The Mental Health Clinician/Multicultural Specialist (1) performs the duties of a mental health clinician, providing multi-culturally informed clinical services to Miami University students; training and supervisory services to mental health trainees; and consultation services to faculty, staff, students and families; and (2) provides educational, outreach, and consultation services specifically designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and personal development of diverse student populations. Through this work, the aim is to advance intentional efforts to provide services to our increasingly diverse student population. This is a full-time (40 hour per week), 10-month position.
“Mental Health Clinician” responsibilities: • Provides multi-culturally informed psychological services (i.e. individual and group counseling) to Miami University students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns; and makes referrals to other specialists as appropriate. • Intervenes in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health nature with students, including after hours on-call responsibilities. • Consults with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students. • Initiates and responds to requests to provide psycho-educational programming to various groups within the university community. • Provides clinical supervision and training of staff, psychology interns within the SCS APA-accredited psychology internship training program, and other trainees such as doctoral and masters level students from Miami’s APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Training Program, commensurate with the clinician’s licensure status. • Maintains clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communication with external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment. • Attends and participates in clinical staff meetings, consultations, and professional development. • Assumes responsibility for other assignments including serving on divisional and university committees.
“Multicultural Specialist” and Administrative Responsibilities: The Multicultural Specialist will provide clinical, educational, outreach, and consultation services specifically designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and personal development of diverse student populations. The specialist will embody a commitment to diversity/multiculturalism as expressed through ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences. The specialist will also collaborate with other university community members to develop, cultivate and create initiatives and programs that enhance a sense of belonging, personal development, and understanding of difference for students of color and all students at Miami University.
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
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Minimum Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work from an accredited program and clinical licensure in the State of Ohio before the start date; OR doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited Program and licensure as a psychologist within the first year of employment • Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups • The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work independently and work well in a team setting
Desired Qualifications: • Licensed in Ohio • Experience working in a college counseling center • Demonstrated training and interest in training and supervision of mental health professionals
Internal Number: 496896
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”