Full-Time, Training Coordinator (Counseling and Psychological Services Center)

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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: Full-Time, Training Coordinator (Counseling and Psychological Services Center)
Effective Date: On or about August 8, 2024 (1-Year Appointment, Renewable)
Salary Range:  The Student Services Professional Academic-Related, II (12-Month) classification salary is $89,484 to $160,212 per year (paid as 12 monthly payments). The anticipated hiring range is $89,484 to $114,000 per year. Salary offered is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin July 3, 2024. Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).

Division of Student Affairs
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Under the supervision of the Associate Director/CAPS Clinical Director, the Training Coordinator's primary responsibilities include overseeing the Training Program and providing counseling services to CSULB students. This role is pivotal in ensuring the delivery of high-quality training to the next generation of counseling professionals while directly contributing to the wellbeing of our student community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Counseling, Clinical, or Educational Psychology from an accredited academic program, with completion of an APA-accredited internship
  • California license in counseling, clinical or educational psychology
  • Licensure as a psychologist for at least 5 years
  • Two or more years of experience in a leadership or administrative role related to training or supervision (e.g., training seminar coordinator, intern supervisor)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Strong verbal and communication skills to communicate effectively with both clinical providers and campus partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a university counseling center
  • Five or more years post licensure experience in clinical supervision in an APA-accredited internship program
  • Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care
  • Experience and knowledge of electronic medical records systems (Titanium) that employ electronic record keeping, scheduling and data collection
  • Interest and experience in the accreditation and sustainability processes for internships
  • Teamwork capabilities, demonstrating effectiveness as part of a professional team
  • Outreach experience, showing a history of direct service and engagement with campus communities


  • Oversees the CAPS Training Program for pre-doctoral psychology, master of social work, and master level marriage and family therapy interns within a trauma-informed, strengths-based clinical setting
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive internship for social work and marriage and family therapy at CAPS, including overseeing cross-collaborative efforts with campus partners, identifying developmental opportunities, and ensuring alignment with institutional, regulatory, and organizational goals
  • Promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within the training program, aligning with strategic campus mental health initiatives
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant accreditation criteria, including standards set by professional bodies, upholding the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Supervises and mentors pre-doctoral psychology, master of social work, and master-level marriage and family therapy interns, ensuring adherence to training, legal, and ethical guidelines
  • Establishes and manages comprehensive supervision plans for interns, assessing performance, providing feedback, and conducting regular individual and group supervision sessions
  • Consults with program and department leadership to review intern performance, offering constructive feedback and guidance to facilitate program completion
  • Oversees the development and execution of internship training activities, including the intern selection process, orientation sessions, and educational seminars
  • Manages all intern-related activities, ensuring thorough documentation, support for projects and assignments, completion of academic evaluations, and coordination of performance discussions with academic programs
  • Fosters a welcoming and supportive culture, encouraging staff contributions to maintain a positive learning and working environment
  • Coordinates efforts with supervisors within the CAPS pre-doctoral intern program, ensuring cohesive support and guidance for all interns
  • Evaluates the internship program regularly, including self-study components and the preparation of annual reports, identifying opportunities for expansion and enhancement to meet the evolving needs of the student population and the profession
  • Provides clinical assessments, crisis intervention, and brief psychotherapy for a diverse student body, tailoring approaches to meet the unique needs of the University's students
  • Engages in outreach and consultation, offering expertise and support to various campus stakeholders, enhancing the overall mental health and wellbeing of the campus community
  • Performs additional tasks as directed by the CAPS Director or the Student Affairs Leadership Team, ensuring flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the department

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.

As one of the 23 campuses within the California State University system, CSULB has been ranked among the top 50 'national universities' by Washington Monthly in 2023. It is the first among national universities for its commitment to promoting social mobility (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). With an enrollment of 40,000 students, our vibrant campus is also designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution. CSULB is dedicated to fostering excellence in learning, research, creative endeavors, and service for public benefit, guided by values of compassion, creativity, diversity, and a commitment to the public good.

The Division: The Division of Student Affairs is comprised of over 200 dedicated staff members working to enhance student life and foster an inclusive, diverse community. Our efforts span various programs and services, including cultural programming, advocacy for diverse student groups, residential life, and student recreation and wellness. We are in search of candidates who are eager to engage with and support our students through thoughtful programming and services, embody teamwork, uphold equity and inclusion principles, and possess a genuine enthusiasm for serving all students.

The Department: Within the Division of Student Affairs, the Counseling and Psychological Services center offers a wide range of services including individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, campus outreach, and program development, alongside consultation services and an APA-accredited doctoral internship program. A commitment to diversity is a central theme across all initiatives. Our multidisciplinary center values a leadership structure that is respectful, cohesive and team oriented. Counseling and Psychological Services is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling.

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

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                                         

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/EquityDiversityStatement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Evidence of California license in counseling, clinical or educational psychology
  • Evidence of licensure as a psychologist
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage) Note: References at least one from clinical supervisor.
  • 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

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

Dr. Shelly-Ann Collins, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Counseling and Psychological Services Center
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-2009

Email: Shelly.Collins@csulb.edu


A background check (including criminal records check and telephone reference check with the 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.

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, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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