demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University's program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until filled. Please submit: (1) A letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in this position announcement; (2) a complete and current vita; (3) URL links to three (3) of your most recent/best professional publications (e.g., articles, books chapters, reviews); these links should be clearly listed on your vita; (4) scanned copy of graduate transcripts; (5) a one-page diversity statement that addresses how you engage a diverse student population in your teaching, research, mentoring, and advising; (6) contact information for each of three letters of recommendation to be contacted via PageUp; and (7) contact information for three telephone references. Selected applicants will be asked to submit official transcripts at a later date.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Linda Smetana, Committee Chair at

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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