CAPS Clinical Director (506698)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Channel Islands
  • Camarillo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description





Administrative Duties:
  • Participates in planning, coordination, and implementation of CAPS processes and procedures.
  • Provides day-to-day oversight of CAPS including ensuring maintenance of adequate staffing and orientation of new staff.
  • Assumes administrative and clinical responsibility of the clinic in the absence of the Director.
  • Develops, maintains, revises, and ensures adherence to policies and procedures supporting safe, effective, and ethical professional conduct.
  • Administrative oversight of the front office ensuring policies and practices are implemented and that important and routine tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Serves as an essential contributor to the Leadership of CAPS; provides CAPS Director with critical information and feedback on all core matters related to the success of CAPS.
  • Provides leadership, planning and oversite of the day-to-day operations of CAPS including ensuring adequate staffing levels are maintained at all times and orientation of new staff in collaboration with, or at the direction of, the CAPS Director.
  • Participates and collaborates in recruitment, hiring, supervision, evaluation, and disciplinary processes.
  • Assists in data collection (e.g., client satisfaction surveys, focus groups, etc.) and utilizes data for program evaluation to critically monitor, evaluate and improve provision of services.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and University guidelines.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs, Academic Affairs and other campus partners on projects and initiatives.
  • Participates in University, divisional, and unit meetings to promote CAPS services and develop relationships with community and campus partners.
  • Supports accreditation efforts with the International Accreditation of Counseling Services.

Supervision and Training:
  • Leads Clinical Assessment Team meetings, makes case assignments, and monitors client waitlist.
  • Provides supervision and training to clinical staff, including licensed, unlicensed, and lead clinicians and/or interns/practicum trainees including training goals, documentation of supervision, and completion of evaluations.
  • Coordinates and supervises Clinical Training Program including development of undergraduate and graduate training opportunities.
  • Contributes to the academic training of students in the allied mental health professions by ensuring trainees receive high quality supervision consistent with APA ethics, standards, and accreditation.
  • Reviews clinical records of licensed and unlicensed staff for training and quality assurance.
  • Provides administrative oversight of Mental Health Peer Program.

Clinical Service:
  • Provides clinical services consistent with APA ethical and professional standards, state laws, and CAPS policies.
  • Conducts Initial Consultations, crisis intervention, group therapy, and short-term individual counseling to promote overall psychological and academic functioning.
  • Provides consultation, counseling, outreach, and crisis intervention services to CSUCI students in support of the mission of the clinic, the DSA, and CSUCI.
  • Assists with campus emergencies and provide crisis consultation to clinical staff and trainees.
  • Provides case management as needed, particularly for high-risk cases.
  • Completes clinically appropriate documentation in a timely manner consistent with ethical and accreditation standards, serving as a model for other CAPS clinicians.

Performs additional related duties as assigned.


  • Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program (Ph.D. or. PsyD).
  • Completion of APA-accredited or CAPIC-accredited predoctoral internship.
  • Independently licensed as a Psychologist in any US state and at least three years of post-licensure clinical experience.
  • If licensed out of state, ability to obtain licensure in California within six months of hire.
  • Two or more years' experience providing clinical supervision to graduate trainees (practicum, intern, and/or postdoctoral), and/or licensed staff.
  • One or more years management experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, high-volume clinical setting with clients presenting in acute distress.
  • Experience providing clinical consultation with campus and/or key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, ability, and experience effectively working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural humility and continuous professional and interpersonal development in inclusive excellence.
  • Experience training and/or working in a university counseling center.

  • Interest and experience in developing a clinical training program.
  • Prior experience providing clinical supervision to licensed staff.
  • 3-5 years of progressively complex administration experience in a university counseling center.
  • Experiencing supervising a clinical training program.
  • Experience supervising undergraduate peer mentors.
  • Military veteran.
  • Bilingual.

A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

Hiring Range: $7,917 - $8,334 per month

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Camarillo, California 93012 United States View Map