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Staff Psychologist--Academic Year, Non-Tenure #12-53
California State Univeristy Northridge
University Counseling Services
Working under the general supervision of the Director of the University Counseling Services (UCS), this position calls for the faculty counselor to work in developing, training outreach and mental health programing for LGBTQ and/or African-American students. The SSP AR-I Counselor, as a member of the general university faculty, also collaborates with faculty and staff to develop and implement appropriate campus/community psycho-educational strategies to increase student academic and personal success. Provides intake assessment, crisis intervention, case management, and short-term counseling to a diverse, multicultural student population, presenting with a wide range of psychosocial and developmental concerns. Promotes and offers structured workshops, support and process groups to students. Contributes to the overall training of paraprofessionals, social work, and psychology interns through teaching seminars and mentoring. Designs and implements outreach programs and interventions that support the learning centered mission of the division of student affairs.
Candidate must have earned a Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, in addition to college level Counseling Center experience. Applicants will have a demonstrated experience and interest in serving the psychosocial and academic need of university students. Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals is essential. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to mentor and work with a diverse student population.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-ethnic population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 35,000 students (27,000 FTEs) from diverse ethnic backgrounds, served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 70 degree programs, masterís degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 1 doctorate graduate
program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Office of Public Safety and the Office of Faculty Affairs.
Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.
The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
Southern California in the San Fernando Valley
Required Application Materials
Screening of applications will begin on June 8, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities described above. Please provide a current resume, names of three references and an unofficial copy of your graduate transcripts.
Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to: Application materials may be submitted via postal mail or electronically to the address below. Electronic applications are accepted and encouraged and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Stevens, Ph.D. Director University Counseling Services California State University Northridge Bayramian Hall 520 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8217
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