- California State University, Fullerton
- California, United States
- Salary Not specified
- Posted Date
- Feb 7, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Full Time
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Non-Tenure-Track 12-month, full-time faculty position
California State University Fullerton is seeking applications for a professional mental health case manager/ counselor. Under the general supervision of the Director, the selected candidate will provide a full range of case-management and clinical services (50%) and will serve as the mental health liaison for the Guardian Scholars (foster youth) program (50%). This position is a full-time (40 hours a week), 8a-5pm (with occasional evening and weekend hours), and 12-month position. Successful candidates will have a Master's degree in a mental health field from an accredited university, is a licensed (at least at the master's level) mental health professional, and have expertise in addressing the mental health and welfare, as well as the educational and academic achievement needs of a diverse college student population. Successful Candidates will be expected to collaborate and work closely with other disciplines/departments.
Case Manager/Counselor Services: Manage the communication and flow of information related to referrals from campus partners including but not limited to the Dean of Students office, Health Services, Housing, and Disability Support Services. Assist the staff in Counseling & Psychological Services with referrals for students needing counseling at an off-campus agency. Meet with students to assist with linking them to off-campus resources. Serve as a liaison to our off-campus mental health providers. Help maintain and create referral databases for our students. Conduct outreach and presentations to campus stakeholders on current mental health trends. Offer consultation to students, faculty, and staff on mental health related questions/concerns. Demonstrate the ability to provide crisis intervention and case management support for students in distress.
Mental Health Liaison Services: Serve as the direct counselor to the students in the Guardian Scholar Program (GS), which serves former foster youth. Develop and provide outreach programs based on the needs of the students (e.g., classroom presentations; workshops; facilitated discussion groups to a diverse group of former foster youth), identify group therapy needs, individual therapy needs, collaboratively with Guardian Scholars staff develop programming support and engagement for GS students, provide consultation to GS staff on issues that affect developmental and psychological well-being of students, attend GS events such as annual retreat, welcome day, and GS reception, and assist with the Foster Youth Ally Training, and Trauma informed training.
- Masters or Doctorate in Counseling, Clinical, or School
Psychology (or relevant field) from an accredited
- California license to practice psychology-LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or
- Case management service experience (clinical and
- Experience working with trauma.
- Demonstrated experience with mental health issues pertinent to
a diverse college student population.
- Knowledge of mental health resources and systems of
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach
presentations and workshops on mental health topics and to provide
consultation and preventive education.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct intake interviews, including
psycho-diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment
plan formulation, for students with a broad spectrum of
psychological problems, ranging from adjustment issues to major
- Demonstrated ability to provide individual and group
counseling, and crisis intervention for psychological
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Excellent ability to work as a member of a collaborative,
- Computer Skills: Demonstrated ability to do electronic
scheduling and record keeping
- Must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment
- Experience and interest in providing outreach services and
counseling to address traditionally underserved
- Experience working with foster-care youth.
- Understanding of the reunification process/emotional challenges
for students as they obtain access to biological parents/siblings
once they turn 18.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage a variety of
clinical and non-clinical duties as part of a multi-disciplinary
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php, choose full-time faculty, search for position #524228, to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
- Current curriculum vitae
- A cover letter with a brief statement explaining your
experience and interest in the position
- A list of three references with relevant contact
- Finalists will be asked to submit letters of
Finalists invited for an on-campus interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to submit should you move forward to this phase of the search. On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. A request via email along with information on uploading the letter will be sent. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.
For inquiries, please call: (657) 278-2355 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by March 6, 2023, will be given full consideration. Position will remain open until filled.
The anticipated starting date is April 2023
This is a full-time 12-month Counselor position, renewable annually based on satisfactory performance evaluations and budgetary funding. The Student Services Professional-Academic Related I-12-month salary range is $6,190 to $11,584 per month (12 monthly payments per year). Anticipated hiring range depending on experience and qualification is $6,730 to $7,142 per month. Faculty salaries are subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes: health/vision/dental plans; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/.
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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and requires hiring employees to perform CSU related work within the State of California.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self‐disclose.
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator (http://www.fullerton.edu/titleix/about/notice.php).
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/524228/case-managercounselor jeid-84107941f7394f47b72b9e0e1ca367c9
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