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LSPA shares recruitment information in order to assist members seeking employment opportunities and is not responsible for the accuracy of the content.  It is recommended that applicants make direct contact with prospective employers to verify and clarify employment information. The views and opinions expressed by these agencies do not necessarily reflect those of LSPA. Other helpful Louisiana career information in school psychology and/or education may be found through the LA Department of Education here https://www.teachlouisiana.net/ or specific posting to schools/organizations.

Please contact the webmaster if you would like your Louisiana position posted here. Only Louisiana positions of interest to individuals in school psychology will be posted. Please include the following information to the LSPA webmaster for posting: School District/Organization Name, District or Geographic Location, Position Title, Full/Part Time, Number of Months/Days for Contract Employment, Application Timeline/Requested Start and End Dates of LSPA online posting, Willingness to Accept Interns, Online Link of Description of Position, Daily Work Beginning and Ending Times & if Flexible, Estimated Number of Schools Served, Salary Schedule or Negotiable Salary Range, If Local Stipend is provided, Online Link to Job Posting, Preferred Skills or Applicant Requirements, Instructions for Candidate, and Contact Information including name, title, phone number/email address, and website of employing agency/organization.

Nicholls State University: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track.  LSPA Posting 8/9/2018-Position Filled.

Position within Department of Psychology, Counseling and Family Studies.  

Duties & Responsibilities: 10% Participate in Program; Department; and Unit accreditation processes; assume role of university-based supervisor for field experiences upon licensure 10% - Serve on faculty committees 10% - Scholarly activities and research 20% - Advise students and mentor undergraduate research projects; advise graduate students 50% - Teach Graduate Course work in School Psychology and undergraduate courses.

Salary Schedule: Commensurate with experience; Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in school psychology from NASP or APA approved program; Minimum Licenses Required: Licensed Psychologist with a declared specialty in School Psychology (or eligibility for licensure by LA State Board of Examiners of Psychologists); Preferred Licenses: BCBA certification also a plus; Preferred Experience: Graduate-level teaching; history of employment as a full-time school psychologist; supervision of school psychologists; proven or demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity; solid evidence of an Applied Behavior Analysis background in training, publication, and work history. 

Job Posting Organization Website: http://www.nicholls.edu

Orleans Parish School Board: Certified Citywide School Psychologist, Full Time, 10 month. LSPA Posting 8/1/2018-9/1/2018 (Application Deadline)

Full-time, 10-month position available for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please contact Shayla Guidry, Executive Director of Exceptional Children’s Services, for more information. ​

Job Description  Daily Work Hours: 8:30 AM-4 PM; Estimated Number of Schools Served: 3; Willing to Accept Interns: Yes

Salary Schedule $44,911 - $70,201 based on years of experience and highest degree obtained Local Stipend Provided: Yes

Job Posting   Organization Website: https://opsb.us/

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Field Tester/Clinical Examiner, Full or Part Time, LSPA Posting 6/19/2018-10/1/2018 (Application Deadline)

Application Timeline: June 15th through October 1st. Instructions for Candidates: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is recruiting psychological and educational professionals to be Field Testers/Clinical Examiners in our national research studies. Gain insight into how clinical assessments are developed by becoming a part of the process. HMH relies on qualified professionals across the country to collect important data for research studies using our prominent assessment solutions. For additional information and to apply, please visit the link below.  Link:  https://sites.google.com/view/hmhclinicalresearch Christina Kowalczyk, Program Director, Clinical Product Development, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, One Pierce Place, Suite 900W, Itasca, IL 60143, Office: 630.467.6360 hmhco.com

Jefferson Davis Parish, School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 6/13/2018

Must have Certification as School Psychologist, 10-month position Contact:  Linda Fonger (337) 824-3522; linda.fonger@jdpsbk12.org or John Hall (337) 824-1834; john.hall@jdpsbk12.org 203 E. Plaquemine Street, P.O. Box 640 Jennings, LA 70546 

St. Bernard Parish Public Schools; School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 6/12/2018

Full Time, School Psychologist, 10 month (1 week before teachers report, 3 weeks following last day), Applications currently being accepted, Email Resume to Alison Gros- Agros@sbpsb.org, Contact number 504-301-2000

Collegiate Academies: Network Psychologist Specializing in Assessment, LSPA Posting 6/12/2018

Collegiate Academies builds world-class public schools that prepare all students for college success and lives of unlimited opportunity. Founded in 2008 with 80 9th graders, Collegiate Academies now serves over 1,800 students in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The Network Psychologist is directly responsible for coordinating evaluations for scholars in need of Special Education services across the Collegiate Academies system. Learn more about Collegiate Academies here:  http://collegiateacademies.org/ Role: Network Psychologist Specializing in Assessment Organization: Collegiate Academies, Full Time, Applications are currently being accepted. Apply online at: http://collegiateacademies.org/page/88/apply-now?p=job%2Fohca7fwu Contact: Emily Aeschliman at eaeschliman@collegiateacademies.org 

FirstLine Schools: Orleans Parish: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting Updated 6/12/2018

The network   School psychologist / Evaluation Assessment Specialist will work across all FirstLine Schools and will ; consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies; work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies; and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services.  This position will also have primary responsibility for conducting and coordinating comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations. Other responsibilities include serving as SBLC team member- advising program development for academic and behavioral interventions. See the web posting for more info: https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FIRSTLINESCHOOLS&cws=1&rid=851

Tangipahoa Parish School System:  School Psychologist—2 Positions, LSPA Posting 5/20/2018

School Psychologist (9 ½ Month) Must hold State Certification as a School Psychologist. Please contact:  Catherine Lofton, LCSW, Pupil Appraisal Coordinator, 985 310-2135, catherine.lofton@tangischools.org

IDEA Public Schools: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, LSPA Posting 5/9/2018

IDEA Public Schools is excited about opening 2 brand new campuses in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this August.  IDEA Public Schools currently serves 36,000 students in 61 schools across the Rio Grande Valley, Austin, and San Antonio regions in Texas and we are eager to begin to work with the Louisiana community.  IDEA has a track record of success, including 12 consecutive years of 100% college acceptance for graduating seniors and 100% college matriculation.  Our LSSPs play a key role in ensuring high quality educational outcomes  and opportunities for all IDEA students – partnering with teachers, administrators, and families! You can learn more about IDEA Louisiana here:https://www.ideapublicschools.org/regions/southern-louisiana

Role: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Organization: IDEA Public Schools, Full Time, Applications are currently being accepted; target hire date of June 10th with a July start date. Apply online at: https://ideapublicschools.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=653 Contact: Jessica Hess at Jessica.hess@ideapublicschools.org

Independent Local Education Agency - Public Charter School, School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 3/7/2018 

Full Time 2018-2019 school year, Until Filled, Submit resume and letter of recommendation to Terri Smith (tsmith@encorelearning.org), E-mail Terri Smith, School Leader, TSmith@encorelearning.org

Livingston Parish Public Schools: School Psychologist, LPSA Posting 2/26/2018

Contact Person's Name & Information:  Rubby Douglas, LCSW, BACS - Pupil Appraisal Coordinator Description of Job:  see attached Are you willing to accept interns? Yes, but must have strong work ethic and willingness to learn and take direction to provide the best support to students and schools.

Morehouse Parish: Full Time School Psychologist , LPSA Posting 2/26/2018

District Name: Morehouse Parish, Contact Person's Name & Information: Danny Nevala   dnevala@mpsb.us318-283-1600 Description of Job: Full Time School Psychologist Are you willing to accept interns?: Yes

Caddo Parish: 5 Positions, School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 2/26/2018

Contact Person"s Name & Info: Regina Washington rwashington@caddoschools.org 318-603-6873  Description of Job: See attached. Are you willing to accept interns: Yes.

Zachary Community Schools: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 2/5/2018

Position Title: School Psychologist, School District/Organization Information: Zachary Community Schools, Full/Part Time: Full time, Application Timeline: Spring 2018

Instructions for Candidates: Contact: Aenid Mason, Director of Support Student Services, Office: 658-4969 (Ext. 125); email Aeneid.Mason@zacharyschools.org Online Link of Posting and contact information: Visit the following for application - https://zachary.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=171 Requested Start and End Dates of LSPA online posting: Now-ongoing 

LSU, Department of Psychology, LSPA Posting 9/28/2017

The Department of Psychology anticipates filling an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) position within School Psychology program effective August 2018. The School Psychology program at LSU has a strong commitment to empirically guided practice within a training model emphasizing ecological models and intervention. Candidates are expected to demonstrate unambiguous potential for research excellence. Colleagues with expertise in both school psychology and/or behavior analysis are encouraged to apply. Additionally, colleagues with expertise in behavior analysis are encouraged to apply if they have expertise in the treatment and education of children exhibiting developmental and clinical concerns. Well qualified candidates will be given serious consideration regardless of specific areas of interest or theoretical orientation. Please contact Dr. George Noell, Search Committee Chair (gnoell@lsu.edu) or Dr. Jason L. Hicks, Psychology Department Chair (jhicks@lsu.edu) with questions. Information on the department can be found at www.lsu.edu/psychology. Job Duties Responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate teaching, establishment of a strong research agenda, supervision of student research, and supervision of practical training. Minimum Qualifications PhD in Psychology, Education, or closely related fields with specialization substantively relevant to school psychology and research credentials that are commensurate with a research extensive university. A.B.D. candidates may be considered with requirement of successful dissertation defense prior to appointment.

Application materials, including vita, letter of application, description of research program (Other Document 1), sample of scholarly writing (Other Document 2), and evidence of teaching excellence (Other Document 3) should be attached to the electronic application. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Three letters of recommendation should be e-mailed to Dr. Jason Hicks, Chair, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 708083, or sent by email to jhicks@lsu.edu. In the letter of application, applicants should address how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020: Discovery: Expand discovery through transformative research and creative activities addressing contemporary and enduring issues that shape the way we live in the world. Learning: Enhance a faculty-led and student-centered learning environment that develops engaged citizens and enlightened leaders. Diversity: Strengthen the intellectual environment by broadening the cultural diversity of the LSU community. Engagement: Promote engagement of faculty, staff, and students in the transformation of communities. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Tulane University, Department of Psychology, LSPA Posting 9/25/2017

 in the School of Science and Engineering, announces an opening for a PROFESSOR OF PRACTICE in SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY starting in July 2018. The Professor of Practice is a renewable three year regular faculty position that is devoted to teaching and does not lead to tenure. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in School Psychology from an APA accredited program; eligibility for licensure and certification in Louisiana; and evidence of teaching experience. Individuals with a Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology may also apply if there is evidence of significant school-based training and experience. Specific responsibilities of the 9-month appointment include teaching three courses per semester, including graduate courses, practicum supervision, and an undergraduate course in Abnormal Psychology. Potential graduate courses and associated practicum supervision include Psychological Assessment I (cognitive) or II (emotional/behavioral), Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention, and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. Active participation in program development and training initiatives is also expected. 

The School Psychology Program is housed within the Department of Psychology, which consists of 21 full-time faculty, 7 of whom serve as core faculty in the School Psychology Program. The Program offers the Ph.D. degree and is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Program is guided by an ecologically-grounded scientistpractitioner model of training, with particular emphasis on the contexts of development and culture. Practicum training takes place in a range of settings, including public schools, a campus-based clinic, and community health and mental health settings. We are dedicated to maintaining a culturally diverse faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Tulane University is an EEO/AA/ADA employer. Application review will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please upload a letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/44937. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Stacy Overstreet, Chair, Search Committee (soverst@tulane.edu).

Monroe City Schools: School Psychologist or Edu Dia, LSPA Posting 9/5/2017

This is a 10 month postition available immediately. It is being reposted to extend the deadline. Qualifications: Applicant must be certified by the state as a School Psychologist or Educational Diagnostician.

Application: Letters of interest, resumes including references, and a copy of professional certificate will be accepted. Do not send packet by email. Send application packet to: Monroe City Schools, Human Resources Division, Attention: Phedra Brantley, Director, 2006 Tower Drive, P. O. Box 4180, Monroe, LA 71211 Monroe City Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vermilion Parish: School Psychologist or Intern, LSPA Posting 8/1/2017

This is a 10 month position in Pupil Appraisal.  Both certified school psychologists and interns will be considered for employment.  The school psychologist will have the responsibility to provide direct support and interventions to students.  They will also work with and consult with school administrators, teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals, such as, school social workers and school counselors to improve individual and school-wide support strategies.  

Please contact: Larry Gage, Coordinating Supervisor of Special Education, Vermilion Parish School Board, 220 South Jefferson Street, P.O. Drawer 520, Abbeville, LA 70510, Office:  337-898-5719 Fax:     337-898-5816

Claiborne Parish: School Psychologist or Intern, LSPA Posting 6/1/2017

Job opening for a school psychologist in Claiborne Parish.  This is a 10 month position with start date of July 24, 2017.  Both certified school psychologists and interns will be considered for employment. Please contact Lisa Spillers or Rhonda Hatfield at 318-927-4600 or by email: hatfield@claibornepsb.org or lspillers@claibornepsb.org or lspillers009@gmail.com

Contract Work Available, LSPA Posting 1/9/2017

School psychologists and educational diagnosticians are needed in all areas of the state, especially in central and northern Louisiana, to provide components of Bulletin 1508 evaluations for students enrolled in a virtual school.  The work can be done on the weekends and in the evenings and would not interfere with current employment. For those interested, more information can be obtained from Don Fontenelle, Ph.D. (drdfontenelle@bellsouth.net).

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