The Mental Health Clinician performs the duties of a behavioral
health clinician, providing generalist clinical services to college
students, and consultation services to faculty, staff, students and
parents/families during the heavily demanded periods Fall and
• Provides multi-culturally informed generalist mental health
counseling services, including general mental health, substance
use, and attention problem screenings and individual and group
counseling and psychotherapy to Miami University students
presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns during the
heavily demanded Fall and Spring Semesters.
• Intervenes in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health
nature with students.
• Consults with families, faculty, staff and other professionals
regarding the mental health needs of students.
• Maintains clinical records and provides clinical documentation
and communication with external practitioners as necessary for
ethical clinical treatment.
• Assumes responsibility for other administrative duties as
• Earned masters degree in an appropriate accredited mental
health training program (social work, mental health counseling,
• Independently licensed or licensed eligible in Ohio within one’s
field of training. Unlicensed psychology post-doctoral trainees are
also encouraged to apply.
• Specific training and experience providing mental health
services to a university student population.
• Independently licensed in Ohio within one’s field of
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience working in mental health counseling/therapy
• Experience in crisis assessment/management/intervention,
short-term treatment, and confidentiality requirements
• Demonstrated skills in working well under pressure to prioritize
and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these
efforts as a part of a multidisciplinary team
• Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a
challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy
perspectives and relationships
• Collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust
• Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural
issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse
individuals and groups
• Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional
ideals, standards and ethics
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:
List of Three Professional References
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University
prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis
of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, military status, national origin
(ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a
parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran
status in its application and admission processes, educational
programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment
practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities
related to employment should be directed to
ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and
safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to
read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics,
and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to
prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and
alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This
report also contains information on programs and policies designed
to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating
violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this
website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students.
Written notification is also provided to prospective students and
employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety
Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department
at (513) 529-2223.