Staff Psychologist (Counseling Prof II)
This position offers counseling and/or psychological services to students, faculty, and other university/college staff. May treat individuals or groups through direct or indirect methods. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a department head.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) is a comprehensive counseling center that provides preventative, educational, and remedial mental health and wellness services to currently enrolled KSU students. CPSs multidisciplinary staff of licensed psychologists, licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatrist, and psychiatric nurse practitioner work together to ensure the delivery of effective treatment. The Counseling Professional II delivers a wide range of advanced clinical services including initial consultation, diagnostic and treatment formulation, short-term individual counseling, psychoeducational and process focused group counseling, psychological testing, clinical supervision, consultation to the campus community and crisis intervention. The person in this position must be able to provide culturally informed services to a diverse student body that presents with a variety of challenges including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, substance use, eating disorders, trauma, suicidal ideation, psychosis and academic/family related stressors. This position will also participate in CPSs outreach efforts by developing and delivering psycho-educational programing for the campus community.
The successful candidate will be a strong generalist who can work effectively with a wide range of clientele, but should also have particular area of expertise that complements the existing staff. Specialty areas of interest include, but are not limited to, treating moderate to severe psychopathology and/or trauma reactions, suicide assessment and management, developing and facilitating unique workshops and groups and working with specific racial/cultural groups or other special populations. We seek candidates who are flexible, who will work well with our existing team and can operate effectively in a high-demand, fast-paced service delivery system with minimal supervision. Additionally, this position also serves in the CPS after hours on-call rotation.
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Required Qualifications: PhD or PsyD in clinical/counseling psychology, a license to practice, and 4-6 years experience.
Independently licensed in the state of Georgia. Experience providing outpatient mental health services to a diverse clientele with significant and complex mental health needs in community based and higher education settings.