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Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Position Number: 4218505
  • Location: Fort Myers, FL
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Psychology

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychologist

Job Summary
The Clinical Assistant Professor/Psychologist in Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a newly designated position with possible roles in designing and teaching graduate courses related to collegiate mental health and psychological well-being.

As a unit psychologist this position provides multiculturally competent clinical services to students, including triage/intake assessment, individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and testing.

This position participates in an on-call rotation, training activities for Master's and doctoral level trainees, including supervision, teaching and provision of seminars. This position also provides consultation and outreach to the campus community: students, staff, faculty, and parents. Adhering to professional standards is emphasized, including the maintenance of appropriate clinical documentation according to established protocol.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Fulfills academic teaching needs with opportunity
  • Provides clinical services to individuals, couples, and groups
  • Diagnoses or evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administers treatment accordingly
  • Assesses patient progress and modifies treatment programs accordingly
  • Provides crisis intervention services when necessary
  • Provides supervision of graduate practicum and internship students
  • Provides testing and assessment services e.g., ADHD/LD assessment
  • Meets regularly with CAPS staff to maintain team approach, engage in problem solving, and stay up-to-date regarding University and center functions and/or changes
  • Serves in on-call rotation
  • Communicates with parents, professors, additional mental health service providers, and other relevant parties when needed and with appropriate signed releases of information
  • Maintains Florida Psychologist license and completes required CEUs
  • Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on-campus

Other Duties
  • Performs other duties as assignment

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, or equivalent from an APA accredited program
  • Active/clear license in the state of Florida, in accordance with FS 490, or active/clear license in another state and license eligible in the state of Florida within appropriate amount of time according to board process.
  • Two or more years' experience in college mental health or university counseling

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as a licensed psychologist
  • Experience in research, teaching and presentation experience in college student mental health
  • Experience providing supervision, preferably to graduate students and doctoral interns
  • Experience working with a range of mental health concerns including anxiety and stress, depression, relationship concerns, trauma and self-esteem/confidence, substance abuse, personality disorders, eating disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and post-traumatic stress
  • Experience consulting with other service areas such as primary health care, prevention, and wellness
  • Experience administering and interpreting psychological tests, particularly tests used to assess for ADHD and learning disorders: (e.g., WAIS, WIAT, CPT, CAARS) and personality measures (e.g., PAI, MMPI-2)
  • Experience using Titanium software

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and abide by all relevant state laws regarding the practice of psychology and psychotherapy
  • Ability to exhibit strong leadership and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to supervise Master's and doctoral level trainees
  • Able to develop academic courses related to psychology and other needed areas of instruction
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with academic departments and service departments
  • Ability to facilitate and manage individual and group therapy sessions
  • Skill in providing outreach programs or information to the university community
  • Teaching skills and ability in presenting/facilitating to large audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with colleagues and other constituencies across campus
  • Ability to make decisions and problem-solve
  • Knowledge of professional ethical principles and guidelines, and ability to practice within those guidelines and principles
  • Knowledge of Florida Statute (FS) 490 and 491, FERPA, HIPAA, and other state and federal documents that guide legal and ethical decisions and policy making
  • Ability to learn or skill in using counseling services data base system and technology
  • Knowledge of personal computers and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet computer software
  • Multicultural awareness, knowledge, understanding, responsiveness, and skills to work with culturally diverse populations
  • Knowledge of basic counseling skills, theories of change, and psychotherapeutic approaches
  • Knowledge of mental health and wellness issues in college student population
  • Advanced skills in psychotherapy, crisis intervention, testing/assessment, supervision and training and giving presentations/workshops

Special Instructions to Applicants

Appointment will be made on a 12-month multi-year appointment basis available January 2023.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore, all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

Required Application Materials:
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Five (5) Professional References

The position is listed as "open until filled;" however, applications received by January 23, 2023 will receive priority consideration.

Salary commensurate with education and experience

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