Full-Time Psychologist/Clinical Counselor (12-Month) -[ 5 Open Positions ]

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Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)

Position: Psychologist/Clinical Counselor (5 open positions)
               Student Service Professional/Academic-Related – Level I
               Full-Time Temporary, 12-Month (Renewable) 
Effective Date: On or about July 1, 2022 thru June 30, 2023 
Salary Range: ($6,010 - $8,297/per month) Salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and licensure 
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin May 16, 2022. Position will remain open until filled (or recruitment cancelled).  

Division of Student Affairs 
Department of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit within the Division of Student Affairs at California State University Long Beach, is a comprehensive center providing individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, campus outreach, program development, consultation, and an APA-accredited doctoral internship. A focus on diversity is thematic throughout all programs. The multidisciplinary center values a leadership structure that is respectful, cohesive and team oriented. We also serve on campus committees, provide university service, engage in scholarly activities, and service on committees within CAPS.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or Social Work
  • Licensed or license eligible as a mental health professional in psychology, social work, or marriage and family therapy in the State of California. [If licensed outside State of California, candidate needs to obtain California license within 6 months of hire.]
  • Demonstrated ability to provide psychological services (clinical assessment, brief individual psychotherapy, group counseling, and crisis intervention) and the full range of mental health disorders to college students
  • Strong generalist with demonstrated commitment and expertise working with a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated ability to provide outreach and consultation to a multi-culturally diverse student population
  • Experience providing telehealth services
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the CAPS training program
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology
  • APA-accredited doctoral internship or an APPIC internship completed
  • Demonstrated experience with intern training and supervision
  • Ability to create an environment that promotes the academic success and well-being of students, with an awareness of intersecting identities and equity concerns.
  • Ability to identify and advocate to student success
  • Experience using social media platforms to promote mental health and engage the campus community
  • Ability to serve as group supervisors for process groups
  • Experience working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

The successful candidate will bring a strong professional background and expertise to work in a university that is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution located in a city with a large Cambodian/Cambodian American population in an aspirational context for increasing local Black, Indigenous and People of Color enrollment.


  • Provides clinical assessment, brief individual psychotherapy, group counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach services to a diverse student population, as well as consultation to staff, faculty, and administration
  • Provides intern clinical supervision and/or facilitation of training activities for the APA-accredited internship, under the general review of and with Director consultation
  • Designs and implements psychoeducational programs and outreach activities for the whole campus community.
  • Engages in appropriate university service through participation in campus committees and activities

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • Letter of application addressing required and preferred qualifications and include your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion serving diverse communities and populations (maximum 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Professional Resume
  • Three references (may be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the semi-finaliststage -two letters from clinical supervisors) 
  • Proof of licensed or license eligible as a mental health professional in psychology, social work, or marriage and family therapy in the State of California. [ If licensed outside State of California, candidate needs to obtain California license within 6 months of hire.]
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application 

Questions about the application, search process, position contact
Damian Zavala, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Health and Wellness - Counseling and Psychological Services
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0111

Telephone: (562) 985-4771
Email: Damian.Zavala@csulb.edu


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to fahr@csulb.edu.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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