Job Details

California State University, San Marcos
  • Position Number: 3571538
  • Location: San Marcos, CA
  • Position Type: Counseling


Director of Cougar Crisis Response Team (CCRT), University Police Department


Job No: 520592
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Locations: San Marcos
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Safety

Job Overview
Under the administrative supervision of the Chief of CSUSM University Police Department (UPD) and the clinical supervision of Director of Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) at Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS), the Director of CCRT will manage the ongoing development and implementation of CCRT to address the mental health or behavioral health crisis incidents occurring on the CSUSM campus. Cougar Crisis Response Team (CCRT) is CSUSM's innovative and holistic approach to providing preventative and emergency psychiatric crisis response services to campus community members that may experience an urgent mental or behavioral health crisis. CCRT offers a collaborative approach to crisis response and public safety that fosters trust with students, faculty, and staff, while also advancing the University's commitment to anti-racism, culture of care, and inclusive excellence. The CCRT Director is responsible for coordinating the University's efforts toward crisis response, intervention, prevention, education, outreach, and training. The role of the CCRT Director is to implement a program that provides immediate response to and management of situations where members of the campus community are experiencing mental or behavioral health crisis. Through the use of crisis management and trauma informed practices the Cougar Crisis Response Team will work in collaboration with University Police Department, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and other campus partners to prevent, reduce, or eliminate injury to students, staff, faculty and campus community. The CCRT Director will assist the develop, plan, and implement strategies to manage program growth. The CCRT Director will regularly review and recommend changes in program services to meet client and community needs with particular emphasis on services for underserved populations. Duties also include the oversight of program evaluation and quality assurance functions for the team including assessment of applicable legal and professional requirements and monitoring services provided to clients. The CCRT Director will ensure contract compliance for employees and volunteer personnel and will initiate, implement, and monitor compliance with evidence-based practices. The CCRT Director will facilitate the flow of information between offices throughout the University such as Faculty Affairs, Office of Inclusive Excellence, Human Resources, Title IX/Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, University Police Department, Student Health & Counseling Services among other appropriate departments and individuals across the University while maintaining the appropriate level of confidentiality for the individuals with whom they work. The CCRT Director will serve on the University's confidential CARE (Campus Assessment, Response, and Education) Team whose collaborative mission is to conduct violence prevention, threat assessment, and crisis intervention. The CCRT Director will coordinate with University Advancement to cultivate donors, raise funds, and develop grant proposals for program development and works to instill a campus climate that supports the program's success. Position Summary
Director of Cougar Crisis Response Team (CCRT) - (Administrator II)

This is a full time, exempt position in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). MPP positions serve at the pleasure of the President.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.

To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the following link: Director of Cougar Crisis Response Team position description

Salary is commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected.

California State University San Marcos

A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.

California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.

Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For assurance of full consideration, please submit application, cover letter and resume by 11:59pm on November 27, 2022.

Application requires answer to supplemental question.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: hr@csusm.edu. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.

Supplemental Information

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. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at hr@csusm.edu.

Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment 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.

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.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The incumbent in this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at https://www.csusm.edu/clery/annualreports.html.

California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.


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