PSYCHOLOGIST – COORDINATOR OF BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN/AFRICAN DIASPORA MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS Diversity

University of California, Irvine,

Counseling Center
 
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Last Posted:

Tue, Jun 4th, '24

Deadline:

7/31/2024

Start Date:

As Soon As Possible or Fall Quarter

Last Updated:

Tue, Jun 4th, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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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.
 
A significant portion of this position focuses on the coordination of programming and services for the Black/African American/African Diaspora student populations. The successful candidate would serve as the direct liaison to the Center for Black Cultures, Resources, & Research (CBCRR), Equity in Mental Health Programming (e.g. Cultural Empowerment & Leadership Development Summit, etc.) and/or the Cross-Cultural Center (e.g. student orgs such as BSU, etc.). They would assist in generating programs, workshops, groups, and services targeting the Black/African American/African Diaspora student population. The responsibilities of this position also include direct services to students as a generalist counseling psychologist. Conduct initial assessments, time-limited individual, relationship, and group psychotherapy; crisis care services; campus crisis response; consultation and outreach in a university counseling center. Provide supervision and training within an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited psychology doctoral internship program. Participate in meetings and Center research and evaluation.
ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

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.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
• Experience and interest in working with university students from multicultural backgrounds, specifically Black/African American/African Diaspora. 
• Documentation or attestation of the provision of psychological services for at least ten (10) outpatients or inpatients during the past three (3) years required for initial hire.
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program. 
• Completion of a psychology internship program. 
• Verification of completion of CA continuing education requirements for supervision
• Licensed as a psychologist in California (or license-eligible in California). Must be licensed as a psychologist in another US state or territory or equivalent jurisdiction if not in possession of a current CA license by the start date.
• Experience and interest in working with university students from multicultural backgrounds, specifically Black/African American/African Diaspora. 
• Verification of completion of CA continuing education requirements for supervision 
• Documentation or attestation of the provision of psychological services for at least ten (10) outpatients or inpatients during the past three (3) years required for initial hire. 
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program and completion of a psychology internship program. 
• Licensed as a psychologist in California (or license-eligible in California). Must be licensed as a psychologist in another US state or territory or equivalent jurisdiction if not in possession of a current CA license by the start date. 
• General knowledge of psychological assessment. 
• Knowledge of Federal and California laws governing the practice of psychology and privacy practices in post-secondary educational institutions. 
• Extensive consultation and outreach experience, program development, and evaluation, including training faculty, staff, and students. 
• Experience in group psychotherapy; training and experience in time-limited psychotherapy, crisis response, and substance/alcohol problems. 
• Experience with electronic medical record keeping and documentation. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills to create and maintain effective working relationships with administrators and a diverse range of constituents, including faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment and maintain strict confidentiality in the performance of all duties at all times. Ability to collaborate with the Campus Community consisting of Faculty, Staff, and Students. 
• Verification of completion of CA continuing education requirements for supervision. Documentation or attestation of the provision of psychological services for at least ten (10) outpatients or inpatients during the past three (3) years is required for initial hire.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred:
  • Three post-licensure years of clinical/counseling experience in the field of psychology. 
  • Completion of an APA accredited Internship Program. 
  • Supervision experience with psychology doctoral interns, preferably in an APA-accredited program. 
  • Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work. 
  • Experience in program coordination. 
  • Special training, interest, and/or experience including but not limited to working with Black/African American/African Diaspora Student populations.
 
COMPENSATION

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.

 
$45.63 - $71.97 (Hourly Rate)
 
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