Clinical Counselor at San Francisco State University – CA
San Francisco State University
Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
Student Health Services/Counseling & Psychological Services Center
Clinical Counselor (Licensed Psychologist)
Student Services Professional – Academically Related II, 12-month (Tenure-Track)
San Francisco State University (SF State) is a large urban university, and is part of the 23-campus California State University system serving a diverse student body in liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. The mission of the university is to maintain an environment for learning that promotes an appreciation of scholarship, freedom and human diversity; fosters excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and provides a broadly accessible higher education. The Student Services Professional – Academically Related classification is a counselor faculty position. SF State counselor faculty are expected to be effective in their primary area of responsibility, to demonstrate achievement and growth through participation in their profession, continued research, publications, and/or creative activities, and to contribute their academic and/or professional expertise and leadership to the campus and community. Counselor faculty represents the Counseling and Psychological Services Center as a member of the university faculty, and performs additional professional services as individual skills, interests and agency needs indicate.
Counseling and Psychological Services Center, a department within StudentAffairs/Enrollment Management at SF State, is charged with enhancing the psychological well-being of the campus community. The professional services of the multi-disciplinary counselor faculty are available to the campus community, and include individual, couples and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, critical incident debriefing, assessment and crisis counseling for faculty and staff, substance abuse prevention and education and other consultation and outreach to the campus community.
Position Description: The Clinical Counselor provides the full range of individual and group psychological services to students, faculty and staff, who represent a wide range of multicultural backgrounds, presenting complex psychosocial, personal and family issues. (See website www.sfsu.edu/~psyservs for full description.)
Required Qualifications: Candidate must currently possess a doctorate or a specific related field. A licensure issued by the Board of Psychology is required. If the licensure is out of state, must comply with the Board of Psychology regulations for obtaining licensure in order to practice in California. In addition, candidate must have experience and clinical effectiveness in multicultural counseling approaches with ethnically and culturally diverse client and communities; clinical skills and experience in time-limited, short term approaches, with a broad range of complex personal and interpersonal issues; ability to establish effective working collaborations between individuals and groups representing different cultures, interest groups and/or departments; ability to provide effective consultation regarding a variety of psychological incident debriefing capabilities; extensive experience making discerning judgments regarding complex legal and ethical issues. Candidate must be able and willing to participate in the life of the campus as a member of the faculty, and meet criteria (by such means as participation in professional associations, publications, research, creative works and continuing education), and university and community services.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of clinical experience post licensure. Post graduate clinical experience on a college campus; experience in multicultural, urban setting; knowledge and experience working with clinical issues common on college settings (e.g. substance abuse, sexual assault, eating disorders, conflict resolution, individual and group conflict resolution, trauma debriefing, etc.). Experience and skills in multi-cultural training and supervising of graduate and post-doctorate interns seeking licensure in psychology; experience working with men’s issues especially work with men of color and the LGBTQ community. Experience in working with immigrant and international student populations. Proficiency in a second language is preferred but not required.
Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Classification Salary Range: $5,549 – $9,934 monthly/$66,588– $119,208 annually
Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,549 – $6,300 monthly/$66,588 – $75,600 annually
Full Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision.
Hiring Date: Fall 2014 Semester
How to Apply: Review of Applications begins April 2014. Applicant must submit a cover letter describing skills, knowledge and abilities; a current resume reflecting educational and employment history, scholarship and professional achievements; an official transcript from an accredited educational institution, reflecting highest degree earned; proof of licensure and a minimum of three recent letters of recommendation to:
Student Affairs/Enrollment Management Hiring, Retention, Tenure and Promotions Committee
Student Services Building, Suite 208
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
SF State is an Equal Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.