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Job Information

Job Summary

This position provides professional services in psychiatry including psychiatric assessment, consultation, medication management, and referrals to CSULB students.

The incumbent enthusiastically supports the University's strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students, and to offer CSULB students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning the quality of campus life.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide psychiatric assessment and medication management to students.
  • Provide consultation to CAPS and Student Health Services clinicians.
  • Assist the CAPS Director by providing psychiatric consultation for the campus community.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Provide psychiatric assessment and medication management to students. Prior experience in providing psychiatric services to young adults. Demonstrated effective and safe medication management knowledge and protocols. Provide psychiatric consultation to CAPS, Student Health Services clinicians, and Campus Community Interest in cooperative meetings and team activities, contributing to overall quality of Student Affairs. Provide quality customer service to CAPS clients, and consultation to CAPS staff, CSU faculty/ staff, as well as the general public, both in-person and on the telephone. Also, must use discernment and good judgement when interacting with people.

Collaborate with campus partners to support harm reduction and substance abuse prevention efforts for mental health promotion. Interpersonal Skills / Cooperative Working Relationships (added). Possess strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to be professional and respectful. Ability to work as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues and coordinate with others. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and maintain a positive and respectful attitude. Ability to work effectively and productively as part of a team. Ability to collaborate in a multi-discipline mental health environment.

Oral and Written Communication Skills (added). Oral communication skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with students, departmental staff, and CSU faculty/staff. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to make effective presentations, facilitate an open exchange of ideas, and write clear, concise notes, documents, and reports. Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

Basic computer knowledge and skills. Ability to consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position, and to adhere to the time limits allotted for breaks/lunch hours. Working knowledge of standard safe work practices. Demonstrated ability to provide psychiatric services (clinical assessment, medication evaluation, crisis intervention, and psychiatric hospitalization)

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience
  • Medical degree from an accredited institution recognized by the Medical Board of California.
  • Completion of Residency in Psychiatry.
Required License and Certifications
  • Valid and relevant State of California license to practice medicine.
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Psychiatry before commencement of the position.
  • Valid Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration and number for prescribing controlled substances.
  • CPR/AED certification required.
  • CA Driver's License required.
Required Documentation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names of three professional references related to clinical work
  • Copy of official transcripts from institution awarding the medical degree

Student Health Services/Counseling and Psychological Services


Physician-Specialty Services


The salary range for this classification is $10,255.20 to $19,960 per month.


Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

Time Base

Part-time position. 0.8 Time-base/32 hours per week. Occasional evening and or weekends.

Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Equal Employment Statement

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Advertised: May 18, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 08, 2022 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

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