Staff Psychologist

Baylor University,

Last Posted:

Wed, Dec 2nd, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Dec 2nd, '20

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  • Full Time

The Staff Psychologist provides counseling-related services that foster personal growth and development to a diverse student population within a Christian higher education. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Training.

What You Will Do

  • Provide individual, couples, and group therapy 
  • Maintain appropriate and current records on clients; ensure confidentiality
  • Provide training to Counseling Center in areas of experience and expertise
  • Provide clinician supervision to practicum students and doctoral interns.
  • Provide behavioral therapy or psychotherapy remotely through a HIPAA-compliant video conferencing system.
  • Represent the Counseling Center in a professional manner that supports Baylor University
  • Develop and present workshops, seminars, and other outreach programs to students, faculty, and staff
  • Consult with faculty and staff to identify problems in order to make appropriate referrals
  • Exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds     
  • Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor’s mission 
  • Ability to comply with University policies 
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance


What You Can Expect

As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions.   Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family’s wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus.  To learn more go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.


Explore & Engage

Learn more about Baylor and our strategic vision, Illuminate.  Also, explore our great hometown of Waco and many opportunities to engage locally.


About Baylor
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.  EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled


The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.


Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas and affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor is both the state's oldest institution of higher learning and the world's largest Baptist university. Established to be a servant of the church and of society, Baylor seeks to fulfill its calling through excellence in teaching and research, in scholarship and publication, and in service to the community, both local and global. The vision of its founders and the ongoing commitment of generations of students and scholars are reflected in the motto inscribed on the Baylor seal: Pro Ecclesia, Pro Texana — For Church, For Texas.


•    PsyD or Ph.D. in psychology from an accredited college or university and 2 years of professional experience is required.
•    Demonstrate a committed Christian faith and lifestyle consistent with the mission of Baylor University.
•    Must be currently licensed or license eligible as a psychologist in the State of Texas.
•    Must obtain and maintain credentialing and privileging throughout employment. 
•    Demonstrate an understanding of the needs of a diverse student population within a Christian higher education setting and an openness to cultural humility.
•    Develop workshops, seminars, and outreach programs for students, faculty, and staff.
•    Demonstrate a passion and aptitude for clinical supervision of practicum students and doctoral interns.
•    Be available to work occasionally after hours and an on-call rotation schedule.
•    Be able to provide training in areas of experience or expertise.
•    Be successful in communicating and interacting with all campus populations including students, faculty, and staff.
•    Previous experience in a university or college counseling center is desired, but not required.



  • Demonstrate a passion and aptitude for providing group therapy.
  • Experience with a variety of clinical issues such as trauma work, addictive behavior, and eating disorders.
  • Experience and aptitude in providing Telebehavioral health.


To be a part of the most compelling mission in higher education, submit a CV/resume, cover letter, and names of three professional references to the Staff Psychologist job posting.