Assistant Professor of Practice: Director Counseling and School Psychology Clinic

  • University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • Oct 31, 2019
Full time Admin / Management Psychologist

Job Description

The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applicants for a twelve-month, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice position to serve as the Clinic Director of the Counseling and School Psychology Clinic (CSPC) in our APA-accredited Counseling Psychology and School Psychology programs.

We are seeking candidates with expertise in the provision and supervision of evidence-based mental health interventions and assessments across a diverse range of populations to manage and grow our psychology training clinic. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to high-quality graduate supervision and teaching, and a vision for expanding the clinical/outreach services provided by the CSPC by securing partnerships and referral sources across the university and local community. Candidates must also contribute to the continuance of the programs’ longstanding commitment to multiculturalism, diversity, and social justice. In addition to directing and administering the daily CSPC operations, teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and/or graduate courses and clinical supervision of graduate students in both the School Psychology and Counseling Psychology programs. Finally, collaboration with other Counseling and School Psychology Program faculty in contributing to the management of the Programs is essential.

The Counseling and School Psychology Clinic is a psychological services, training and research clinic which resides in the Department of Educational Psychology within the College of Education and Human Sciences. The clinic’s priority is to provide affordable high quality psychological intervention and assessment services to the community through the professional training of the Counseling Psychology and School Psychology training programs. Graduate students engaged in practicum coursework provide all clinic services under the supervision of faculty from both programs who are licensed psychologists. The Department of Educational Psychology offers four graduate programs: School Psychology (APA-accredited and NASP–approved); Counseling Psychology (APA-accredited); Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods; and Developmental Learning Sciences. The Buros Center for Testing and the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, and Schools are also affiliated with the Department. Willingness to collaborate across disciplines in the College of Education and Human Sciences and the University is highly desirable. Applicants can learn more about the Department ( or College ( through their websites.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate (Ph.D. or PsyD.) in Counseling, School or Clinical Psychology from an APA-approved program.
• Licensed as a doctoral level Psychologist in the state of Nebraska by the start date of position.
• Experience working with diverse populations of children, adolescents and/or adults.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Three years of experience providing psychological services in a clinical setting.
• Experience in supervising students working in a clinical setting.
• Experience teaching at the postsecondary level.
• Experience in clinic administration, maintaining EMR software and managing clinic staff.
• Experience working with the full range of child, adolescent and adult populations.

Review of applications will begin November 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and make application, go to, requisition F_190183. Click “Apply to this job,” complete the application and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application describing qualifications for position as defined in position announcement, 2) curriculum vita, and 3) statement describing theoretical orientation to intervention and supervision (attach as “other document”). Applicants should make arrangements to have three letters of recommendation sent to Scott A. Napolitano, Ph.D. Chair, Counseling & School Psychology Clinic Search Committee, Department of Educational Psychology, 228 TEAC, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0345.

Candidates wishing additional information are encouraged to contact Dr. Napolitano by phone (402-472-2223) or email (

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