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Staff Psychologist

  • Richmond Campus
  • Student Support Positions
  • Fulltime Staff

Title: Staff Psychologist

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 20R000 - Office of the Provost

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification:

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type:  Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Retirement:   KTRS 

Contact Person: Kevin Stanley, Ph.D.


Job Summary/Basic Functions

An EKU Staff Psychologist assists in the mission of the EKU Counseling Center by promoting the personal, social, and career development of EKU students. A Staff Psychologist provides the full range of counseling center services: individual and group counseling, outreach, crisis intervention, consultation, referral, supervision, education/training of the university community on early detection of distressed students and how to refer, assessment, and outcome research. Providing services consistent with the current standard of care and adhering to professional standards is highly emphasized. The position requires the successful applicant to maintain appropriate clinical documentation according to established protocol. A Staff Psychologist uses relevant assessment/diagnostic tools for identification of needs of client. Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Doctorate from an APA accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology. APA accredited internship is required and must be successfully completed by the time of employment.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year of related counseling experience is required, preferably in a University Counseling Center (doctoral internship can count as experience). Must have experience and training in time-limited modalities, and knowledge of the psychological and developmental needs of the college population. Must possess skills and experience with individual and group counseling, outreach programming, the use of standard diagnostic assessment tools and supervision.

Licensure & Certifications: Must be licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist in the state of Kentucky by the time of employment. Must be fully licensed within the first 18 months of employment. Individual will be responsible to maintain license after attainment.

Preferred Qualifications:


Job Duties:

  • 60% - Provides psychotherapy to the university's students in both individual and group session. - ()
  • 10% - Oversees and reviews the clinical work of professional and professionals in training. - ()
  • 5% - Pursues Professional Development and Continuing Education. - ()
  • 5% - Develops and provides outreach programming on mental health issues to the university community. - ()
  • 5% - Consults with university and local community on psychological issues as related to university students. - ()
  • 5% - Gathers data and develop research and evaluation tools to ensure continued improvement of provided services. - ()
  • 5% - Provides Crisis Management. - ()
  • 5% - Support the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned - ()

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:


AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.


Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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