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Therapist 998023

Xavier University’s Office of Counseling Services is seeking a Therapist to provide direct clinical mental health services to students including individual therapy, group therapy and psychoeducation. The Therapist will provide assessment, triage services and supervision to psychological and counseling trainees. This role will also provide on call emergency coverage and consultation and outreach services to departments, groups or organizations on campus. The anticipated start date for this position is September 2, 2024.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide individual and group counseling to students.

Provide referral to appropriate resources on and off-campus when indicated.

Participate in consultation activities within the Health and Wellness Center.

Respond as needed to student or other campus mental health emergencies.

Provide clinical on-call service for Counseling Services as needed to student and other campus mental health emergencies.

Individual and group supervision of trainees.

Consultation and collaboration with psychiatrist, nurses, and physicians to enhance student care.

Provide consultation and outreach services to departments, groups, and organizations on campus.

Consults and advises faculty, staff, and administrators concerning problem identification, response, and resolution techniques for psychologically troubled students.

Provides training to student leaders regarding basic counseling skills, problem identification and resolution or referral.

Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Master’s degree required in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field

Doctoral degree preferred in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field

1-3 years of relevant experience

Valid and current licensure in Ohio in clinical counseling, social work, or psychology

Demonstrated expertise in assessing and treating a wide range of psychopathology

Preference given to candidates who have or are working toward independent licensure in Ohio

Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal art and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission . We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website. Candidates are asked to include with their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will start on May 29, 2024 . Applications will be accepted until the position closes at the University’s discretion.


Xavier University 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 employment class.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

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