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Assistant Director of Outreach/Staff Psychologist
University of San Francisco

Date Posted Jun. 27, 2018
Title Assistant Director of Outreach/Staff Psychologist
University University of San Francisco
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • San Francisco, CA
    United States
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Health Services

Assistant Director of Outreach/Staff Psychologist

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Senior Director, the Assistant Director of Outreach oversees the outreach activities of the center. These duties are in addition to those of the licensed clinical staff which include providing brief therapy to a culturally diverse student population, crisis intervention, and consultation and referral to faculty and staff. As an educator, the Assistant Director of Outreach also trains and supervises undergraduate psychology practicum students, health psychology interns, and postdoctoral fellows and directly provides psycho-educational outreach to the campus community.
As a member of the larger staff in Student Life, the Assistant Director of Outreach collaborates and cooperates to create leadership and intercultural competence opportunities to support student learning and development in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The mission of Student Life is to fully support holistic student development within a social justice framework centered in preparing students to be caring, socially responsible citizens in our global and local community.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide comprehensive individual, couples and group counseling services to students working within a brief therapy model
Provide crisis intervention services
Work as a member of a team regarding agency administrative functioning
Provide mandated assessment as requested by the Office of Student Conduct, Rights, and Responsibilities
Facilitate psychiatric hospitalization for students as required
Provide information and referral for members of the campus community who are ineligible for services
Consult with concerned families/friends of students, faculty, and staff
Serve as guest lecturer on relevant professional topics as requested by faculty
Provide educational outreach services to campus groups as requested
Provide 24 hour crisis consultation to SHaRE, Student Life Division, Public Safety, and other administrative units of the University staff (cell phone rotated through staff.)
Maintain up-to-date case files as dictated by current professional standards
Collaborate with other campus resources to provide crisis debriefing to campus community in the event of community trauma
Supervise and evaluate Psychology interns, and Postdoctoral Fellows as relevant
Create and present in-service and intercultural seminar training as requested
Participate in weekly case conference
Attend weekly inservice trainings as appropriate
Attend weekly staff and permanent staff meetings
Participate in the screening, interviewing and selection of counseling trainees and staff upon request
Serve on interdepartmental hiring committees and interview candidates as requested
Represent CAPS at campus events
Serve on campus-wide committees as requested
Adhere to ethical principles of the profession as articulated by the American Psychological Association
Responsibilities Specific to Role of Assistant Director of Outreach:
Monitor on line outreach announcements
Train and mentor CAPS trainees in their outreach efforts sharing materials and information, consulting with them regarding programs and budgetary considerations, and attending/evaluating one presentation provided by each trainee
Train CAPS trainees re: group therapy and related policy and procedures; coordinate CAPS group marketing
Recruit and assign trainees /licensed staff to appropriate outreach activities
Serving as the center point person; educate the campus community about the procedures for requesting outreach service from CAPS in order to set realistic expectations/maintain positive public relations
Recruit, supervise tabling efforts, and evaluate CAPS Ambassadors (undergrad. Psychology students)
Coordinate Recovery Panel activities with The Haven at USF
Collect evaluated workshop feedback, providing summary information to presenters
Collect data and provide annual report of outreach and group activities
Represent USF at Association of University and College Counseling Center Outreach (AUCCCO) when budget allows

Minimum Requirements:

The Assistant Director for Outreach should have an interest in working within the context of a diverse, Jesuit Catholic university located in an urban, multicultural area; doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology required; licensed as a psychologist within the State of California; three years of experience within a university counseling center or related agency; prior brief therapy experience, previous administrative experience.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individuals race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


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