Mental Health Counselor

Central Ohio Technical College/Ohio State Newark,

Student Life
Last Posted:

Fri, May 22nd, '20



Start Date:

Upon completion of interview/seletion process

Last Updated:

Fri, May 22nd, '20

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  • Full Time

Seeking a dynamic professional, who will enhance the diversity of our staff with well-developed therapy skills, a strong interest in carrying a diverse clinical caseload, and who is attentive to the unique challenges associated with systematic forms of oppression such as racism, homophobia, etc. This professional will: provide evidence-based individual assessment and determine students’ psychological diagnoses; provide brief individual, and potentially couples and group, therapy to students at all campuses of Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark; handle crisis intervention and handle referrals in partnership with Public Safety (as appropriate) and local resources; manage and plan counseling services, which entails dealing with diverse student needs; provide verification of diagnosis to the Office of Disability Services for accommodations for students; provide for students, faculty and staff training and preventative and educational outreach sessions that are culturally sensitive regarding mental health issues; advise student organizations on request; work collaboratively with other academic and student units on campus; establish positive working relationships with community and campus resources to maintain a referral network.


Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark are proud of the unique, collaborative partnership that they have forged in offering an outstanding array of educational opportunities for the central Ohio region and beyond. This partnership is viewed as a model for higher education in the state of Ohio. It provides students and the community with a wealth of resources that would not otherwise be accessible.

At Central Ohio Technical College, students can earn one of over 40 associate degrees (including all options and majors) and certificates, and obtain the high-tech skills and training needed to compete in today's workforce. Students choose COTC to gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in the field, or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program. One of the unique features of COTC is four full-service campus locations throughout the region, as well as convenient online classes. Through the newly developed Workforce Development Innovation Center, COTC is well prepared to meet the customized training and education needs of the business communities.

The Ohio State University at Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educational experience, including a rich research heritage and academic excellence. Small class sizes and interaction with faculty through research projects are unique features at Ohio State Newark. Students can complete bachelor's degree programs in education, nursing (RN to BSN), business, English, history and psychology. In addition, students can complete master's degrees in Early/Middle Childhood Education (M.Ed.) and in Integrated Teaching and Learning (M.A.), and most of the coursework for the master's in social work (M.S.W.). Students can take courses toward other Ohio State degree programs, and then transition on to the Columbus campus.

The campus offers abundant student recreation and cultural activities, with more than 50 student organizations and clubs. The John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center has become a beautiful and friendly hub of student life on the campus, and is also valued by community groups and visitors. Both Ohio State Newark and COTC are proud to enjoy the support of the community, and to be able to provide students with personal attention, superior education, state-of-the-art facilities, and credentialed faculty and staff on a very scenic campus. Please click on one of the logos below to learn more about how these institutions can serve your needs.


Master’s degree in counseling or social work; LPCC or LISW licensure; experience with PTSD, PDD, LD, and ADHD; outpatient experience in a brief treatment model working with emerging adults; experience providing culturally informed clinical experiences to diverse and underrepresented populations, including students of color, international students, and LGBTQIA+ students; a demonstrated high level of cultural competence and desire to work with under-served and underrepresented student populations; and a successful background check.


PhD/PysD psychologist; seven or more years of field experience; higher education experience; LICDC. In accordance with the Disaster Preparedness and University State of Emergency Policy 6.17, this position has been designated as an alternate position for public health and safety emergencies.


$47,476 to $56,000 annually


For a complete position description and to submit an on-line application, go to Click Search Postings and by Title – Mental Health Counselor, Requisition #459565, Newark.  To assure consideration, application materials must be received on-line by Sunday, May 31, 2020.  The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status”.