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SSP - AR I - Psych Counselor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under "Documents needed to apply." Questions about the search can be directed to: Search Committee Attn: Katherine Ledesma Email: Fax: 916-278-6341

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title SSP - AR I - Psych Counselor
Job Code 3070-SSP AR I 12 month
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Temp
Tenure Information Temporary
Rank Student Services Professional, Academic-Related (12 month)
Salary Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience
Department Psychological Services
Hiring Department Summary

Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, mental health, and counseling services to the Sacramento State campus community.

Essential Duties

Direct Counseling/Clinical Services
Provide direct clinical services including but not limited to: short-term individual, group and couples’ psychotherapy for students; mental health screenings, crisis intervention and crisis debriefing; clinical assessment, and case management. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in close collaboration with psychiatrists and other medical providers, health and wellness professionals, educational and disability counselors, and other on and off-campus mental health professionals.

Outreach and Program Development Services
Develop and implement programs including but not limited to: presentations, workshops, prevention projects, residence hall training, seminars, mental health screening days and other outreach services as requested.

Supervision and Training
Provide clinical supervision and training responsibilities including but not limited to: providing clinical supervision to practicum trainees, interns, and post-doctoral interns; co-facilitate outreach activities, workshops, and groups with supervisees; and, provide training and educational seminars for supervisees.

Provide consultation including but not limited to: providing consultative expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the educational, developmental and psychological well being of students; provide consultation services and occasional in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders on mental health and developmental issues related to traditionally underserved students.

Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.

Required Qualifications

• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited training program and internship.
• MS, MA or MSW in Counseling or Social Work from an accredited program.
• Licensed as a Psychologist, LMFT, or LCSW in the State of California (Or licensed within six months of hire).
• Demonstrated ability to conduct brief individual, couples, and group psychotherapy.
• Experience working a diverse student population with a broad spectrum of psychological issues.
• Experience or knowledge working with high-risk clients.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct intake clinical interviews, psycho-diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation.
• Demonstrated ability to provide crisis intervention.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in counseling a variety of racial/ethnic groups and diversities including multi-racial identity; gender; sexual preference; gender, disabilities; religion, socio-economic backgrounds, and age.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs, provide consultation and outreach.
• Demonstrated knowledge of clinical supervision
• Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health in CA
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
• Strong planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated Student Health Center.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in university counseling center
• Experience effectively counseling students from one or more of the underserved populations at CSU Sacramento.
• Experience with crisis intervention
• Experience providing clinical supervision and training
• Experience with time limited/brief therapy model
• Bilingual competence
• Experience with electronic medical records.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0062P
Anticipated Start Date Spring 2018
Initial Application Review 01/08/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

A list of required documents needed to apply to this posting can be found at the bottom of the posting under “Documents needed to apply.”

Questions about the search can be directed to:
Search Committee
Attn: Katherine Ledesma
Fax: 916-278-6341

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Campus Diversity Statement

Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region’s students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you licensed in California? If not, describe your plan to obtain licensure within the time frame as listed in this job posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have experience working in an integrated, multi-disciplinary health care setting? Please provide examples.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How would you incorporate cultural factors in working with diverse students?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CSU Careers Website
    • CalJobs Website
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Current eReferral
    • Website
    • HERC Website
    • Newspaper ad

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Proof of Licensure
Optional Documents