Staff Psychologist

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. 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.

Reporting to the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, the Staff Psychologist's primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide initial assessments, as well as individual, group, and couples counseling
  • Provide crisis intervention and on-call coverage
  • Provide preventative and educational outreach to campus community
  • Establish liaisons with various campus organizations and groups
  • Serve in a consulting role to faculty, staff, and parents
  • Supervise practicum and/or postdoctoral fellow
  • Participate in seminars and training activities
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with local mental health professionals to coordinate treatment services and referrals
  • Participate as a team member in the Division of Student Affairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:       

Individuals must have a doctorate and be licensed as a psychologist by the date of employment or have completed all supervised postdoctoral hours and issued a provisional license by the Georgia State Board of Examiners of Psychologists by the date of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:      

Previous experience in a college or university Counseling and Psychological Services. Licensed as a psychologist for 3 years.  Experience working with diverse populations and historically underserved populations. Experience in developing and implementing preventative mental health outreach programming and training. 

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.