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10 Mar 2015

Full-Time Psychologist

SACJobs Orlando, Florida, United States

Job Description

Job Description

This position/classification is considered a
critical/essential position under the university’s
designation of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
as an essential responders to any emergency (unplanned
event) or threat thereof which disrupt operations within
the university.

Provide individual therapy, group therapy, assessment and
referral services, crisis intervention, and psychological
consultation, evaluation and support services to currently
enrolled UCF students and in extenuating circumstances, non-
enrolled and/or non-students along with other University
community members.

Provide outreach programming and workshops on a variety of
developmental, preventative, and/or psychological topics.

Provide consultative services to university
administrators, faculty, staff, campus organizations and

Provide training and clinical supervision for center
graduate trainees, pre-doctoral interns and/or non-licensed
staff in accordance with ethical guidelines, state laws,
and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) policies
and procedures.

Engage in continuing education and professional
development activities.

May serve as coordinator of a specific CAPS programming
area (consistent with interests and level of training) or
as designated liaison with specific units on campus as
determined by the Director, Associate Director, or
Assistant Director.

Serve on CAPS, SDES, and university committees and be
active in regional, state, and national professional

May initiate and authorize involuntary examination (Baker
Act) procedures in accordance with statute 394.463, Florida
Mental Health Act.

May conduct psychological assessment, administer and
interpret a variety of psychological assessment
inventories, and prepare reports.

May conduct research and program evaluation to inform
clinical practice and CAPS outcome effectiveness.

May be the senior professional in charge in the absence of
the Director, Associate Directors, Assistant Directors or
equivalent higher-level administrator.

May perform other clinical or administrative duties under
the direction of the Director, Associate Directors, or
Assistant Directors.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or
university, which includes one year of supervised
internship experience in professional psychology; or
licensure as a psychologist by the State of Florida in
accordance with Chapter 490, F.S.*


Experience in University Counseling Center work is
preferred, including initial assessments and brief therapy,
crisis intervention, group therapy, supervision and
training, outreach and community interventions as well as
experience working with collaborative partners on-campus.
Experience and competency working with Eating Disorders
(ED) or Substance Abuse (SA) and working collaboratively as
a member of the ED or SA treatment team. Additionally, it
is preferred that the candidate be licensed or near

Experience in one or more of the following is also desired:

1. Interest and expertise in working with ethnic
minorities (including African-American, Latino, Asian-
American and Native American students)

2. Interest and expertise in sports psychology and working
collaboratively with athletics (athletic and performance
enhancement within an NCAA FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision)

3. Spanish-speaking preferred with particular interest in
working with Latino men

4. Interest and expertise in working with students with
disabilities, including physical, social, intellectual and
developmental (including autism-spectrum disorders)

5. Interest and expertise in working with transgender
identity and expression

6. Interest and expertise in research and psychological

Counseling and Psychological Services has a commitment to
providing a safe and welcoming environment for everyone
regardless of their gender, gender expression, ethnicity,
race, culture, religious belief, sexual orientation,
national origin, age, social economic status, or disability.

Special Conditions

Must have degree on transcript by Date of Hire.

If not licensed, must obtain licensure in Florida within 2
years from date of hire and must maintain license.

Please note: When applying for position number 32009,
applicant will also be considered for positions 40099,
41353, and 41530.


Education:      Doctorate Required
Work Experience:      1-3 Years

How to Apply

Contact Info:       Please Note: Applicants must apply through No paper applications, resumes, cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this A&P position. Cover letters, resumes, and other documents can be attached through the website. The position number for this position is #32009.

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Psychologist. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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