Current openings

School Psychologist


Educational Service Unit 16, a regional education agency in West Central Nebraska, is accepting applications for a School Psychologist serving a nine county area for the 2018-19 school year.  ESU 16 offers an outstanding salary and excellent fringe benefits.  

The School Psychologist is responsible for collaborating with educator, parents and other professionals to find the best solution for each student and situation.  Use different strategies to address student’s needs academically, socially, emotionally and educationally.



  • Masters Degree or Specialist in School Psychology
  • Valid Nebraska teacher or Special Services Certificate
  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Flexibility to work nontraditional hours when necessary.
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license with the ability to drive to meet the requirements of the job.

Essential Functions:

  • Work as a team member with ESU 16 and school district staff.
  • Attend local and regional meetings/trainings related to role and responsibility.
  • Support ESU 16’s mission and vision.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The application form is available at Application open until filled. Position will be for the 2018-2019 school year.  Preference to office out of the ESU16 Ogallala office. EOE. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:

Kris Elmshaeuser, Director of Special Education

Educational Service Unit 16

PO Box 915

Ogallala, NE 69153