• Full Time
  • Columbia, SC
  • Posted 9 months ago
  • Applications have closed

University of South Carolina

Job details

$52,220 – $81,583 a year

Full Job Description
Posting Number

Classification Title
Psychologist I

Internal Title


Work County

Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

SAAS Health Services


Advertised Minimum Salary

Advertised Salary Range
$52,220 – 81,583. Please note that this salary is based on a 10.5 month position.

Location of Vacancy

Part/Full Time
Full Time

Hours per Week

Work Schedule

Student Health Services hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. The normal work schedules for staff are typically Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am-6:00pm. Hours may be adjusted to accommodate SHS’s hours of operation. Sunday (2:00pm-8:00pm) rotation may be required of all staff. Hours may include early mornings and/or evening and altered schedules based on the nature of the position and workload.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

10.5 months

Job Search Category
Health and Human Services

Benefit Eligibility Type
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

South Carolina Retirement

State Insurance Programs

Annual Leave

Sick Leave

Advertised Job Summary

Provides a broad range of counseling and psychological services to students, including intake evaluation and assessment, treatment planning, and treatment provision within the modalities of individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. Provides crisis intervention and management. Provides psychological consultation to families, faculty and staff, and other Student Health Service ( SHS ) staff. Provides training and clinical supervision to Counseling and Psychology ( CAP ) trainees and early career professional staff as assigned. Provides Community Based Services as assigned. Other duties as assigned by the CAP Director. The provider will practice in accordance with the ethics promulgated by the American Psychological Association, state law and licensing regulations, and departmental guidelines and policies. Position is subject to credentialing, privileging and peer review.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

PsyD, (Ph.D) in psychology from an accredited college or university and 1 year professional experience. Licensed or eligible for a license to practice psychology in the State of South Carolina. Must obtain and maintain credentialing and privileging throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a college/university counseling center and use of an electronic medical records are preferred.


Ability to engage in critical thinking, to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information, to function as a self-starter, to communicate effectively in written and oral form, and to be highly organized. Able to perform clinical duties and responsibilities independently. As a clinician, exercises appropriate independence and discretion with respect to care and treatment, but ensures care, services, and treatments comply with accepted standards of practice, accreditation standards, and applicable law and regulations. Strong generalist competencies across a broad range of presenting concerns, including but not limited to mood disorders, adjustment disorders, eating concerns, substance abuse concerns, trauma, sexual assault, sexual orientation/identity concerns, and various developmental concerns of college students. Ability to effectively treat and case manage students with severe mental illness. Possesses skills in an area of clinical specialization, to include any of the following: substance abuse, eating disorders, mood disorders, men’s issues, sexual assault and trauma, multicultural populations and concerns, LGBTQ populations and concerns. Advanced skills in the provision of individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. Commitment to the goal of the evidenced based practice of psychology. Skills in the supervision of trainees. Ability to work effectively in collaborative partnership as a member of an interdependent team of professionals representing a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds within a large university counseling service that is fully integrated within the Student Health Service. Familiarity with Point & Click or similar electronic health record system. Experience working within a multicultural environment with the ability to work effectively with a broadly diverse student population. Ability to effectively manage clinically diverse caseload within the context of a busy college counseling center.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive

Hazardous weather category

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by December 12, 2020

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EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Do you have at least a PhD in psychology from an accredited college or university and 1 year professional experience?



Are you licensed or eligible for a license to practice psychology in the State of South Carolina?



Do you understand that you must obtain and maintain credentialing and privileging throughout employment?



Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to a HIPAA regulation? If so, describe the circumstance.

(Open Ended Question)

Are you CPR certified?



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Required Documents

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