Counselor (FA0204)

  • Chico
  • Chico, California
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Human and Social Services

Job Description

- Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated experience functioning at a high level as a generalist counselor in a diverse setting is required.
The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a PsyD or PhD. This position requires a valid California license as a psychologist (or eligibility for licensure in the state of California).

Essential Functions:
Provides initial clinical consultation, clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy to a diverse student population.
- Provides group counseling, both psychoeducational and process-oriented.
- Provides peer consultation, as well as consultation to University faculty and staff regarding concerns about students and the campus environment.
- Designs and implements psychoeducational programs and outreach activities for the campus community, including students, faculty, staff, campus organizations, related academic departments, and Student Affairs units.
- Coordinates the UMatter program, including supervision of all student assistants and interns, serving as primary liaison with other organizations, management of program finances and budget, and oversight of educational materials.
- Develops/participates in working relationships with other departments that share an interest in student wellness and personal development.
- Completes and maintains timely and accurate records.
- Performs additional professional services based on individual skills and interests consistent with the center's needs.
- Engages in professional development activities to maintain licensure/certification.
- When eligible (CA licensed 2 years), provides supervision to graduate students in the training program.
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong clinical skills and knowledge of best practices in the field.
- Ability to work within a brief (3-6 session), non-weekly therapy framework.
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with a diverse client population; ability to establish and maintain long-term relationships with non-student leadership of campus departments and off-campus organizations.
- Ability to advise management on program finances, budget, staffing, and related operational functions to meet programmatic goals.
- Ability to learn, interpret, follow, and apply a wide variety standard of policies and procedures relating to and impacting the applicable program.
- Ability to facilitate team meetings, including time for business related material and training of interns.
- Ability to continuously seek improvements in order to support the goals and strategic mission of the center.
- Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly as a part of a team.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPAA (Health Information Portability & Accountability Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and state regulations.

Recruitment Preferences: Candidates with university/college counseling experience in the provision of crisis intervention, psychotherapy, outreach programming and consultation for a multi-cultural student population are preferred.

Education, training, and/or expertise in one or more of the following areas: sexual violence, substance use disorders, complex trauma, underserved populations including African- American/Black, Latinx, first-generation students, student veterans, LGBTQ+, students with disabilities. Experience providing clinical supervision.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Chico, California 95929 United States View Map