Staff Clinician/Staff Psychologist

University of South Florida,

Counseling Center
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Last Posted:

Thu, Mar 21st, '24


April 8, 2024

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Thu, Mar 21st, '24

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  • Full Time

Psychologists and Clinicians directly serve the USF community through the ethical practice of culturally responsive, theoretically grounded, and evidenced-based individual and group therapies, crisis intervention, and mental health consultation and prevention activities. Additionally, this position has the opportunity to be highly involved in providing training and supervision for the Center's training programs. Psychologists and clinicians may serve as coordinators of specific program areas, conduct program evaluation/research, and establish designated liaisons with strategic campus partners that are consistent with their training and expertise. Psychologists participate in the development of Center policy and programs and represent the Center to the USF community and at local, state, and national professional forums. Considered essential staff, this position is responsive to the mental health needs of students during and following critical events such as severe weather incidents or campus emergencies.

1. Provides psychotherapy for individuals, groups, and intimate partners, presenting with a range of psychological concerns.

2. Assesses presenting concerns through the Center's intake and assessment process. Provides crisis intervention at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, including involuntary hospitalization, USF community consultation, and post-incident debriefing

3. Attends Counseling Center meetings, serves on Counseling Center, divisional or University committees and in regional, state, and national organizations, as assigned. Responsibilities may include special assignments as determined by the Director or Assistant Directors, including committee tasks, clinical supervision, coordination of specialized clinical service programs, or program outcome evaluation/research.

4. Supervises the clinical, academic, and research experiences of counselors-in-training.  Psychologists supervise post-doctoral fellows, doctoral level clinical and counseling psychology interns, and practicum students enrolled in mental health academic training programs (e.g., clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social work, mental health counseling, school psychology).  Clinicians supervise the clinical and academic experiences of practicum students enrolled in mental health academic training programs (e.g., social work, mental health counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology).

5. Participates in Counseling Center sponsored outreach and consultation programming for the university community. Develops and participates in
psychoeducational presentations, as assigned, for all USF students. Establishes a consultative liaison relationship with a strategic campus partner.


The Student Success division at the University of South Florida, is comprised of 60 departments, providing students with academic support, engagement opportunities, health & wellness services and enhancement of the educational experience.

The Counseling Center is a critical component of Student Success at the University of South Florida, located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast.

The Counseling Center strives to support the mental health and well-being of the 44,000 enrolled graduate and undergraduate students at the USF Tampa campus. Through the provision of high quality clinical services and evidenced-based practice, innovative outreach, consultation, and education, the Counseling Center is recognized and valued for its contribution to the success of an exceptionally diverse student body. The Counseling Center, with a dedicated, energetic, and motivated team of multidisciplinary professionals including licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and administrative support personnel is accredited by IACS and has an APA-accredited doctoral internship and APPIC affiliated post-doctoral fellowships.

The Counseling Center is committed to a team approach to client care across all staff. With a thriving and growing group therapy program, interdisciplinary training programs, and ongoing consultation opportunities, the Counseling Center is seeking psychologists with a commitment to excellence, a strong multicultural orientation, and who would enhance the diversity and resources of our staff.


Psychologists: an earned doctorate in applied health sciences (e.g., clinical psychology, counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy) from an accredited program which includes an accredited internship (or equivalent as determined by the Florida Board of Psychology) in professional psychology. Licensure or license-eligible in the State of Florida.  Date by which licensure is expected will be determined as part of the hiring process.

Clinicians: an earned Master's Degree in applied health sciences (e.g., mental health counseling, social work, counselor education, couple and family therapy, psychology).  Licensure as a mental health counselor, clinical social worker, or marriage and family therapist in the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter 491, F.S.

All candidates must be proficient with the use of an electronic medical record, and comfortable using technology such as Microsoft Word to complete work-related tasks.


-Experience working with a college student population.
-Experience providing short-term individual and group therapy, using theoretically grounded approaches and evidenced-based therapies.
-Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
-Clinical experience with culturally diverse groups including BIPOC, LGBTQ+, international, and differently-abled students, and a desire to grow in multicultural orientation.
-Experience and comfort working with students presenting with high risk difficulties including suicidal ideation, self-injurious behaviors, eating disorders, substance abuse, PTSD, and/or trauma.

-Clinicians: three year's post-master's experience is desired.


Psychologists: $71,304 - $80,000 annually.  A $5,000 sign-on bonus is available with this position.

Clinicians: $60,000 - $65,000 annually.  A $2,500 sign-on bonus is available with this position.


Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

Psychologist: reference posting # 35411

Clinicians: reference posting #36428