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SSP - AR I - Psych Counselor

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 16, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
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Full Time
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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. Student Health and Counseling Services is a fully integrated health care/wellness facility.
The psychologist/counselor in this position will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Primary Care, Pharmacy, Optometry, Nutrition Services, and Health and Wellness Services.

Essential Duties:
Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling Services, the psychologist/ counselor will provide a full range of culturally sensitive clinical and non-clinical services for the students at Sacramento State. Clinical services will include assessment/evaluation, individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and case management. In addition to direct clinical services, the psychologist/counselor will provide campus outreach, training, and consultation to students, faculty, and staff.

Student Health and Counseling Services is a fully integrated health care/wellness facility. The psychologist/counselor in this position will work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Primary Care, Pharmacy, Nutrition Services, and Health and Wellness Services.

Appointment Specifics:

Required Qualifications:
• Ph.D. or Psy.D in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program, or master’s degree in social work or marriage and family therapy.
• Licensed or license-eligible in the state of California. If not licensed, must obtain licensure within one year of hire.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct culturally sensitive brief individual and couples’ psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis intervention.
• Experience working with issues pertinent to a diverse student population with a broad spectrum of psychological issues; experience and knowledge working with high-risk clients.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct intake evaluations, clinical-diagnostic assessments, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation. Knowledge of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.
• Demonstrated ability to provide crisis intervention.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in providing clinical services and support to underrepresented and marginalized populations, including students with diverse identities based on ethnicity, race, gender identity, sexual preference, disability, religion, and socio-economic status.
• Demonstrated commitment to the development of ongoing multicultural competency in professional and clinical contexts.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs, and provide consultation.
• Experience providing clinical supervision.
• Up to date knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health practitioners.
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and strong planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated health care facility.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in university counseling center.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in understanding the unique mental health needs and concerns of BIPOC students.
• Interest in, and expertise in working with, non-traditional and first- generation students.
• Experience working with electronic health records.

Posting Number: F0189P
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2021
Initial Application Review: 05/12/2021
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.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer:
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.

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