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Posting NumberF0241PWorking TitleCLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTDepartmentUHC AdministrationAbout 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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationMinoritiesAdvertised SalaryCommensurate with experienceAnticipated Start Date07/01/2019Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date02/27/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial 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 VacancyAthens 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.

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Classification TitleCLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTPay GradeFLSAFaculty RankAdministrative FacultyContract TypeFiscal (12 mo.)Tenure StatusNon-Tenure TrackMinimum 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.

Physical DemandsDoes this position have financial responsibilities?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? Is driving a responsibility of this position?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.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
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    Posted: 4/11/2019
    Application Due: 6/10/2019
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