Primary Purpose: A licensed professional with a doctorate in a psychology-related field responsible for providing mental health services that reduce barriers and create opportunities for greater academic achievement and student success. The Staff Psychologist II works collaboratively with other departments in the Division of Student Life as well as academic affairs and other campus units.
Essential Functions: 1. Provides group, individual, and couples therapy, and psychoeducational workshops to a culturally diverse college student body in accordance with the university statement on diversity and inclusion.
2. Provides preventative outreach/programming and trainings, and represents CAPS at campus events such as orientation, critical incident debriefing, workshops, and other situations on an as needed basis.
3. Provides primary or delegated clinical supervision for unlicensed trainees.
4. Consults with faculty, staff, and students regarding student concerns and participates in university-wide committees.
5. Participates in staff, multidisciplinary team, and Student Life Divisional meetings.
6. Keeps accurate and timely electronic records on all contacts with clients.
7. Maintains compliance with ethical standards in the execution of services in accordance with the American Psychological Association, university policies, local, state and federal rules and regulations.
8. Attends professional development opportunities and maintains licensure status with the appropriate California board.
9. Provides Mandated Substance Assessments in coordination with Student Conduct and Community Standards on an as needed basis.
10. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree from an APA accredited program. Must be licensed in CA or another state at date of hire. Minimum of two (2) years prior experience with adolescents or adults.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work well with a diverse client population. Demonstrated skills in culturally competent approaches to multiple modalities of therapy (e.g., group, individual, couples, crisis interventions, consultation, and workshops). Experience in providing clinical supervision. Ability to teach in an informal workshop setting. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated through the ability to establish and maintain effective working with other departments within the university.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent sitting and verbal communication. Occasional walking and standing; use of computers and phones. Infrequent bending, stooping, kneeling or reaching above shoulders. May be expected to lift up to 25 lbs.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is primarily performed in clinical or office environment. Work is generally performed during standard business hours. May be required to work non-business hours. Moderate Travel.
Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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