**Cal Poly is able to sponsor work visas for this position**
Cal Poly Counseling Services is searching for one academic year (i.e.,
September through June, though salary is paid over 12 months) clinical
counselor/staff psychologist to provide individual, couples, and group counseling to
Clinical counselors are expected to provide at least 65% (i.e., 26
hours per week average) direct service (individual, couples, group therapy,
outreach presentations) to registered Cal Poly students. This includes crisis
intervention and presenting Counseling Services’ 3-week ACT and/or CBT-based groups/workshops.
The position requires considerable crisis intervention and work with
serious presenting concerns as well as the ability to conceptualize cases and
provide diagnoses within sociocultural context.
Depending on experience and licensure level, participation on
departmental committees may be expected.
ABOUT CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (CAL POLY), SAN LUIS OBISPO
Cal Poly, SLO currently has over 21,000 students, over 7,000 of whom
live on campus.
The university is set on 1,321 acres with views of nearby mountains and
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is one of the most highly ranked universities
in the Pacific West, with several academic programs in the top in the nation
(e.g., Architecture; Engineering).
Cal Poly is highly competitive and known for its “learn by doing” philosophy,
in which all students complete a senior project and internship before
Each student is required to choose a major before their first day.
See http://calpoly.edu/visitors/visitors.html for additional
information about campus
Cal Poly is located in San Luis Obispo, a town of fewer than 45,000
people on the California coast, 3 hours north of Los Angeles and 3 hours south
of San Jose. Recently dubbed the “happiest place in America,” San Luis Obispo is
close to the ocean, mountains and sand dunes. It has a Mediterranean climate of close to 70 degrees throughout the
entire year. See http://www.visitslo.com/ for additional information.