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Counselor/MSW Training Program Coordinator

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
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Sep 21, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
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Counselor/MSW Training Program Coordinator

Faculty Classification: Other
Faculty Status: Temporary Faculty
Department Name: Personal Growth & Counseling
Job Number: PT2021-124
Priority Screening Date: 11/19/2021
Recruitment Status: Pool Recruitment

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (">WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. By 2030, CSUMB’s sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
The Personal Growth and Counseling Center (PGCC) invites applications for an SSPAR II (Counselor/MSW Training Program Coordinator) position, with a preferred start date of November 15, 2021. PGCC is the only designated counseling service for students and functions as a comprehensive counseling center for a campus population of over 7,000 students. The center prides itself on proactive efforts to create a caring community across the campus as a whole, and has a longstanding reputation for innovation and excellence in the full range of counseling center functions, including clinical service delivery, prevention, outreach and training.

Notable features of this center include a strong commitment to training mental health professionals (Pre-Doctoral and MSW), a vibrant and growing group therapy program, highly creative outreach and consultation efforts, and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the skills and creativity to provide leadership within our organization and who would complement our team. We seek a seasoned expert who brings well-developed therapy skills, as well as a strong commitment to the training and development of social work professionals. The person in this position will serve as the department’s Coordinator of the MSW Training Program. This position will report to the Director of Health and Wellness Services. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Clinical: brief individual and group counseling, assessment, crisis intervention; on call coverage.

  • Training: provide Training and Supervision to MSW trainees from local Graduate Social Work Programs placed within Health & Wellness Services (PGCC, Student Disability Resources and Campus Health Center)

  • Administrative: Coordinate all administrative tasks for the MSW Training program. Duties to include: recruit, interview & evaluate trainees; liaison with the Graduate Social Work programs; manage all paperwork and documentation required by SW programs; participate in the Alliance for University and College Counseling Center Social Work Training; coordinate with Center’s Training Lead/Pre-Doctoral Program as appropriate; evaluation and expansion of MSW Training Program

  • Consultation: consultation to students, faculty, staff, parents and student organizations; represent PGCC to the University.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to advancing the vision of a culturally competent counseling center and have a willingness to work with underserved and underrepresented student populations. Finally, we seek a colleague who would strive to work collaboratively with peers, both within the unit and across the campus, who has strong interpersonal skills and who enjoys building positive working relationships with others. This candidate would work closely with the Training Lead on development of the training program, discussing funding needs, and collaborating between other training programs within the center.

Minimum Qualifications:
Required Qualifications

1. Masters in Social Work2. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (CA)
3. Minimum of three to five (3-5) years providing supervision and training to graduate students or mental health professionals.4. Minimum of three to five (3-5) years providing individual and group therapy in a community or clinic setting.

Preferred Qualification:
Preferred Qualifications:

1. College/university counseling center experience2. Experience providing services to Black, Indigenous and People of Color Communities.3. Employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by University Personnel.
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMB’s Vision.

Other Related Information:
This position is 40 hours a week based on the academic year calendar.

There are components of this job which are deemed essential on campus. This position will primarily work on the main campus, with occasional work from home. This position requires working on campus with students. The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. In the fall, students, faculty, staff, and the community can expect that masks will be required and that the appropriate degree of social distancing will be in place in all areas based on evolving guidance. Additionally, all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to be vaccinated before coming to campus. All community members who work or attend class on campus should expect to participate in a random or periodic testing system. CSUMB will communicate more information about vaccination requirements and testing protocols when the details become available.

Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

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.

The incumbent is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

Compensation and Benefits:
Campus Housing Information

How to Apply:
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Applications will be kept in the pool for up to one year beginning each March 1st. Applicants must reapply annually to express continued interest.

CSUMB continuously accepts applications for pools of part-time faculty. Applications may be submitted to the pool at any time. A separate application is required for each department in which you wish consideration. Whenever possible, indicate times or days available for teaching assignments on your application. Applications will be forwarded to the department chair/selection committee for review. If it is determined that your background and qualifications match the University’s current needs, you will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

Lecturer appointments are temporary and do not confer tenure. Initial appointments may be for one semester or an academic year. Continuing appointments are contingent upon such factors as performance, enrollment, funding and programmatic need.

For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or University Personnel (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours and the location of each site.

CSUMB is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

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