Ohio University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 3rd, '21


March 7, 2021

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 3rd, '21

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  • Full Time

This is a generalist position that requires a doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology to provide mental health services to Ohio University students at the Counseling and Psychological Services. This position will spend about 4 days a week with the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine as an embedded mental health clinician to provide mental health services to medical students and consultation/training to medical school staff.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:
1. Provide individual, couple and group counseling, conduct initial intake and triage assessments and psycho-diagnostic assessments, crisis interventions, mental health consultation, primarily to medial students. Be part of after-hours crisis rotation team. Be inclusive, equity-oriented, and diversity-aware. We seek a professional committed to working with people holding similar and different worldviews while advocating for inclusion of all persons.
2. Provide outreach, training and consultation to staff, faculty and students.
3. Supervise and evaluate clinical work of doctoral and/or masters interns and trainees. Advance cultural competency of trainees and supervisees.
4. Attend weekly clinical and staff meetings and participate in committees within and outside the center. Participate in the Center and Division Diversity and Social Justice initiatives
5. Complete clinical documentation and clinical preparation; perform administrative duties as assigned by the director.

Decisions of the CPS staff are governed by ethics and standards of professional practice; licensing requirements of the State of Ohio; Ohio University policies and procedures; CPS policies and procedures; and HIPAA Standards. A background check is required. Start date is negotiable.


 Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) is a comprehensive university counseling center located in Athens, OH (ranked Best College Small Town, USATODAY). We are an interdisciplinary and multiculturally-proficient center actively engaged and committed to providing compassionate mental health services, outreach, and training. CPS fosters the mental health of students at Ohio University (OU) and actively collaborates with staff and faculty across campus. We collaborate to nurture student success, and contribute to a safe, welcoming, and anti-racist campus community. CPS is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Affairs and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. CPS staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and passionate about student mental health and wellbeing and social justice matters. CPS runs a large training program comprised of psychology, counselor education and social work trainees, as well as interns in our APA-accredited doctoral internship program. CPS is an IACS accredited counseling center committed to providing high quality and best standards of practice; the clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, regional needs, and benchmarking with national trends. CPS identifies closely with OHIO’s values and the mission and strategic plan of the Division of Student Affairs.

Please visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) for more information about our department.

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An APA accredited doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology must be completed by the start date.

Licensed in the state of Ohio as a psychologist or must obtain license within 18 months of hire.

A minimum of 2 years experience in providing counseling and psychological services is required.

A strong commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. Ability to work with a full range of mental health challenges including mood disorders, substance abuse, personality disorders, eating disorders, ADHD, and post-traumatic stress illnesses. The ability to provide mental health consultation for faculty and staff is essential. Has the knowledge and understanding of the developmental issues of college students.


-Training and experience in providing psychological services to students of color, international students, non-traditional students, veterans, students with disabilities and LGBTQ students;
-Training and experience working with trauma survivors and or eating disorders
-Previous experience of working with college or adult population


Salary is commensurate with education and experience, while also considering internal equity. Please find the full pay structure at the following link.

Employees enjoy a generous benefits package such as paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flexplace policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs and more. Additional information is available at


Please complete the online application and attach required documents: Required documents include a cover letter, resume/CV, a list of three professional references, and unofficial transcripts. For references, please provide names, addresses and current contact information. In addition, applicants will be prompted to key-in contact information for these same references so they (recommenders) will receive an auto-generated email invitation to upload a recommendation letter utilizing a unique link. Please apply by March 7, 2021