Sport Psychologist/Social Worker/Counselor, Embedded in Athletics
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Sport Psychologist/Social Worker/Counselor, Embedded in Athletics.
Applications will be accepted until 3/6/2020.
The University Counseling Center (UCC), at the University of Notre Dame, seeks a talented and enthusiastic clinician to join our experienced team of mental health professionals at an exciting time of re-envisioning mental health care and health and wellness promotion on campus. As an integral part of the Health and Wellness Unit, within the Division of Student Affairs, the UCC supports the University's tradition of wellness with quality services, resources, and education to promote the development of healthy students and foster campus well-being.
This position is a result of an exciting joint collaboration between the University Counseling Center (UCC) and the Athletic Department. The Sport Psychologist/Social Worker/Counselor, Embedded in Athletics serves in both the UCC and in the Athletic Department. Job responsibilities include working with a team of sport psychologists providing comprehensive psychological services including individual and group psychotherapy, initial assessments, consultation/outreach, crisis intervention, and performance enhancement services to students at the University of Notre Dame, and preferentially to student-athletes. In addition to providing clinical services, consulting with coaches, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning staff, and team physicians, and providing outreach to student athletes and athletic department staff members are important aspects of this position. Additionally, UCC Clinicians also collaborate with other Student Affairs colleagues to address mental health issues and foster an inclusive campus climate. Clinicians are also involved in the UCC's training program in Health Service Psychology that provides supervision and training for both doctoral psychology interns in the APA-accredited internship and practicum students in the University's Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program.
The University of Notre Dame, a Catholic institution founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, is one of America's leading undergraduate teaching institutions, and is also at the forefront in research and scholarship. The University strives to educate our students holistically - mind, body, and spirit, and promote diversity and inclusion through academic inquiry and programs that reflect a foundational belief in the dignity of all. These values closely align with the UCC's commitment to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment where individuals of many social, economic, cultural, religious, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds are supported in addressing their developmental and mental health concerns. Anticipated Start Date no later than August 1, 2020. Position is full-time, year round.
Minimum Qualifications: •Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited Program and licensure as a psychologist and Health Service Provider in Psychology within the first year of employment. OR Master’s degree in Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy, or Social Work from an accredited program and clinical licensure in the State of Indiana before the start date. •Evidence of outstanding skills in clinical assessment, psychotherapy, crisis management, and psycho-education. •Demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups. •Two years of experience (can include internship) providing mental health counseling, preferably in a university or college counseling center working with student athletes. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills. •Interest in engaging in the typical work of a university counseling center, including short-term counseling, group counseling, crisis work, outreach, consultation, and training. •Ability to work independently and in a team setting. •Ability to problem-solve, handle sensitive information and nuanced situations.
Preferred Qualifications: •Experience and interest in supporting and empowering individuals from underrepresented and marginalized communities. •Proficiency in addressing aspects of students’ intersecting identities within the context of psychotherapy. •1-2 years of experience and interest in working with student athletes in a clinical and performance enhancement capacity. •Bilingual or multilingual. •Applied Association of Sport Psychology – Certified Mental Performance Consultant.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S20080. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.