Staff Clinician, College of Nursing

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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 Department

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is looking for qualified individuals to apply for the Staff Clinician position and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally-informed collaborative team of mental health professionals. This clinical staff member of CAPS will serve the needs of students at University of Cincinnati, in the College of Nursing.


The College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati  is a comprehensive nursing college with enrollment of nearly 3,000 on site and online undergraduate and graduate students. The UC College of Nursing was the first BSN program in the country and has many nationally ranked programs.

Job Overview

This position would serve the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati and be a member of the Counseling and Psychological Serves (UC-CAPS) team. Under general supervision from a designated administrator, provide direct clinical counseling services to onsite and online College of Nursing students as well as students enrolled in online programs. Develop and provide outreach to these college communities and build a supportive community for the academic success and well-being of students.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direct counseling services to university students (College of Nursing and online students), including intake, evaluation, counseling, and emergency management. 
  • 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.
  • Develop strategies with the team of CAPS clinicians on UC’s medical campus to outreach services in coordination to students enrolled in on-line programs.
  • Coordinate with CAPS embedded clinicians on medical campus for professional development for faculty and staff to enhance supportive environments. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

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 or another academic environment.
  • Experience working as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Familiarity working with under-represented students and students from marginalized groups.
  • Experience in medical education settings.
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed interventions.

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 $50,132 - $68,830 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.


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at


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


REQ: 94617 


Staff Clinician, College of Nursing

Date:  Dec 5, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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