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Clinical/Counseling Psychologist

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Application Procedure: To apply, applicants should submit the following materials: 1. Cover letter; 2. Resume/Vitae; and 3. A list of three references. Reference providers will be sent, at the appropriate time during the recruitment process, an email with instructions on how to submit a letter of professional recommendation. There is also an optional section to upload signed reference letters. Contact information must be provided for each letter of recommendation for verification purpose, if this option is chosen.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank
Posting Number 2017_00497F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Non-Tenure Track)
Working Title Clinical/Counseling Psychologist
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University of Georgia’s University Health Center (UHC) is pleased to announce an open psychologist position. This position is full-time, twelve-month, benefited. Duties of the position may include but are not limited to: individual, couples, and group psychotherapy; crisis intervention and triage; outreach, psychoeducational workshops, and consultation; referral to and consultation with psychiatric staff; case management of clients with severe pathology for referral and crisis management; and limited, rotating after-hours on-call service.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and completion of a pre-doctoral internship, both from programs accredited by the American Psychological Association (or equivalent); both degrees lead to titles equivalent in rank and qualifications.
2. Two years of experience in a similar setting providing treatment for disorders typically seen in the college student population.
3. Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Georgia. A temporary or permanent license from the State of Georgia must be obtained by the date of first employment.
4. CPR/AED certification required within the first six months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate:
1. Practice as a strong counseling center generalist with experience in treating a wide range of concerns and degrees of severity.
2. Ability to effectively manage a busy caseload.
3. Eligibility to provide clinical supervision in the state of Georgia (3+ years of licensure).
4. Interest in collaboration within CAPS and the UHC, and with other members of the campus community.
5. Commitment to multicultural competence and practice.
6. Participation in relevant professional organizations.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/28/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation