Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title

Florida Atlantic University

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience. $50,000 - $70,000

Position Description
Psychologist (Position # 992610), Full-time, 10-months
The Florida Atlantic University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is hiring a full-time Psychologist. The nature of the hire is dependent on licensure status and experience. The Psychologist is a generalist who shares with other clinical staff responsibilities for carrying out the multi-faceted mission of CAPS. Additionally, a specialization will be sought for a psychologist to take the lead on our Research and Assessment Teams, serve as a consultant to the center on all research related issues including IRB submission, national conference symposium, submissions, general research questions and will be asked to build relationships with those in the university and surrounding areas who can assist with our statistical consultation and needs.
The successful candidate will have outstanding skills in providing therapy in a time-limited context, with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across cultures and with clinical and non-clinical colleagues, campus departments and student groups; and the ability to provide outreach/consultation to campus constituents on a range of mental health issues. CAPS is moving towards becoming an IACS and APA accredited institution, and the successful candidate will assist in those endeavors. Finally, the candidate will assist us in our ongoing effort to build a multiculturally competent staff capable of serving the needs of a diverse student body.

Specific duties and responsibilities as a Psychologist may include, but are not limited to:

1. Providing intake assessment and time-limited
counseling and psychotherapy for individuals and
2. Providing group counseling
3. Providing outreach and clinical services that
address the needs of the general student population
as well as the needs of underserved populations
4. Participating in psychological emergency, crisis
intervention and trauma response
5. Training/supervising of interns and practicum
6. Participating in various Student Affairs/University
activities and committees
7. Scholarly activity (professional presentation,
leadership and research)
8. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
A Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program in a College or University completed on or before start date. Program must include one year of supervised internship experience in professional psychology at an APA accredited Doctoral internship site. One year of experience in a college counseling center required. Licensed or license eligible in the State of Florida as a Psychologist (supervision is available for licensure as a Psychologist).

Desired Qualifications

University Description
CAPS Description
•Our goal is to provide maximum quality and accessibility of direct professional mental health services to FAU students, including individual and group counseling, crisis response, consultation, brief assessment, and referral, that is accessible to an provide for the general well-being of FAU students.
•Our primary focus is on providing brief, confidential counseling aimed at helping students succeed academically and interpersonally.

•CAPS provides:
oIndividual, couples, and group counseling for students with psychological, emotional and/or relationship concerns
oCrisis intervention
oPsychiatric evaluation and medication consultation
oConsultation, outreach, prevention, and educational programs for students, faculty, and staff
oReferral services
oTeaching, research, and scholarship

•Our staff consists of clinicians in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, mental health counseling, psychiatry and psychiatric nursing.

Region Description
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Required Application Materials
Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Interest

Application Deadline
02/28/2014. For information and to apply, visit https://jobs.fau.edu and Search Positions for # 992610, or search by College/Department and select Counseling Center. Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Institution. TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.

Starting Date
Negotiable; between 3/1/14 and 8/15/14

Send Applications To:

Mailing Address

Boca Raton, FL 33431

Phone Number

Web Address
https://jobs.fau.edu. Search for Position 992610

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