Under the supervision of the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology Director for Student Athletes, the Clinical and Sport Psychologist for student athletes will provide psychological services (evaluation, treatment and education) to student athletes. Additionally, this person will provide consultation and educational outreach services to athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, academic advisers, Forward 360 personnel, and athletic administrative staff in a collaborative effort to enhance the personal, academic, and athletic success of the University of Wisconsin Madison student athletes.
Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Assisting the Director with managing referrals to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care of student athletes;
* Coordinating and case managing mental health referrals with campus and community providers;
* Providing individual and group psychological and sport psychology services to student athletes, including conducting initial evaluations, interventions and overall treatment planning;
* Working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary athletic department team (athletic administration, coaches, team physicians, athletic trainers, strength/conditioning, academics, compliance, dietitians, and Forward 360 personnel);
* Demonstrating experience and competency with delivery of services related to clinical issues experienced by student-athletes: depression, anxiety, substance abuse, eating disorders, grief, suicidal ideation, sexual identity, family crisis, issues related to transition into and out of college, academics, injury, and burnout;
* Responding and intervening in emergent and crisis situations;
* Creating and providing team strategies for maximizing sport performance;
* Conducting team and group outreach programming;
* Developing and disseminating educational materials to coaches, student athletes and teams;
* Networking with and utilizing other mental health providers on and off campus as needed;
* Participating in New Student Orientation, Summer and Fall Bridge, and other student-athlete programming by introducing psychology services and topics as appropriate;
* Implementing the philosophies, policies, and procedures of clinical and sport psychology service operations for student-athletes.
* Providing services in a manner that is compliant with the rules of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the BIG 10 Conference, the NCAA;
* Practicing within the APA's Ethical Principles as well as FERPA and HIPAA guidelines;
* Keeping the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology Services abreast of developments as situations warrant; and participating in regular Clinical and Sport Psychology team meetings and monthly meeting with the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology to review cases and relevant issues.
Graduate degree in Mental Health Field (Counseling or Clinical Psychology; Social Work); License/certification: One (1) year licensed as a mental health professional at the masters or doctoral level and immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in a college mental health setting providing clinical service, consultation and outreach to diverse college student populations. Experience in adolescent and/or young adult mental health crisis assessment, brief intervention, and navigating ethics related to maintaining confidentiality; Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQ backgrounds, including knowledge, training, and sensitivity of multicultural issues. Experience being a member of multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and other support staff.
Strongly Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology; License/certification: One (1) year licensed as a Psychologist and immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin.
Specialized training and knowledge required for the American Psychological Association (APA) Proficiency in Sport Psychology. Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
Educational training in sport science, kinesiology and sport performance.
Experience participating in elite and/or collegiate athletics.
Conditions of Appointment: This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after February 1, 2020. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, on the assured consideration date. Please complete the online application here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/504242/psychologist and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 219907
About University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.