Division 16 is searching for an Associate Editor for The School Psychologist (D16’s newsletter). The publication focuses on empirical articles with a strong research-to-practice linkage, with a commitment to inclusivity and social justice, as well as providing updates on division initiatives and activities. The newly elected Associate Editor will serve for 2-year term beginning in early 2023, and then is expected to assume the role of Editor in January of 2025 for another 2-year term. Thus, the Associate Editor must be willing to make a commitment to serve for approximately two years as Associate Editor and two years as Editor.

The new Associate Editor will work closely with the Editor, Dr. Laurel Snider. The Associate Editor is responsible for soliciting and reviewing newsletter contributions, soliciting peer reviewer feedback, helping in the peer-review process, assisting in publication procedures, and undertaking other special assignments at the discretion of the Editor. The Associate Editor is expected to become familiar with all newsletter operations and provide input for the editorial decisions.

Applicants for the position should have demonstrated skills in technical writing, editing, and public relations and be willing to conduct an average of approximately one to two days per month to newsletter work.  This is a great opportunity for an early career individual to gain experience with the editorial process and with the APA Division 16.

Interested candidates should email: (1) a letter detailing relevant experience, as well as goals and expectations for the newsletter, (2) contact information for three professional references, and (3) a recent vita to: Laurel Snider lasnider@ua.edu

Applications are requested by February 1, 2023.