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Coordinator, Psychological Services
State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 3/30/2015
Fresno City College
Include the coordination of the delivery of psychological services throughout the district to include but not be limited to brief-therapy, crisis intervention, referrals, record keeping, assessing dangerousness, educational programs and the development of policies, procedures and protocols. Work with appropriate campus offices in order to enhance the delivery of psychological services at the colleges and centers of the district and develop programs to foster a positive mental health climate district-wide. Serve as a key member of the Campus Crisis Team which will provide immediate assessment and may include referral to appropriate community and social services agencies as required. Provide consultation, support and assistance to all campuses during crisis situations, psychological emergencies, assessment of dangerousness and inability to function in an academic environment. Develop programs to address the treatment and prevention of alcohol and substance dependency. Select, train and monitor clinical interns who are part of and accredited through the college’s membership in the American Psychological Association Accredited, California Psychology Internship Consortium(CCPIC). Serve as liaison with APA, CCPIC and APIC and is responsible for maintaining appropriate certifications and accreditations for the center and assigned staff. Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Fresno City College Psychological Center and Reedley College Psychological Services as well as District Campuses and Centers locations; including coordination of assessment and record-keeping, generation of reports of students served, over-sight of the budget and supervision. Ensure that the center conforms with applicable professional standards including the APA Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and applicable laws of California. Set annual goals and assure that psychological services are provided in accordance with institutional priorities and goals. Evaluate the needs of students and recommend programs and services to meet those needs. Assist in the advancement of the institutional mission and goals.
Include a Ph.D. or Psy.D degree in Counseling or clinical psychology from a regionally accredited institution, possession of a valid California State Psychologist License with a minimum of three year’s clinical experience, and experience in Psychological Counseling and crisis intervention AND demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
NOTE: A valid California Community College credential is acceptable. Applicants who possess this credential must also meet the above requirements.
Include experience of working with a wide variety of client groups including outpatient, community primary care, college and crisis intervention witha high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing situations, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse. Experience exercising full clinical responsibility for clients’ psychological care and treatment. Experience teaching, training and/or professional and clinical supervision. Well- developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, highly technical and clinically sensitive information to clients, families and other professionals as appropriate. Skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups. Familiarity with standard research practices.
Conditions of Employment:
177 - 205 duty days.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $66,743 – $93,259 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,001 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a selection committee will determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications. They will be invited to interview.
The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the “recommended candidates”. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Student Services and College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.
State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.
For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 226-0720, fax (559) 499-6007. For information on Fresno City College, Reedley Colleg or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 2754.
Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility and must be submitted through the district’s online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/581322
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