Mandarin Speaking Staff Psychologist

San Francisco
Jun 23, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Mandarin Speaking Staff Psychologist

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

The Psychologist, reporting directly to the Senior Director of CAPS, is responsible for providing brief therapy to a culturally diverse student population, with a focus on Chinese international undergraduate and graduate students. The employee is also responsible for crisis intervention, referral, outreach, and consultation with an emphasis on liaison with International Student and Scholar Services, culturally focused student organizations, and the Academic English for Multilingual Students program.
As a member of the larger staff in Student Life, the mental health professional collaborates and cooperates to create leadership and intercultural competence opportunities to support student learning and development in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The mission of Student Life is to fully support holistic student development within a social justice framework centered in preparing students to be caring, socially responsible citizens in our global and local community.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide comprehensive individual, couples and group counseling services to students working within a brief therapy model
• Provide clinical triage
• Provide mandated assessment for students referred by the Office of Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities
• Provide crisis intervention services for ongoing as well as walk-in clients
• Work as a member of a team regarding agency administrative functioning (providing coverage, supervision, training, developing policies, etc.)
• Facilitate psychiatric hospitalization for students as required
• Provide information and referral for individuals who are ineligible for services
• Consult with concerned families/friends of students as needed; employ Mandarin when necessary
• Serve as ‘guest lecturer’ on relevant professional topics as requested by faculty
• Provide consultation to faculty, staff, and administration
• Provide educational outreach services to campus groups as requested
• Provide 24 hour crisis consultation to Student Housing and Residence Education, Student Life Division, Public Safety, and other administrative units of the University staff; on call phone rotated among staff
• Maintain up-to-date case files as dictated by current professional standards
• Collaborate with other campus resources to provide ‘crisis debriefing’ to campus community in the event of community trauma
• Create and present in-service training as requested
• Participate in weekly case conference
• Attend weekly inservice trainings as appropriate
• Attend weekly staff and licensed staff meeting
• Participate in in-house screening and hiring processes as requested
• Represent center at campus events
• Serve on campus-wide committees as requested
• Adhere to ethical principles of the profession as articulated by the American Psychological Association
• Other administrative tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

The psychologist should have an interest in working within the context of a diverse, Jesuit Catholic university located in an urban, multicultural area; doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA approved program who is licensed or license eligible in the state of California; fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese fluency preferred, experience within a university counseling center; prior brief therapy experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Fluent in Mandarin

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EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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