• Stanislaus
  • Turlock, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services

Job Description

Full-Time Counselor: Psychological Counseling Services invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track counselor faculty appointment at the rank of Student Services Professional - Academic Related - I (SSP-AR-I). This position reports to the Director of Psychological Counseling Services and works 40 hr. per week on a twelve-month schedule. Counselors provide individual, couple and group counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, outreach, workshops, consultation, keep accurate notes, and perform other duties as assigned.

Master's degree in a counseling-related field such as Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work, Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology, or Doctor of Psychology degree. Must be currently be licensed. Other minimum qualifications include: experience addressing diversity issues related to counseling, experience in a multidisciplinary counseling center, strong organizational skills, ability to work as a generalist, excellent interpersonal communication, ability to work as a member of a team and as a member of the university community, knowledge and skills in individual counseling, assessment, outreach, consultation, psycho-educational group work, comprehensive knowledge of psychological and developmental concerns, and familiarity with the activities and demands involved in providing counseling in a university environment.

A candidate's consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of: skills and expertise in counseling diverse populations, presentation skills related to ethnic and cultural diversity issues, counseling and presentation skills related to gender issues and LGBTQ+ issues; two years of experience in a multidisciplinary counseling center, with one or more years working in a university counseling center; experience with crisis assessment and intervention; ability to work with a diverse case load, and excellent presentation skills

A complete application must include: an application letter specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; unofficial photocopies of graduate transcripts; a professional curriculum vitae; names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three supervisory references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

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

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Elizabeth Peisner, EdD - Interim Director
Psychological Counseling Services, Student Services Annex
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Screening of completed application files will begin February 24th, 2020. This position is expected to begin March 15, 2020, or as soon thereafter as possible, and will remain open until filled.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.

Psychological Counseling Services provides a variety of counseling-related services to a diverse student population. PCS is committed to providing effective, ethical and culturally affirming mental health services to CSU Stanislaus students. Staff members work as a collaborative team to offer services from an integrated clinical/developmental model to assist students toward academic, personal and social success. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at:

California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: Handbook statement on shared governance

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices: and

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: .

Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email:

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The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. 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. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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