Licensed Psychologist, Generalist
JOB #: 1908980
Full Time; Partial Year Career
Starting Salary Range: $6,721 – $9,227 / monthly for 11 months per year. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Licensed Psychologist reports to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and is assigned duties as specified herein. The Licensed Psychologist will provide high quality clinical services; community psychology/outreach and consultation services; and may provide supervision/training of doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows. All CAPS staff are expected to have awareness, knowledge, and skills to effectively provide professional service to a diverse student body.
All the Licensed Psychologist’s activities are performed within the limits of standards and ethical principles of the California Board of Psychology, as well as, applicable legal mandates for mental health professionals in the State of California.
A partial-year career appointment is established to accommodate foreseeable seasonal fluctuations in staffing, operational, or other needs and contains regularly scheduled furlough periods during which the incumbent remains an employee and retains health benefits, but is not at work. Please note that the Licensed Psychologist’s furlough period is for 4 weeks in the summer (dates to be determined) and is unpaid time off.
During the application process, individuals will be asked to answer the following questions:
Do you currently possess a valid California license, in good standing in Psychology? yes or no
If no, do you currently hold a valid Psychology license in good standing out of state? yes or no
If yes, where do you hold a valid Psychology License in good standing from out of state?
Demonstrated clinical experience with individuals using a brief therapy model
Demonstrated strong clinical and crisis management skills, including ability to work with high acuity students with complex mental health needs
Experience facilitating psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational groups
Experience designing and implementing multi-culturally sensitive outreach programs and psychoeducational workshops
Demonstrated multicultural competence in mental health service provision
Valid California licensure, in good standing, in Psychology
Valid out-of-state licensure, in good standing, in Psychology*
*Out of State licensed psychologists are required to acquire California licensure within 180 days from either submitting the application or beginning California residency, whichever occurs first.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-hire criminal history background check followed by a pre-hire credentialing check prior to formal offer of employment
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09-08-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.