The Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), a department within the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, is inviting applications for 9 month benefits eligible Counselor positions to join an exciting team of diverse professionals. CPS is located in Athens, OH, in Southeastern Ohio. CPS is an interdisciplinary and multiculturally proficient center actively engaged and committed in providing compassionate mental health services, outreach, and training. CPS fosters the mental health of students of OU and actively collaborates with staff and faculty as it strives to nurture student success, and contribute to a safe, welcoming, and multiculturally aware campus community. CPS is a dynamic part of the Division of Student Affairs and is highly utilized by students and other campus constituents seeking a variety of mental health services. Staff are cohesive, collegial, engaged, and passionate about working within a campus environment. CPS runs a large training program comprised of psychology, counselor education and social work graduate trainees and a doctoral psychology internship. CPS is an IACS accredited counseling center and has an APA accredited psychology doctoral internship program. CPS is committed to providing high quality and best standards of practice; the clinical service, training, outreach, and professional development are informed by research, local data, and benchmarking with national trends and peer institutions. CPS identifies closely with the OHIO's values and the mission and strategic plan of the Division of Student Affairs.
These are 9 month generalist counselor positions responsible for providing mental health services to student clients at Counseling and Psychological Services, including crisis and emergency services, supervising Master's level graduate interns in Counselor Education and Social Work Programs, and engaging in outreach programming,
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include: 1. Provide individual, couple, and group counseling; doing drop-in and triage, crisis intervention, and after-hours crisis response. The staff counselor is inclusive, equity-oriented, and diversity-aware committed to working with people holding similar and different worldviews while advocating for inclusion of all persons. 2. Provide coordination of the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC); overseeing on and off campus sober social activities, maintaining the CRC Lounge, supervising a graduate assistant and working with the university's development office to expand donorship and scholarships for the CRC and its members. The staff counselor will facilitate Collegiate Recovery Community meetings, make addiction and recovery resources available to the campus community and provide client referrals for inpatient and outpatient treatment. Provide outreach, training and consultation to staff, faculty and students. 3. Supervise and evaluate clinical work of doctoral and/or masters interns and trainees. Advance cultural competency of trainees and supervisees. 4. Attend weekly clinical and staff meetings and participate in committees within and outside the center. Participate in the Center and Division Diversity and Social Justice initiatives 5. Complete clinical documentation and clinical preparation; perform administrative duties as assigned by the director.
Decisions of the CPS staff are governed by ethics and standards of professional practice; licensing requirements of the State of Ohio; Ohio University policies and procedures; CPS policies and procedures; and HIPAA Standards. A background check is required. Start date is negotiable.
Applicants must have a Master's degree from an accredited Counseling or Social Work program by the time of appointment. Must be licensed in Ohio as a Professional Counselor or Social Worker. Must attain PCC or LISW within 18 months of hire.
Independently licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor or Clinical Social Worker. Experience and interest in providing psychological services to diverse populations including persons of color, international students, non-traditional students, veterans, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ populations, training in providing individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment of college or adult population, experience providing supervision to Counseling/Social Work trainees or in a related field.
Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Counseling and Psych Services
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Paul Castelino
Ohio University is home to one of the nation’s friendliest and most picturesque campuses. But more importantly, it’s where you can become part of a two-century tradition of excellence and embark upon a rewarding career that will make a real difference. From teaching and research to admissions, facilities maintenance, and residence life, our faculty and staff propel Ohio University’s mission of helping students become their best selves. OHIO offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits. For a complete list of employment opportunities, please visit www.ohiouniversityjobs.com.Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity affirmative action institution. For more information about Ohio University’s policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment, visit www.ohio.edu/equity.