Job Details

Bowling Green State University
  • Position Number: 5132652
  • Location: Bowling Green, OH
  • Position Type: Counseling

Psychologist - Coordinator of the Ascend Program

Bowling Green State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full-Time
Division: Community Well-Being
Opening Date: 03/12/2024
Location: Main Campus (BG), OH
Job Number: BGSU00372
Department: Community Well-Being


Psychologists provide culturally competent counseling and psychological 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. Psychologists also provide training and supervision for mental health trainees who are providing services at the Counseling Center. Psychologists typically serve as a liaison between the Counseling Center and one or more campus areas.

Essential Functions

Clinical Services
  • Provide culturally competent psychotherapy and counseling for individuals, groups, and/or couples
  • Provide on-call (crisis) and drop-in crisis services
  • Engage in clinical consultation with students
  • Complete 2 psychological batteries a month
  • As the Coordinator of the Ascend Program, provide individual and group therapy services and case management
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. Psychologists may work as a liaison to more than one campus area.
Supervision and Training
  • Provide 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 doctoral level interns enrolled in our APA accredited training program or trainees in masters level graduate programs. This may include trainees working within the higher level of care 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
  • Complete psychological batteries documentation
  • Provide service to the Counseling Center, Division of Student Health and Wellness and University by participating in committee work
  • Participation on a Counseling Center committee
  • Engage in professional development activities
  • Phone calls to coordinate care for Ascend Program
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

The following Degree is required:
  • Doctorate degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Degree must be conferred by start date.

The following Experience is required:
  • 1 year of counseling experience (doctoral internship year is acceptable)

The following Licensure is required:
  • Eligible for licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Ohio within 1 year of hire.
  • Maintenance of licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Ohio throughout employment period.

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong clinical skills
  • 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 and laws pertaining to the practice of psychology in the State of Ohio
  • Strong clinical supervision skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and consult as needed
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by April 22, 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

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