Department of Counseling and Psychological Services - Psychologist

Long Beach
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Recruitment: 2437
Position: Psychologist (4 positions)
Student Service Professional/Academic-Related - Level I
Full-Time Temporary, 12-Month
(1 to 3-year appointment, renewable)
Effective Date: On or about August 1, 2017
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and licensure

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within the Division of Student Affairs 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.

• 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.
• Demonstrated ability to provide psychological services (clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy) 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 multi-culturally diverse college student population.
• Licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the State of California.
• California licensure within one year of start date.

• The ideal candidate will be a generalist with a demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student population.
• The ideal candidate will have completed an APA-accredited doctoral internship or an APPIC internship.
• The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in intern training and supervision.
• The ideal candidate will have strong professional experience in one or more of the following areas: working with Chicana/o, Latina/o, Mexican American, or African American college students through clinical interventions, outreach, and consultation; men's issues; first generation college student issues; group therapy; crisis intervention and management; and/or substance abuse treatment experience.

• Provides clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy to a diverse university student population, as well as consultation to faculty, staff and administration.
• The position requires providing intern clinical supervision and facilitating 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 Affairs units.
• Engages in university service through participation in campus committees and activities.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

• Letter of application/interest addressing minimum and preferred qualifications
• Curriculum Vitae (CV) including current e-mail address
• Three recent letters of recommendation (two letters from clinical supervisors)
• Copy of transcript from institution awarding the doctorate
• Copy of licensed or license-eligible as a psychologist in the State of California
• Finalists will be requested to submit a signed SC-1 form (University application) and official transcript

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION assembled into ONE PDF document preferred. E-mail to Candidates are encouraged to submit complete files as early as possible.

Requests for information should be addressed to:
Judy Prince, Psy.D., Search Committee Chair
Counseling and Psychological Services
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0111
Telephone: (562) 985-4001

Application Timeline: Review of applications will begin June 1, 2017.
Position will remain open until filled (or recruitment cancelled).

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 identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.