Student Services Professional I - Academic Related (Short-Term, Temporary)

Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Student Services Professional I - Academic Related (Short-Term, Temporary)

Job ID: 101974

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Code: 3070

Job Grade: Ssp/Ar1 12

Campus Information California State University, Sacramento is located in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, just five miles from the State Capitol, is situated along the American River parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Growth in the region has provided significant opportunities for faculty research and engagement with civic and business organizations as well as extensive research and internship opportunities for the University's approximately 27,500 students. The University, where quality teaching is a top priority, offers instruction leading toward the bachelor's degree in 58 disciplines, the master's degree in 41 disciplines, two independent doctoral degrees and one joint doctoral degree, and houses numerous research and community service centers.

Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a very diverse population of approximately 2 million. As California's capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs. As a major metropolitan university, California State University, Sacramento is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching its liberal arts tradition. The proximity of California State University, Sacramento to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research internships, and employment. Hiring Dept. Information Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) - SHCS embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to healthcare by offering urgent care, primary care, preventative services, wellness education, violence support services, mental health, and counseling services to the Sacramento State campus community.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population. Duties/Responsibilities Under the general supervision of the Clinical Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the counselor will provide a full range of direct and indirect clinical services to assist in the promotion of wellness for the students at California State University, Sacramento. The counselor will provide short-term psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and referrals to the community, provide clinical supervision, offer campus outreach, develop and present trainings and psycho-educational information, engage in professional and scholarly activities, provide consultation to faculty and staff, and provide service to the department, student affairs division and the university community as requested. Additionally, the psychologist will perform mental health services associated within their area of specialty, if any, and will act in a manner consistent with the APA Code of Ethics. The counselor will serve as a consultant to the campus community of students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding mental health issues.

Provide direct clinical services including but not limited to: short-term individual, group and couples psychotherapy for students; clinical screenings, crisis intervention and crisis debriefing; clinical assessment; case management, collaboration with psychiatrists and other medical providers; consultation and referrals with educational and disability counselors, health center professionals, and other on and off-campus referrals and other direct services as requested.

Develop and implement programs including but not limited to: presentations, workshops, prevention projects, residence hall training, seminars, mental health screening days and other outreach services as requested. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.

Provide consultation including but not limited to: providing consultative expertise to the university community regarding issues that affect the educational, developmental and psychological well-being of students; provide consultation services and occasional in-service training to faculty, administrators, and student leaders on mental health and developmental issues. Qualifications REQUIRED:

- Ph.D. or Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited program, LCSW or LMFT.
- Licensed or immediately license-eligible in the state of California. Must obtain licensure within twelve month of hire.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct brief individual and couples psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis intervention.
- Experience working with issues pertinent to a diverse student population with a broad spectrum of psychological issues and experience or knowledge with working with high-risk clients.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct intake clinical interviews, psycho-diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation.
- Demonstrated ability to provide crisis intervention.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in counseling work with a variety of racial/ethnic groups and diversities including multi-racial identity; gender; sexual preference; gender, disabilities; religion, socio-economic backgrounds, and age.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs, and provide consultation.
- Demonstrated clinical supervision knowledge and experience.
- Knowledge of applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health
- Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills and strong planning and organizational skills.
- Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers within an integrated Student Health and Counseling Services.


- Experience working in university counseling center
- Experience providing clinical supervision and training
- Bilingual competence.
- Experience with electronic medical records.
- Ability to participate in after-hours on-call rotation. Appointment This is a temporary, short-term appointment with the possibility of reappointment contingent upon budget consideration, departmental need, and satisfactory performance. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Application Review Review of applications will begin 3/20/2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Application Procedures Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at Instructions on how to apply can also be found at this link. External applicants can apply by clicking on the Faculty, Staff, and Management Opportunities link. Internal applicants can apply by logging on My Sac State.

Applicants must include the following attachments with the application:

1) Letter of Interest
2) Current curriculum vita
3) Copy of professional license
4) Names, addresses, and phone number of three recent professional references.

Following an initial screening, some applicants will be requested to participate in a telephone interview.
Applicants who are invited for an on-campus interview may be requested to make a short presentation. Equal Employment Opportunity California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit Background Check A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. Child Abuse and Neglect Report The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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