Sexual Assault Counselor (Licensed Psychologist) Tenure-Track 12 month
California State University Fullerton is seeking applications for a career level tenure-track counselor (psychologist) faculty position in Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Under the general supervision of the Director, the selected candidate will provide a full range of clinical services (65%) and participate in campus outreach and other projects (35%). While this appointment has faculty status for collective bargaining purposes, it is a full-time, 12 month clinical position with limited teaching or research responsibilities. Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in psychology, be currently licensed, and have expertise in addressing a wide range of developmental and psychological needs of a diverse college student population.
Position Direct Counseling Services: provide brief counseling and crisis intervention to survivors of sexual assault; provide intake interviews, brief individual, couples and group counseling, crisis intervention, case management and referrals to and consultation with on-campus and off-campus academic, disability, mental health and health professionals.
Outreach Services: Coordinates sexual assault services, prevention education, advocacy and outreach efforts campus wide. Conduct support groups in the WoMen's Center on campus.
Consultation: Offer consultation to students, faculty, staff, family members, and other healthcare providers for purposes of referring students to community and other resources (on or off campus).
Crisis Intervention Services: Provide expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the educational, developmental, and psychological well-being of students; demonstrate the ability to provide crisis intervention and case management support for students in distress.
Required Qualifications Education/License
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited program.
Licensed/license eligible to practice psychology in California.
Experience and Skills: The candidate must demonstrate experience with the following:
Issues pertinent to a diverse college student population.
Working knowledge and experience with victims of sexual assault and rape.
Intake clinical 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 psychiatric disorders.
Clinical experience providing crisis stabilization services in either a community mental health setting, or university counseling center
Short-term individual, couples and group counseling, and crisis intervention for psychological emergencies and high risk clients.
Knowledge, sensitivity and ability to work with students from diverse ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds, ranging in age.
Ability to develop and implement a broad range of outreach services, including consultation/mediation interventions, training modules, workshops, and presentations to the campus community on mental health issues and stigma reduction approaches.
Working effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Computer skills for electronic record keeping.
Must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment fingerprinting.
Specialization in an area pertinent to CSUF college students (e.g., sexual identity development; immigration and acculturation issues; trauma work; suicide prevention).
Experience and interest in coordinating counseling groups for students.
Experience and interest in working with sexual assault issues.
Experience and interest in providing outreach services and counseling to address underserved students.
Experience and interest in the provision of supervision to pre-doctoral interns.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be 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.
Rank & Salary In the CSU system, this position is classified as a Student Service Professional - Academically Related Level I - tenure track. This is a full time 12 month position. Counselors in the CSU system serve as members of the academic faculty unit and are represented by the faculty union. Counselor faculty earn full tenure generally through a six year tenure process. Salary is competitive and is commensurate with experience and qualifications, however, there is no guarantee that an offer will be made above the beginning salary. The University offers excellent, comprehensive benefits including health/dental/vision plans for employees and dependents, spouse/domestic partner or dependent fee waiver, 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, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date As soon as possible/Negotiable.
Application Procedure A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10912BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:
Current curriculum vitae
Letter of interest which includes a brief statement explaining your experience and qualifications for the position including demonstration of addressing the needs of people from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
Three letters of reference from professionals familiar with your clinical work.
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. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
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.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with approximately 2,151 full- and part-time faculty and a diverse student body of approximately over 38,948 enrolled in Fall 2015. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 55 at the baccalaureate level and 54 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $22.7 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2014-15. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 5th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.