The MU Athletics Department encourages applications for a licensed mental health professional position. This full-time position is located within the department of athletics and collaborates closely with other units including sports medicine, mental performance, strength and conditioning, academic coordinators and executive team members. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate psychologist committed to providing excellence in mental healthcare to our student-athletes. This position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. This shall include adhering to the principles of the Athletic Department's Mission Statement, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement, Core Values, Policies and Procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the SEC Conference and the NCAA. As noted below, this position requires an in-depth understanding of, and willingness to continue to reflect and grow, in providing culturally competent psychological care. Cultural competence recognizes, appreciates, and celebrates the broad scope of the dimensions that influence an individual's personal identity. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Provide culturally competent and confidential, individual counseling to student-athletes and providing crisis interventions to student-athletes as needed. Work closely with the mental performance team in order to understand team values and dynamics. Participate within the Integrated Healthcare Team (IHT). IHT is composed of the departments 2 psychologists, a dietitian, a psychiatrist, a sports medicine physician and an athletic trainer. The group meets weekly for 1-1-1/2 hours in order to provide comprehensive care to student-athletes coping with complex mental health concerns. Members of the group often have contact throughout the week to follow-up on care plans. Note that appropriate authorization to release medical information is obtained from any student-athlete who is receiving care from IHT. Provides consultation with head/assistant team coaches, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, academic coordinators, executive team members. and other athletics personnel regarding mental health. Administer, review and provide follow up care related to the Wellness Assessment. The Wellness Assessment is a self-report assessment, utilizing reliable and validated measures of mental health. The Wellness Assessment is administered to all incoming student-athletes. Provide psycho-educational information to student-athletes, coaches and staff as needed. Complete case notes and necessary documentation in a timely manner. The MU Department of Athletics is a dynamic, fast paced department with a strong commitment to creating an overall positive experience for our student-athletes. The person in this position will have the opportunity to work with a broad range of other bright, committed professionals. The department of athletics strives to be a warm and welcoming environment for all individuals. The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information or to apply on-line, please navigate to: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/ Job ID# 34361
A doctoral degree in counseling or clinical pyshcology OR a master's degree in counseling psychology or clinical social work with at least 5 years of experience working with college athletes or similar high performing groups of individuals. License eligible in the Sate of Missouri. Eligible for a health provider certificate from the State of Missouri.
Internal Number: Job ID#34361
About University of Missouri
The University of Missouri - Columbia is located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and has a current enrollment of approximately 32,000 students. The city of Columbia ( pop. 125,000) is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is known for its vibrant and eclectic restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is home to 20 sports and employs approximately 240 full-time and 450 part-time individuals. The University of Missouri seeks a diverse work force and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro disabled and veteran employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. T