University of California, Irvine,

Counseling Center
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Tue, Jun 4th, '24



Start Date:

As Soon As Possible or Fall Quarter

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 4th, '24

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  • Full Time

The UCI Counseling Center is committed to delivering quality services that help students achieve optimal mental health for academic success, personal growth, and increased capacity to cope with the stresses of being a university student. The Counseling Center also provides training and learning opportunities to prepare future leaders in mental health and other service-oriented positions. The vision of the Counseling Center is to elevate the student experience and create pathways to success through a wide range of multiculturally based clinical, outreach, prevention, and training services. Our Values include Service, Community, Inclusion & Advocacy, and Integrity & Accountability.
This position emphasizes case management services to students as a clinical social worker. Conduct case management visits and provide consultation to clinical staff. Additionally, conduct initial assessments, urgent care services, crisis response, and outreach in a university counseling center. Provide training within an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited psychology doctoral internship. Participate in meetings and Center research and evaluation.

UCI is one of 10 campuses in the University of California system, located in the City of Irvine, near Newport Beach, and 40 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is the number one master-planned community in America and perennially ranks in the top three safest cities in America, with a population of over 100,000. UCI is among the fastest-growing campuses in the UC system, with approximately 36,000 students.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

The UCI Counseling Center has a long history of providing psychological services to the UCI campus community. UCI is a multiculturally rich environment, and the Center prides itself on a staff that is competent and diverse. The Counseling Center provides time-limited treatment, assessment, outreach, and crisis intervention to the campus community. The Center is a part of the Division of Student Affairs and has an APA-accredited psychology internship program.

  • Documentation or attestation of the provision of social work services for at least ten (10) outpatients or inpatients during the past three (3) years is required for initial hire.
  • Advanced degree from an accredited institution in Social Work.
  • Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (or license-eligible in California). 
  • License issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences or must be licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in another US state or territory, or equivalent jurisdiction, if not in possession of a current CA license by start date. 
  • Maintain current and unrestricted California social work license (Provide documentation to Counseling Center). 
  • Fulfill or exceed continuing professional education requirements to maintain licensure and stay current with the field of social work.
  • Knowledge of Federal and California laws governing the practice of social work and privacy practices in post-secondary educational institutions. 
  • Ability to work with a broad variety of difficult cases and display effective knowledge of the social work profession. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate respect and integrate cultural sensitivity when providing services. 
  • Experience and interest in working with university students from multicultural backgrounds. 
  • Experience with electronic medical record keeping and documentation. 
  • Ability to collaborate with the campus community consisting of faculty, staff, and students. 
  • Skilled in coordinating, directing, evaluating, and implementing case management services for individuals with multiple psychological problems. 
  • Demonstrated skills in crisis management under conditions of limited supervision, high demands, and rapidly changing circumstances, as well as developing and maintaining effective interaction with clients, the university community, and outside agencies. 
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Skilled in effectively conveying information to individuals at various organizational levels. 
  • Ability to compose clear, grammatically correct, well-constructed correspondence, reports, and informational materials.
  • Knowledge of available resources of the broader Orange County and Southern California area that can assist our students and campus population in meeting their psychosocial needs. 
  • Consultation and outreach experience, program development and evaluation including training faculty, staff and students. 
  • Training and experience in time-limited psychotherapy, crisis response, and substance/alcohol problems.
  • Five post-licensure years of clinical practice. 
  • Experience in a large university counseling center. Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work.

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits that make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits

$42.91 - $56.62 (Hourly Rate)