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Temporary Psychologist/Counselor Faculty Pool

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer, Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty), Temporary, Part Time

Temporary Psychologist/Counselor Faculty Pool

Student Psychological Services Department

Division of Student Affairs

Position Description

The Student Psychological Servives Department at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), invites highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a pool of part-time counseling psychologist appointments.  This is a temporary hourly, intermittent position with the possibility of reappointment.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Student Psychological Services

Student Psychological Services, a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, is a comprehensive center providing a broad array of services including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services, campus outreach, consultation, and program development.  Our unit serves a diverse student population and offers many excellent opportunities for professional development.  Our multidisciplinary center is team-oriented and is staffed by licensed and licensed eligible psychologists, a psychiatrist, a mental health educator, and at times psychological trainees. 

For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/shps/

The Position

The temporary counselor faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin providing psychological services on short notice.

Responsibilities

Provides clinical assessment, individual psychotherapy, group counseling, case management, and crisis intervention services to a diverse university student population.  Other duties include providing crisis intervention services, consultation with faculty and staff regarding campus mental health issues, participation in case consultation meetings, and conducting limited mental health outreach services. 

The incumbent will report to the Director of Student Psychological Services.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Possession of a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related field. 
  • Ability to provide psychological services (clinical assessment, crisis intervention, brief therapy) to college students on personal/interpersonal issues, multicultural issues, developmental concerns, and the full range of mental health disorders. 
  • Professional experience or interest in working with diverse ethnic groups, non-traditional students, men’s issues, development and implementation of mental health outreach programs, and case management/crisis intervention. 
  • Competence and ability to provide teletherapy via phone and Zoom. 
  • Experience and familiarity using the Point and Click chart management system. 
  • License-eligible as a psychologist in the State of California (California licensure within one year of start date). 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed as a psychologist in the State of California with a doctoral degree from an APA accredited program.
  • Three years of counseling experience (may include internship and pre-terminal degree experience), with two of those three years involving clinical experience with an adult multicultural population. 
  • Experience providing psychological services in a college or university counseling center.

Employment Requirement – Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Mandated Reporter per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

A complete application is required and must include:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
  • A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment)

For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

Closing Statement

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco-Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

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