Asst Dir Counseling Center

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

About The College of CAPS

At UC CAPS, we prioritize accessible and effective services that you can access when you need them. We take a collaborative, strengths-based approach to help you identify tools, resources, and strategies to meet your mental health goals. This might only take one meeting, or it might take a little more support. Either way, we’re here to help you on your Bearcat journey.

Job Overview

The Assistant Director Counseling Center manages the daily administration of the Counseling Center whose primary function is two-fold: training in professional psychology and providing psychological services to students at the University of Cincinnati.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the overall direction of the Training Program of the Counseling Center  
  • Prepare, submit, and administer the program 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, including Self-study documentation. 
  • Develop and support effective communication with coordinators of the CAPS Associate Directors, Testing, Outreach, Directors of Student Life, and the Assistant 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.).  
  • Provides direct clinical and outreach services to students, individual and group counseling, and urgent intervention when necessary. 
  • Provide leadership in the organization and operation of the training program to include creating supervision plans and training of trainees. Managing all documentation to academic versity policies and procedures to make critical decisions. 
  • Create and organize all levels of operation (e.g., selection of trainees, presentations and seminars, clinical supervision, and evaluation). 
  • Active in Association of Counseling Training Directors and build relationships with Training Directors at other universities, as a representative of CAPS - UC. 
  • Confer and consult with the Director to ensure compliance with departmental and university policies and procedures to make critical decisions.

Required Education

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

Required Trainings/Certifications

Current licensure or licensure eligible as a psychologist, social worker or clinical counselor in the State of Ohio (achieve licensure within six (6) months of hire).

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of clinical experience in an administrative capacity in student personnel or counseling.
  • Ability to supervise in their discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Completion of an APA Doctoral Program in Psychology 
  • Completion of an APA Internship in Psychology 

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: $53,589.64 - $89,115 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.


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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 95207 


Asst Dir Counseling Center

Date:  Apr 28, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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