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. The newly elected Associate Editor will serve for 2-year term beginning January of 2021, and then is expected to assume the role of Editor in January of 2023 for another 2-year term. Thus, the Associate Editor must be willing to make a commitment to serve for two years as Associate Editor and two years as Editor.
The new Associate Editor will work closely with the incoming Editor, Dr. Celeste Malone. 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.
(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 curriculum vitae
Review of applications will start on October 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.