Psychologist-Student Mental Health

Auburn University,

Student Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Apr 8th, '20


Review of applications will begin immediately. The positions will remain open until filled.

Start Date:

Negotiable but preferably before the start of fall semester, August 17, 2020.

Last Updated:

Wed, Apr 8th, '20

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  • Full Time

Student Affairs at Auburn University is seeking candidates for four Psychologist positions in Student Counseling & Psychological Services. The individuals in these positions will provide counseling and psychological services for students with mental health issues and provide information regarding mental health services and programs. Psychological services provided to students include (but are not limited to) individual therapy, group therapy, emergency/crisis intervention, psychological assessment, treatment planning, diagnosis, and consultation with multiple stakeholders. The individuals in these positions will document, report, and maintain confidential records and information from counseling-related services including individual therapy, group therapy, emergency/crisis intervention, consultations, and psychological assessments. They will also evaluate and develop comprehensive treatment plans for individuals to include (but not limited to) assessment, diagnosis, coordinating treatment with other professionals, and providing community referrals when indicated. Clinical supervision of psychology interns and graduate practicum students is required. May clinically supervise unlicensed senior staff clinicians. Individuals in these positions will also plan, develop, and present outreach presentations, workshop programs, and educational seminars related to mental health issues and available services to students, staff, faculty, and other campus stakeholders. 


AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Auburn University is a comprehensive land, sea and space grant institution – among the few that hold that distinction – occupying more than 1,840 acres and helping fulfill the dreams of over 30,000 students.

Auburn University offers degrees in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. There are more than 140 majors from which students can choose.

Region Description:

Auburn is a small, friendly university town located on the beautiful plains of eastern Alabama, about 50 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama’s capital, and 115 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. Other nearby cities are Birmingham (110 miles northwest) and Columbus, Georgia (35 miles east). The Gulf Coasts of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle are about four hours away by car. Auburn enjoys a warm and sunny climate with mild winters. It has excellent health and recreational facilities and a low crime rate.

Auburn has a population just over 60,000 and is the 20th fastest growing city with over 50,000 people in the nation. It has the feel of a small town with everything you would expect from a major city, except for the traffic. Auburn is a bike-friendly town with bike lanes around the university and city.


Entry into the applicant pool requires a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited academic program and having completed a doctoral internship -OR- Master's Degree (or equivalent) from an APA-accredited academic program with all doctoral degree requirements completed except the dissertation. Completion of the dissertation and graduation from the doctoral program is required within 12 months of hire. Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Alabama or eligible to obtain license within 12 months of completion of doctoral degree. 


Desired qualifications include: Completion of an APA-accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship; additional years of experience in providing counseling and psychological services to a college student population.  


$51,900 - $86,400


Please utilize the attachment feature of the university's on-line application system. Applicants must submit a complete application that consists of a letter of interest stating applicant's qualifications and experience for this position and a current detailed resume including names and phone numbers of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered for selection.