Temporary Mental Health Clinician

Miami University,

Student Counseling Service
Last Posted:

Tue, Aug 11th, '20


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Start Date:

October 5, 2020

Last Updated:

Tue, Aug 11th, '20

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  • Part Time

Overview of Position

The Student Counseling Service of Miami University in Oxford, OH, is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for two part-time, temporary positions of Mental Health Clinician for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The Mental Health Clinician performs the duties of a behavioral health clinician, providing generalist clinical services to college students, and consultation services to faculty, staff, students and parents/families during the heavily demanded periods Fall and Spring semesters. This is a part-time (20 hour per week) position.


Mental Health Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Provides multi-culturally informed generalist mental health counseling services, including general mental health, substance use, and attention problem screenings and individual and group counseling and psychotherapy to Miami University students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns.  
  • Intervenes in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health nature with students.              
  • Consults with families, faculty, staff and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students.
  • Maintains clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communication with external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment
  • Assumes responsibility for other administrative duties as assigned.  

Miami University, located in the quaint college town of Oxford in the rolling hills of southwestern Ohio 45 minutes north of Cincinnati, was founded over 200 years ago and was once referred to by Robert Frost as "the most beautiful college there is." A highly selective public university with a strong liberal arts emphasis and selected as one of the “Public Ivys”, Miami enrolls about 17,500 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. Among its strengths, Miami prides itself in strong student life and student engagement traditions, among which the mental health services of Student Counseling Service are critical. The IACS-accredited Student Counseling Service is a vibrant and vital office of 12 psychologists, three licensed counselors/social workers, four psychology interns participating in our APA-accredited internship program, and five placement students, and practices a strong commitment to multicultural services.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

  • Earned masters degree in an appropriate accredited mental health training program (social work, mental health counseling, psychology, etc
  • Independently licensed or licensed eligible in Ohio within one’s field of training.  Unlicensed psychology post-doctoral trainees are also encouraged to apply. 

  • Specific training and experience providing mental health services to a university student population
  • Independently licensed in Ohio within one’s field of training

Salary is commensurate with licensure status and experience level. 

  • Cover letter outlining interest in the position and addressing how you meet the specific job requirements
  • A current CV or Resume
  • Names and contact information (including address, telephone number, and e-mail) of three professional references