SSP - AR I - Psych Counselor
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Temporary, Full Time, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)
Student Health & Counseling
Counselor - Psychologist (Student
Services Professional-Academic Related 1)
Sacramento State is an API/Hispanic serving institution with over
31,000 students located six miles from Downtown Sacramento.
Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUS's commitment to
excellence in teaching, research, service, and engagement.
Sacramento State has been recognized as the fourth most diverse
university in the West.
Student Health and Counseling Services is a fully integrated health
care/wellness facility. The psychologist in this position will work
collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes
Primary Care, Pharmacy, Nutrition Services, Sport Medicine,
Athletic Training, and Health and Wellness Services.
Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling, the Staff
Psychologist 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,
short-term individual and couples counseling, group psychotherapy,
crisis intervention, case management, and psycho-educational
workshops. In addition to direct clinical services, the
psychologist will provide campus outreach, training, and
consultation to students, faculty, and staff.
Although listed as a “temporary” position, this is a full-time
position which is eligible for continuous renewal each year and
includes a robust benefit package. Anticipated salary is $6,190 -
$7,425 per month.
Direct Counseling/Clinical Services
Provide direct clinical services including: assessment/diagnosis,
short-term individual and relationship counseling, group
psychotherapy, crisis intervention and follow-up, and case
management; collaborate with primary care physicians,
psychiatrists, NP's, and other medical providers to provide
comprehensive care. This position may include the provision of
tele-mental health services and/or remote work.
Outreach and Program Development Services
Develop and implement programs including: presentations, workshops,
prevention projects, residence hall training, seminars, mental
health screenings and other outreach services as requested.
Provide consultative expertise to the university community
regarding issues that affect the mental health and psychological
well-being of students; provide consultation and occasional
in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders
on mental health and other psychological/social issues.
Provide individual and group supervision for doctoral and master's
students in the Practicum
Training Program. Develop and present didactic trainings and
workshops for practicum students.
- Ph.D. or Psy.D in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA
accredited program or Master's degree in counseling or social work
from an accredited program.
- Licensed as a Psychologist, LMFT, LPCC, or MSW in the state of
California, or eligible for licensure within one year of hire.
- Recent and relevant clinical practice experience.
- Experience providing assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
planning within a brief therapy model.
- Demonstrated experience providing individual and group
- Experience working effectively with BIPOC clients.
- 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
- Experience working with high-risk clients.
- Experience providing mental health urgent care and crisis
- Demonstrated commitment to the development of ongoing
multicultural competency in personal, professional, and clinical
- Commitment to anti-racism
- Experience and interest in providing clinical supervision.
- Experience developing and offering small group training
seminars and workshops.
- Demonstrated experience providing effective outreach
- Experience providing mental health consultation.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary
team of mental health and primary care providers within an
integrated health care facility.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent written skills
- Experience working with electronic medical records
- Experience providing counseling/psychotherapy in university
- Experience assessing and screening students with concerns
related to neurodiversity.
- Interest in, and expertise in working with, non-traditional and
first- generation students.
- Experience providing services within a multi-disciplinary,
integrated health care facility.
For full consideration, all application materials must be received
by May 4, 2023.
Applicants MUST include the following application materials:
Resume/CV, cover letter, proof of licensure (if applicable), and at
least three professional references.
OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION:
This appointment is a full-time, temporary 12-month in the Student
Services Professional-Academic Related 1 classification. This is
not a probationary position and does not establish consideration
for subsequent appointments or any further appointment rights.
However, this appointment may be renewed annually dependent upon
satisfactory performance and program needs. The position will
accrue vacation credit at the rate of 16 hours per month.
About Sacramento State
is located in
the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State
Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American
River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.
Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the
most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a
population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students
come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from
across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500
staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's
capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for
leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a
recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the
regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to
, diversity, equity and
As evidenced by the values embedded in our
Hornet Honor Code
, Sacramento State is committed to creating an
inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and
guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply
ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but
is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life
experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please
Why Sac State?
Equal Employment Opportunity
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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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provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with
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need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the
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environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual
violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For
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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.
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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
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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
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Out of State Employment
Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial
employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after
January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the
State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be
available to perform work in the State of California if their
assignment is in-person.
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).
April 20, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Open Until Filled
To apply, visit https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/527111/ssp-ar-i-psych-counselor