Psychologist - Search Extended (salary listed)

Augusta University,

Student Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Mon, May 8th, '17


Applications will be reviewed until a successful candidate is found.

Start Date:

July 1st or soon after (flexible).

Last Updated:

Mon, May 8th, '17

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  • Full Time

Student Counseling & Psychological Services (SCAPS) is the primary mental health resource for Augusta University students. Our department is a highly valued and respected unit within the university.

We are a thriving and fast-growing department that has continued to expand our services and positions. This current opportunity is the result of new funding that has been allocated to continue to grow our department. SCAPS operates on two campuses within 2 miles of each other. We have a primary location on our Summerville Campus, and a Satellite Location on our Health Sciences Campus. We work together as a team to promote and provide services to all 8,500+ students all across our growing institution.

This is an excellent time to join our team! We are a department that values highly our relationships with each other, and we strive to create and cultivate a caring and supportive culture for our staff and students alike. 

Primary responsibilities include the provision of individual, couples and group counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, and outreach programming to students. 

Maintaining adequate and appropriate documentation of counseling records. We utilize Titanium Scheduling Software.

Collaborating with other campus departments/offices, campus committees and student organizations to provide joint programming for students.

Providing training to appropriate campus organizations, faculty and staff regarding relevant mental health issues of college students.  Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director which may include serving in relief in the front office, campus training and possible outreach to community organizations and groups.

Supervising trainees and/or unlicensed clinicians

Currently, we do not require staff to provide routine after-hours emergency coverage. 


Georgia’s second-oldest and second-largest city, Augusta, is situated on the southern banks of the storied Savannah River. Serving as a halfway point between the Appalachian Mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, Augusta is a thriving community built on a solid foundation of local pride and artistic eccentricity. Read on to find out why we feel so good about our hometown at

Founded in 1828

Located in Augusta, Georgia, Augusta University is a public research university and medical center dedicated to training the next generation of innovators, leaders and health care providers.

Home to three campuses in Augusta and various satellite locations across Georgia, Augusta University is at the forefront of groundbreaking research focused on improving and enriching the human experience.

Offering undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business and education as well as a full range of graduate programs and hands-on clinical research opportunities, Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care.

The combination of nationally ranked business and nursing schools as well as the state’s flagship public medical school and only dental school makes Augusta University a destination of choice for the students of today and the leaders of tomorrow.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


Minimum requirements:

Psychologist - Doctoral degree from an APA-Accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, or similar.  APA-Accredited Pre-doctoral internship is also required.  Applicants who are currently on their Pre-doctoral internship and who will graduate by Summer 2017 are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as those who are currently completing a post-doctoral experience. Applicants should be fully licensed to practice independently without supervision in the State of Georgia within two years of hire.

Additional Requirements:

Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills

Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Excellent analytical and customer service skills

Exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions regarding clinical treatment and planning

Strong interpersonal skills and experience working in a team environment

Ability to maintain confidentiality

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."


Prior experience working in a university counseling center setting

Experience providing group and couples counseling

Experience and proficiency in assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of mental health disorders

Experience providing crisis services, and treating severe and acute mental health concerns

Prior clinical experience and expertise with a diverse clinical caseload

Experience providing outreach presentations on issues relevant to college students

Administrative experience in coordinating programs


Maximum allocated salary for position is $65,000. Commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position.

Nice benefits package, including vacation, sick, retirement, health care, dental, vision


To apply, please submit your application online at the Augusta University HR portal at

Please click either the "external applicant" or "internal applicant" depending on your status, and then please enter position ID: 12517 or position title: Counselor/Psychologist to locate job posting.

Applicants much complete the standard HR questions, and upload 1 PDF that includes (a) current CV/Resume, (b) cover letter stating their interest and fit for this position and (c) list of at least 3 references, one of which must be a current clinical supervisor.

Important: All documents must be consolidated into one PDF document, as the HR portal only allows for the upload of 1 document for this position.