Kent State University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Jan 8th, '21



Start Date:

To be determined/negotiable

Last Updated:

Fri, Jan 8th, '21

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  • Full Time

Provide clinical services to students with a broad spectrum of psychological, academic, and interpersonal concerns, as well as intervene with high-risk students.

Conduct intake interviews, psycho-diagnostic assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment plan formulation.

Provide crisis intervention and emergency services to the university community utilizing applicable laws and ethics pertaining to mental health.

Provide psychological assessment, including intellectual, behavioral, and personality.

Provide consultation to university students and their families, to university staff, and to faculty; provide individual, group, family, and couple psychotherapy.

Provide collaborative care with a multidisciplinary team of mental health and primary care providers at University Health Services.

Develop and conduct health/mental health programming and preventative outreach programs to educate students and the university community.

Participate in professional development and continuing education activities.

May supervise student interns and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project of assignment on a temporary basis, including graduate students in psychology.


Kent State University is an eight-campus public institution with enrollment of 40,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.  Rated a top national public university according to U.S. News and World Report, Kent State offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and minors, masters and doctoral degrees, and an accredited College of Podiatric Medicine.  With location in northeast Ohio, Kent State is easily accessible to many area attractions.  The city of Cleveland offers the nation's largest concentration of cultural, educational and medical institutions within one square mile; the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Playhouse Square, containing 10 performance spaces; also within easy driving distance is the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Scenic Railroad, covering 33,000 acres of woods, water and wildlife.  All of these opportunities are offered within an affordable region with a cost of living well below the national average.


Ph.D. or Psy.D. and internship from an APA accredited program. Two years of experience in clinical counseling. Must be able to work non-traditional hours.


Licensure in the State of Ohio as a psychologist, or Ohio license eligibility.



Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with university/college counseling experience in the provision of crisis intervention, psychotherapy, outreach programming and consultation for a multi-cultural student population preferred.

Experience with electronic medical records

Knowledge of:

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)


Skill in:

Clinical Counseling

Verbal, written, and interpersonal communications

Personal computer applications, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite


Ability to:

Design and implement a variety of psycho-educational programs

Work nontraditional hours as required, including evenings and weekends


This is a 39-week, full-time continuing position working during the fall and spring semesters, 16 weeks each, plus an additional 7 weeks to meet departmental needs. Some evening and or weekend hours may be required. Please refer to, staff positions. Kent State University job postings "Psychologist" for Kent Campus. 


Online Application and Required Documents

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter


Optional Documents

1. Reference Document