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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Staff Clinician, 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.


About the Job

This position would serve students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), 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 university students. Develop and provide outreach to the university community and build a supportive community for the academic success and well-being of students.


We seek candidates who demonstrate a clear interest and commitment to all dimensions of diversity, and whose clinical service, supervision, and outreach are infused with cultural awareness and responsiveness.  We seek candidates who are attuned to the complexities of identity that our students experience, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, religion, sexuality, and gender.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is looking for qualified individuals to apply for Staff Clinician as an Embedded Counselor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally informed collaborative team of mental health professionals.


Staff Clinician, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The position is embedded in College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Essential Functions

  • Provide direct clinical counseling services to university students .
  • Plan and coordinate psychological/counseling programs at the University.
  • Consult with other professionals and organizational units 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. 
  • Plan and supervise the practicum of graduate clinical students, residents, or other trainees assigned. 
  • Participate in training program(s) within the counseling center. 
  • Develop and coordinate programs within the counseling center. 
  • Collect data, create reports and proposals for program coordination. 
  • Keep abreast of developments in professional field. 
  • Represent the department on committees. 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

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 other academic environments
  • Experience working as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Direct service provision to two-year or community college students
  • Familiarity working with underprepared students and students who identify from Appalachian backgrounds
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed interventions

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

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


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: 69901 


Staff Clinician, Counseling Center

Date:  Nov 22, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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