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Job ID: 193572

Sport Psychologist - Athletics
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 1, 2022
Title Sport Psychologist - Athletics
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Athletic Sports Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Psychology - General

Job Summary
Auburn University Athletics seeks candidates a Sport Psychologist position responsible for assessing, formulating treatment plans, and treating common psychological issues such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, grief, trauma, personality disorders, transitions, and sports performance issues. This position will provide various psychoeducational presentations to student-athletes and Athletic Department staff.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
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Essential Functions
Provides psychological services to student-athletes that include, but are not limited to, individual therapy, group therapy, emergency/crisis intervention, psychological assessment, treatment planning, diagnosis, and consultation.
May provide applied sport psychology services related to athletic performance improvement of student-athletes including services focused on individual mental skills training, team building, communication, leadership, and injury rehabilitation.
Documents, reports, and maintains confidential records and information in compliance with all applicable laws and professional ethical standards.
Plans, develops, and presents educational seminars, outreach presentations, and workshops related to mental health to Athletic Department student-athletes and staff.
Clinically supervises doctoral psychology interns and may clinically supervise unlicensed mental health professionals.
Complies with applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern (SEC) regulations and best practices in the performance of job duties.
Supervisory Responsibility: May supervise employees but supervision is not the main focus of the job.

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