Training Director (5719U), University Health Services - 35588
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We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, 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, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles
, our Principles of Community
, and our Strategic Plan.
UC Berkeley's University Health Services (UHS) is a comprehensive college health service providing fully accredited, primary medical care, counseling and psychological services, and innovative health promotion programs for students, faculty, and staff. UHS provides on-campus medical care and coordinates supplemental needs for off-campus care through a network of community specialists and hospitals. UHS manages the student health insurance and workers' compensation insurance programs.
Approximately 65,000 visits occur annually including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Occupational Health and Specialty Clinics. Services are designed to minimize the impact of illness, emotional distress and injury on studies and work. The Social Services (SOS) unit offers short-term counseling, groups, case management and nutrition services to the campus student population. Counseling staff consists of social workers who provide compassionate specialty counseling on a range of specific and highly sensitive topics. Coupled with health promotion and public health programs, UHS reaches all segments of the Berkeley campus community. Learn more about UHS by visiting uhs.berkeley.edu.
- Manages the work of professional psychologists; ensures quality of services, hires, trains, evaluates and disciplines staff members in accordance with Campus policies and procedures. Applies advanced concepts to coordinate the activities of several psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows as well as clinical social work fellows. Coordinates the seminars (e.g., assigns lead) and supervision assignments; trains professional and paraprofessional staff members. Identifies the goals and objectives for CAPS Training Program. Serves as a member of various committees on issues of significance to CAPS and the University. As technical leader, performs evaluation, diagnosis, and psychotherapy for the most difficult and complex cases. Serves as program coordinator, establishing and managing standards and other related functions for lower-level professional staff members. Provides supervision to senior staff. Other Duties as assigned.
- Strong knowledge associated with providing the highest level of psycho diagnosis and psychotherapy services to patients. Strong knowledge of licensure requirements for Clinical Social Workers and Psychologists in the state of California. Strong knowledge of accreditation standards for doctoral internships. Strong knowledge of and/or ability to learn campus policies and procedures relating to HR actions, recommendations, and decisions. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong decision-making and organizational leadership skills. Skills associated with program management and evaluation. Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner. Ability to lead and develop staff members. Understanding and sensitivity to needs of a highly diverse student population. Ability to establish priorities, goals and objectives for unit. Ability to manage HR and fiscal resources effectively. Ability to utilize resources within the constraints of the unit budget. Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems; must be computer literate.
- Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology, post-doctoral work required.
- Current, valid license in California as a psychologist.
Salary & Benefits
- This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, eligible for full UC benefits. This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $95,900.00 - $142,500.00. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
Please include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.
Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that "every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."
- The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to May 23, 2022. Your employment is dependent on obtaining and maintaining a credentialing clearance (if applicable), background clearance and medical clearance according to University Health Service policies.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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