Clinical Psychologist in the University Health Center

Position ID: 42356
University of Georgia
Auxiliary Services
University Health Center Administration
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Clinical Psychologist
Job Description: 




Posting Details


Posting Number F0241P
Department UHC Administration
About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Underutilization Minorities
Advertised Salary Commensurate with experience
Anticipated Start Date 07/01/2019
Job Posting Date 02/27/2019
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application deadline is open until filled. To ensure full consideration, submit application by April 30, 2019. The projected start date is July 1, 2019 and is negotiable. All applicants MUST provide 3 letters of reference.

Information about the University Health Center can be found at:

Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Statement

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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details


Position Information


Faculty Rank Administrative Faculty
Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.)
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., Psy.D. from an APA-approved (or equivalent) Psychology program and completion of an APA approved (or equivalent) internship.

Position Summary

CAPS is offering a full-time faculty position for a Clinical/Counseling Staff Psychologist. The selected candidate will: Provide age appropriate, time limited, crisis intervention as well as acute, chronic (within the CAPS scope of service), and preventive counseling care to students and eligible members of the University community. Provide psychological evaluation based on the presenting concern, including formal assessment when needed. CAPS strives to be a diverse and inclusive center that supports our whole student body. We encourage applications from those with diverse backgrounds and interests in promoting inclusivity in service delivery.

Additional Requirements

Two years experience in the evaluation and treatment of individuals whose age and psychological development are similar to those of our population [i.e., late adolescence (17 years of age) through middle age (50 years of age)].

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.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED certification

Background and/or interest in preventive psychological education and outreach programs

Two years of clinical experience in a college or university counseling or mental health setting

Background working with traditionally underserved students (culturally diverse students), including background providing services to students for whom English is a second language

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Preference will be given to strong Generalists who have the ability to manage an active caseload, provide supervision to trainees (3+ years licensure in GA), are committed to working with diverse populations and to multicultural competence, and hold an interest in collaborating within the Health Center and larger campus community.

Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Clinical Psychology
Psychology, General
Student Counseling Services - Personal (Admin code)
Counseling Psychology
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator