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Job Announcements in Louisiana

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.


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


Livingston Parish: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 7/26/2017

Certified School Psychologist, Applicants interested in this position should apply:  https://phl.applitrack.com/lpsb/onlineapp/

 Livingston Parish Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). Livingston Parish Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ouachita Parish School Board: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 7/12/2017
School Psychologist (10 Month), Applicant must hold a School Psychology Level A, Level B, or a Provisional License in accordance with the Louisiana Department of Education Certification Requirements. Individuals with a provisional certification will be required to submit additional supporting information regarding their training program(s).

Submit hard copy of cover letter, resume, and certificate to:

Flint Smith, Pupil Appraisal Facilitator
OPSB Student Support Services
800 Claiborne Street
West Monroe, LA  71291


FirstLine Schools: Orleans Parish: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 7/10/2017

The school psychologist will provide direct support and interventions to students; 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 chair-person and 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=763


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).


Louisiana Key Academy: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 8/2/2016

The School Psychologist or Educational Diagnostician will facilitate pupil appraisal evaluations for students at Louisiana Key Academy demonstrating need for a psycho-educational evaluation. This person will collaborate with the pupil appraisal team, including speech therapists, interventionists, teachers, school counselors, parents, students, and the Director of Student Services to complete evaluations. This position has the narrow focus of evaluating students for disabilities and does not include general school responsibilities such as counseling or intervening academically or behaviorally with students. Performance Responsibilities: Conduct psycho-educational evaluations, in accordance with Louisiana Bulletin 1508, for students identified as having a need for an evaluation by the Intervention Assistance Team (IAT). Coordinate assessments to be completed by other evaluation team members, such as a speech therapist or school counselor. Disseminate report findings to the evaluation team and parents of the student. Consult with the IEP team as needed. Job Type: Full-time. Required license or certification: Licensed School Psychologist, Certified Ed. Diagnostician or Assessment Teacher. Please contact kayla.reggio@lakeyacademy.com or heather.bourgeois@lakeyacademy.com if interested.


Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired: Anticipated opening for School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 6/22/2016

Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired is currently accepting applications for a school psychologist for the 2016-2017 school year. To access detailed information regarding this position and to apply for this job online please visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/louisiana/default.cfm Qualifications include: Master's degree from accredited university or college with Louisiana certification (according to Bulletin 746), in special education, psychology, school psychology, counseling, social work or a related field, experience in functional behavior assessment, behavioral intervention development, and implementation support. For further information about this anticipated job opening contact: LSDVI/Human Resources; Diane LeBlanc (225) 757-3208.


Richland Parish: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 6/7/2016

Richland Parish Schools is currently accepting applications for a school psychologist for the 2016-2017 school year. Interns will be considered for this position. This will be a 10 month position. If interested, please contact Joyce Smith at 318-728- 5964 ext. 243 or joysmith@richland.k12.la.us


ReNEW Schools (Charter Network): School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 4/18/2016 - 2 Positions (1 Network Based, 1 School Based)

Position Information: Full Time with benefits. Applications will be received on a rolling basis with a goal to hire by June 2016. Our school year begins in early July. Please apply online at www.renewschools.org/careers Contact: Samantha Page, HR & Staffing Manager, ReNEW Schools (504) 358-9375


ARISE Academy: School Psychologist/Evaluation Coordinator, LSPA Posting 4/6/2016 - 2 Positions

Job Summary: The school psychologist/evaluation coordinator will serve on the Student Support Team.  The position’s primary responsibility is to coordinate comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations.  Other responsibilities include serving as SBLC chair-person, advise program development for academic and behavioral interventions, and provide professional support to the school psychologist intern. Please visit ariseschools.org to apply. https://www.smartrecruiters.com/ARISESchools/91429679-superstar-school-psychologist-evaluation-coordinator-for-2016-to-2017-academic-year 


Morehouse Parish School System: School Psychologist, LSPA Posting 4/6/2016 

Web Posting: http://www.mpsb.us/Information/JobOpenings/tabid/51712/Default.aspx


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