Director, Academic Satellites

UC Davis,

Student Health & Counseling Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Feb 8th, '21



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Mon, Feb 8th, '21


UC Davis

Director, Academic Satellites

Salary Range: $6,150.00 - $12,991.67/Mo.

Final Filing Date: 03/04/2021

Under the direction of the Director of Counseling Services (CS), and in collaboration with fellow members of Counseling Services Management Team, direct the counseling and outreach services provided in eight academic satellites for UC Davis community students. The satellites include the four undergraduate college dean's offices, Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Graduate Studies. Develop positive relationships with staff and faculty in each satellite location. Address both general and focused interest areas relating to developmental, behavioral and multicultural mental health needs unique to the college population and the academic environment. As a manager, supervise licensed therapy staff responsible for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, College of Biological Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Letters and Science, Veterinary Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Graduate Studies, and other professional and trainee staff as appropriate. Consult with faculty and staff on issues affecting student's educational performance and emotional well-being as needed. Consult with medical providers on psychological factors affecting student's health status. Provide psychological services for eligible students. Train psychology interns and post-doctoral residents as needed.




• Masters clinical/counseling degree and licensure (e.g., LMFT, LCSW, LPCC). Masters therapist applicants are governed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and are required to possess a valid California license.


• Psychologists (e.g., Psy.D., Ph.D.) governed by California Board of Psychology are required to possess valid license. Psychologist applicants possessing a valid license in another state must obtain California licensure within 180 days after submitting an application to become licensed in California or from date of commencement of residency in California, whichever comes first. 

• Demonstrated skills to mentor, lead and supervise professional and clinical staff.

• Experience coordinating aspects of mental health services.

• Experience and interest in working with individuals from diverse social, cultural or socio-cultural backgrounds.

• Experience in building positive relationships with campus units serving diverse students.

• Experience in treating diverse clients using short-term models of individual and group psychotherapy/counseling.

• Experience assessing and intervening when individuals present in crisis.

• Experience conducting outreach to diverse groups.

• Experience developing and implementing, and delivering outreach programming.

• Knowledge of ethical, legal and university level standards and regulations.



• Experience in managing professional staff.

• Experience working in a university counseling service with strong student service orientation.

• Experience working with historically underrepresented or under-served student communities at major research universities.

• Ability to conduct research/program evaluation, analyze results and share findings.



• Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at

Job ID # 15146

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer