Assistant Director of Mental Health Training, Intervention and Response

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POST DATE 12/8/2019
END DATE 12/23/2019

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Location
Los Angeles, CA
AJE Ref #
585766487
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
31726
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
31726

Job Title:
STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER IV

Working Title:
Assistant Director of Mental Health Training, Intervention and Response

Salary:
$4,842 - $9,591 monthly

Job Type:
Contract

Department Name:
3165-OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE (AVC)

Department Website URL:
www.reslife.ucla.edu

Job Summary Statement:
The mission of Residential Life is to create, safe, supportive, and inclusive living-learning communities that engage residents in order to foster their academic success, personal growth,
and responsible citizenship. This is a position designed for a mental health practitioner who has:
a) Strong, extensive experience in building and delivering mental health training content.
b) Knowledge of clinical conceptualization and diagnosis, mental health and crisis interventions (e.g., depression, anxiety, stress and suicidality, secondary trauma and compassion fatigue).
c) Knowledge of prevention and outreach strategies (e.g., evidence-informed practices related to positive psychology, holistic health promotion and wellness).

This person will also assist the oversight of large initiatives such as suicide prevention and response, social justice and multiculturalism, and crisis management. This person will both aid and participate in development and delivery of training curriculum to meet a wide variety of needs. Additionally, this person will be responsible for the oversight of significant collaborative and networking activities such as developing and strengthening partnerships with other professional networks and enhancing the university's reputation in areas related to health and wellness, safety and resiliency.

This person will provide direct support for Residential Life student staff who interface with complex behavioral, crisis, and conduct incidents in the form of referral, consultation, and debriefing following high-impact behavioral incidents taking place in on-campus housing, including but not limited to sexual assault, suicidal ideation, assault, incidents of self-harm, and student death.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
8:30 am

Shift End:
5:30 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

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QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


Graduate Degree in Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Education; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required


Licensed in State of California.

Preferred


Minimum 3 years of experience facilitating mental health trainings for variety of constituents.

Preferred


Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.

Preferred


Counseling, training and/or teaching skills to assist professional staff, student staff, and student leaders to develop personal understanding about mental health related issues.

Required


Demonstrates ability to participate in successful movements, campaigns, and positive community development among college-aged students and other university constituents.

Required


Current certification in suicide prevention and/or gatekeeper programs (e.g., ASIST,QPR, Mental Health First Aid, etc).

Preferred


Ability to create and deliver engaging and relevant workshops and presentations.

Required


Knowledge of college student issues, higher education administration and policy, and best practices of college student learning outside the classroom.

Required


Ability to build trusting relationships across wide array of campus partners.

Required


Interpersonal skills to interact sensitively with students from a variety of backgrounds; demonstrated commitment to creating practices that are inclusive and socially conscious.

Required


Working knowledge of all state and federal policy common in mental health interventions and training, including but not limited to Title IX, FERPA, CANRA.

Required


Ability to work flexible hours, occasionally on nights and weekends.

Required


Evidence of ability to thrive in fast paced environment where crisis response can often disrupt other priorities.

Required



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
12-21-2019

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=78033

Special Instructions:


Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information No Response

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse".

Other Special Employment Requirements:


POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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