Counseling (499584)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • May 11, 2021
Full Time Human and Social Services

Job Description

al Poly Counseling Services is searching for an academic year (i.e., September through June) clinical counselor to provide individual, couples, and group counseling. Clinical counselors are expected to provide at least 65% (i.e., 26 hours per week average) direct service (individual, couples, group therapy, outreach presentations) to registered Cal Poly students. This also includes crisis intervention, provision of psychoeducational workshops, and clinical support for other departments within Campus Health and Wellbeing, particularly SAFER, which supports victims of gender- and power-based violence.

The position requires considerable crisis intervention and work with serious presenting concerns as well as the ability to conceptualize cases and provide diagnoses within sociocultural context. Clinicians with specialization and expertise in working with historically marginalized students are strongly encouraged to apply.

Participation on campus or departmental committees may be expected.

Key Qualifications

Demonstrated experience working in a clinical setting with high volume.
Demonstrated competence with diversity and intersectionality.
Ability to collaborate and work as member of a team, including ability to respond to unexpected campus emergencies or crises.
Ability to speak publicly; ability to represent Counseling Services (as part of Student Affairs) to the campus community.
Ability to independently organize, manage and prioritize tasks, including clinical caseload.
Demonstrated experience working with historically marginalized populations.

Education and Experience

Possession of a Master's degree in appropriate field and be licensed to practice in the State of California as LPCC, LCSW or LMFT with a minimum of two years of clinical experience post licensure


Possession of doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and current licensure or eligible for licensure as psychologist in the State of California (i.e., has obtained all supervised professional experience)
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map