SSP - AR I - Psych Counselor
3070-SSP AR I 12 month
Student Services Professional, Academic-Related (12
Salary is dependent upon qualifications and
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.
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
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
• 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
• 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
• 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
• Demonstrated commitment to the development of ongoing
multicultural competency in professional and clinical
• 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
• 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.
Anticipated Start Date:
Initial Application Review:
Open Until Filled:
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
Questions about the search can be directed to:
Attn: Katherine Ledesma
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
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 https://www.csus.edu/clery
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
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
To apply, visit https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/5421