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Staff Psychologist II

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The Staff Psychologist II provides clinical services to students including intake, ongoing counseling/psychotherapy, case management, walk-in assessment/triage, group therapy, supervision and crisis intervention. This position provides guidance and professional development in prevention science and practice for the university community and graduate degree programs.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

• Provides clinical services including intake, ongoing counseling/psychotherapy, walk-in assessment/triage, personal/career counseling, consultation and referral, group therapy, testing and evaluation, case management, supervision, on-call, and emergency crisis intervention.

• Applies principles, methods, and procedures for understanding, predicting, and alleviating intellectual, academic, emotional, psychological, and/or behavioral disability and discomfort.

• Provides consultation and outreach to colleagues, students, faculty, staff, and/or parents in order to coordinate support, development, and well-being of students and community.

• Maintains clinical documentation in accordance with legal and ethical standards on an electronic health record system.

• Develops and facilitates didactic seminars on a variety of clinical or professional topics.

• Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

Other Duties

• Supervises and trains graduate students.

• Serves in on-call rotation.

• Provides program evaluation.

• Specifically develops prevention education and programs.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications

Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or equivalent from an APA accredited program.

Active/clear license in the state of Florida, in accordance with FS 490, or active/clear license in another state and license eligible in the state of Florida within appropriate amount of time according to board process.

Three years of professional, full-time experience in psychology.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience providing short-term individual and group therapy, emergency assessments and crisis intervention.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of full time (or equivalent) experience in a University/College counseling center at doctoral internship level, APA approved internship.

Experience in prevention science and practice.

Teaching experience and research background.

Experience applying college student development theory.

Experience working with a full range of college student mental health concerns.

Experience providing multicultural counseling and outreach with underserved or minority populations.

Experience consulting and collaborating with colleagues and other service areas such as primary health care, prevention and wellness, and/or other Student Affairs areas.

Documented experience in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills and application.

Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests

Experience providing outreach/prevention programs.

Bilingual (English/Spanish).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, statues, regulations, codes, and standards related to the area of responsibility.

Knowledge of developmental and counseling issues for College/University populations.

Knowledge of prevention science, practice and research.

Knowledge of data collection methods and program planning and evaluation techniques.

Knowledge of current research, theory and best practices of psychology and therapy services.

Broad generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders and concerns utilizing a time limited model of care.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organization skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.

Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.

Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and the community in a service-oriented environment.

Ability to conduct effective therapy and outreach with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity about multicultural issues.

Ability to think critically and make clear, well-reasoned and timely decisions.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times regarding the practice of psychology, counseling, and psychotherapy.

Ability to analyze and solve problems, draw valid conclusions, and/or develop appropriate alternatives where applicable.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to operate personal computers with proficiency and learn new applications and systems.

Ability to complete required documentation on electronic health record system and quality assurance activities.

Ability to prepare presentations and publications.

Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.


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Salary Range:

$62,000 - $68,000 annually

Review of Applications to start July 12, 2021.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.
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