Staff Psychologist/Coordinator of Clinical Services to Student-Athletes
Department:: Counseling Center
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: Jan 12, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Ref. No.:: 2729
Position ID:: 127484
About American International College:
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 approximately 3200 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.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.
Provides multi-culturally and trauma-informed psychological services, urgent/triage risk assessments, individual psychotherapy and group counseling to students, psychological evaluations as necessary, and makes appropriate referral to other specialist.
Coordinates care for and education about mental health related issues in regards to Student-Athletes in keeping with NCAA best practice guidelines.
Intervenes 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 afterhours 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.
Provides clinical supervision and training to staff and trainees.
Maintains electronic clinical records and provides clinical documentation and communications with external practitioners as necessary for comprehensive ethical clinical treatment.
Others duties as assigned.
- 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
- Required Licensure(s): license eligible in Massachusetts
- Preferred Licensure(s): Licensed Psychologist Provider (Massachusetts)
- A commitment to providing direct clinical services to diverse populations as well as professional 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 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. M-F, flexible to the needs of the department. This position will take part in evening, weekend, and holiday on-call rotation.
AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.
- Brief cover letter
- Current resume
- Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)
Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.