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School Psychologist (Disability Support Services)

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 410200 - Student Support Services
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:
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Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
16/$56,000

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Oversee and review mental health screening for DSS (and SSS) students.
2. Coordinate service delivery for DSS students based on mental health needs.
3. Supervise and coordinate graduate assistants, college coaches, and mentors.
4. Provide oversight to Autism Liaison students
5. Assist with behavioral programming needs of ACCESS students
6. Serve as an academic liaison for college professors, MSU advisors, and academic tutors interacting with DSS students.
7. Provide information and training related to DSS to faculty and staff
8. Coordinate and collaborate with school psychology program on campus, including school psychology services center
9. Work closely with Associate Director and Director of DSS
10. Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Specialist degree in School Psychology or related field
Three years working as a school psychologist conducting variety of disabilities
Knowledge and experience providing psycho-educational assessments, mental health screening, and multi-tiered systems of supports.
Or
Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1.  Organization and coordination skills
2. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
3. Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
4. Experience providing psycho-educational assessment procedures
5. Experience conducting mental health screening procedures
6. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
7. Motivated to function effectively with the organizational and administrative structure of Disability Support Services
8. Value involvement and participation within the Division of Student Affairs
9. The ability to work with a diverse student population

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
1. No unusual physical requirements
2. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
3. Frequent – Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one’s control; interruptions influence priorities; difficulty to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; travel or irregular hours should be anticipated; meeting deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis.
4. Job frequently requires sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
5. Job occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 10 pounds.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online and submitting a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Restricted Clause:

Position contingent upon funding availability

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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