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Job ID: 105188

Staff Psychologist/Coordinator of Clinical Services to Student - Athletes
American International College


Date Posted Apr. 2, 2018
Title Staff Psychologist/Coordinator of Clinical Services to Student - Athletes
University American International College
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Springfield, MA
    United States
 
  • Coordinator
    Professional Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services
    Counseling Services
    Health Services
 
 

ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provide multi-culturally and trauma-informed psychological services, urgent/triage assessments, individual psychotherapy and group counseling to students, psychological evaluations as necessary, and make appropriate referral to other specialist.
Coordinate care for and education about mental health related issues in regards to Student-Athletes in keeping with NCAA best practice guidelines.
Intervene in crisis and emergency situations of mental health nature with students during normal business hours. Provides telephone consultation during crises outside of regular business hours; comes to campus outside of regular business hours following extraordinary traumatic events. Shared responsibility for after hours care night, week, and holiday coverage
Consults with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students and the college community.
Initiates and responds to requests to provide psycho-educational programming to various groups within the college community.
Attends and participates in clinical staff meetings, consultations, and professional development and assumes responsibility for other assignments including serving on divisional and college committees.
Provide clinical supervision and training of staff and trainees.
Maintains electronic clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communications with external practitioners as necessary for comprehensive ethical clinical treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required Degree(s): PhD or PsyD
Required Field of Expertise: Counseling/Clinical Psychology or related field.
Preferred Field of Expertise: Athletic Counseling, Sport Psychology
Preferred Training/Cert: Received supervision hours toward certification by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology
Preferred Licensure(s): Licensed Psychologist (Massachusetts)
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

A commitment to providing direct client services to diverse populations, as well as consultation and outreach services
Experience in clinical supervision and staff training
Experience in the evaluation of clinical services and consultation with Athletic programs
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent and verbal and written communication skills

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a full time, exempt level, benefit eligible, 10-month position. Normal Office Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., flexible to the needs of the department. This position will take part in evening, weekend, and holiday on-call rotation.

TO APPLY

Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 
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