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Position Title
Faculty Counselor SSP--ARI Academic Year Temporary (non-tenure)

California State University Northridge

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
Approximately 50,000 plus excellent benefits

Position Description
Responsibilities: 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 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, 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 and psychology interns through teaching supervision, seminars and mentoring. Designs and implements outreach programs and interventions that support the learning centered mission of the division of student affairs.

Minimum Qualifications
Earned Doctorate degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, and college level Counseling Center experience. Applicants must demonstrate experience and interest in serving the psychosocial and academic needs 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.

Desired Qualifications
Has experience and interest in working with LGBTQ students and developing outreach programming in collaboration with other campus departments.

University Description
General Information:
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-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, masterís degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 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 Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report 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/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services 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.

Region Description
Close to the mountains and the ocean

Required Application Materials
Screening of applications will begin on July 1, 2013 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. 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: mark.stevens@csun.edu Mark Stevens, Ph. D. Director University Counseling Services California State University Northridge Bayramian Hall 520 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8217

Application Deadline
July 1

Starting Date
August 19, 2013

Send Applications To:
Mark Stevens, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
18111 Nordhoff Street Bayramian Hall, 520
Northridge, ca 91330

Phone Number
818 677-2366

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