Staff Clinician

Updated: 2 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


Staff Clinicians provide counseling and mental health services to students enrolled at BGSU, as well as consultation with faculty, staff, families, and others who may be concerned about students. Services may include individual, group, and couples counseling; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psychoeducation; referral; and liaison activities. Clinicians may also provide training and supervision for mental health trainees who are providing services at the Counseling Center. Staff Clinicians typically serve as a liaison between the Counseling Center and one or more campus areas.

Essential Functions

Clinical services

  • Provide culturally competent counseling for individuals, groups, and/or couples
  • Provide on-call (crisis) and drop-in services
  • Engage in clinical consultation with students

Outreach, consultation, and liaison services

  • Engage in third-party consultation with faculty, staff, families, students, and others about mental health concerns impacting students
  • Facilitate and/or coordinate outreach and psychoeducational programming
  • Perform liaison activities – work collaboratively with staff in offices outside the Counseling Center to identify student needs and develop, provide, and/or coordinate mental health services to meet those needs.  May be assigned to specific functional areas. Counselors may work as a liaison to more than one campus area.

Supervision and training

  • Provide training/clinical supervision for Counseling Center trainees, who are enrolled in graduate programs in mental health fields and are providing counseling services to students. Supervision is of trainees in masters level graduate programs and may provide supervision to doctoral interns in the APA accredited doctoral internship program.
  • Facilitate training seminars and programs for Counseling Center trainees.

Administration and support

  • Coordinate or oversee various activities and/or functions in the Center (e.g., group services, outreach programming, training experiences, electronic record-keeping systems)
  • Complete documentation and case management in a timely manner
  • Provide service to the Counseling Center, Division of Student Health and Wellness and University by participating in committee work
  • Engage in professional development activities

Minimum Qualifications

The following Education is required:  

  • Master’s degree required. Degree must be obtained before start date. 
    • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or related field preferred.  

The following Experience is required:

  • 1 year experience in the provision of mental health services, which can include up to a 2 year supervised internship. An internship counts half time professional experience.

The following Licensure is required:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor or Counselor Trainee status. To be considered with Counselor Trainee status, the candidate must be licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor by start date.
  • Currently Licensed Independent Social Workers will also be considered.  

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Strong clinical skills.
  • Experience with diverse clientele preferred. 
  • Ability to integrate knowledge of social justice, inclusion, oppression, privilege, and power into one’s professional practice.
  • Knowledge of the negative mental health impact of social injustices.
  • Ability to participate in activities that assess and communicate one’s understanding of inclusion, oppression, privilege, and power.
  • Ability to advocate on issues of social justice, oppression, privilege, and power that impact people based on local, national, and global interconnections.
  • Knowledge of ethics/laws pertaining to the provision of mental health care in the State of Ohio.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and consult as needed.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills

Position Schedule: Full-time position with an option for a flexible/hybrid work schedule (remote/on campus).  Work location: Bowling Green, Ohio.
Deadline to apply:  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘June 5, 2024’.  

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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