Director of Counseling

University of Georgia,

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Last Posted:

Thu, Jun 25th, '20


This position will be open until filled; to ensure full consideration please apply by July 15, 2020.

Start Date:

Estimated start date: 10/1/2020

Last Updated:

Thu, Jun 25th, '20

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  • Full Time

The University of Georgia’s University Health Center (UHC) seeks candidates for the position of Director of Counseling.  Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University Health Center is comprised of two distinct organizational entities whose services are fully integrated. This Director level position provides administrative and clinical direction for Counseling Services and coordinates with the Lead Psychiatrist for the integration of Psychiatric Services into a seamless mental and behavioral health care delivery system supporting the needs of student learners at the University of Georgia. The Director of Counseling is a full-time, twelve-month, benefited, administrative faculty position with limited clinical duties. This position reports to the Executive Director and provides direct supervision to a Clinical Director who coordinates clinical services and supports that role with its responsibility to guide the Training Director as we evolve our clinical training program. The Counseling Director has a Director of Outreach and Collaboration as a direct report and thus supports the relationship building, programming, and counseling that occurs from within CAPS and on its behalf in the community. This service line is also responsible for behavioral health care manager integration in the Primary Care Clinics. The Director of Counseling Services is a member of the UHC Administrative Staff and acts as a liaison to the administrative structure of Student Affairs and UGA.  Counseling services has approximately 40 staff members.  


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 are 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.


Minimum qualifications include a PhD or PsyD from an APA accredited program and an APA accredited (or equivalent) internship. A minimum of five years of experience in the practice of psychology, 3 years in a University environment of comparable size, 3 years of the provision of clinical supervision, and 3 years senior level administrative experience.   Licensure in the state of Georgia.  


Preferred qualifications:  5 years of successful work with a range of culturally and ethnically diverse populations with demonstrable evidence of a commitment to fostering a healthy and collaborative multicultural environment, 2 years of experience in an organization that is Joint Commission (or similarly) accredited.  2 years of experience with planning/implementation and/or management/supervision of integrated (behavioral health and primary care) clinical services.  2 years of  experience planning and providing educational programming, consultation services, outreach, and/or training.  2 years of experience meaningfully using an Electronic Medical Record such as Click Solutions OpenSuite.


Salary Range $120,000 - $130,000


Please submit application, curriculum vitae, list of professional references and three letters of recommendation. Information about CAPS and the University Health Center can be found at   The prospective hire for the position will be subject to a background investigation per University System of Georgia policies. For more information, contact Randi Davis at