The department of University Counseling Services at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a counselor to serve as Staff Counselor/Psychologist in the Student Services Professional, Academic-Related I level. The position is a 12-month position with the possibility of yearly renewal.
The successful candidate will provide clinical, outreach, and consultative services to a diverse population of university students. Working under the general supervision of the Director of University Counseling Services (UCS), the Staff Counselor/Psychologist will serve as a liaison to the faculty, staff, and students in the Educational Opportunity Program Milt & Debbie Valera Resilient Scholars Program (EOP RSP) and Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) who work with historically low-income, historically educationally disadvantaged, first-generation college students and, more specifically focused work with former foster youth. Provides clinical assessment, short-term individual and couples counseling, group psychotherapy and support groups, structured psycho-educational workshops, triage/urgent care services, and clinical case management. Develops and implements appropriate campus/community interventions and psycho-educational programs to increase student academic and personal success. Provides outreach programs and workshops designed to support historically low-income students, historically educationally disadvantaged students, first-generation college students, and more specifically focused on former foster youth. Collaborates with faculty and staff in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), including the EOP Milt & Debbie Valera Resilient Scholars Program (EOP RSP), Transitional Programs, as well as the EOP Satellites in the Academic Colleges and service units.
Serves on university committees as requested, and performs other duties as assigned. Participates in the department’s training programs, including provision of supervision and training, as needed. Attends UCS staff meetings, case conferences, retreats, and professional development activities and trainings, as well as meetings, trainings, and activities pertaining to EOP. Maintains ethical and timely documentation of all clinical work in electronic medical record keeping system.
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The person holding this position may be 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.
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.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Nondiscrimination Policy. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Counseling Services at (818) 677-2366.
ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
CSUN’s Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation, and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2022, CSUN enrolls ~38,000 students, where 57.3% are Latinx, 19.8% are White, 9.2% are Asian-American, 4.9% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and 0.2% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
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About the Division:
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About University Counseling Services:
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About the Educational Opportunity Program:
For more information about the department, visit: https://www.csun.edu/csun-eop.