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Position Title
Post-Doctoral Counselor

California State University San Marcos

Student Health and Counseling Services

Salary Range
minimum $2322.00

Position Description
California State University San Marcos’ Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is offering a one year full-time post-doctoral fellowship in counseling psychology. This fellowship begins August 19, 2013, one week prior to the start of fall semester. Post-doctoral fellows devote their time to providing short-term individual, couple/family, group counseling to students presenting with developmental, personal and academic concerns. Fellows also provide consultation to staff and faculty;participate in the development and presentation of psycho-educational workshops, guest lectures, special events, and other education and outreach activities for the campus community, SHCS staff and pre-doctoral interns. The administrative duties include record keeping and scheduling continuing appointments with clients. Duties will also include providing emergency coverage and crisis intervention. Post-doctoral fellows will participate in supervision activities weekly. Supervision activities include individual supervision (at least 10% of their hours worked or 4 hours per week/40 hours), weekly group supervision meetings, attendance in weekly training seminars, and attendance at all clinical staff meetings and weekly psychiatric case consultation meetings. This fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training experiences targeted at assisting fellows in strengthening their diagnostic and clinical skills and integrating these skills into their professional identity.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have completed all of the requirements of a terminal degree in an accredited PhD or PsyD program not later than August 26, 2013. Candidates must have experience conducting time-limited psychotherapy, long term therapy, crisis intervention and psychological assessment. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in providing cross-cultural counseling.

Desired Qualifications
Candidates with some university/college counseling experience preferred. Preferred candidates will have an expertise in womens’ issues, diversity, cross-cultural counseling, health psychology, eating disorders and sexual orientation. Fluency in Spanish and knowledge of Latino culture strongly preferred. Familiarity with electronic counseling scheduling and documentation program/system.

University Description
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, is strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, sexual orientation and identity, gender, age, and disability or veteran’s status.
The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education and under-represented groups.
CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving institution (AANAPISI)and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education.
Visit www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.

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Required Application Materials
Please submit a Faculty Application, a curriculum vita including three (3) current references and a letter of interest to ssvcptlec@csusm.edu

Application Deadline
A review of applications will begin July 1, 2013, however the position will remain open until filled. Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.Should the results of the background check not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated. Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employement, corrective action, or rejection.

Starting Date
August 19, 2013

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