El Camino College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its team. The primary responsibility of a Clinical Psychologist shall be to provide psychological counseling to students for the purposes of addressing problems that interfere with personal and academic success. Under the general direction of the Dean of Student Support Services, the Clinical Psychologist will assist students in the process of developing coping strategies. Some assignments may include evening, weekend hours, and/or dual enrollment courses offered offsite on high school campuses.
The Clinical Psychologist will discharge the following responsibilities at an optimum level of proficiency:
Counsel students who present psychological issues adversely affecting their personal and academic attainment.
Provide basically well-functioning students, in acute crises, with appropriate techniques to deal with their psychological issues.
Refer students to other community resources which the Student Health Center may be unable to provide.
Lead various groups, i.e., stress management, assertiveness training, understanding anxiety, anger management, mental health and wellness, and disability management among others.
Provide consultation and training to faculty, staff, and administration regarding psychological matters that may influence student behavior, motivation, and the learning process.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of psychological counseling practices, methods, and techniques.
Maintain high standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the Clinical Psychologists' professional position.
Take reasonable precautions against the theft, deterioration or destruction of department facilities, equipment and supplies.
Maintain confidential records and reports appropriate to the clinical counseling profession.
Engage in no outside employment or other activities that will impair the effectiveness of professional services and to refrain from authorizing or permitting any commercial exploitation of the Clinical Psychologist's professional position.
Collaborate with campus faculty, staff and community mental health resources.
Serve as a resource and liaison for the college community on issues of health and psychological health promotion which may include classroom presentations, resource material development, committee membership and staff/faculty presentations.
Provide verification of disability and determine eligibility for services and accommodations in accordance with Title 5 of the California Education Code and other pertinent laws and guidelines within the Special Resource Center (DSP&S program).
Develop, coordinate, and serve as the clinical supervisor, for mental health internship program.
Perform assigned committee work, including participating in program review, of the accreditation process, and attending meetings called by the District, provided such assignments are reasonable.
Participate in the development and activities of crisis intervention, emergency response and campus safety.
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in clinical psychology or counseling psychology.
Current valid California a State license as a psychologist issued by the California State Board of Psychology AND
Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socio-economic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.
Demonstrated competence in brief (short term, time-limited) psychological counseling preferably in a college or university setting.
Recent experience in clinical or counseling psychology offering direct psychological counseling to clients/patients.
Experience in crisis intervention (evaluation, treating and managing acute and serious psychological disorders.)
Ability to work cooperatively with administration, faculty, and staff in the Special Resource Center and Student Services.
Experience in collaborating with mental health professionals in the community
Ability to deliver informational or educational group presentations.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS - Please limit each response to 300 words.
How do you support student success, particularly for students from historically underrepresented and/or marginalized communities?
How does your approach to working with students reflect culturally responsive practices?
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Contract shall be for full-time tenure-track teaching assignment for the 2021 - 2022 academic year, beginning in February. A demonstration will be required during the interview process. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.
The starting salary ranges from $79,975 - $93,953 depending on education and experience. Excellent benefits are included.
An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:
2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications
3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.
4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf
5) Current valid California State license as a psychologist issued by the California State Board of Psychology.
Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ADA Compliance Officer at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application on-line.
If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3479 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.
CLOSING DATE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 AT 3:00 P.M.
Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible to have their expenses paid. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Office.
Compensation and Benefit Highlights
Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available toward which both the College and the employee contribute.
Sick Leave and Disability
Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick leave days and are paid at fifty percent.
Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and social Security. Upon termination, STRS or PERS retirement contributions may be withdrawn in full, plus accumulated interest. Various benefit options are available for employees upon retirement.
In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at www.elcamino.edu/about/depts/police/cleryact/index.aspx. These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.
El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law