Counselor (2020-AP261)

  • San Bernardino
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services

Job Description


Counseling & Psychological Services at California State University, San Bernardino seeks to hire one full-time (100%) academic-year counselor (non-tenure track) and support services coordinator to provide comprehensive mental health services coordination and support to our diverse student population to begin Fall 2019. Services will include consultation with counseling staff regarding treatment and disposition planning for students with complex mental health needs, coordination with Student Health Center providers to assist and support students in accessing psychiatric resources in the community, and development and maintenance of a current and comprehensive referral database for off-campus mental health providers. Clinical services will include conducting initial intake evaluations for students seeking mental health services at CAPS, walk-in/urgent care evaluations and interventions, and ongoing care of a small clinical case load. Duties may also include indirect clinical services in form of consultation and outreach services (i.e., psycho-educational programs) to various constituencies on campus (e.g., student organizations, faculty and staff) services as a resource to university offices in an effort to enhance student life, and providing clinical supervision for unlicensed clinicians or trainees. Some evening and weekend hours are required to meet workload demands and/or departmental responsibilities, and to provide quality services.

Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students, and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and 1 doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.


Possession of a graduate level degree in a mental health field from an accredited university is required by time of appointment. Licensure as a mental health professional in the state of California.


* Skilled in coordinating, directing, evaluating and implementing case management services for individuals with multiple psychological problems.

* Ability to demonstrate respect and integrate cultural sensitivity when providing services, as well as ability to communicate, engage, and develop rapport with ethnically and culturally diverse populations.

* Demonstrated skills in crisis management under conditions of limited supervision.

* Demonstrated skills in maintaining effective interactions with clients, the larger university community, and outside agencies.

* Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.


Knowledge of available resources of the broader Inland Empire area of Southern California that can assist our students and campus population in meeting their psychosocial needs. Bilingual or multilingual Spanish speaking.


To apply please submit the following required documents:
1) Detailed curriculum vitae.
2) Cover letter addressing the candidate's interest and background related to each of the required and preferred qualifications.
3) Copy of graduate transcripts - unofficial copies acceptable for application; official copies with degree confirmations(s) required for hire.
4) Three recent letters of reference supporting the candidate's match with the requirements listed in the position description.
5) Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three (3) references so that they can be contacted should the candidate become a finalist.
6) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

Formal review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience (beginning salary between $60,552 to $70,020). Position includes a comprehensive benefits package. Information regarding CSUSB's Counseling & Psychological Services can be found at

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply at:

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.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino 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. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Bernardino, California 92407 United States View Map