Postdoctoral Fellowship

Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County
Apr 25, 2014
Position Type
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). With a current enrollment of almost 10,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

This position reports to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing initial assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, and couples counseling.
  • Providing on-call and walk-in coverage.
  • Supervising graduate trainee.
  • Providing preventative and educational outreach to campus community. 
  • Establishing liaisons with various campus organizations and groups.
  • Serving in a consulting role to faculty, staff, and parents.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with local mental health professionals to coordinate treatment services and referrals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.
  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Clinical or Counseling Psychology by the date of employment.
  • Previous experience in a college or university counseling center.
  • Experience working with diverse populations. 
  • Experience in developing and implementing preventative mental health outreach programming.
  • Experience with group therapy and supervision of graduate trainees.
  • Experience working with substance abuse, suicide assessment, and historically underserved populations. 

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements
Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.