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Staff Psychologist

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Full suite of benefits and the salary is $65,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 25, 2024

CAPS is pleased to offer two full-time positions for Staff Psychologist. CAPS Psychologists are an integral member of the CAPS Professional Staff. Clinicians will provide primary, secondary, and tertiary services to eligible members of the UGA community, within the 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 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.

Position Requirements:  A 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 date of hire. Must successfully complete the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) within six months of hire. Must complete all licensure requirements within 12 months of hire. 2 or more years’ experience 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.  Preferences will be given to those with full independent licensure within the State of Georgia by the date of first employment. 1 year or more of experience working in a college counseling center. 2 or more years working in a multidisciplinary setting. Training and 2 years or more of experience working with individuals from traditionally underserved populations – first generation, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Latinx, rural, veterans. Training and 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-doctoral professionals.

Apply online at  The University Health Center is Joint Commission accredited and the University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search is encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. The prospective hire for this position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies.

The application deadline is open until filled. To ensure full consideration, submit application by February 29, 2024. The projected start date is May 1, 2024 and is negotiable.  This position includes a full suite of great benefits and the salary is $65,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience.  Links to information about Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) can be found at


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