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Counselor - SSP-AR I

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
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Posted Date
Apr 6, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
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Counselor - SSP-AR I

Job No: 509804
Work Type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)

DEPARTMENT: Student Health & Counseling Services


DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: Student Health and Counseling Services is a fully integrated healthcare/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 Wellness Services.


Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling, the psychologist/counselor will provide a full range of culturally sensitive clinical and non-clinical services for the students at California State University, Sacramento. 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 staff. Sacramento State is and API/Hispanic serving institution with over 31,000 students located six miles from Downtown Sacramento.


Direct Counseling/Clinical Services (65%)

Provide direct clinical services including assessment/diagnosis, short-term individual, group and couples' psychotherapy; crisis intervention and follow-up; case management; collaboration with primary care physicians, psychiatrists and other medical providers; referral and treatment consultation with health center professionals and off-campus service providers.

Outreach and Program Development Services (15%)

Develop and implement programs including presentations, workshops, prevention projects, residence hall training, seminars, mental health screening days and other outreach services as requested. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.

Consultation (10%)

Provide consultative expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the mental health and psychological well-being of students; provide consultation services and occasional in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders on mental health and developmental issues.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program.
  • Licensed as a psychologist in the state of California.
  • Recent and relevant professional practice experience.

Clinical Skills
  • Experience providing assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning within a brief therapy model.
  • Demonstrated experience providing individual and group therapy.
  • 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 socio-economic status.
  • Experience working with high-risk clients.
  • Experience providing crisis intervention.

Cultural/Racial Competence
  • Training and experience in multicultural counseling/therapy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of ongoing multicultural competency in personal, professional, and clinical contexts.
  • Commitment to anti-racism

Training/ Supervision
  • Experience and interest in providing direct clinical supervision.
  • Experience developing and offering small group training seminars.

  • Demonstrated experience developing and providing effective outreach presentations.
  • Experience providing mental health consultation.

  • Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated health care facility.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with electronic medical records systems.

  • Experience working in university counseling center.
  • Recent experience working directly with BIPOC populations and clients.
  • Interest in, and expertise in working with, non-traditional and first- generation students.


For full consideration, all application materials must be received by February 15, 2022.

Applicants MUST include the following application materials: Resume/CV, cover letter, proof of licensure, and at least three professional references. Please include a copy of your driver's license in the "proof of licensure" document upload.


This appointment is a full-time, temporary 12-month in the Student Services Professional-Academic Related 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

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 1800 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 student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

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 and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

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 Notification

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
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 position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information

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

Eligibility Verification

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).

Advertised: February 01, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

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