Website Santa Rosa Junior College
Therapist & Outreach Specialist – Black/African-American Focus
Santa Rosa Junior College
Salary: $7,289.00 – $8,859.00 Monthly
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 21-01188
Location: Sonoma County, CA
Department: Student Health Services
Closing: 5/3/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
FILING DEADLINE: May 3rd, 2023
It is the candidate’s responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials, noted under application procedures section of this job announcement are submitted by the filling deadline in order to be given consideration.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
• Salary Range: $7,289.00 – $8,859.00 per month (22/23 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at mid-range, which is $8,035per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).
• Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents. You can learn more on our https://hr.santarosa.edu/benefits.
• Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing 8.0 hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (17 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).
This is a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-months per year, classified position. The tentative work schedule will be Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with some flex for evening events. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.
Under general direction provides individual and/or group therapy and outreach, with a focus on Black/African-American students; provides interventions and trainings, communicates with groups and individuals; and participates in quality assurance and program review processes, including supervision of trainees. Individual therapy includes longer-term trauma-informed therapy as well as crisis intervention. Outreach will be directed towards Black/African-American students, as well as all SRJC students and staff
The Therapist & Outreach Specialist, Black/African-American Focus is a member of the Student Health Services and Student Psychological Services team and will provide individual therapy, including trauma-informed therapy and crisis intervention, to this population of students at SRJC. In addition, the person in this role will provide outreach services to both students and staff.
Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more than 100 years. Many of SRJC’s students are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC’s mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:
• Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
• A learning- and learner-centered environment;
• A welcoming physical environment;
• Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
• Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
• Access to lifelong learning opportunities
In 2021, SRJC served approximately 21,000 students each semester and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will share SRJC’s commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.
1. Provides on-site and/or remote culturally-sensitive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders and conditions using the process described in the SRJC Student Health Services Standardized Procedures and other licensing standards.
2. Makes referrals to health support services, tracks student progress, and provides follow-up services.
3. Establishes on-site relationships with student clubs and other departments.
4. Documents client services delivered per Standardized Procedures.
5. Provides crisis intervention services, and contacts emergency services and appropriate referrals.
6. Consults with District employees, SRJC licensed therapists, private health care providers, community agencies, or organizations to effectively address the needs of students and address community health concerns.
7. Researches health topics for students and staff; assists in creating health care educational materials; provides health promotion and education presentations to groups.
8. In coordination with other outreach staff, promotes and participates in health care activities and events to raise awareness of services, including outreach activities both to the Black/African American community and SRJC students overall.
9. May serve as lead worker to other classified staff in the area.
10. May supervise, train, and direct the work of student and short-term, non-continuing (STNC) employees.
Exercise critical and independent judgment. Provide appropriate crisis intervention and emergency response; work with multi-disciplinary team to deliver health related services; communicate effectively with individuals and in groups with a diverse population in meeting mental health related needs and about a variety of mental health related topics; interpret and apply applicable local, state and federal policies, laws, and regulations including application of legal and ethical standards of licensed mental health professionals; make appropriate referrals and facilitate access to both private providers and community health resources; exercise appropriate judgement in interactions with others and with work processes; interact with the public in a helpful, courteous, and professional manner; and demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.
General mental health counseling principles, practices, and techniques, particularly as they pertain to Black/African-American culture and clients; racial and ethnic identity development, social justice, race-related disparities in access to healthcare, and strategies for promoting equity and inclusivity in a higher education environment; principles and procedures of case management; and applicable technology usage, including standard office productivity software and other appropriate technology.
Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency. Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
Master’s degree in counseling or psychology (MFT, PCC, MSW)
1+ year of experience working as a MFT, PCC, LCSW, or Psychologist, including experience in providing culturally responsive services to a diverse client population.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE:
Must meet licensing requirements to be a therapist in California (MFT, LPC, LCSW, PsyD) or be license-eligible within one year of hire.
This position requires that the incumbent be fully immunized against communicable diseases and documented freedom from active tuberculosis per Center for Disease Control standards.
Psychologist, licensed or license-eligible within one year of hire.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:
• A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/GovernmentJobs.com Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
• Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
• A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
• Current Resume.
• If applicable, copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
• If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. http://hr.santarosa.edu/how-qualify
• If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the https://hr.santarosa.edu/sites/hr.santarosa.edu/files/ClassEquivAppfinal.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/ and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
MORE ABOUT SRJC HUMAN RESOURCES
BUSSMAN HALL ANNEX
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE: (707) 527-4954
EMAIL: Please contact Jamie Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org
The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
• In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
• Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant’s expense); and
• Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
• Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
• Employees who work on-site or access District facilities: Beginning January 1, 2022: provide proof of full vaccination. For more details, see https://covid.santarosa.edu/vaccine-requirement-employees.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
Sonoma County Junior College District’s annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. https://police.santarosa.edu/. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
Non Discrimination The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment. https://strategic-planning.santarosa.edu/
VISION: Santa Rosa Junior College commits to setting the standard in cultivating an accessible, open, barrier-free, sustainable environment for students, employees, and the community. The college envisions equitable, impactful, transformative, enriching, and holistic learning opportunities that inspire our students to thrive.
MISSION: Santa Rosa Junior College transforms the lives of our culturally rich student body, employees, and community by cultivating a welcoming and antiracist environment, centered on social responsibility and cultural awareness. We offer exceptional teaching and learning in support of associate degree, certificate, transfer preparation, workforce preparation and community education programs, integrated with comprehensive student support services.
• We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students’ foundational skills.
• We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
• We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
• We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
• We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
• We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/4098096
Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.
To apply for this job please visit apptrkr.com.