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Position Title
Clinical Coordinator/Associate Director

California State University Fullerton

Counseling and Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with education and experience

Position Description
Clinical Coordinator/Associate Director

California State University Fullerton is seeking applications for a competent licensed psychologist to serve as Clinical Coordinator/Associate Director of the Counseling and Psychological Services Center. Under the general supervision of the Counseling and Psychological Services’ Director, the selected candidate will provide a full range of clinical and administrative services. The identified candidate will provide consultation, supervision and administrative oversight to counseling center staff as well as participate as part of the student health and counseling services management team (60%); will provide direct clinical services (25%); assist with data collection and assessment reports (10%); and perform other duties as assigned (5%). This position is a full-time, 12 month, management position.


Consultation: Provide clinical consultation to the Counseling Center staff as well as leadership and expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the educational, developmental and psychological well-being of students; provide consultation services and occasional in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders on mental health and developmental issues. The selected candidate will participate as a member of the University’s Students of Concern Committee in the absence of the Director.

Administrative: Participate as a member of the Student Health and Counseling Management Team and may serve as the acting Director in the absence of the Director. The selected candidate will also provide administrative management for the Counseling Center’s delivery of clinical services which includes, but is not limited to, managing and creating schedules for Triage Assessments and reviewing student feedback on services received.

Data Collection/Assessment: Oversee collection and analysis of data related to clients and clinical services. Participate in campus wide committees around assessment and work with the director on annual reports for the division of student affairs.

Direct Counseling Services: Provide intake clinical interviews and psycho-diagnostic assessments, short-term individual and couples counseling, group counseling and psycho-educational groups, clinical triage and crisis intervention, case management and collaboration with a consulting psychiatrist, and referrals to and consultation with academic and disability counselors and health center professionals on-campus as well as off-campus mental health professionals and agencies.

Supervision: Administrative and clinical supervision for professional staff and participate in CAPS’ training program, providing clinical supervision and training seminars as time permits.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications
• Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an accredited program.
• California license to practice psychology or license-eligible to practice psychology.

Experience and Skills: The candidate must demonstrate experience with the following:
• Issues pertinent to a diverse college student population.
• Minimum of 5 years licensed experience in individual, group, and couples psychotherapy.
• 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.
• Demonstrated leadership and management skills with minimum of 5years experience in administrative and supervisory roles within a University Counseling Center.
• Knowledge and expertise with the management of electronic health records.
• 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.
• Working effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals
• Demonstrated mental health consultation experience with knowledge of CA mental health laws and practices.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Computer skills for electronic record keeping.
• Must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment fingerprinting.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
• Specialization in an area pertinent to CSUF college students (e.g., sexual identity development; immigration and acculturation issues; trauma work; suicide prevention).
• Bilingual skills pertinent to CSUF students and international students (e.g., Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean).
• 5 or more years licensed as a psychologist.

University Description
The University
Fullerton is the largest campus of the 23-campus California State University system, with a highly diverse, primarily commuting student population of over 36,000. Cal State Fullerton is located in technologically and culturally vibrant Orange County, one hour from Los Angeles.

Region Description
Southern California, Orange County

Required Application Materials
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

Application Deadline
June 21

Starting Date
July 15, 2013

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