Coordinator, Psychological Services (Full-Time) Reedley College
State Center Community College District
Campus Location: Reedley College
Start Date: 04/13/2022
At Reedley 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 Reedley College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. For the 2020-2021 Academic Year, we currently enroll over 10,100 students in which 73% identify as Latinx, 5% as Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% as Black/African American, 16% as White, 1% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 2% as multiracial. Reedley 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 Reedley College campus and/or at off-site community campus locations, the coordinator will be responsible for:
- Coordinating the delivery of psychological services throughout Reedley 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;
- 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 Reedley 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;
- Serving on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed;
- Participating in program review, student learning outcome development and assessment to improve student learning;
- Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed; and
- Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
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; OR
- A valid California Community College Credential; OR
- The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).
- If the degrees posted on your transcript(s) do not match EXACTLY as stated above, you MUST petition for equivalency.
- A valid California Community College credential is acceptable. Applicants who possess this credential must also meet the above requirements.
- Experience and skill incorporating elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all areas of responsibility;
- Recent experience working with African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, 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 instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Related work and professional experience;
- Experience working with students of various cultural, gender, age, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds, including disabled students;
- 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;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
- 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
Salary and Benefits:
Starting annual salary is $60,678 - $103,736 based on education and experience. An annual 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 Reedley College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. RPSCH-COR (Slot #2344)
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. The District may fill more than one position from this pool.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.
About the College
Reedley College is located in the central San Joaquin Valley of California in the city of Reedley, which has a population of approximately 25,000. Known as "The Worlds Fruit Basket," Reedley is in one of the richest agricultural regions of the world. Reedley College was established in May 1926 as Reedley Junior College and has affected many lives since then. In its 95 years, Reedley College has developed into a crucial component of higher education in the central San Joaquin Valley, offering over 153 degrees and certificates in 37 areas of study taught by approximately 140 full-time faculty and 225 part-time faculty. The college is one of 11 community colleges in California to offer students on-campus housing.
Reedley College was selected to be one of the 20 California Community Colleges to participate in the groundbreaking California Guided Pathways Project. It was chosen in part due to its strong focus on student success and equity. Guided Pathways is a transformational framework that focuses on reviewing and revising college policies, procedures and practices with the goal of designing with the student in mind. Reedley College has embraced Guided Pathways with the colleges goal in mind, "We motivate and inspire students to succeed". The project is designed to significantly increase the number of students who earn a certificate or degree at a California Community College.
Reedley College Mission
Reedley College motivates and empowers students to be successful by providing high-quality, innovative educational opportunities. We inspire a passion for learning to meet the academic and workforce goals of our diverse communities. Our associate degree programs, career technical education, and transfer level courses are offered in an accessible and safe learning environment.
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