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California Maritime Academy

California Maritime Academy

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A Campus of The California State University

JOB BULLETIN No.: FAC31 – 12/13

Department of Student Health Services

Academic Year Appointment beginning August, 2013 through May, 2014 (Renewable)

Approximate Starting Date: August 2013

Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must have all materials arrive in the Human Resources Office by close of business day on March 29, 2013 to receive priority consideration for the position. A review of applications will begin April 1, 2013 and the review period may end at any time thereafter. This position will remain open until filled.

ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA MARITIME ACADEMY (CMA):  The California Maritime Academy is a specialized campus of the California State University (CSU) system offering six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The Academy also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. The curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers.    The California Maritime Academy, serves a population of approximately 950 students.  The campus is situated in Vallejo on the shore of the Carquinez Strait and 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. For more information about the California Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.

Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. One of the ways we make good on this commitment is by hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.

Under general direction from the Director of Student Health Services, the Counselor provides direct counseling/clinical services that include short-term individual, couples and group psychotherapy for “enrolled” students; clinical triage, crisis intervention and debriefing; clinical assessment, case management, collaboration with other medical providers in an integrated Student Health Services environment, and consultation and referrals to services both on and off campus. In addition, the Counselor develops and implements outreach programs on campus, consisting of workshops, “and” presentations “to student groups,” Resident Assistant training, student peer educator training, prevention projects, mental health screening activities, and assists the Project Coordinator in implementing the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) grant activities. The Counselor also provides consultation with University faculty, staff and administrators regarding student mental health issues.

• Demonstrated ability to conduct brief individual, couples and group psychotherapy.
• Experience working with issues pertinent to a diverse student population with a broad spectrum of psychological issues and experience or knowledge with working with high-risk clients.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct intake clinical interviews, psycho-diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation.
• Demonstrated ability to provide crisis intervention.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in counseling work with a variety of racial/ethnic groups and diversities including multi-racial identity, gender, sexual preference, disabilities, religion, socio-economic backgrounds, and age.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs, provide consultation and teach, as necessary.
• Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health.
• Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and strong planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated Student Health and Counseling Services.

• Possession of an appropriate terminal degree in behavioral sciences, counseling, psychology or a related academic field and California license as a Psychologist, Marriage, Family and Child Counselor or as a Clinical Social Worker which requires a Masters degree in Social Work with appropriate internship.
• Licensed, or immediately license eligible, in the State of California. Must obtain appropriate licensure within 24 months of employment and maintain licensure throughout employment.
• Demonstrated compliance with continuing education requirements per licensure.

• Experience with the development of prevention and wellness programs suitable for college campuses.
• Experience with alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment
• Experience with eating disorders.

Special Note: Provision of mental health services aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear on part of its annual training cruise may be an option.

Designated Position: This position is a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidates accepting these positions are required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:  Typical classroom office in one-story building.

SALARY COMPENSATION:  Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual. 

BENEFITS:  The California Maritime Academy offers a broad range of benefits for qualifying positions including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:  Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire. A Background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application, cover letter and current resume. Apply on-line at http://apptrkr.com/324583. Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of interview appointments by telephone.

NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.

The California Maritime Academy is committed to a diverse work force and equal opportunity employment


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