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Mental Health Clinician/Multicultural Specialist

Apply now Job no: 496896
Department: Student Counseling
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Advising, Counseling, Other, Public Safety, Student Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Mental Health Clinician/Multicultural Specialist
Salary/Grade:

 Salaried

Hours Per Week:

40

Job Summary:

 

The Mental Health Clinician/Multicultural Specialist (1) performs the duties of a mental health clinician, providing multi-culturally informed clinical services to Miami University students; training and supervisory services to mental health trainees; and consultation services to faculty, staff, students and families; and (2) provides educational, outreach, and consultation services specifically designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and personal development of diverse student populations. Through this work, the aim is to advance intentional efforts to provide services to our increasingly diverse student population. This is a full-time (40 hour per week), 10-month position.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

“Mental Health Clinician” responsibilities:
• Provides multi-culturally informed psychological services (i.e. individual and group counseling) to Miami University students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns; and makes referrals to other specialists as appropriate.
• Intervenes in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health nature with students, including after hours on-call responsibilities.
• Consults with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students.
• Initiates and responds to requests to provide psycho-educational programming to various groups within the university community.
• Provides clinical supervision and training of staff, psychology interns within the SCS APA-accredited psychology internship training program, and other trainees such as doctoral and masters level students from Miami’s APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Training Program, commensurate with the clinician’s licensure status.
• Maintains clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communication with external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment.
• Attends and participates in clinical staff meetings, consultations, and professional development.
• Assumes responsibility for other assignments including serving on divisional and university committees.

“Multicultural Specialist” and Administrative Responsibilities:
The Multicultural Specialist will provide clinical, educational, outreach, and consultation services specifically designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and personal development of diverse student populations. The specialist will embody a commitment to diversity/multiculturalism as expressed through ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic differences. The specialist will also collaborate with other university community members to develop, cultivate and create initiatives and programs that enhance a sense of belonging, personal development, and understanding of difference for students of color and all students at Miami University.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work from an accredited program and clinical licensure in the State of Ohio before the start date; OR doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited Program and licensure as a psychologist within the first year of employment
• Demonstrated sensitivity and commitment to multicultural issues/social justice and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups
• The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work independently and work well in a team setting

 

Desired Qualifications:

• Licensed in Ohio
• Experience working in a college counseling center
• Demonstrated training and interest in training and supervision of mental health professionals

 

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 towards colleagues
• Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. 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 at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, 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.
Benefits Eligible:

 

Yes

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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