Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2015-16

DEAN

GEVIRTZ GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

The University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a dynamic, visionary, and experienced leader for the position of Dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE). Reporting to the Executive Vice Chancellor, the Dean will serve as the academic leader and chief executive of the GGSE. The successful candidate will further the GGSE's academic excellence and prominence in the nation and around the world.

UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) is an elected member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and serves more than 21,500 students, including approximately 3,000 graduate students, who are enrolled in the more than 200 majors, degrees, and credentials offered by five different colleges. More than half of UCSB's undergraduates participate directly in faculty research, and the campus takes pride in its student diversity, including the largest percentage of Latino/a students in the AAU. The campus has been successful in gaining federal support for research, and the Campaign for UCSB has raised $800 million toward the billion-dollar goal to ensure the excellence of the campus and its programs for future generations.

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education enrolls approximately 400 graduate students and awards more than 200 academic degrees and professional credentials each year. The GGSE has an academic staff of 48 ladder and affiliated faculty and 51 lecturers and researchers. The School consists of the Department of Education, which includes the Teacher Education Program (TEP), and the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP). The GGSE maintains several research centers and clinics, including the Hosford Counseling and Psychological Services Clinic and the Koegel Autism Center, and provides three undergraduate minors. The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings place the School in the top 50 education schools among public universities.

The new Dean will provide strategic vision, intellectual leadership, and collaborative management for the GGSE and will continue to build the School's prominence in research, teaching, and service. In leading the GGSE to achieving its strategic goals, the Dean will address a set of key opportunities and challenges, including: 1) Provide strategic direction to further enhance the academic prominence of the GGSE within UC Santa Barbara, the UC system, and beyond, 2) Create a more sustainable financial model for the future, 3) Cultivate and expand research to drive academic excellence, 4) Position the GGSE as a valued resource for the Santa Barbara community and a model for schools of education nationally and internationally, and 5) Recruit, develop, and retain diverse and engaged faculty, students, and staff who will compel the future of the GGSE. The School is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

Please submit inquiries, nominations, and completed applications (cover letter, CV, and five references) via the Isaacson, Miller website: www.imsearch.com/5138. References will not be contacted until candidates have been notified. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process.

Julie Filizetti, Lindsay Gold, and Courtney Wilk
Isaacson, Miller
1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415.655.4900
Fax: 415.655.4905

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Education Teacher Education Porgram Potential Security of Employment (PSOE)
Secondary English Education and Teacher Education

The Department of Education in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara seeks applications for a full-time career lecturer position with potential for security of employment in the area of secondary English education and composition/writing. This person will have primary teaching responsibilities in the secondary English credential program with additional opportunities to teach in the Department's undergraduate and doctoral programs. This person will also coordinate the Single Subject Teaching Credential Program (the program prepares approximately 50 teachers annually in 5 credential areas, see www.education/tep.edu for more information about the program). Additionally, this faculty member will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in both research and outreach to English and writing teachers in the broader community.

Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in English Education, Rhetoric/Writing, or related fields. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teacher education and in grade 7-12 teaching. Administrative experience is desired. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity & excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, & service.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications together with a curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the application site. Submit materials online to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00376. For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Johnson, chair of the search committee, at sjohnson@education.ucsb.edu. Review of applications will begin December 3, 2014; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
 

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Department of Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology
Lecturer

Areas of Specialization:  Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

Job #JPF00407

Positions:  Open until filled
Recruitment Opens: 11/1/2014
Primary Consideration: 12/1/14
Final Date to Apply: 10/1/15
Recruitment Closes: 10/31/15

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions to teach courses in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Counseling, or a related field and teaching experience at the college level. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Interested applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00407.

Please submit a letter of application, vitae and teaching evaluations (if available). If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Lupe Yepez via email: lupe@education.ucsb.edu and list CCSP 14-15, Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Department of Education
Lecturer

Area of Specialization: Culture and Development; Language and Literacy; Learning, Culture and Technology Studies; Policy, Leadership and Research Methods; Science and Mathematics Education; Special Education and Risk Studies; Teacher Education and Professional Development  

Job #JPF00408

Positions:  Open until filled
Recruitment Opens: 11/1/2014
Primary Consideration: 12/1/14
Final Date to Apply: 10/1/15
Recruitment Closes: 10/31/15

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions to teach courses in the Department of Education. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Education, or a related field, and teaching experience at the college level. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Interested applicants should apply online through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00408

Please submit a letter of application, vitae and teaching evaluations (if available). If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Goss via email: tgoss@education.ucsb.edu and list EDUC 14-15, Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Lecturer, 2014-2015 Academic Year
Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Job #JPF00410
Position:  Open until filled
Recruitment Opens: 11/1/14
Primary Consideration: 12/1/14
Final Date to Apply: 10/1/15
Recruitment Closes: 10/31/15

Responsibilities:
Instructors are expected to attend all class sessions, read and evaluate student assignments, and assign grades adhering to all department deadlines. Additionally, instructors are expected to attend all program faculty meetings and participate in the scoring of Performance Assessment for California’s Teachers (PACT) Teaching Event, as may be necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education
  • Preferred: Familiarity with Teacher Performance Expectations

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00410.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Raquel Ramos via email: raquel@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 14-15, Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
Supervisor, Teacher Education Program (TEP)
2014-2015 Academic Year

Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Job #JPF00411
Positions:  Open until filled
Recruitment Opens: 11/1/2014
Primary Consideration: 12/1/14
Final Date to Apply: 10/1/15
Recruitment Closes: 10/31/15

Responsibilities:
Supervises Teacher Education Program students in practicum sites in elementary or secondary public schools. Coordinates between UCSB coursework and practicum activities for TEP students and Cooperating Teachers. Provides training and support for Cooperating Teachers at the school site. Works in consultation with school personnel to identify classroom placements, promote growth in teaching practice and to resolve problems. Meets regularly with TEP students and participates in TEP faculty meetings, curriculum development activities, and program and student evaluation activities.

Qualifications:

  • Teacher certification in the State of California or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years experience as a public or private school classroom teacher
  • Experience in providing professional development services to teachers or other education personnel
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of current policies and effective practices in K-12 teaching

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00411

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Raquel Ramos via email: raquel@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP 14-15, Supervisor in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Assistant Project Scientist Series Position: Job # JPF00385

The Center for School-Based Youth Development (CSBYD) in the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology is seeking an Assistant Project Scientist to make significant and creative contributions to its research mission. The CSBYD is a community of researchers devoted to developing a better understanding of the role of school engagement as a protective force in children’s lives and that promotes academic, social, emotional, and physical well-being.

The Assistant Project Scientist will work under the supervision of Dr. Jill Sharkey, whose research centers on promoting student engagement for all children, but primarily for children who have experienced a variety of personal, family, and community risk factors. In particular, Dr. Sharkey focuses on promoting youth development and preventing school violence by understanding optimal family, school, and community response to youth at risk. Ongoing projects include:
1. examining the functioning of social emotional health, bullying, and victimization;
2. risk assessment to screen and intervene with identified youths;
3. evaluating the impact of probation services on program success and reoffending of participants; and
4. coordinating school, probation, and community-based organization data to facilitate community-based organization self-evaluation. 

The appointee will be an ongoing member of Dr. Sharkey’s research team and will engage in regular meetings with faculty, students, and numerous community agencies to facilitate research productivity. The Assistant Project Scientist will contribute high-level skills to the projects for an eight-month period (November 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015) with the opportunity for annual renewal of the appointment depending on funding. Full-time is preferred but part-time of at least 50% will be considered. Salary range is $53,100 to $56,200 (full time equivalent). Benefits included. The CSBYD is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The Assistant Project Scientist position is ideal for someone within the first few years of their doctoral graduate degree. Previous experience applying to grants and/or working on grant-funded research is preferred as is the ability to independently conduct advanced statistical analyses such as HLM and SEM. The applicant should have a record of publication in the fields of education, school psychology, criminal justice, or educational statistics and research methodology. Doctorate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field is required. Additional requirements include proficiency with APA style and strong organizational and collaboration skills.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The primary consideration date is 10/20/14. Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00385. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, three samples of scholarly work (reprints/preprints), and three letters of reference. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Associate Specialist: Recruiter/Trainer/Supervisor/Parent Educator
Job #JPF00331

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open through June 30, 2015
If you apply to this recruitment by June 15, 2015, you will have until June 30, 2015 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 6/30/15
(last day to start application is 6/15/15)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for part time (25%) to full time (100%) Recruiter/Trainer/Supervisor/Parent Educator for early intervention for autism. Salary range is $52,344 to 63,012 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include recruiting clinicians, training clinicians, scheduling, supervising clinicians (observing and providing feedback), implementing parent education sessions, analyzing data, writing reports, assisting with research, and reviewing research or attending conferences in order to keep up with best practices.

Interested applicants should apply on line: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00331. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a Master’s or PhD degree and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). In addition, a research background, publications, and conference presentations are recommended as outcome data may be published. As well, applicants must have experience in collecting Fidelity of Implementation data for PRT.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Assistant Specialist: Clinician

Job #JPF00332

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open through June 30, 2015
If you apply to this recruitment by June 15, 2015, you will have until June 30, 2015 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Title: Assistant Specialist: Clinician

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 6/30/15
(last day to start application is 6/15/15)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for part time (25%) to full time (100%) early intervention clinicians for young children with autism. Salary range is $42,144 to $44,904 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include working in homes with children with autism, coordinating with the child’s parent educator, attending weekly supervision meetings, collecting data, videotaping the sessions for supervision, and interacting with the children’s families.

Interested applicants should apply on line:  https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00332 . Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Associate Specialist: Program Supervisor/Parent Educator
Job #JPF00333

Graduate School of Education - Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open through June 30, 2015
If you apply to this recruitment by June 15, 2015, you will have until June 30, 2015 to complete your application.

DESCRIPTION

Area of Specialization: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related neurodevelopmental conditions.

Open until filled: Primary Consideration 6/30/15
(last day to start application is 6/15/15)

The Koegel Autism Center in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for half time (50%) or full time (100%) Program Supervisor/Parent Educator for early intervention for autism. Salary range is $52,344 to $63,012 (full time equivalent). Background check required.

Job responsibilities will include supervising clinicians (observing and providing feedback), implementing parent education sessions, scheduling, analyzing data, writing reports, assisting with research, and reviewing research or attending conferences in order to keep up with best practices.

Interested applicants should apply on line: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00333. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, statement of experience with PRT, and any documentation of PRT trainings or treatment implementation. The applicant should have a Master’s or PhD degree, BCBA or Supervision License and extensive experience in Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT). In addition, a research background, publications, and conference presentations are recommended as outcome data may be published. As well, applicants must have experience in collecting Fidelity of Implementation data for PRT.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez at 805-893-4428 or by email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

STAFF POSITIONS

There are no open staff positions at this time.

2014-15 TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Teaching Assistant positions in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology as well as the Department of Education are listed below. TAships are typically 25% time. All positions are based upon available funding and student enrollment. Please note TAships are often tied to particular fellowships and are often assigned on that basis a year ahead. It is extremely rare that the GGSE can offer TAships to graduate students in other departments or schools.

Please contact the department chairs for additional information about a position and its availability: Shane Jimerson, Chair, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology; Betsy Brenner, Chair, Department of Education.

All TAships for the 2014-15 year are currently filled.

GGSE students interested in TAships may also contact the following departments who have hired GGSE students in the past: Asian-American Studies, Black Studies, Chican@ Studies Department, Communication, English as a Second

  • CNCSP 101, Intro to Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 102, Practicum in Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 110, Intro to Ed and Vocational Guidance
  • Ed 103, Technology Tools for Teachers
  • Ed 111, Intro to Human Development
  • Ed 123, Culture, Development, and Education
  • Ed 124, Research on Teaching and Learning in Sociocultural Contexts
  • Ed 125, Social Foundations of Education
  • Ed 176B, Practicum in Individual Differences
  • Ed 190, Introduction to Autism
  • Ed 214A, Introductory Statistics
  • Ed 214B, Inferential Statistics
  • Ed 214C, Linear Models for Data Analysis
  • Ed 216A, Advanced Multivariate Statistics
  • Ed 216B, Factor Analysis
  • Ed 216F, Structural Equation Models
  • Ed 228C, Learners with Severe Disabilities: Functional Academics & Inclusion
  • Ed 228D, Direct Instruction and Strategy Instruction
  • Ed 228H, Working with Stakeholders in Special Education
  • Hosford Clinic Supervisor
  • School Psychology Supervisor

GGSE Employment Procedure:

Teaching Assistant (TA) and Graduate Student Research (GSR) appointments are offered through the Departments and the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE). Please refer to the Graduate Division’s Graduate Handbook, for detailed descriptions of the TA and GSR appointment titles and benefits (Student Academic Apprenticeships).

Teaching Assistantships are assigned by the Department Chairs based upon a request and recommendation by the course instructor. TAships are allocated pending course enrollments, type of class and available funding. Students who have a commitment for department funding as part of a fellowship package will receive some priority if they meet the criteria listed in step 3 below. The following procedure is followed in making these appointments:

1. A listing of tentative TA needs positions is posted on this page.

2. To be eligible for a Teaching Assistantship, students must meet basic criteria set forth in the University’s Academic Personnel Manual (APM410) and in the Red Binder. These include: * Registered graduate student in full-time residence, enrolled in at least 8 units * In good academic standing, including maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA * Making appropriate progress to degree * Evidence of academic excellence and promise as a teacher.

The total length of time a student can hold a Teaching Assistant position is four years (12 quarters). System-wide regulation does not permit graduate student appointments beyond 18 quarters. An exception to policy is required to extend a Teaching Assistant position 13 to 15 quarters. These exceptions are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis and requires the Department Chair’s approval. For complete information, please visit Graduate Division’s web site: http://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/financial/.

3. In selecting a student for a Teaching Assistantship, the instructor and department chair will apply criteria appropriate to the needs of the course and anticipated students needs. These criteria might include: * Expertise in material covered by the course * Progress to degree * Teaching experience and evaluation results * Scholarly excellence and promise * Teaching ability and quality * Need for financial support 5. Both the instructor of record and the Graduate Student Teaching Assistant will be notified by the Department Office when the assignment is made.