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Clinical Fellow, Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Affairs

University of Cincinnati
Main Campus
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

About the Department

It is a very exciting time at UC-CAPS! We have a culture focused on organized teamwork, work-life balance, and respect in all our relationships. We are a multidisciplinary team of dedicated culturally responsive mental health professionals serving the needs of our diverse student population. We provide both individual and group therapy, single-session consultation appointments, and outreach to our UC community. Over the past year, UC-CAPS has expanded services within the embedded counselor model, increased access to students through innovation, and achieved APA accreditation for our psychology internship. Other positives about the position are competitive salary and benefits, optional partial remote work, and tuition remission for self and dependents.

Counseling and Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is looking for two culturally sensitive and informed individuals to apply for Clinical Fellow position and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally informed collaborative team of mental health professionals.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Counseling and Psychological Services (UC-CAPS) is looking for (2) two culturally sensitive and informed individuals to apply to our Clinical Fellow position and join our energetic, multidisciplinary, culturally informed collaborative team of mental health professionals. The position is a temporary appointment, and lasts one year with the option of being extended into a second year. Our fellowship program provides an opportunity for individuals to integrate therapeutic skills and solidify their identity as mental health professionals. Fellows will be involved in all aspects of our services, including providing individual and group counseling, crisis response services, outreach, consulting with students, parents, faculty, and staff, and building relationships with campus partners. CAPS values its fellows, welcoming them as fully functioning members of our team who enrich our center with their strengths, knowledge, and experiences. A successful candidate will have strong general therapy skills, self-awareness and self-curiosity, interest and/or experience providing culturally informed services, as well as a clear commitment to supporting students from all dimensions of diversity and intersecting identities.

Essential Functions
  • Perform and conduct clinical duties and responsibilities required by professional mentor in accordance with all institutional and federal regulations.
  • At least 80% of time must be spent in direct clinical contact involving patient assessment, diagnosis, screening, treatment, report writing, family/client consultation, and/or counseling related to the management of the particular medical specialty.
  • Engage in appropriate training and professional development opportunities.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education

Master’s Degree in a related field.

Required Experience

Requires an in depth knowledge of a specialized field, process or discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Graduate training occurred at an APA accredited doctoral program in counseling or clinical psychology, a CACREP accredited master’s program in clinical counseling, or a CSWE accredited master’s program in social work.
  • Completion of a clinical internship or field placement providing counseling services to a young adult/ college-aged population.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written skills as well as a demonstrated openness to supervision and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Experience in providing clinical counseling services and providing crisis intervention services with additional experience in psycho-educational programming for a diverse college-aged population.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
  • Application Process

    Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application. Applications must include:

    • Cover letter
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Names of three references.
    • Please include this information using the additional documents feature in our hiring system

    Compensation and Benefits

    UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

    • Competitive salary of $40,000 annually.
    • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
    • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
    • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
    • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
    • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
    • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

    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).

    For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

    The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    REQ: 94731

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