Duke University Athletics and Duke University’s Sports Science Institute (D.S.S.I.) is searching for a qualified Staff Clinical Psychologist. The Director of Behavioral Health will oversee the provision of psychological services for all 27 athletic programs. This position provides consulting and outreach services to Duke University student athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, and other administrative personnel regarding the psychological well-being of individual student athletes and team members. The Director of Behavioral Health will report to the Senior Associate Director of Athletics/ Internal Affairs.
The Director of Behavioral Health, as a clinical psychologist, will provide access to quality mental healthcare by educating, diagnosing, discussing and treating mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, which may include, but are not limited to stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, substance abuse, sexual orientation, depression, hazing, and eating disorders. In addition, this position will be committed to creating an environment that allows
Qualifications: •This position requires a doctoral degree in a mental health related field from an APA accredited program and completion of APA approved psychology internship. •Licensed or license-eligible in the state of North Carolina. •Preferably three (3) to five (5) years’ experience. •Demonstrated experience working with student-athletes from all backgrounds. •Strong preference will be given to candidates with intercollegiate athletic experience •Prior experience working with student-athlete populations in a Division I athletic department preferred •Commitment to diversity and demonstrated competency in multicultural counseling skills.
Essential Functions: •Provide multimodal treatment and interventions to emerging adults. •Provide clinical services including the provision of the following: triage; assessment measure; individual counseling; didactic/ experiential group interventions; consultation; and crisis intervention. •Focusing on consultations, diagnosing, and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. •Develop and execute mental health institutional policies, procedures, and best practices •Identify educational outreach needs and relevant programming •Consult student athletes •Work with members of the coaching and athletic training staffs to ensure collaborative and comprehensive approaches to supporting the college athlete’s wellbeing. •Provide services across all sports and participate in orientation by introducing counseling and sport psychology services and how to access these services •Comply with all Duke University, Duke Athletics, DSSI, ACC and NCAA rules and regulations. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills.
How to Apply: Please send all application materials to email@example.com with the title of Director of Behavioral Health in the subject line. Application must include: cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references. For more information on Duke University Athletics please go to: goduke.com.
Duke University is an EEO/AA employer.
Duke Sports Science Institute and Duke Athletics aim to address the complex needs of student-athletes on individual as well as a collective level. Its multidisciplinary clinical staff is comprised of nineteen permanent staff members including social workers, psychologist and psychiatrist. Additionally, there are two social work interns, three doctoral psychology interns, two to three psychiatry residents and five administrative staff. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a distinctive institution of higher education with an internally recognized medical center, has an enrollment of approximately 6,500 undergraduates and 8,500 graduate and professional students. Duke athletics is in charge of 650 of those students.
Qualifications: • This position requires a doctoral degree in a mental health related field from an APA accredited program and completion of APA approved psychology internship. • Licensed or license-eligible in the state of North Carolina. • Preferably three (3) to five (5) years’ experience. • Demonstrated experience working with student-athletes from all backgrounds. • Strong preference will be given to candidates with intercollegiate athletic experience • Prior experience working with student-athlete populations in a Division I athletic department preferred • Commitment to diversity and demonstrated competency in multicultural counseling skills.
About Duke University Athletics
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Duke is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference and sponsors 27 varsity sports, Recreation and Physical Education and the Duke University Golf Club.