Primary Purpose: A licensed professional in a psychology related field responsible for providing mental health services that reduce barriers and create opportunities for greater academic achievement and student success.
Essential Functions: Provides group, individual, couples therapy, and psychoeducational workshops to a culturally diverse college student body in accordance with the university statement on diversity and inclusion. Consults with faculty, staff, and students regarding student concerns and participates in university-wide committees. Keeps accurate and timely electronic records on all contacts with clients. Maintains compliance with ethical standards in the execution of services in accordance with the American Psychological Association, university policies, local, state and federal rules and regulations. Positive attitude, proven to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion. Participates in staff and multidisciplinary team meetings. Represents CAPS at campus events including outreach presentations and orientation sessions. Attends professional development opportunities. Maintains licensure status with the appropriate California board. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: This position is open to persons specifically trained to provide therapy at either the Masters or Doctoral Level (e.g., clinical social work, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology) and licensed to provide therapy at the Masters or Doctoral level (LPCC, LCSW, or LMFT). Current valid license to practice psychology as an independent practitioner in the State of California or valid license to practice in a state in the United States and able to practice under Business and Professional Code Section 2946 (maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of the regulation). Minimum of two (2) years prior experience with adolescents or adults.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Titanium Schedule (EHR). Ability to work well with a diverse client population. Demonstrated skills in culturally competent approaches to multiple modalities of therapy (e.g., group, individual, couples, crisis interventions, consultation and workshops). Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to teach in an informal workshop setting. Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated through the ability to establish and maintain effective working with other departments within the university.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent sitting and verbal communication with occasional walking and standing. Infrequent bending, stooping, kneeling or reaching above shoulders. May be expected to lift up to 25 lbs. Use of computers, phones, and other technology. Work is primarily performed in clinical or office environment, with some outreach performed outdoors or on other campuses. Work is generally performed during standard business hours. May be required to work non-business hours. Moderate travel. Valid drivers license is required.
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.