Work Schedule: Depending on start date, position may require that you work remotely Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Under the direction of a college Vice President or designee, the Director of Behavioral Health Services is responsible for the oversight and provision of behavioral health counseling and assigned associated services. The Director of Behavioral Health Services performs and oversees individual and group acute therapy, crisis intervention, assessment, supervision of interns, program budget management, staff supervision, conducts consultation, and behavioral health awareness and promotion services.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), OR Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), OR licensed Psychologist with appropriate clinical background.
Minimum of three (3) years of post-licensure experience in an acute mental/behavioral health care setting, facility, or private practice.
Recent clinical experience providing direct mental health services to individuals and/or groups using a brief therapy model.
Minimum three years of experience in a supervisory and managerial role.
Meet all California requirements to provide supervision to qualified individuals seeking licensure with California Board of Behavioral Sciences and/or the American Psychological Association.
Qualified to provide oversight of mental health counseling interns.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology or Clinical Psychology from an APA and regionally accredited institution (PsyD or PhD).
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Experience developing annual budgets and securing grant funding.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and ability to infuse anti-racism practices into clinical services, programs and recruitment efforts.
Experience in the California community college system.
Experience addressing a variety of student basic needs and building community partnerships to leverage resources.
Experience with campus threat assessment, crisis and behavioral intervention efforts.
Experience supervising and training mental health providers and interns.
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.