Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Case Managers (Full-time, 12-month, Temporary Lecturer with anticipated annual renewal*)-- Two Positions: One Crisis focus and one Referral focus.

Cal Poly Pomona University

Counseling Services, Student Health and Counseling Services

Salary Range
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position includes a very attractive benefits package.

Position Description
Case Manager’s General Job Duties for both positions: In collaboration with the Associate Director of Counseling Services, the Case Managers will provide case management, intake/diagnostic assessment, symptom management groups, brief counseling services when appropriate, and referrals for students whose emotional challenges, behavioral difficulties, limited resources, or chronic mental health conditions impact their ability to function/succeed academically. Case managers may carry a moderate therapy case load in addition to case management duties. These positions require excellence in clinical case management service delivery including crisis coverage and emergency intervention (including hospitalization), the facilitation of on-campus and external referrals, treatment planning and coordination of care, and serving in the university’s behavioral intervention team in collaboration with the Associate Director. Duties also include clinical services in the form of serving as a resource to university offices in an effort to enhance student life, consultation and outreach services (i.e., psycho-educational programs) to various constituencies on campus (e.g., student organizations, faculty and staff), and assisting with training seminars for pre and post-doctoral trainees. Some evening and weekend hours will be required to monitor the after-hours phone crisis hotline.

Case Manager--Crisis Focus: In addition to the above general job duties, the Case Manager for Crisis Prevention and Intervention will serve as the designated counselor for the Depression/Suicide Risk Interactive Screening Program (ISP), a web based prevention tool. Duties include suicide prevention and resiliency training, collaborating with health educators focused on peer-to-peer outreach, assessing student responses, writing electronic responses, communicating with students online, conducting in-person evaluations, making referrals and assisting students in their transition to treatment, as needed. This case manager will collaborate with the Associate Director in ensuring smooth transition from crisis intervention to case management, and to transition students back into the university after they have undergone psychiatric hospitalization.

Case Manager--Referral Focus: In addition to the general job duties listed above, the Case Manager for Community Linkage and Resource Development will identify community referral resources relevant to the needs of CPP students, develop partnerships with agencies to help students access and utilize needed services. The Case Manager will maintain and update the department’s referral database, as well as track, monitor, and follow-up on case management outcomes to ensure continuity of care.

* It is anticipated that these Full-Time, 12-month, Temporary Lecturer, positions will be renewed on an annual basis contingent upon funding and subject to the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association (http://calstate.edu/LaborRel/Contracts_HTML/CFA_CONTRACT/CFAtoc.shtml).

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include: an LMFT or LCSW and license to practice in California, knowledge of suicide assessment and crisis intervention techniques, ability to provide effective communication in person and through electronic means, knowledge of CA legal and ethical standards and ability to utilize sound judgment during therapy, consultation, and crisis intervention.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include: Doctoral degree and license as a psychologist in California preferred, and experience in supervising doctoral interns preferred.

University Description
Cal Poly Pomona is a comprehensive public university that is widely recognized for its polytechnic mission and learn-by-doing philosophy. It is consistently ranked as one of the best public universities in the West. Cal Poly Pomona enrolls approximately 20,000 students, with 70% of the students representing the richness of cultural diversity. Through its eight colleges, the university offers 65 undergraduate majors and 20 masters degree programs.

Cal Poly Pomona is noted for its beautiful and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the Arabian horse ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg. It is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions in the country. The University is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff, and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. Additional information is available at the university’s Web site: www.csupomona.edu.

Region Description
Los Angeles Metro Area.
University Housing is Available to Faculty & Staff.

Required Application Materials
Candidates will be considered for both positions unless a preference is noted in the cover letter. Completed applications will include: 1) Cover letter addressing the candidate’s interest and background related to each of the requirements listed above under minimum and preferred qualifications, 2) Detailed curriculum vitae, 3) Copy of graduate transcripts (official confirmation of degree required for hire) 4) Two recent letters of reference supporting the candidate’s match with the requirements listed above in the position description and qualifications, 5) a list with the contact information (including name, address, and phone number) for 3 professional references so that they can be contacted should the candidate become a finalist, and 6) a Completed Employment Form, found at: http://www.csupomona.edu/~jobs/how%20to%20apply.shtml. Please submit all application materials by e-mail to the Case Manager Search Committee, c/o Leslie Taylor-Contla, at Counseling Services, Student Health and Counseling Services, 3801 W. Temple Ave, 66-116,Pomona, CA 91768, E-mail:ldtaylor@csupomona.edu, Phone: (909) 869-3220, Fax to: (909) 869-6775. For more detailed job announcement visit: http://academic.csupomona.edu/faculty/positions.aspx

Application Deadline
To be considered, applications must be received via email by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 18th, 2013. Early response is encouraged. Candidates will be considered for both positions unless a preference is noted in the cover letter.

Starting Date
March 2013

Send Applications To:
Case Manager Search Committee c/o Leslie Taylor-Contla

Mailing Address
Pomona, CA 91768

Phone Number
Phone: (909) 869-3220

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