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Clinical Counselor Graduate Assistantship

Position Description

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) currently has six, 20-hour per week positions open for a Clinical Counselor Graduate Assistantship. Positions are for one academic year. Appointments will begin August and conclude in May.  

Responsibilities and essential functions for this position include: 

  • Provide culturally sensitive, individual, group, and crisis counseling services to Ohio University students  

  • Cover one, four-hour shift of drop-in/crisis services per week  

  • Provide after hours, evenings, and weekend outreach programming to the campus community  

  • Participate in training activities as they relate to professional and clinical interests  

  • Attend supervision sessions  

  • Complete documentation of clinical services in a timely manner  

  • Follow all relevant CPS, Division of Student Affairs (DOSA), and university policies  

  • Follow all relevant ethical guidelines and Ohio laws related to the provision of therapy  


$15,500 stipend for the academic year (tuition waiver provided by the student's academic department)


Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral student in Counselor Education (Counselor Education doctoral students must have earned a master's in counseling) or a doctoral student in Clinical Psychology in their third year or beyond.
  • Successful completion of all prior practicum/traineeship and/or internship hours.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working as a trainee within CPS.
  • Experience practicing psychotherapy in a clinical setting with traditional and non-traditional college students.
  • Strong clinical, collaborative and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Commitment to working with diverse student populations in an affirming environment.  
  • Commitment and openness to receiving supervision.  
  • Access to reliable transportation.  

Application Process

Please submit the application via email to or to the front desk staff on the third floor of Hudson Health Center

Required Documents

  • Application form
  • Cover letter expressing interest in the Clinical Counselor Graduate Assistantship 
  • Curriculum vitae or resume  
  • Transcriptions (may be unofficial)  
  • Two reference letters, at least one from someone who can speak to your clinical skills  

Deadline for submission of application materials: 

March 22, 2024