Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Psychologist -Tenure Track

University
California State University Northridge

Department
University Counseling Services

Salary Range
based on experience

Position Description
University Counseling Services is seeking a talented and hardworking individual who is passionate about enhancing the psychosocial development and emotional well-being of CSUN students. Working under the general supervision of the Director of University Counseling Services (UCS), the SSP AR I Counselor, as a member of the Division of Student Affairs with faculty rank, collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement appropriate campus/community psycho-educational programs and interventions to increase student academic and personal success. This position requires excellence in clinical service delivery to a diverse student population including the provision of:

• Intake assessment and short-term individual and couples counseling
• Group psychotherapy and structured psycho-educational groups and workshops
• Crisis intervention and management (including hospitalization)
• On-campus and off-campus referrals
• Clinical supervision and training of pre-doctoral interns and support of the APA accredited pre-doctoral internship
program
• Services and teaching of workshops/classes to students struggling with academic confidence issues
• Collaborative service within a multidisciplinary team
• Consultation to faculty, staff, and various campus constituencies regarding students in distress
• Provision of services and programs to support all students from diverse populations, particularly Latino/a students,
and to enhance student life
• Design and implementation of outreach programs and interventions that support the learning centered mission of the
division of student affairs


Minimum Qualifications
University Counseling Services seeks a psychologist committed to working with a diverse population of university students. Competitive candidates will have completed an APA accredited internship at a university counseling center and graduated from an APA accredited doctoral program in counseling or clinical psychology. Qualified candidates should demonstrate expertise in working with a diverse student population, including interest and experience in working with Latino/a and first-generation college students. Qualified candidates must possess a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology. One year of prior university/college counseling experience preferred, and must obtain a valid license to practice as a psychologist in the state of California within 18 months of appointment date. Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals is essential.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.


Desired Qualifications


University Description
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 36,000 students (29,181 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 2,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, master’s degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate programs 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 mountains and the Ocean

Required Application Materials
• A cover letter, addressing the qualifications and responsibilities described above and a statement regarding a vision of how a counseling center contributes to the personal and academic success of students • A current curriculum vita (CV) • Three letters of reference • A copy of your graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted for application; official confirmation of degree is required for hire) Electronic applications accepted and encouraged and should be sent to: jose.montes@csun.edu

Application Deadline
Screening of applications will begin March 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Electronic applications accepted and encouraged and should be sent to: jose.montes@csun.edu

Starting Date
August 2014

Send Applications To:
Jose Montes, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
CSUN. 18111 Nordhoff St. Bayramian Hall 520
Northridge, CA 91330

Phone Number
818 677-2366

Email Address
jose.montes@csun.edu

Web Address
http://

This listing expires on:
4/6/2014


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