The University of Notre Dame (www.nd.edu) is accepting applications for a Clinical and Sport Psychology Specialist. This postdoctoral position is a result of an exciting joint collaboration between the University Counseling Center (UCC) and the Athletic Department. The Specialist serves in both the UCC and in the Athletic Department for a limited term of one year. Job responsibilities include providing 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, opportunities are offered for consulting with coaches, trainers, and team physicians, and providing outreach to student athletes and athletic department staff members. Post-doctoral supervision required for psychology licensure is provided by Indiana licensed psychologists with a specialty in clinical or counseling psychology who have extensive experience working with student-athletes at an NCAA Division I University.
Must have completed a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology prior to the start of this position (Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D.). Experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential. Collaboration for continuity of care with a multidisciplinary staff at UCC and within Athletics is expected. Organization, follow through, and ability to work independently in a responsible manner are all essential skills for this position. A solid understanding of boundaries and professional ethics is a must. Other required qualifications include: Clinical skills in individual and group counseling; Ability to conduct initial and ongoing psychological assessment; Skill in managing crisis situations; Skill in providing outreach and consultation; Computer technology skills in electronic record keeping; Experience in a University Counseling Center; Experience working with student-athletes.
If a candidate progresses in the search, they will be asked to provide 3 letters of recommendation prior to interviews.