Triage Clinician Diversity

University of Georgia,

Counseling and Psychiatric Services
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Last Posted:

Mon, Nov 21st, '22


The application deadline is open until filled.

Start Date:

The projected start date is negotiable.

Last Updated:

Mon, Nov 21st, '22

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  • Full Time

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at the University of Georgia, University Health Center is pleased to announce an opening for a Triage Clinician position. As an agency, Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is committed to the promotion and celebration of diversity in all of its forms. We are a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff striving to provide culturally competent clinical services, outreach programming, and training opportunities. CAPS Triage Clinicians are an integral member of the CAPS Professional Staff. The CAPS Triage Clinicians serve as the primary point of entrance to clinical service within CAPS.  It is a fast-paced, dynamic clinical position that requires flexibility, multi-tasking, and strong crisis management skills. As part of a counseling center in-house team, this staff member will evaluate risk level of incoming students, assist in identifying and tracking students as well as assisting in follow-up consultations, act as a “first responder” to students in crisis and make determinations for referral, level of care and primary modality of treatment.  


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.


·         Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or a related field.

·         License eligible in the state of GA.  Fully licensed within 2 years of start date. 

·         Two years or more in the evaluation and treatment of individuals whose age and psychological development are similar to traditional and non-traditional college students.

·         Skill and/or interest in preventive psychological education and outreach programs.

·         AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED certification required.  Can obtain after start date.


·         Terminal degree within the field of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field.

·         Full independent licensure within the State of Georgia by the date of first employment.

·         Two years or more in a setting that provides crisis services.

·         3 years or more working within the college mental health setting.  

·         Background and training in providing supervision of counseling and psychotherapy.

·         Demonstrated history and experience working with individuals from traditionally underserved populations – first generation, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, Latinx, rural, veterans, etc.

·         Training and ability to provide telehealth services.

·         Ability to communicate and provide services in more than one language


$55,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience