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Job ID: 211484

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Date Posted May 25, 2023
University San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
San Jose, CA, United States
Department Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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    Administration - Counseling Services


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 03/05/2023

Campus Location: Evergreen Valley College

Position Description:

This faculty position is a full-time, 100% FTE (11 Months, August - June), Tenure Track position as Mental Health & Wellness Coordinator in the Division of Student Success located at Evergreen Valley College.

Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities. Some workdays may be assigned outside the eleven-month academic calendar.

This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.


1. Advertising for, interviewing and hiring new mental health interns each year.

2. Provide supervision, didactic, and/or training to mental health counseling interns.

3. Plan, implement and deliver mental health services and mental health treatment to students in support of wellness, academic success, and retention (e.g. mental health outreach and prevention events/activities).

4. Assess, evaluate, and counsel students (individually and in groups) in a variety of health related concerns, including mental health and substance abuse issues.

5. Provide drop in crisis counseling to students in distress, and conduct crisis interventions and assessments as necessary.

6. Assist in the evaluation and response to student support referrals that come through Maxient. Update records on Maxient as needed.

7. Develop and maintain confidential patient records in accordance with applicable standards of practice and federal and state laws and regulations.

8. Provide professional development, training, and outreach to students, faculty, and staff on topics related to mental health (e.g. depression, anxiety, coping skills, students in distress, etc.)

9. Provide consultation to students, faculty, and staff regarding concerns, mental health issues, and best practices for supporting students with psychological issues.

10. Participate in the Assessment, Response, and Coordination (ARC)/Behavioral Intervention Team (examples of participation can include risk and psychological assessments, assist with coordinating/co-chairing team, attend team meetings, etc.)

11. Sit on appropriate committees that have direct impact on student mental health.

12. Participate and attend relevant meetings/events on campus and in the community; may represent the college at local and regional meetings/events related to mental health.

13. Knowledge and experience providing counseling with underrepresented, multicultural community college students.

14. Knowledge of applicable laws, standards and ethics of professional conduct related to independent practice of psychology, counseling and related topics in healthcare.

15. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

16. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

17. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.

18. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.

19. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.

20. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

21. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

22. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

23. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

24. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Required Qualifications:

Masters in Clinical Psychology or Marriage and Family Therapy


*The Equivalent

Desired Qualifications:
Desired Qualifications:

1. Possession of a valid California Psychology, LFMT, LCSW, or LPCC License.

2. Formal or recent experience with planning mental health outreach and prevention activities.

3. Experience working in a college or university health service.

4. Experience working with transitional age youth.

5. Awareness of and commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the California community college.

6. Experience in providing direction and training to mental health interns.

7. Bilingual abilities (Spanish /English or Vietnamese/English) and multicultural experience desirable.
8. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Districts Diversity Requirements

  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the Districts hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

    Salary Range:
    $92,642 to $127,170 Entry Level Annual Salary (11 Month Academic Salary Schedule 2022-2023); Maximum Salary Potential $165,001. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

    Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Faculty also receive paid sick leave.

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

    As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the Districts emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

    The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.


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