Staff Psychologist/Coordinator of Clinical Services to Student - Athletes

Job description

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.


  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 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

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.

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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Posted: 3/31/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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