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Associate Director, Counseling Center

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country".


Job Overview

Manage the day-to-day administration of the Counseling Center whose primary function is two-fold: training for the field of professional psychology and providing psychological services to students of the University of Cincinnati. The Associate Director of Clinical Services carries key administrative responsibilities for the department and functions as the backup administrator to the Director.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the overall direction of the Counseling Center and coordination with the university community (Clinical Services, Outreach, and Community Engagement). 
  • Prepare, submit and administer the departmental annual budget, as well as authorize and approve expenditures, allocation of funds, and hiring process.
  • Provide support of the American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited Internship Training Program.
  • Develop and maintain strong communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team; including coordinators of the AOD Services, Outreach, Equity and Inclusion, Testing, Assistant Director of Training, Directors of Student Affairs and the Associate Vice President.
  • Provide clinical supervision for graduate trainees.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Required Education

Doctoral Degree of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) or Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.). 

Required Trainings/Certifications

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

Required Experience

Five (5) years of clinical experience post degree, with two (2) years in college counseling, with demonstrated two (2) years evidence of increasing supervisory and administrative responsibilities over time.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Earned doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.
  • Completed APA Accredited internship.
  • Knowledge of some electronic health record programs
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $60,503.95 - $90,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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.


REQ: 75081 


Associate Director, Counseling Center

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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