The Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), a department within the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, is inviting applications for several open positions (see below) to join an exciting team of diverse professionals. 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.
Open Staff Positions
Assistant Director of Counseling/Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
This new position serves a critical role for the Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) and the Division of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at OHIO University. This position will create, manage, and operate a vision both at CPS and D&I to facilitate mental health services (treatment and prevention) for historically underrepresented students at OHIO.
This is a new position for an advanced therapist (Psychologist or Counselor), who is a strong generalist in orientation, specialized and demonstrates competencies in clinical work and has a special interest and experience in one or more areas such as alcohol and other drug treatments, veterans’ care, animal assisted therapy, eating disorder treatments, trauma informed care. Senior Psychologist/Counselor reports to the Director and provides supervision of staff clinicians as designated by the director.
There are two vacant generalist positions that require a doctoral degree in counseling or clinical psychology to provide mental health services to Ohio University students at the Counseling and Psychological Services. One of these positions will be embedded in the Medical School to work with medical students.
These are new generalist positions that require a master’s degree in counseling or related field, licensed in Ohio to practice as a counselor or clinical social worker. These are 9-month positions (August to April).
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
The Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), a department within the Division of Student Affairs at Ohio University, seeks to recruit a full time Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).PMHNP provides primary outpatient psychiatry/mental health care and medication management to enrolled students on the Athens campus. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner duties include general psychiatric assessment, treatment, and follow-up as well consultation to other campus and local physicians and CPS mental health professionals.