Social Worker 2

University of Cincinnati,

Counseling & Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Oct 12th, '20



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Mon, Oct 12th, '20

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  • Full Time

Social Worker 2 Position - University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services 

The University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is looking for a Clinical Social Worker to become a part of our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally informed collaborative team of mental health professionals. Duties include: Provide psycho-social diagnostic, brief counseling, and support services to a diverse student body (i.e., intake, evaluation, counseling, urgent care, and case management), Assess psycho-social situations, interpret, and provide necessary treatment to students, patients and/or families, Provide consultation to faculty, staff, family and the university community, Counsel students or families in problem-solving. Serve as liaison to various university departments; follow-up and make appropriate community resource referrals, Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Under indirect supervision from a designated administrator, this position provides comprehensive clinical, consultative, emergency and case management services as a member of the Care Management Team. Provides services reflecting the needs of a diverse student body, following all relevant national association ethical standards and state and federal laws regarding service delivery, record keeping, documentation, and other professional activities.

We seek candidates who demonstrate a clear interest and commitment to all dimensions of diversity, and whose clinical service, supervision, and outreach are infused with cultural awareness and responsiveness.  We seek candidates who are attuned to the complexities of identity that our students experience, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, religion, sexuality, and gender.


The University of Cincinnati is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students, offering over 300 programs of study.  The university was founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College.  It is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati, the second largest university in Ohio, and one of the largest universities in the United States.  UC is made up of the Uptown campus (main campus and Medical campus) and 3 regional campuses.  In 2010, UC was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 200 in the world.  Beginning with the 2011 edition of US News and World Report Best Colleges rankings, the University of Cincinnati has been ranked as a Tier One university.  UC also has been designated as one of the most beautiful campuses and has been named a “green university.”  Among the many academic offerings, UC has an APA-accredited Clinical Psychology program in the Department of Psychology.  The university competes in 19 Division I (NCAA) sports and its athletics teams are known as the "Bearcats," competing in the American Athletic Conference.  Additionally, UC is the largest employer in the Cincinnati region, with an economic impact of more than $3 billion.  You can learn more about the University of Cincinnati by visiting the UC website:


Minimum Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in Social Work or related field, with two (2) years of supervised post-masters experience. State of Ohio Social Work license is required.

· Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity within an organization, team, and/or campus environment

Support for Diversity at UC CAPS

UC CAPS strives to provide an environment in which individuals of diverse

backgrounds, identities, and roles feel supported and embraced.  We believe that when we as a staff are more diverse, we are stronger, more creative and flexible in our thinking, and provide better clinical care and training within our center.   

UC CAPS creates many opportunities for staff members to participate in events, committees, and programming connected to diversity at the University of Cincinnati.  Staff members are required and provided time to complete the 3-part ROOTEd training at the University of Cincinnati, which is a training for Student Affairs professionals to ensure their ability to recognize their own intersectionality of identities and prepare them to work with with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff on campus.  UC CAPS also periodically hosts speakers or trainings on topics of diversity.  Similarly, staff members are eligible and provided time to participate in Student Affairs committees, such as the Equity and Inclusion committee, which plans the Equity and Inclusion Conference and hosts other events on campus throughout the year. 

In addition to the supports provided by UC CAPS, the University of Cincinnati, as a whole, also provides supports for faculty and staff of diverse identities and backgrounds.  Staff members at CAPS are welcome to join one of the UC employee resource groups, including the African American/Black Male Staff, the Asian American Pacific Islander Staff and Faculty Affinity Group, the Black Faculty Association, Black Women on the Move, Latino Faculty Association, and the LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

· Providing culturally informed direct clinical services, including case management, and crisis counseling.  

· Demonstrated commitment, skills and experience in equity and inclusion programming and clinical experience working with traditionally underserved or marginalized populations.

· Using best practices and evidence-based research to ensure high quality care for culturally diverse individuals and groups.

· Working as a collaborative member of a disciplinary team.

· Consultation with faculty, staff and community members regarding mental health related concerns.

· Serving as a resource for equity and inclusion work within UC CAPS and the greater UC community in ongoing outreach efforts. 


$  48,000 - 55,000.