University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Athletics
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Required Education: Masters
The University of Nebraska Sport Psychology Department is excited to expand service delivery for Husker Student-Athletes to include a full-time social worker/case manager. This professional will be essential to the coordination of mental health care for Husker Student-Athletes through evaluation, triage, treatment planning, consultation, and referral procedures ensuring continuity of care and best practices. This provider will be joining a diverse, holistic, and integrative mental health treatment team focused on providing science-driven psychological interventions to promote the health, wellness, and performance of Husker student-athletes. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends depending on student-athletes’ needs and schedules.
Minimum required qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work and one (1) year experience providing case management services within a mental health agency. One year experience in a higher education or related setting required. Knowledge of and experience with psychological assessment instruments. Knowledge of referral sources and indications for appropriate referral. Excellent organizational, writing, active listening and communication skills needed. Ability to develop effective relationships with students, staff, and healthcare providers. Sensitivity, knowledge, and effectiveness in working with diverse student populations, including ethnic minorities, gay, lesbian and bisexual students, international students, and other under-represented groups. LMHP in the State of Nebraska or ability to get within 6 months of hire. Preferred qualifications: Prefer 3 years experience providing case management services within a mental health agency. Strong understanding and ability to navigate athletic culture will be a key consideration. LIMHP in the State of Nebraska. CMSW, Sport Social Work Certificate from ASWS, or Certified Mental Performance Coach (CMPC) from AASP, LADC.
Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins July 1. View requisition S_220683 at http://employment.unl.edu to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.