Counseling Psychologist 3

Counseling Psychologist 3



University of California, Santa Barbara


Under the direction of the Director or designee and with an in-depth understanding of the professional field, the Psychologist independently performs diagnosis and psychotherapy on a full range of cases. Provides individual therapy to assess the level of pathology and to determine appropriateness of a short-term therapeutic modality for students with serious psychological concerns. Assesses for suicidal ideation and provides appropriate crisis intervention services. Conducts culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions. May consult with a senior specialist/manager on highly complex issues. Coordinate care with Student Health and provide on and off campus referrals as needed. Provide consultation to staff, faculty, and students as requested. Develop and deliver psychoeducational programs to address the cultural and mental health needs of underrepresented populations. Psychologists are expected to participate in campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural issues. Be able to approach clinical service provision from a cultural perspective. Provides clinical guidance and oversight to lower level professional staff. Train and supervise staff, interns, practicum students, or peers as appropriate. Maintain current license to practice psychology in the state of California and must continue to meet state requirements for license renewal.  Flexible hours within a 40-hour workweek will be considered.


Minimum Requirements

• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program.

• License to practice psychology in the State of California or eligible within 6 months.

• Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies.

• Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with a diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.

• Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.

• Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions.    

• Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity. 

• Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to collaborate with other departments and college administrators.

• Excellent organizational, communication, and human relations skills.


Desired Qualifications

• Demonstrated knowledge of psychology, community, and culture and/or experience providing counseling to communities with intersectional / interlocking identities  including but not limited to Latino/Latina, Asian, Asian Pacific Islander, African American, Middle Eastern, International, and LGBTQIA+

• Experience or interests in working Grad students 

• Experience or interests in working with student Athletes

• Experience or interests in working students that present with issues related to complex trauma 

• Experience working in a university counseling center

• Experience with crisis intervention and/or coordination

• Interest and experience in clinical supervision and training


Special Conditions of Employment

• Credentials verification for clinical practitioner- license to practice psychology in the state of CA or eligible within 6 months

• Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse

• Satisfactory criminal history background check

• Ability to be credentialed and privileged

• Occasional night and weekend hours will be required

• UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment


Salary: Salary commensurate with experience


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


For primary consideration apply by 7/25/21, thereafter open until filled.

Apply online at 

Job #20670