Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Marist College

Assistant Professor of School Psychology

  • Institution: Marist College
  • Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Assistant Professor of School Psychology

  • Marist College | Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: October 26, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Professor of School Psychology

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

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Location Poughkeepsie, NY

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Job Description

Position Title:


Assistant Professor of School Psychology




Psychology Department, School of Social & Behavioral Science


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Job Summary:


The psychology department in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Marist College invites applications for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor of School Psychology to begin the fall of 2024.


The successful candidate will specialize in School Psychology and teach in the undergraduate psychology major and the NASP approved MA School Psychology program, with an emphasis on graduate instruction. Graduate courses are held in the evenings. We seek those with expertise related to school-based consultation and academic/behavioral assessment and intervention. We are particularly interested in candidates who may fulfill the responsibilities of the Field Coordinator role.


Applicants should be flexible about teaching assignments. We welcome candidates who will place an emphasis on quality teaching in a small classroom setting and who can expertly integrate relevant sociocultural and diversity content and issues into their teaching. Applicants should be engaged in ongoing research activities and enthusiastic about allowing students to assist them.


Minimum Qualifications:


A Doctorate in School Psychology or closely related discipline by fall 2024 is required.


Essential Functions:


·      Primary responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate instruction with an expectation of competence in the use of instructional technology

·      Responsible for advisement of students

·      Participation in departmental activities

·      Active research agenda


Preferred Qualifications:


College level teaching experience is preferred. State certification as a School Psychologist and NCSP credential are preferred.


Required Application Documents:


Resume, Cover Letter, & Contact Information of 3 Professional References




The position includes a comprehensive benefit package*. Benefits for this position include but are not limited to the following:


·      Unlimited paid sick time.

·      14+ paid holidays per year.

·      Medical, Dental & Vision insurance programs at a 15% employee / 85% employer contribution rate. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Care (FSD).

·      Life insurance.

·      Generous short-term and long-term disability programs and workers compensation.

·      403(b) defined contribution plan:

o   First 6 years College contributes 7.5%, Employee contributes a mandatory 4%.

o   College contribution increases to 10.5% in year 7, and 12% after 15 years.

o   Employee contribution decreases to 1% in year 7. Remains 1% thereafter.

·      403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity – Roth option available. Voluntary, up to IRS maximum contribution.

·      Tuition Benefits:

o   Up to 16 undergraduate credits per semester. Up to 18 graduate credit per academic calendar. Eligibility extends to employee, spouse, and dependent children under age 26.

o   College pays 100% tuition only.

o   Eligible dependents may be Reimbursed up to $2,000 per semester towards tuition at another accredited institution.

*Eligibility requirements including waiting periods and/or employee probationary periods may apply at the discretion of the College.


About the Department/School:


The Psychology Department is home to 16 full time faculty as well as several, valued, part-time faculty. The department offers an undergraduate psychology major and minor and supports graduate programs in clinical mental health counseling and school psychology. The department members have expertise in many domains and work together to create a rich curricular experience for students that includes theory, research, and applied fieldwork.


The Psychology Department and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences are committed to advancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive climate. The School has taken leadership in several social justice initiatives, including Creating an Inclusive Community dialogues, the Marist Center for Social Justice Research, and the Marist College Diversity Leadership Institute.


About Marist College:


Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit



Equal Employment Statement:


Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.


Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.


Marist’s policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.


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