Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Counseling Psychologist II- CalMHSA Grant (2 positions)

University of California, Riverside

Counseling Center

Salary Range
$68,000 -$74,000

Position Description
These are temporary contract positions that will go through June 30, 2014. The counseling psychologist provides psychological services to the UCR campus. Primary responsibility of the counseling psychologist is to provide individual, couple, and group therapy to UCR students. The counseling psychologist also provides crisis intervention services; consult with students, staff, and faculty; make presentations; and serve on University committees. Other responsibilities for this position include work related to deliverables for the CalMHSA grant.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology with proof of valid California Licensure by the Board of Psychology.

Demonstrated experience providing short-term individual, couple and group therapy.

Training and experience in counseling interventions and outreach programs to diverse student populations such as: African American, Asian American, Latino/Latina, LBGT, International Students, or Native American.

Interest and experience working in a specialty area such as sexual assault issues, eating disorders and/or substance abuse issues.

Demonstrated experience conducting intake assessments, emergency assessments and providing crisis intervention.

Demonstrated experience providing outreach programs in area of specialty and general mental health topics.

Demonstrated experience training paraprofessionals in basic helping skills.

Demonstrated experience working as a team.

Previous Counseling Center experience.

Interest and experience working with Residence Hall community.

Excellent presentation and training skills.

Knowledge of multicultural issues impacting the counseling process.

Knowledge and ability to use computer applications, including on-line information technology and electronic recordkeeping.

Knowledge of the developmental issues of college student populations.

Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards, relevant laws and accreditation standards for University Counseling Centers.

Knowledge of stress management.

Demonstrated ability to effectively use interpersonal skills while representing the department on campus and to external units.

Ability to work under pressure.

Ability to develop innovative approaches for preventative and developmental interventions.

Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check through the Department of Justice.

Desired Qualifications
Excellent presentation and training skills.

Ability to develop innovative approaches for preventative and developmental interventions.

Interest in and experience with intern supervision and training

University Description
UC Riverside is a research university offering undergraduate and graduate education to 18,000 students and has a projected enrollment of 21,000 students by 2010. To learn more about the campus visit www.ucr.edu . To learn more about the Counseling Center at UCR visit: counseling.ucr.edu

Region Description
The 1,112-acre, park-like campus located in the heart of inland Southern California is in a community steeped in rich heritage, offering a dynamic mix of arts and entertainment and an opportunity for affordable living. Sixty miles east of Los Angeles, the campus is also within an hourís drive of Southern California beaches, mountain ski resorts and desert parks and reserves.

Required Application Materials
Please send a cover letter, current C.V., and four professional references via email to laura.hammond@ucr.edu

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately. The positions will remain open until filled.

Starting Date
ASAP (negotiable).

Send Applications To:
Laura Hammond, Ph.D. Director via email laura.hammond@ucr.edu

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