University of California, Santa Barbara,

Counseling and Psychological Services ( CAPS)
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 8th, '21


Open Until Filled

Start Date:

Open Until Filled

Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 8th, '21

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  • Full Time

UCSB Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking experienced psychologists to work with our student population.


Psychologists are expected to provide individual therapy and assess the appropriateness of a short-term therapeutic modality for students with serious psychological concerns. Clinical service expectations include the ability to provide culturally appropriate interventions for the assessment and provision of crisis intervention services, coordination of care with Student Health and provision of appropriate referrals. Psychologists must be able to develop and deliver psycho-educational programs to meet the special needs of underserved populations, particularly the African American student population. Psychologists are expected to participate in campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural issues and be able to approach clinical service provision from the perspective of Black Psychology and culture. Must be able to train and supervise staff, interns, practicum students, or peers as appropriate. Occasional evening and weekends will be required. 

Must apply through UCSB's job link To see the full job qualifications, requirements, and responsibilities select this Link: Job Posting 10740

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


About UCSB 
The University of California, Santa Barbara became a member of the prestigious University of California system in 1944 and in little more than half of a century has become an internationally renowned center for teaching and research. The University of California multi-campus system encompasses 10 campus locations throughout California, five medical centers, three Department of Energy national laboratories and the UC headquarters office in Oakland. Distinguished for its interdisciplinary programs and commitment to excellence and innovation, UCSB offers over 25,000 students a comprehensive array of undergraduate majors and graduate programs through three colleges, two professional schools and the Graduate Division. UCSB's unique features - which include its residential character, its stunning ocean side setting at the foot of the Santa Ynez Mountains, its location on the edge of the Pacific Rim, just 100 miles northwest of Los Angeles yet removed from urban pressures - together create a rich environment where living and learning are intertwined. To learn more about UCSB, please visit  

About CAPS

The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to assist Student Affairs and the University in helping the student body achieve academically, socially, and personally through culturally responsive mental health services. CAPS is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment to ensure that all students remain psychologically healthy in pursuit of their goals. We value Inclusion, Collaboration, Compassion, and Impact. Our objective is to help in the creation and maintenance of a healthy campus environment. We educate, support, advocate and help foster a culture of acceptance and appreciation of human differences. To learn more about CAPS, please visit 


Minimum Requirements:

    • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program.
    • License to practice psychology in the State of California or eligible within 6 months.
    • Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies.
      • Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with a diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.
        • Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.
          • Demonstrated experience working with African American communities.
            • Demonstrated knowledge of Black Psychology and culture.
              • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions.                

              Desirable Requirements:

                • Experience working in a university counseling center.
                • Experience with crisis intervention and/or coordination. 



                salary commensurate with experience


                Must Apply through UCSB Job Board