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Staff Psychologist

The University of Georgia
30602, Athens

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Psychology & Behavioral Science
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

CAPS is pleased to offer three full-time positions for Psychologist. CAPS Psychologists are integral members of the CAPS Professional Staff. Clinicians will provide primary, secondary, and tertiary services to eligible members of the UGA community, within CAPS scope of service. These services include group, individual, crisis interventions, outreach, training, and consultation. Clinicians can also provide internal/external referrals as needed for best care. Services are delivered in accordance with UHC/CAPS policies and procedures. Clinicians follow professional and organizational standards for care and documentation. All are valued team members who participate in performance improvement initiatives and are actively involved in team activities, i.e. required meetings, committees, as a thriving and growing training site, all CAPS staff contribute to the growth and development of CAPS trainees.




Minimum requirements include doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology or a closely related field from an APA-approved (or equivalent) psychology program and an APA approved (or equivalent) internship. Must initiate the licensure process before the date of hire. Must successfully complete the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) within six (6) months of hire. Must complete all licensure requirements within twelve (12) months of hire. Two (2) or more years in the evaluation and treatment of individuals whose age and psychological development is similar to traditional and non-traditional college students. Skill and/or interest in preventative psychological education and outreach programs. AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED certification required. Can obtain after start date.




Preferences will be given to those with full independent licensure within the State of Georgia by the date of first employment, one (1) year or more working in a college counseling center, two (2) or more years working in a multidisciplinary setting, training and two (2) years or more experience working with individuals from traditionally underserved populations – first generation, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Latinx, rural, veterans, training and two (2) years or more of experience working in a setting involved in the training and supervision of counseling and psychotherapy to students in training or post-graduate professionals.



The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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