Postdoctoral Fellowship

Georgia Gwinnett College,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Tue, Feb 6th, '24


Until position is filled

Start Date:

July 1 or August 1 2024

Last Updated:

Tue, Feb 6th, '24

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  • Full Time

The Postdoctoral Fellowship at CAPS is a twelve-month, full-time appointment designed to provide supervised clinical hours necessary for licensure in the state of GA (known as "supervised work experience"). This position will receive generalist training in clinical services with the opportunity to gain specialized experience in clinical matters and experiences pertaining to college student development. The postdoctoral fellow will receive intensive individual supervision and will have the opportunity to provide supervision to a practicum student. This position will gain training in the full spectrum of CAPS services that include clinical consultations, crisis appointments, individual and group therapy, outreach presentations, and on-call responsibilities. The fellowship also seeks to deepen conceptualization skills within both CBT and psychodynamic frameworks while also helping nurture the postdoc's unique clinical style. The fellowship will further help the postdoc in linking their case conceptualizations to their interventions. Care will be taken to further the development of culturally competent and ethically mindful clinical work. Topics of professional development will also be integrated and include the licensure process, self-care, and identity development as a practicing psychologist.

Provides counseling services to GGC students. These services include initial consultations, individual and group counseling, clinical consultations, and crisis interventions.Provides outreach presentations and programming to the campus community

Consults with GGC faculty, staff, and students to provide advice and support in assisting students in distress

Collaborates with other campus departments in order to promote mental health awareness and resources

Supervises the clinical activities of a practicum student and receives secondary supervision support

Participates in the after-hours on-call rotation for addressing campus crisis interventionsParticipates as a team member in the Division of Student AffairsCompletes a specialized outreach project at CAPS over the course of their year

Other duties as assigned


Since our founding in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to our students.  At GGC, we believe that our students' success is our success, and we are committed to creating a culture that supports and uplifts them throughout their academic journey.

As a member of our faculty or staff, you will become part of a dedicated and passionate community of educators and professionals. Together, we work towards a common goal of empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. We take pride in our diverse student body, which represents a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Whether you are involved in teaching or providing essential services, your contribution will make a significant impact on the lives of our students and the broader community.

In addition to our commitment to student success, we also value the well-being and professional growth of our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, designed to support the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. From competitive compensation to health and wellness programs, professional development opportunities to work-life balance initiatives, we strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

Located in the thriving community of Gwinnett County, GGC offers a rich cultural and social landscape that enhances the overall college experience. Our backdrop is a beautiful, modern 260-acre campus located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our students and employees benefit from the close proximity to various local amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreational opportunities. This vibrant community serves as an extension of our campus, providing a diverse and stimulating environment for personal and professional growth.

Join GGC and become part of a dynamic team that plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives and celebrating the achievements of our students. Together, let's make a positive impact and empower the next generation of leaders.


Required Qualifications

Psy.D or Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology


Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in a college counseling center

Experience in providing individual, couples, and/or group therapy; crisis counseling, and/or other clinical psychological services

Commitment to multiculturalism and experience with diverse populations

Completion of a doctoral graduate degree prior to starting postdoctoral fellowship




Conditions of Employment

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). Eligibility of employment is determined by GGC in its sole discretion, and includes but is not limited to confirmation of credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.Offers are subject to the applicable federal laws, state laws, statutes, rules and regulations of this institution, and to the bylaws and policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. GGC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy or childbirth), veteran status or military status, genetic information, or disability in employment or admission or access to its programs and activities, as required by Title IX. Inquiries including anyone who feels they have been discriminated against should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX compliance and direct concerns to the GGC Title IX Coordinator, Building B, Suite 3700, or (678) 407-5085.For individuals requiring disability-related accommodations for participation in any event including the application, interview process, or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact HR Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5054 or email

Background Check

Position of Trust + Education

Other Information

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Georgia is an open records state.