Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Psychologist - Full-time 12 Month Tenure-Track

California State University Long Beach

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Salary Range
Salary commensurate with experience and licensure

Position Description

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within the Division of Student Services is a comprehensive center providing individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, campus outreach, program development, consultation, and an APA-accredited doctoral internship. A focus on diversity is thematic throughout all programs. The multidisciplinary center values a leadership structure that is respectful, cohesive and team-oriented.

DUTIES: Provides clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief therapy to a very diverse university student population, as well as consultation to faculty, staff and administration. The position requires the provision of intern clinical supervision and facilitation of training activities in the APA accredited internship. Designs and implements psychoeducational programs and outreach activities for the campus community, including students, faculty and staff, campus organizations, related academic departments, and student services units. Engages in university service through participation in campus committees and activities. Pursues scholarly and creative achievements for advancement to tenure.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited program or documented completion of the degree before commencement of the position; completion of an APA-accredited doctoral internship or an APPIC member internship. Demonstrated ability to provide psychological services (clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief therapy) to college students on personal/interpersonal issues, multicultural issues, developmental/educational/career concerns and the full range of mental health disorders. Demonstrated commitment and/or expertise in working with a diverse student population. Demonstrated ability to provide outreach and consultation to a multiculturally diverse college student population. Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the state of California. California licensure within one year of start date.

Desired Qualifications
PREFERRED/DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be a generalist with a demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population. The ideal candidate will have strong professional experience in one or more of the following areas: demonstrated professional interest or experience in working with Chicana/o, Latina/o, Mexican American, or African American college student populations through clinical interventions, outreach, and consultation; menís issues; first generation college student issues; group therapy development and implementation; health and wellness issues; anxiety; crisis intervention and management; veteranís issues; and/or bilingual skills pertinent to CSULB students.

University Description
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteranís status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience counseling, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Region Description
A vibrant beach city (campus is three miles from the Pacific. Long Beach is part of the Greater Los Angeles County/Orange County region. A great place to work and live for those seeking a mild coastal, sunny environment. Los Angeles and Cal State Long Beach are both known for their culturally diverse populations.

Required Application Materials
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: A formal letter of application/interest addressing minimum and preferred qualifications; curriculum vitae (CV) including evidence of scholarly and creative achievement, research and publications; three recent letters of recommendation; and copy of transcript from institution awarding the doctorate. Finalist will be requested to submit a signed SC-1 form and official transcript. The successful candidate for this position will be offered the position contingent on a satisfactory criminal record check.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin July 1, 2013. Applications to be submitted via email to Ferdinand.Arcinue@csulb.edu.

Starting Date
Effective Date August 19, 2013

Send Applications To:
Ferdinand Arcinue, Ph.D., Search Chair

Mailing Address
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Brotman Hall 226, CSULB, 1250 Bellflower BLVD MS 0111
Long Beach, CA 90840-0111

Phone Number
(562) 085-4001

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