Coordinator, Psychological Services (Full-Time) Clovis Community College
State Center Community College District
Campus Location: Clovis Community College
Start Date: 02/08/2022
At Clovis Community College we value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. We prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits a diverse student population brings to a community college. The successful faculty member will be an equity-minded individual committed to student success by collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also dedicated to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who:
- Understands the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;
- Reframes inequities as a problem of practice and views the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;
- Encourages positive race-consciousness and embraces human difference;
- Reflects on institutional and teaching practices and aims to create a culturally responsive teaching environment; and
- Strategically builds buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.
The ideal candidate will share Clovis Community College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. As of the 2020/2021 Academic Year, we currently enroll over 12,300 students in which 47% identify as Latinx, 12% as Asian/Pacific Islander, 3% as Black/African American, 31% as White, 1% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 6% as multiracial. Clovis Community College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Providing Psychological Services on the Clovis Community College campus and/or at off-site community campus locations, the coordinator will be responsible for:
- Coordinating the delivery of psychological services throughout Clovis Community College to include but not be limited to brief-therapy, crisis intervention, referrals, record keeping, assessing student behavior, educational programs and the development of policies, procedures and protocols;
- Developing equity-minded inclusive programs to foster a positive mental health climate district-wide;
- Serving as a key member of the Clovis Assessment & Support Team (CAST) which will provide immediate assessment and may include referral to appropriate community and social services agencies as required;
- Collaborating with the campuses to provide consultation, support and assistance during crisis situations, psychological emergencies, assessment of dangerousness and inability to function in an academic environment;
- Developing programs to address the treatment and prevention of alcohol and substance dependency;
- Selecting, training and supervising clinical interns who are part of and accredited through the college's membership in the American Psychological Association Accredited, California Psychology Internship Consortium (CCPIC);
- Serving as liaison with APA, CCPIC and APIC;
- Maintaining appropriate certifications and accreditations for the center and assigned staff;
- The day-to-day operation of Clovis Community College Psychological Services including coordination of assessment and record-keeping, generation of reports of students served, over-sight of the budget and supervision;
- Ensuring that the service center conforms with applicable professional standards including the APA Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct and applicable laws of California;
- Setting annual goals and assuring that psychological services are provided in accordance with institutional priorities and goals;
- Evaluating the needs of students and recommending programs and services to meet those needs;
- Assisting in the advancement of the institutional mission and goals;
- Serving on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed; and
- Working assignments in a variety of settings and times, including evening and/or weekends as needed.
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom; AND
- Ph.D. or Psy.D degree in Counseling or clinical psychology from a regionally accredited institution; AND
- A valid California State Psychologist License with a minimum of three (3) years clinical experience, and experience in Psychological Counseling and crisis intervention.
NOTE: A valid California Community College credential is acceptable. Applicants who possess this credential must also meet the above requirements.
- Experience working with a wide variety of client groups including outpatient, community primary care, college and crisis intervention with a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing situations, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse;
- Experience exercising full clinical responsibility for clients psychological care and treatment;
- Experience teaching, training and/or professional and clinical supervision;
- Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, highly technical and clinically sensitive information to clients, families and other professionals as appropriate;
- Skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups;
- Familiarity with standard research practices;
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
- Willingness to examine and remediate ones relational practice to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity;
- Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
- Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.
Conditions of Employment:
177-201 duty days per year. Duty days will be prorated based upon start of assignment.
Salary and Benefits:
Annual starting salary is $60,678 - $103,736 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,270 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview.
The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the "recommended candidates". These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President and College President for final interviews.
A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.
State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants. SCCCD EEO Plan
For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1171 Fulton St, Fresno, California, 93721, (559) 243-7100. For information on Clovis Community College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. CPSCH-COR (Slot #).
Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
This is a full-time, tenure track position.State Center Community College District (SCCCD) provides students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at SCCCD, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
CLOVIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
About the College
Located in the heart of California, Clovis Community College is one of the newest and fastest growing community colleges in California. Clovis Community College offers quality education in a friendly, innovative, and contemporary setting to students from the Fresno, Clovis, and foothill communities. Accredited in 2015, the Colleges culture is based on a commitment to and a vision for creating and maintaining a collaborative teaching and learning environment that fosters equitable student achievement and academic excellence.
The Colleges instructional and student services units are united by the common goal of providing exemplary academic programs and support services tailored to meet the needs of its diverse student population and its communities. The College mission and vision reflects this ambitious and inspiring goal.
Creating Opportunities - One Student at a Time
- We honor diversity and serve all students of our community;
- We promote opportunities for success and wellness through full access to programs and services, and we provide comprehensive student support to achieve equity;
- We foster critical, creative, and engaged thinking through education based on integrity, generosity, and accountability;
- We support student success along pathways to certificates, degrees, and transfer programs, preparing student for thriving futures;
- We build community partnerships to enhance student learning and success, thereby advancing economic vitality in the community;
- We engage in reflective research and innovation focused on learning and student success.
Clovis Community College continues to make history with many accolades and accomplishments, because of its emphasis on excellence and student success, and recently had its accreditation reaffirmed for seven-years by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). Additional awards and accomplishments:
- Selected Top 10 Finalist for the National Bellwether Award in 2018, out of nearly 400 nominations submitted nationwide, for our English Departments collaboration with Clovis West High School;
- Selected by Aspen Institute as one of 150 community colleges eligible for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence;
- Awarded "Champion for Higher Education," for exemplary work in awarding associate degrees for transfer for four years in a row in 2018-2021 by the Campaign for College Opportunity; and
- Top rankings statewide in:
- Number of transfer students to UCs and CSUs (per 1,000 students);
- Associate Degrees for Transfers earned (per 50 FTES); and
- Associate Degrees earned with the fewest units accumulated by students.
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.scccd.edu
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