University of California, Davis — Community Counselor

UC Davis
Salary: $4,883.33 – $9,983.33/MO
Final Filing Date: 09-26-2017  

Under the direction of the Counseling Services (CS) Director of Multicultural Services, this position develops partnerships with 2 student service units and Ethnic or Area Studies Departments/Programs, to provide regular consultation and effective case management of student situations. This Community Counselor position is located in Center for African Diaspora Student Success and the Transfer, Reentry, Veterans Center, and provides the following services to these units. Conduct assessments, respond to student needs, and make referrals to campus resources. Conduct outreach to students, faculty and staff about distressed and distressing students and other mental health issues. Provide consultation to students, faculty, and staff. Provide intake evaluation, treatment planning, crisis intervention, case management, and individual and group counseling and psychotherapy, with referrals to others as needed. This position works closely with the CS Director of Multicultural Services, staff of partner units, and other Community Advising Network (CAN) Community Counselors.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Masters level clinical/counseling degree (e.g., MFT, LCSW LPCC, etc.). Masters level applicants are governed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and are required to possess a valid California license.


  • Psychologists (e.g., Psy.D., Ph.D.) governed by California Board of Psychology are required to possess valid license. Psychologist applicants possessing a valid license in another state must obtain California licensure within 180 days after submitting an application to become licensed in California or from date of commencement of residency in California, whichever comes first.
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and experience working with individuals from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience treating diverse clients using short-term models of individual psychotherapy/counseling.
  • Experience assessing and intervening when individuals present in crisis.
  • Experience establishing professional work relationships.
  • Experience outreaching to diverse groups.
  • Experience developing, implementing programs of a psychological nature.
  • Experience providing culturally competent services to African American and African clients.
  • Experience providing culturally competent services to transfer, reentry, and veteran clients.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of socialization, displacement, transition, oppression, internalized oppression and accommodation, and activism as it relates to the emotional well being of an individual, while attending to the intersections of identity.
  • Experience providing group psychotherapy.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in a university counseling service with strong student service orientation.
  • Experience working with historically underrepresented or under-served student communities at a major research university.
  • Knowledge of ethical, legal and university standards and regulations.
  • Ability to conduct program evaluation, analyze results and share findings.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
Requisition number #03019902

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer