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Ohio University

Counseling & Psychological Services

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Position Description

The Ohio University Division of Student Affairs seeks 1 full-time counselor to join an exciting team of professionals who have a dual mission of training and service excellence.

CPS is a comprehensive university counseling center located in rural Southeastern Ohio. Because of the limited availability of external counseling resources, CPS provides individual, group, and couples counseling as well as outreach and consultation to the Ohio University main and the regional campuses. The center is currently staffed with 1 full and 1 part-time psychiatrist and 9 licensed psychologists and counselors. The center also serves as an APPIC approved pre-doctoral internship (3 positions), and a practicum training site for graduate students in counseling, psychology, and social work.

Candidates should be well prepared to work with a full range of mental health challenges including mood disorders, substance abuse, personality disorders, ADHD, and post-traumatic stress illnesses. Familiarity with the treatment of eating disorders is especially desirable.

The successful candidates will have a demonstrated understanding of the developmental issues of college students. Experience providing counseling services to diverse populations including students of color, international students, non-traditional students, veterans, and LGBTQ students is highly desirable. A strong demonstrated commitment to diversity and multicultural competency is expected.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to provide individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, assessment and psycho-educational programming as well as participate in staff development and supervision of masterís and doctoral trainees and interns. Consulting with faculty and staff on issues relevant to student educational performance and their emotional well-being is expected. Candidates should have solid computer skills and an ability to work within a multicultural framework.

Minimum Qualifications
Possess Ohio licensure as a Clinical Counselor (PCC and be eligible for Supervising counselor status within a year.
Out-of-state counselors must be eligible for PCC licensure in Ohio to independently diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders AND be eligible to supervise counselors within a year.
Applicants should research and submit with their application accurate information about their time frames for licensure in Ohio and eligibility to supervise in Ohio.

Desired Qualifications
Experience in a college or university counseling center strongly preferred.

University Description
For more information please visit our university website: http://www.ohio.edu/

Region Description
For more information please visit Athens City website: http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/

Required Application Materials
To apply, please complete and submit the online comprehensive application and attach required documents. Candidates should include a letter of application that summarizes training, employment experience and areas of clinical expertise applicable to the position. Also attach official transcript of all graduate work and copy of current mental health licensure ("Other" document type). You will also be prompted to enter contact information for 3 references, who will each receive an invitation to attach a letter of recommendation. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 15, 2013. For online application, please follow the link: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/5649 If you have any questions, please contact Paul Castelino, Ph.D., 740-593-1616; castelin@ohio.edu Ohio University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

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Review begins April 15, 2013

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