Posted: Nov 19, 2020

Staff Psychologist

Augusta University - Augusta, GA
Salary: $52,967.00 - $70,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A
Staff Psychologist / Social Worker / Counselor


Staff Psychologist



Job ID: 222016


Location: Student Counseling and Psychological Services, Summerville Campus


Full-Time Position


Apply at: and use Job ID 222016 to locate the job


Minimum Requirements

*This position is a limited term position*

Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology.  Must meet educational requirements to be a licensed psychologist in the State of Georgia.  Should be fully licensed to practice independently without supervision in the State of Georgia within two years of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical, organizational 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


  • 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 more severe mental health concerns
  • Prior clinical experience and expertise with a diverse clinical caseload
  • Experience providing outreach presentations on topics relevant to college students
  • Administrative experience in coordinating programs


The primary responsibilities are to provide individual, couples, crisis, and group counseling to students to include treatment plan development, case management, care coordination, client advocacy, crisis intervention and consultation, and administration and interpretation of assessment instruments. Maintaining adequate and appropriate documentation of counseling records.  Responsible for development, delivery, and assessment of new and existing outreach programs that promote and provide practical and effective education and skills for students through seminars, workshops, class presentations and other engagement events. 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 needs and concerns 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.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct clinical mental health counseling and associated support activities
  • Prevention, psychoeducation, and prevention programming
  • University collaboration and committee work
  • Administrative tasks
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned


Shift: M-F


Pay Grade: 19


Salary: $52,967/annually - $70,000/annually


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position 


Recruitment Period: 11/19/20 - Until Filled

Conditions of Employment

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

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Other Information

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."


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.