Counselor/MSW Training Program Coordinator
Personal Growth & Counseling
Priority Screening Date:
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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
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
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
- 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
1. Masters in Social Work2. Licensed Clinical Social
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.
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
Other Related Information:
This position is 40 hours a week based on the academic year
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
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check (including a criminal records
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
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:
How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6603
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.
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