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Location:Auburn, AL
Company:Auburn University
First posted:July 17, 2020 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Position Details

Requisition Number S336P

Home Org Name Athletic Sports Medicine

Division Name Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title Psychologist - Athletics

Job Class Code BB33

Appointment Status Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Working with the Director of Sports Psychology, this position is 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. Provide various psychoeducational presentations to student-athletes and Athletic Department staff.



Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Director of Counseling and Sport Psychology, applicant is 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.

Provide mental performance consultation and program development for a various coaches and teams to enhance overall team performance.

Conduct psychoeducational programs for student-athletes, coaching staff, and administration and program development on mental health and sport performance issues. Examples include orientation sessions for new student-athletes and parents, suicide prevention training, injury support groups, and emergency support services to the athletics community.

Promote a better understanding of mental health concerns within the college student-athlete population by making presentations to students, faculty, and staff as well as community groups and organizations, as needed.

Assesses and intervenes in crisis situations.

Makes referrals to and collaborates with athletic department staff, on-campus resources, off-campus therapists, clinics, or hospitals, when appropriate.

Documents, reports, and maintains confidential records in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Represent the Auburn University athletic department by actively engaging in different committees and student organizations on and off-campus.

Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Education Level Ph.D.

Field of Study

Psychology, Counseling or related field



Years of Experience 3

Area of Experience

Experience in providing psychological/counseling services in an education environment.



Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

State of Alabama Psychology licensure required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in a collegiate or professional athletics program is preferred.

Salary Grade

Salary Range $68,700 - $114,500

Job Category Other

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date 07/17/2020

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.



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