San Francisco State University Division of Student Affairs / Student Life Unit Prevention Education Programs Position Announcement
Student Services Professional – Academically Related II, 12-month (Tenure-Track) Salary: Negotiable and Commensurate with Experience
San Francisco State University (SF State) is a large urban university, and is part of the 23-campus California State University system serving a diverse student body in liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. The mission of the university is to maintain an environment for learning that promotes an appreciation of scholarship, freedom and human diversity; fosters excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and provides a broadly accessible higher education. The Student Services Professional – Academically Related classification is a counselor faculty position. SF State counselor faculty are expected to be effective in their primary area of responsibility, to demonstrate achievement and growth through participation in their profession, continued research, publications, and/or creative activities, and to contribute their academic and/or professional expertise and leadership to the campus and community. Counselor faculty represent the Counseling and Psychological Services Center as a member of the university faculty, and perform additional professional services as individual skills, interests and agency needs indicate.
Prevention Education Programs is in the Student Life Unit within the Division of Student Affairs at San Francisco State University and works closely with the Counseling and Psychological Services Center. Prevention Education Programs (PEP) is charged with providing Prevention Education in the area of Alcohol and other drugs and Sexual assault for the campus community. Prevention Education Programs provide prevention education in the areas of substance abuse and sexual violence, crisis counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual violence, assessment, referral, brief counseling services for alcohol and other drug abuse, and related issues, consultation and outreach to the campus community, peer education training for students, and undergraduate and graduate internships.
Position Description: (Download the pdf for full job description) The Assistant Program Director of the Prevention Education Programs is responsible for: coordination of prevention education programming and counseling services provided for students, staff, and faculty on alcohol and other drug issues; providing back-up crisis counseling and advocacy for sexual violence related issues; offering critical debriefing for the campus community as appropriate, and assuming the duties of program director in the director’s absence or per the director’s request. Some evening hours are required.
Required Qualifications: Applicant must have a minimum of a Masters degree in Counseling or related field, possess a current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Social Worker, have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in prevention on a multi-culturally diverse college campus, or community agency.
Applicants must have experience in program development and implementation with ethnically and culturally diverse clients and communities, strong clinical substance abuse assessment and counseling skills in time-limited, short term treatment modalities; ability to establish effective working collaborations between individuals and groups representing different cultures, interest groups and/or departments; ability to provide effective consultation regarding a variety of prevention related issues; experience making discerning judgments regarding legal and ethical issues.
- Clinical experience with prevention in the area of alcohol and other drugs and sexual violence issues
- Experience supervising graduate interns
- Experience teaching at the university level
Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Student Services Professional-AR II, 12 months, (Tenure-Track)
Range: $ 64,320.00 – 115,884.00 Annually
Full Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision. Effective: Fall 11 Semester
Review of applications begins May 2, 2011
Applicant must submit a cover letter describing skills, knowledge and abilities; a current resume reflecting educational and employment history, scholarship and professional achievements; an official transcript from an accredited educational institution, reflecting highest degree earned; proof of licensure and a minimum of three recent letters of recommendation to:
Student Affairs Hiring, Retention, Tenure and Promotions Committee
Student Services Building, Suite 208
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
SF State is an Equal Opportunity/American with Disabilities Act employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity.