FT/Tenure Track Counselor – Center for Wellness and Wellbeing

Employer
Santa Monica College
Location
Santa Monica, California
Salary
$61,183 - $127,482 / yr
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Community College

Santa Monica College

 

FT/Tenure Track Counselor – Center for Wellness and Wellbeing

Salary: $61,183 - $127,482

Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019

 

Please click on the link below to review the detailed job bulletin: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/smcacademic/jobs/2242348/ft-tenure-track-counselor-center-for-wellness-and-wellbeing?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  

 

Job Duties

• Perform a variety of clinical, training, administrative, and supervisory duties in support of the Coordinator of the Center for Wellness & Wellbeing.

• Provide clinical assessment and brief individual counseling, crisis intervention, and emergency procedures (including hospitalizations).

• Assist with the coordination, development and assessment of clinical services, and develop innovative service delivery strategies.

• Serve as a consultant/resource person to college faculty and staff regarding students with mental health concerns.

• Build strategic alliances and campus networks to enhance student life; and participate in campus-wide activities on a regular basis.

• Design innovative programs to enhance student retention, academic success and personal well-being; and provide outreach services that meet the social, developmental and academic needs of a culturally diverse student population. 

• Assist with the graduate internship program, including the recruitment, supervision and training of interns/trainees.

• Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with local mental health agencies and hospitals, and develop a comprehensive referral base for students in need of extended care. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in one of the following:

• Counseling

• Rehabilitation Counseling

• Clinical Psychology

• Counseling Psychology

• Guidance Counseling

• Educational Counseling

• Social Work

• Career Development

• Marriage and Family Therapy

• Marriage, Family and Child Counseling

or the Equivalent                                                                                                  

 

(NOTE: A Bachelor's Degree in one of the listed areas AND A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)

 

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work, and a California license as a mental health clinician (licensed psychologist, LCSW. or LMFT).

• Maintain continuing education units sufficient to qualify as a supervisor of interns or other mental health professionals.

• Experience in crisis intervention/emergency services, and the demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of psychological problems (from personal/social adjustment issues to severe and persistent mental illness).

• Successful experience in supervising, training, and evaluating graduate-level interns/trainees.

• Demonstrated ability to counsel and train utilizing professional therapeutic orientations, models, techniques, and strategies, while meeting the needs of a multicultural, multi-gendered, and multi-aged clientele.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to make effective oral presentations.

• Knowledge of and ability to apply legal and ethical standards of licensed mental health professionals.

• Previous experience working in a community college or university counseling center setting.

• Experience in training and program development in a community college or university setting.

• Prior experience working with underserved and at-risk populations.

• Prior experience working with International students.

• Demonstrated training and expertise in time-limited psychotherapy and crisis intervention.

 

Additional Information

FT Faculty Application Requirements

 

A standard application consists of the following:

• Online District Application

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Transcript

• Two (2) Confidential Letters of Recommendation

 

* Additional, job-specific items may be required.  Please refer to the job posting for specific details.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  THE E-MAILS TO YOUR REFERENCE WRITERS REQUESTING CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE NOT GENERATED UNTIL THE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE.  YOU MUST FINISH YOUR APPLICATION AND CLICK SUBMIT FOR THE E-MAILS TO GO OUT.  PLEASE KEEP THIS IN MIND AND ALLOW ENOUGH TIME FOR YOUR REFERENCE WRITERS TO RECEIVE THE REQUEST AND SUBMIT THE LETTERS PRIOR TO THE RECRUITMENT DEADLINE.   

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all application materials, including the letters of recommendation, are received prior to the recruitment deadline.

Pay Philosophy

Starting salaries for FT Faculty are based on a combination of experience and educational achievement.  Initial placement is within the starting salary range.  Further advancements are based on longevity and educational growth.

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