The University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is looking for qualified individuals to apply for the Clinical Counselor Position and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally-informed collaborative team of mental health professionals.
Essential Function: 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. This position will also act as an advisor and coordinator our Peer-to-peer support student organization, Bearcats Support Network (BSN).
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.
Provide direct counseling services to university students, including intake evaluation, counseling, and emergency management
Using best practices and evidence-based research to ensure high quality care for culturally diverse individuals and groups
Serving as a resource for equity and inclusion work within UC CAPS and the greater UC community in ongoing outreach efforts
Provide consultation to university community concerned about a student
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
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff
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
Represent the department on committees
Perform related duties based on departmental need
Master's degree with three (3) years clinical counseling experience
State of Ohio Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision designation (PCC-S), or license eligible or as a Professional Counselor and current enrollment in a doctoral program in a counseling field
Must be licensed within 6 months of employment
Experience working in a college or university counseling center or other academic environment
Experience working as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team
Demonstrated commitment, skills and experience in equity and inclusion programming and clinical experience working with traditionally underserved or marginalized populations
UC CAPS strives to provide an environment in which individuals of diverse backgrounds, identities, and roles feel supported and embraced. We believe that when we as a staff are more diverse, we are stronger, more creative and flexible in our thinking, and provide better clinical care and training within our center.
UC CAPS creates many opportunities for staff members to participate in events, committees, and programming connected to diversity at the University of Cincinnati. Staff members are required and provided time to complete the 3-part ROOTEd training at the University of Cincinnati, which is a training for Student Affairs professionals to ensure their ability to recognize their own intersectionality of identities and prepare them to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff on campus. UC CAPS also periodically hosts speakers or trainings on topics of diversity. Similarly, staff members are eligible and provided time to participate in Student Affairs committees, such as the Equity and Inclusion Committee, which plans the Equity and Inclusion Conference and hosts other events on campus throughout the year.
In addition to the supports provided by UC CAPS, the University of Cincinnati, as a whole, also provides supports for faculty and staff of diverse identities and backgrounds. Staff members at CAPS are welcome to join one of the UC employee resource groups, including the African American/Black Male Staff, the Asian American Pacific Islander Staff and Faculty Affinity Group, the Black Faculty Association, Black Women on the Move, Latino Faculty Association, and the LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association.
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.
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