Staff Psychologist/Training Coordinator

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7055085
Posted: January 4, 2019
Application Deadline: January 31, 2019

Job Description

Staff Psychologist/Training Coordinator

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1/31/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Reporting to the Director of CAPS, the staff psychologist/training coordinator, will provide direct clinical services including individual, group psychotherapy, psychological evaluations and crisis intervention. Additionally, this position works with the director to coordinate the postdoctoral residency program.

Start Date: July 1, 2019

1. CLINICAL SERVICES: Provides intake evaluation, emergency response, crisis intervention, drop-in coverage, mandated assessments, individual, couples, group therapy, triage and on call rotation. Consults with psychiatrist to ensure coordination of treatment. Maintains and ensures up to date and competent record keeping. Reviews and signs off on supervises' clinical notes. Maintains CA Psychologist license. APA
Ethical Principles are reflected in all clinical services. Perform other duties as needed.

2. TRAINING AND SUPERVISION: Coordinates annual postdoctoral search, screening, and selection process. Works with the Director to develop and update the training curriculum, schedule guest faculty/case discussants, and organize seminar schedules. Coordinates the review and evaluation of services provided by postdoctoral residents and gathers EOY feedback from the residents about the training program. Provides weekly
supervision and didactic training. Maintains CA Psychologist license with 6 hours every two years on Supervision.

3. ADMINISTRATIVE: Contributes to program planning to meet the changing needs of the Center. Attends and participates in direct report, senior staff, and all staff meetings. Work with senior staff to continue our emphasis on providing quality training. Contributes to the efficient functioning of the training program through continued recommendations
and adjustment of the training curriculum, as needed, in order to respond to changing clinical issues and demand.

4. CONSULTATION AND OUTREACH: Provide outreach, consultation and training for undergraduate departments, including RA/RD training, New Student and Family Programs, Women's Resource Center, Intercultural Center and Academic Advising and Achievement Programs. Provide consultation to students, parents, faculty and staff. Participation in occasional evening and weekend programs. Represent CAPS at college
events as requested.

Experience and Qualifications
Education: REQUIRED: Ph.D., Psy. D. in Counseling/Clinical Psychology

Experience: (years required and applicable field of experience): 5 years minimum college/university counseling. Experience in brief therapy, crisis intervention, risk assessment, multi-cultural therapy and outreach, clinical supervision, program development, data analysis, assessment. Experience in eating disorders, sexual assault and trauma/grief response treatment.

Skills/Abilities: (e.g. computer skills, written & verbal skills, trades, laws, procedures, technical) developed skills in evaluation, crisis intervention, brief therapy; an understanding of mental health and developmental needs of traditional aged undergraduate college students, the ability to provide culturally sensitive therapy to students with diverse cultural backgrounds. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with and respond to multiple constituencies. Ability to work with faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to use computerized record keeping system.

Licenses & Certifications (e.g. CPA, RN, etc.):
REQUIRED: CA Psychologist, 4 years licensed

Preferred Qualifications: The theoretical orientation at CAPS is primarily psychodynamic with a strong emphasis on relational and cross-cultural theories. Candidates should possess both understanding and experience in college counseling as well as psychodynamic/relational practice and training.

Other Requirements: (e.g. travel, weekend/evening work) Some evening and weekend duties; understanding role of consultant to the College; rotated duties for triage and after-hours on-call.

Supplemental Information
Application Instructions: Please apply online at
Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College

1. A resume
2. The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
3. In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.
Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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