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
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
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.
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.
• 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
Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Counseling,
Clinical Psychology, or equivalent from an APA accredited
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
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).
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
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
Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests
Experience providing outreach/prevention programs.
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
Knowledge of prevention science, practice and research.
Knowledge of data collection methods and program planning and
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
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
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
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
regarding the practice of psychology, counseling, and
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
$62,000 - $68,000 annually
Review of Applications to start July 12, 2021.
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.