Staff Psychologist

Ohio University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Sat, Feb 10th, '24


Open until positions filled, Review of applications begin March 1, 2024

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Sat, Feb 10th, '24

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  • Full Time

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. 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 diversity and social Justice initiatives at the center and the university.
5. Complete clinical documentation and clinical preparation; perform administrative duties as assigned by the director.

Opportunities for leadership roles within the counseling center are high. These are often aligned with candidate’s professional interests such as administration of clinical or training programs, outreach services, new and innovative collaborative programs with interdisciplinary teams across campus.


Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) is a university counseling center located in Athens, OH (ranked Best College Small Town, USATODAY). 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.

CPS Diversity Statement: 

We commit to advocating for respect, dignity, and inclusion throughout the OHIO community. We acknowledge the impact of systemic oppression, discrimination, stereotypes, prejudice, marginalization, and social inequity on OHIO student and staff lives, including their mental health and well-being. We recognize that cultural and contextual variables (including power, privilege, multiple marginalization, and invisibility) impact mental health access, identity development, and overall well-being of OHIO students. We strive to continuously grow our individual and collective cultural awareness and humility to create a more culturally conscious and socially just climate within our center. We advocate and collaborate for cultural awareness and social justice within the larger OHIO community.

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

Please visit: Why OHIO University? for more information about Ohio University. 


APA accredited doctoral degree in counseling or clinical Psychology.

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.
A strong commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. Ability to work with a full range of mental health challenges. 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. 


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition to a competitive approach to salary, Ohio University is proud to offer a robust healthcare plan that includes maternity care, transgender care, counseling and mental healthcare, prescription coverage, vision, dental, orthodontia care, and more. Our robust benefits package also includes paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, access to professional development programs, and more.
Additional information is available at


Cover Letter, CV, List of at 3 references (those with the knowledge of clinical and professional experiences). Please apply online: