Staff Psychologist

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 11, 2020
Full time   Advising/Counseling/Support Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Staff Psychologist
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002650

Department: 3900410301-Counseling Center

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Counseling Center. The Staff Psychologist provides clinical services for student-athletes; coordinates development and delivery of psycho-educational programming to Inter-Collegiate Athletics' students, staff, and coaches on topics central to the mental health needs of student athletes following NCAA and best practice guidelines.

Essential Functions

  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Provides clinical services specifically to meet the needs of student-athletes, from a position largely dedicated to the Department of Inter-Collegiate Athletics.
  • Provides individual, couples, and group therapy to Georgia Southern students.
  • Provides crisis on-call service in rotation with other clinical staff.
  • Provides crisis/triage assessment and response to students.
  • Participates in various training programs housed within the Counseling Center.
  • Provides clinical supervision to practicum students and Doctoral Interns.
  • Provides outreach programming and consultations to campus community.
  • Maintains all relevant ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for Psychologists in the State of Georgia.
  • Coordinates one or more areas of Counseling Center services as requested by Executive Director.
  • Maintains compliance with Counseling Center policies and procedures, recognizing client confidentiality, participates in interdisciplinary treatment teams to address the individual needs of students within the Department of Inter-collegiate Athletics.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus.

Minimum Education Required:
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; licensure as a Psychologist in Georgia or the ability to obtain licensure as a Psychologist in Georgia within six months of start date

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
One or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work independently; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:

Preferred Experience::
Prior experience working in a University Counseling Center, providing clinical supervision, with public speaking, crisis intervention, and/or competitive athletics.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Job Open Date: 02/07/2020

Job Closing Date: 2/28/2020

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