Staff Psychologist (Two Positions) Diversity

University of Tennessee,

Student Counseling Center (Division of Student Life)
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Mon, Jul 17th, '23


A review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Start Date:

August 2023 preferred, negotiable

Last Updated:

Mon, Jul 17th, '23

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Staff Psychologist

Student Counseling Center

Description: The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for the position Staff Clinical Psychologist in the Student Counseling Center. This is an exempt, 12-month, full-time; non-tenure track staff position. 

Student Counseling Center is the university’s primary facility for personal counseling, psychotherapy, and mental health outreach and consultation services. The mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the students at the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of a global society. The Staff Clinical Psychologist is a key member of the clinical team providing both clinical services and supervision for the center’s diverse training programs. The Staff Clinical Psychologist also supports clinical training through the provision of clinical supervision in the center’s diverse training programs. 

The Position: Performs all functions of a campus comprehensive counseling center team member. The staff clinical psychologist provides brief assessment, crisis intervention, and traditional forms of psychotherapy (individual, groups, couples) while also engaging with the campus community via outreach and consultation services with faculty, staff, students, and families around mental health concerns. Psychologists in the center also provide training/supervision for master's and doctoral level students in mental health professions, and advanced clinical training/supervision for interns in the center's internship in psychology.


The University and Region: UTK is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university, housing 11 colleges and 900+ programs of study. With an enrollment of 30,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people. The Knoxville region houses many leading corporations, including Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery Inc., Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


What We Require: 

Education: Doctoral Degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; 

Experience: Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist, Health Service Provider in the State of Tennessee, or ability to obtain license within a specific employment-contingent deadline set by the Director.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

·         Ability to assess and intervene with students in emotional crisis

·         Ability to provide individual, couples, and group counseling/psychotherapy

·         Ability to provide clinical supervision of psychology students in training

·         Ability to provide outreach programming on topics related to college student mental health Ability to provide consultation concerning college student mental health

·         Ability to fulfill job functions in a culturally competent manner 


What We Prefer

Experience: Independently licensed as a clinical psychologist, health service provider for 2 years or more preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

·         Experience with college student population or knowledge about issues relevant to college students

·         Experience working with BIPOC, international and LGBTQIA+ populations


$70,000-$95,000 for licensed candidates, based on experience


Application Process: Please complete the on-line application for full consideration at

Applicants should include a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three references (with current e-mail address and phone number/s) in the application file. A review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.