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Staff Clinician, 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 more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 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, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the College Conservatory of Music (CCM)

A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) offers nearly 120 possible majors, along with a wide variety of pre-collegiate and post-graduate programs for its approximately 1400 students. The synergy created by housing CCM within a comprehensive public university gives the college its unique character and defines its objective: to educate and inspire the whole artist and scholar for positions on the world stage.

About the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP)

The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) is one of the most comprehensive schools of art and design in the U.S. Its students are immersed in learning and practice through real-world experience-based learning opportunities. Programs within DAAP are ranked among the very best in both world and national class. DAAP has an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students.

Job Overview

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 the University of Cincinnati, in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) & College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). DAAP & CCM are comprised of a diverse student body, both graduate and undergraduate programs. We are seeking applicants who have interest and experience working with first-generation college students, students of color, and in an urban campus community.

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. 

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
  • Familiarity with trauma-informed interventions
  •  Experience working a diverse student body involved in visual & performing arts in an urban campus environment.
  • Interest in using a collaborative/team approach in supporting health and wellness

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 - $67,000 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: 85081 


Staff Clinician, Counseling Center

Date:  Jul 31, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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