The Department of Athletics at the University of Arkansas is now accepting applications for the position of Clinical Psychologist. The Clinical Psychologist provides (a) mental healthcare (e.g., assessment, prevention, diagnosis, intervention, treatment, education, crisis management), and (b) mental skills performance consultation to the department’s student-athletes, either directly or indirectly through coaches and other healthcare providers. This position will report to the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for Student-Athletes and take close direction from the team physicians and performance team.
For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22389
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, from an accredited institution of higher learning At least two years clinical experience working with college population Maintain a current mental healthcare license in the State of Arkansas(License or license eligible within 9 months) as a psychologist, counselor, or social worker in the State of Arkansas
Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APAaccredited doctoral program and completion of APA accredited internship Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) Experience in a university counseling center Experience working with a diverse student-athlete population Experience utilizing a time-limited model of care Experience working with Division I athletic departments At least one year of counseling experience working with Division I or professional athletes
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve 26,000 students with more than 210 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represen...t 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 14% of employee salary.
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