Licensed Psychologist Position Number 41575 (When applying for position 41575, you will also be considered for position number 40143 & 40262)

University of Central Florida,

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Last Posted:

Tue, Jul 6th, '21


Open Until Filled

Start Date:

Job Posting Opens Friday, March 26, 2021

Last Updated:

Tue, Jul 6th, '21

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  • Full Time

The University of Central Florida Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department is hiring Licensed Psychologists. These positions report to the Director, Associate Director, Assistant Director, or equivalent higher level administration. The Licensed Psychologist position/classification is considered a critical/essential position under the university's designation of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) as an essential responder/s to an emergency (unplanned event) or threat thereof which disrupt operations within the university.

Licensed Psychologists:

  • Provide individual therapy, group therapy, assessment and referral services, crisis intervention, and psychological consultations, evaluation and support services to currently enrolled UCF students and in extenuating circumstances, non-enrolled/or non-students along with other University community members.
  • Provide outreach programming and workshops on a variety of developmental, preventative, and/or psychological topics.
  • Provide consultative services to university administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and partners.
  • Provide training and clinical supervision for center graduate trainees, pre-doctoral inters and/or non-licensed staff in accordance with ethical guidelines, state laws, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) policies and procedures.
  • Engage in continuing education and professional development activities.
  • May serve as coordinator of a specific CAPS programming area (consistent with interest and level of training) or as designated liaison with specific units on campus as determined by the Director, Associate Director, or Assistant Director. Serve on CAPS, SDES, and university committees and be active in regional, state, and national professional organizations.
  • May initiate and authorize involuntary examination (Baker Act) procedures in accordance with statute 394.463, Florida mental Health Act.
  • May conduct psychological assessment, administer and interpret a variety of psychological assessment inventories, and prepare reports.
  • May conduct research and program evaluations to inform clinical practice and CAPS outcome effectiveness.
  • May be the senior professional in charge in the absence of the Director, Associate Director/s, or Assistant Director/s or equivalent higher-level administrator.
  • May perform other clinical or administrative duties under the direction of the Director, Associate Director/s, or Assistant Director/s.

The University of Central Florida is a metropolitan research university with an enrollment of over 63,000 students.  UCF is the second largest university in the United States, experiencing unprecedented growth in recent years.  Established in 1963, undergraduate and graduate academic programs are delivered through eleven colleges, including the recently established College of Medicine.  The main campus is located 13 miles east of downtown Orlando, with additional campuses all across the region.  The University and surrounding communities enjoy a rich mix of cultural, educational, business and recreational activities.  The successful candidate will join a vibrant, multidisciplinary team of professionals, including clinical staff who have backgrounds in psychology, social work, and mental health counseling.  CAPS has an active multidisciplinary training program involving masters and doctoral students from psychology, mental health counseling and social work.  Also including three psychology doctoral interns and two post-doctoral interns.  CAPS is housed in a very attractive and welcoming facility equipped with very ample technology supported by a full-time technology support team.  CAPS has an active program of prevention and outreach.  CAPS connects with other departments and professionals on campus who are concerned about health, wellness, and alcohol and other drug prevention, among others.  CAPS has an active program of in-house continuing education credit offerings.  The University of Central Florida is an Equal Opportunity; Equal Access, and Affirmative Action Employer.  Your assistance with the University of Central Florida’s Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated.  The University collects voluntary declarations of ethnicity and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success.  If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only for affirmative action.  The survey form is included as a part of the online application process. 

Region Description:

Central Florida is a vital region with a diverse population in a city, small town, and rural environments.  Recreation and entertainment opportunities are abundant, with cultural attractions, sports venues, nature areas, historic towns, beaches, lakes, theme parks and other areas of interest nearby.  Atlantic beaches to the east are easily accessible in less than an hour, and the Tampa Bay area and Florida Gulf Coast to the west are within a few hours dives as well. 


Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited college or university, which includes 1 year of supervised internship experience in professional psychology; or licensure as a psychologist by the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter 490, F.S. 

Must be licensed in the State of Florida by time of hire and must maintain license.


Experience in university counseling center or community agency work is preferred, including initial assessments and brief therapy, crisis intervention, group therapy, supervision and training, outreach and community interventions as well as experience working with collaborative partner’s on-campus. Experience and competency working with Eating Disorders (ED) or Substance Abuse (SA) and working collaboratively as a member of the ED or SA treatment team. Additionally, it is preferred that the candidate be licensed or near licensure. This clinician must be culturally competent in working with various ethnic minorities as well as with sexual orientation and gender identity expression.

Experience in one or more of the following is also desired:

  1. A two-year post license psychologist that is interested and skilled with
  2. supervision.
  3. Interest and expertise in psychological assessment.
  4. Other related specialization such as research informed practices,
  5. manualized treatments, or other treatment certifications, such as EMDR.

Commensurate with experience 


Candidates must complete the online application process at  These positions

have an A&P (Administrative and Professional) classification at UCF. Vitae/Resume and Cover letter

must be attached electronically to the online application.

If you are selected as a final candidate for an employment opportunity with UCF CAPS, salary will be

significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We

urge you to please (1) take the time to complete the application in its entirety; (2) provide a resume; and

(3) include current/most recent/former “professional” references.