Staff Clinician, Counseling Center Diversity

University of Cincinnati,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Thu, Dec 1st, '22



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Last Updated:

Thu, Dec 1st, '22

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  • Full Time

Summary Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is looking for qualified individuals to apply for the several clinical position and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally informed collaborative team of mental health professionals. Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Cincinnati (UC-CAPS) is the essential counseling center providing clinical mental health services in a stepped care model to students at the University of Cincinnati. These clinical staff positions at CAPS are at our main location or embedded within various Colleges across the University. In this role they will provide direct clinical counseling services to students, develop and provide outreach to the UC community, and build a supportive community for the academic success and well-being of students.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direct counseling services to university students (UCCOM), including intake evaluation, counseling (including individual and group counseling), and emergency management, within the stepped care model.
  • Provide consultation to university community regarding counseling needs.
  • Develop and provide outreach to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serve as liaison for counseling center to the university community and community agencies.
  • Participate in training program(s) within the counseling center.
  • Develop and coordinates programs within the counseling center.
  • Collect data for program coordination.
  • Keep abreast of developments in professional field, related to student mental health, cultural competency and equitable access to services.
  • Represent the department on committees.
  • May provide direct or in direct supervision to staff or trainees.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.


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:

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


Required Education

Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, or Doctorate Degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD).

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Must be independently licensed or licensed eligible as a psychologist, social worker, or clinical counselor in the State of Ohio, with the ability to supervise in their discipline.
  • License must be achieved within six (6) months of date of employment.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of clinical experience.


Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Experience working in a college or university counseling center,
  • Experience in a STEM education setting, preferably within an environment of post-undergraduate higher education, or other high achieving and demanding academic environment
  • Experience identifying issues associated with adult learning disorders 
  • Experience with manualized treatments such as CBT, DBT, ACT.
  • Experience working as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Familiarity working with under-represented students and students from marginalized groups
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed interventions
  • Experience working with students of color, first-generation college students, and in an urban campus environment
  • Experience in facilitating group therapy

Salary 64,000 - 70,000