Behavioral Health Counseling Supervisor 2

University of California, Santa Barbara,

UCSB Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Thu, Jun 27th, '24


7/10/24; open until filled

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 27th, '24

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  • Full Time

The Assistant Clinical Director supports the mission of CAPS and the University in providing the highest quality mental health services for diverse students at UCSB. The incumbent performs a wide range of complex tasks with a high level of autonomy, including individual and group psychotherapy with students, consultation, outreach, prevention and mental health education on campus, emergency services, and supervision. Participates in meetings and committees, completing necessary charting and data requirements. The incumbent acts in a manner consistent with the APA code of ethics and in compliance with HIPAA and FERPA requirements. Works independently, completing duties by following established departmental and University policies and procedures. Develops, recommends, and interprets established policies and procedures, and problem-solving are required. Responsible for direct supervision of clinicians, including recruitment and hiring. Conducts annual performance evaluations for supervisees. Provides leadership, direct supervision and consultation to clinical and support staff regarding outreach strategies. Manages the clinical onboarding of new staff and develops and trains new and current staff in policies, procedures, and clinical delivery systems for the agency, including crisis intervention for the campus. Responsible for managing ProtoCall. Creates and maintains clinical reports regarding utilization and clinical flow.


Department Profile

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. Working at UC means being part of this vibrant institution that shines a light on what is possible. People make UC great, and UC recognizes your contributions by making this a great place to work. Excellent retirement and health are just one of the rewards. Learn more about the benefits of working at UC and why You Belong at UC.

Required Education and License

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program.
  • Current license as a Psychologist in the State of California (or eligible within 6 months).


Required Work Experience 

  • 5 years of post licensure direct clinical experience in a mental health setting.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience performing clinical duties in a College Counseling or Community Mental Health Center.


Other Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with crisis intervention and/or coordination of care.
  • Experience conducting suicide assessment, crisis assessment, and crisis management services.
  • Experience in clinical supervision.
  • Experience with providing evaluation, diagnosis, and psychotherapy services.
  • Experience conducting psychological assessments. 
  • Ability to conduct complex analysis, develop and present recommendations and courses of treatment.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct and diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough skills associated with conducting complex diagnoses, problem-solving, and critical-thinking.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with a diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a university counseling center.
  • Experience supervising other staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or experience providing counseling to communities with intersectional/interlocking identities.
  • Prior experience with leading or developing interventions or other clinically focused special projects.

Full Salary Range: Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the University. The full salary range for this position is $91,300 to $170,700/yr. The budgeted salary range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $125,000 to $145,000/yr.


For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter as part of your application.