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Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Experts (MRT-PE)

Currently, there are openings for a Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Experts (MRT-PE) to support the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) program at multiple locations. MRT-PEs teach mental skills, resilience, and performance enhancement techniques to Army Soldiers, Families, and DA Civilians. Teaching is conducted in group and individual settings, and includes general education in human performance along with personalized training on how to acquire and apply specific mental skills and techniques that cultivate the mental and emotional strength necessary to thrive in an era of overwhelming demands and persistent conflict. The mental skills and techniques taught by CSF2-TC include: Building Confidence, Goal Setting, Attention Control, Energy Management, Integrating Imagery, and Team Building. Using these principles, MRT-PEs help Soldiers to become high performing "tactical athletes" and help foster high performing "unit teams" in preparation for, during, and following combat operations. Specifically, MRTPEs teach performance psychology to further promote excellence and efficiency during physical, technical, and tactical training, as well as during the challenges of combat operations. MRT-PEs also provide tailored education to facilitate Wounded Warriors in their transition back to their units or to civilian life. CSF2-TC teams are comprised of 5-10 MRT-PEs and led by a Site Manager with seasoned prior military experience. Tasks, responsibilities, and additional duties include:

a) Attend training exercises and field operations as requested by individual units to serve as a performance enhancement consultant and to coach Army Soldiers and Leaders on the acquisition of performance psychology techniques and their application to individual military tasks and unit operations.

b) Provide tailored educational programs and workshops to help Army families and DA Civilians living and working in demanding environments achieve success and accomplish personal, professional, and family goals.

c) Recommend improvements to all aspects of CSF2-TC operations.

d) Perform routine CSF2-TC operational duties.

e) Conduct assessment, assist in program evaluation, and support research projects being conducted locally.

f) Assist or provide CSF2-TC program overview briefings to VIPs and high-ranking leaders when required.

g) Develop and maintain professional development relating to all aspects of performance enhancement, academic proficiency, and Army-related knowledge.

h) Perform additional duties as required.


Degree Requirements:
Masters or Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Psychology, Counseling, or Kinesiology with a specialized emphasis in sport and/or performance psychology.


General Qualifications:
A MRT-PE must have experience working with adult clients developing performance enhancement skills, education and training for use in a physical or motor performance arena. Additional required skills include: Excellent oral and written communications skills; experience teaching large, small, and individual audiences; ability to work well within a team environment; desired skills include: Familiarity with biofeedback techniques, military environment, and resiliency training.


Locations:
Multiple are available, please request. 

Staff Psychologist/Sport Psychologist Focus

The Office of Counseling and Personal Development is seeking a Staff Psychologist/Sport Psychologist Focus with Regis University.

The Staff Psychologist/Sport Psychologist Focus will provide personal counseling services to students with a wide variety of developmental and mental health issues. Provide consultation to Regis community regarding students with psychological issues. Provide outreach/programming on a variety of topics to the Regis community. Act as the OCPD liaison to the Regis University Athletics Department by providing a variety of services to coaches, teams and athletes.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain an individual clinical caseload of typical OCPD clients/students on a daily basis in order to assist with developmental issues or more severe psychological concerns (approximately 17 hours/week).

• Provide services to the Athletic Department (performance enhancement workshops, coach consultations, individual services to student athletes, team consultations/interventions, department bystander intervention trainings, etc.) (approximately 13 hours/week).

• Provide appropriate clinical documentation by maintaining appropriate case records in accordance with professional, ethical and OCPD departmental standards (approximately 4 hours/week).

• Provide outreach/crisis intervention/consultation to faculty, staff and students as needed to assist with understanding of students' psychological needs. Consult, collaborate and serve as resource to key departments, including Residence Life, Campus Safety, Student Activities, Career Services, Health Services, Wellness and Recreation and University Ministry. (approximately 3 hours/week).

• Participate in weekly staff meetings including team supervision and in-services; provide peer supervision/consultation (approximately 2 hours/week)

• Collaborate with Student Health Services, the OCPD consulting psychiatrist and Residence Life on an as needed basis regarding psychological concerns of specific students where coordination of treatment/care is required (approximately 1 hour/week).

• Participate in professional development activities (conferences, workshops, specific skill training, supervision, psychologist licensure preparation) in order to acquire and maintain required professional license (approximately .50 hour/week).


Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in psychology or related mental health field, plus 1-3 years experience working with adolescents or young adults, preferably in college counseling center setting or another type of larger systems setting. Additional experience in working with clients with major mental illness preferred. Additional experience/strong interest in working with student athletes and/or with performance enhancement techniques required. Must have appropriate professional license (at the highest level of education) and be within six months of obtaining Certified Sports Consultant/Sports Psychologist status.

To apply to the position please visit our jobsite at http://jobs.regis.edu/postings/982

Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology, PEHR

About the Position:  The Kinesiology and Physical Education Program of the Physical Education, Health and Recreation (PEHR) Department at Western Washington University is seeking one full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology beginning September 2015.


About the Department:   The PEHR Department is the largest department at Western.  There are currently over 650 undergraduates enrolled in the three programs of Health, Recreation and Kinesiology and Physical Education.  The department's faculty members are dedicated to teaching, involved in research, and active in professional organizations.  The department supports Western's mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities, and encourages applications from diverse candidates.


About the Kinesiology and Physical Education Program:  The Kinesiology and Physical Education Program serves over 550 undergraduate majors and offers Specializations in Movement Studies, Sport Psychology, Health and Fitness Specialist, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Healthcare Professions, and Pedagogy.  An undergraduate minor in Sport Psychology is also offered.  Additionally, the graduate program in Human Movement and Performance offers two tracks, Sport Psychology and Exercise Science.


Position Responsibilities:  The Department, the College and the University value teaching and expect each person hired to be an exemplary teacher (including use of effective strategies such as varied teaching formats, timely feedback, etc.); to be current in his/her discipline; to engage students actively in their own learning; to maintain high standards regarding course content; and to be available to students through regularly scheduled office hours in keeping with department policy.  Those hired are expected to participate in scholarly and/or creative activity, and perform career related services roles on and off campus.

It is expected that the successful candidate be able to carry out the following responsibilities:

  • Undergraduate advising and supervision of field work
  • Advising graduate students including thesis preparation and supervision
  • Supervising graduate internships
  • Demonstrate leadership in scholarly and/or creative activity
  • Perform career related services roles on and off campus

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D or other terminal degree in sport psychology or a related field by time of appointment
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level and scholarship

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to teach the following undergraduate courses: Psychology of sport, Sociology of sport, Human growth and motor development, Professional issues in health and exercise settings
  • Ability to teach graduate course on foundations and ethics of sport psychology
  • Evidence of successful college level teaching
  • Experience advising students and supervising field work
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff
  • Certified consultant status by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP)

Application Instructions and Requested Documents:  Please log in below to submit your application via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE).  Note:  You will need to be using Internet Explorer to fully utilize our online application system.

A cover letter specifically addressing your experience related to the required and preferred qualifications, vita or resume, official graduate transcript and three letters of reference are required.  You may cut and paste or upload your materials as noted on the EASE application.

Materials that cannot be submitted through the EASE system (e.g., letters of recommendation) must be directly submitted to:

Sue Hutchings, Department Manager

PEHR Department

Western Washington University, Carver 102-MS9067
516
High Street

Bellingham, WA 98225-9067

Sue.Hutchings@wwu.edu

General inquiries about the position may be submitted to:
Dr. Linda Keeler, linda.keeler@wwu.edu, (360) 650-3514

Review of applications begins October 20, 2014; position is open until filled.


Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu.


WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

Psychology Manager at New Zealand Olympic Committee and High Performance Sport New Zealand

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) are seeking applications for the position of Psychology Manager. This new position is a full time permanent appointment and will be Auckland based. As the successful applicant you will have a passion for sport and solid understanding of performance psychology needs in high performance sport.


You will join a dedicated team of specialists working alongside New Zealand's top athletes ensuring they have the best support available to succeed on the world stage. Beyond the provision of performance psychology expertise to Olympic and carded athletes, the Psychology Manager is also responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a world class high performance psychology framework, and developing a team of experts who can promote the framework. In this role you will assist the NZOC with advice on psychology policies, career pathways and learning and development opportunities. It is envisaged that you would also be a member of the NZOC Olympic team.


You will be a registered psychologist with extensive performance sport experience and already have a solid reputation and specific qualifications in sports psychology. A leadership background is essential as is a history of leading or working with a cross-disciplinary team within the sports medicine field.


If you have an interest in this role, and are dedicated to excellence please forward a covering letter and CV to recruitment@hpsnz.org.nz


This position closes at 5pm, 20 August, 2014

Amplifying Performance Consulting

Amplifying Performance Consultingis looking for a licensed doctoral level Psychologist with training or interest in Sport Psychology and Eating Disorders.


Supervision can be arranged. Boston and Carlisle based practice. Provide individual and group counseling to athletes for performance issues, injury and rehabilitation issues and patients with eating disorders.


Other referrals representing general psychological issues also possible.


Please Send Resume to: Sharon Chirban, Ph.D. at sharon@amplifyingperformance.com

Experienced Psy.D. or Ph.D. needed for FFS position in busy, well-established, multi-disciplinary private group practice south of Boston. Assessment and therapy with individuals, couples and families.

M.A. Counseling Faculty with a Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology, Chicago Campus


The Adler School of Professional Psychology, founded in 1952, is the oldest independent school of psychology in North America. The School provides graduate education in counseling, psychology and health service delivery with campuses in the heart of downtown Chicago and downtown Vancouver. Program offerings include an APA-accredited clinical psychology program and five Master's Degree programs at its Chicago location and a Master of Arts in Counseling at its Vancouver location. The Adler School is committed to continuing the pioneering work of its namesake, Alfred Adler. As part of that commitment, the School graduates socially responsible practitioners, engages in communities, and advances social justice.


The Adler School of Professional Psychology is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full time core faculty/Sport and Health Training coordinator position for its M. A. Counseling Program specializing in Sport & Health Psychology starting Fall 2014.


Responsibilities:

Duties include teaching, advising and mentoring students, coordination of applied sport psychology training (externship), participation in institutional and departmental committees, admission efforts, as well as support of department and institutional initiatives. Candidates must be willing to align with the School's mission and values which is training socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice.


Application Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. . Applicants should submit electronically a curriculum vita, three professional references with contact information, and a letter of interest to Dr. Michele Kerulis mkerulis@adler.edu or mail to:

Dr. Michele Kerulis, Program Director & Faculty Search Committee
Adler School of Professional Psychology
17 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60602.


Prior to an offer of employment official transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A range of full benefits are provided and are detailed further on the employment page of our website.



Required Skills Candidates are required to have a doctorate in Sport Psychology, Counselor Education and Supervision, Counseling Psychology or a closely related field, experience in teaching, supervision of practicum/internship students, either in the practice of clinical counseling or sport and health psychology.. Candidates must be certified by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP) and have experience mentoring applied sport psychology students. Preference will be given to those with expertise in teaching Sport Psychology related courses, Research & Program Evaluation, Assessment/appraisal, and Substance Abuse. Eligibility for Illinois counselor licensure is also preferred.


Candidates are also expected to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff.


Equal Opportunity Employer


It is the policy of Adler School of Professional Psychology that all persons are entitled to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) protection. The School does not discriminate against any individual for employment because of age, religion, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status (including unfavorable discharge from the military), or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Core Faculty / Fieldwork Coordinator, The College of Graduate and Professional Studies at John F. Kennedy University (JFKU)

JFKU is hiring a full time faculty / fieldwork coordinator in the MA in Sport Psychology Program at the Pleasant Hill campus. This full-time, exempt position comes with benefits that include vacation and sick leave accruals, medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement eligibility and some tuition waiver benefits.


Key responsibilities include teaching 18 quarter-units per year, overseeing the fieldwork experience of students; providing group supervision, individual internship supervision, student mentoring and academic advisement. The faculty will participate actively in program, college, and university-wide committees and functions; maintain a program of scholarship, professional or community service; and perform other faculty activities as assigned by the Program Chair.


Requirements include: a doctorate degree in sport psychology (preferred) or a related field; be AASP-certified (Association for Applied Sport Psychology) or close to being awarded full certified status; have experience in higher education teaching, supervision of students in applied sport psychology (non-clinical), and teaching performance enhancement/mental training skills to trainees.


Applicants must have a personal and professional commitment toward and experience in applied sport psychology and have experience working in the field with a diverse range of performers in terms of demographics and skill levels. They should have comfort with the use of technology for online teaching, strong organizational skills, and a record of clear dissemination of their work to the field and the public are all strongly desired.


To apply by email, send your curriculum vitae, cover letter and letters of recommendation to HRRecruiter@jfku.edu with SPORTFIELDWORK in the subject line, or send by fax to 925.969.3451, or mail to:

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
John F. Kennedy University
100 Ellinwood Way
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
www.jfku.edu

John F. Kennedy University is an equal opportunity employer. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups that are underrepresented in higher education.

Assistant Professor – Sport and Exercise Psychology College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences

Visit our web site at http://cpass.wvu.edu/
An Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer


The West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences invites applications for the Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sport Sciences.


Position is an Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology in a department that includes the following academic disciplines (undergraduate and graduate degrees): 

  • Athletic Training (B.S., M.S.) 
  • Sport Management (B.S., M.S.)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (B.S., Ph.D.)

Appointment:
August 15, 2014 – Nine-month appointment. Summer school and on-line teaching available.

Responsibilities:
Assistant Professor Responsibilities:
1. Teach graduate and undergraduate classes.
2. Engage in a consistent and focused line of research, resulting in peer-reviewed journal articles.
3. Write, submit, and receive external grants to support the College's research mission.
4. Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
5. Serve on appropriate University and College-wide committees.

Professional Qualifications:
An earned doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology or related area at time of employment, with teaching experience and scholarly record that warrants appointment at the rank of assistant professor at West Virginia University. Ability to teach Sport Psychology, Research Methods/Statistics, and Exercise Psychology is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of the ability to obtain external funding. Preference will also be given to applicants who hold or are eligible to hold the Certified Consultant - Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP) designation and have the ability to mentor graduate student internships.

Salary:
Commensurate with qualifications.

Review of Applications:
Begins February 21, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Letter of Application/Nomination and Credentials:
Send application with supporting credentials (letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, phone numbers, and email addresses of a minimum of three professional references) to the email or physical address below.Letter of application should speak to (1) ability to teach designated courses and mentor/supervise graduate student applied work; (2) scholarly activity relevant to the position, including research background and plan, and grant writing experience.

Search Committee Chair
c/o Jennie Goodwin
WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
PO BOX 6116
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6116

Please mark the envelope or subject line of your email "SEP Assistant Prof"

Electronic or faxed applications are preferred: E-mail: jennifer.goodwin@mail.wvu.edu Fax: 304-293-4641.
Please indicate "SEP Asst. Prof." in the subject line.

Direct specific application questions to: Jack Watson, West Virginia University, College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, PO Box 6116, Morgantown, WV 26506-6116. Or via e-mail at jack.watson@mail.wvu.edu

Location:
West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant university with approximately 28,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate students. The city of Morgantown has 55,000 residents with affordable housing, excellent schools, family oriented community, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities. Morgantown has been ranked "#1 Small City in America," the "Best Small City in the East," and the "3rd Best Small Town" in the nation. This area has a strong economy and an unemployment rate well below the national average. West Virginia University has created a dual career program to help faculty partners or spouses find employment in and around the university (http://dualcareer.hr.wvu.edu/).

CPASS is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. West Virginia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. This announcement is available in alternative format (e.g., large print, Braille, audio tape, disk) by contacting Jennifer Goodwin at 304-293-0832 or WVU College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, PO Box 6116, Morgantown, WV 26506-6116.

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science Shippensburg University

General Description: Shippensburg University is conducting a search for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Exercise Science, with a start date in August 2014. This position requires teaching courses in psychology, research design and stress management. Teaching group exercise could also be a part of this position's workload. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, internship supervision, participation in departmental and University governance, and professional and community service.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must have an earned doctorate in Exercise Science or a related field with a specialization in Exercise and Sport Psychology, though an ABD at the time of hire will be considered (a terminal degree is required for tenure). A demonstration of teaching effectiveness and a research agenda presentation will be required as part of a successful on-campus interview process. Evidence of a commitement to understanding diverse populations will also be required as a part of the on-campus interview. Evidence of effective university teaching experience is highly desired and the ability to teach undergraduate courses related to sports psychology, psychology of physical activity, research design and statistics for exercise science, and stress management is highly desired. Additional experiences or background teaching group exercise and coaching related courses is a positive. Involvement with supervision of undergraduate research is a plus.

Application Procedure: All candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ship.edu with review of application beginning on February 3, 2014 and continuing until the position is filled. Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. For an application to be considered complete, candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required if granted an on-campus interview),and the names and contact information for three references.

Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. Shippensburg University is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exercise & Sport Science: Sport & Exercise Psychology

POSITION: Western State Colorado University invites applications for a tenure-track position in exercise and sport science (ESS) at the assistant professor level. Teaching responsibilities are focused in the area of sport and exercise psychology. Expertise and teaching experience in the following areas is required: psychology of sport and physical activity, psychology of coaching, psychology of injury, mental training, and program design for behavior change. Candidates should also have academic background to teach more broadly in the ESS major (e.g., foundations of ESS, lifetime wellness, motor learning & development, senior seminar). Interest and expertise in developing topic-based courses to support the exercise science major are desired (e.g., exercise adherence). Responsibilities include teaching 24 semester credits per year, academic advising, college service, and professional activity. For more information on the Exercise & Sport Science Program, visit our website at http://www.western.edu/academics/ess.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, $48,000 – $51,000 per year. Benefits include an employee/employer shared contribution retirement plan and life and health insurance.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate required for tenure; ABD will be considered for appointment. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education and excellence in teaching. Experience in supervision of undergraduate student research is highly desired. Preference will be given to a candidate who is certified as a sport psychology consultant (CC-AASP). Ability to work closely with colleagues in a small, student-centered undergraduate program is critical. Working with existing faculty to develop the proposed Center for Wellness & Human Performance is expected. Candidates should have a vision for professional activity (research, writing, professional involvement).

STARTING DATE: August 2014

APPLICATION: To apply, go to www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application (see the "apply" link at the top of the job posting); required attachments to your online application include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, sample syllabi for relevant courses, evidence of previous teaching experience through teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references.

Please direct questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Christina Buchanan, at chbuchanan@western.edu.

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts are required prior to employment.

Screening of applicants will begin December 6, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Western is a public university with an enrollment of 2,400 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts and sciences and professional training as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Our campus is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides spectacular year-round recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit http://www.western.edu to learn more about Western.

Western State Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

Mental Health and Sports Psychology Consultant

The New York Mets are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, fully bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) mental health clinician to join their employee assistance (EAP) and sports psychology team. The incumbent will be a licensed professional (Psychologist, Social Worker, LMFT) with strong clinical skills. They will possess a working knowledge of emotional/psychiatric and substance use disorders, practical, short term counseling, have good diagnostic skills, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced sports environment. The applicant should have a good cultural awareness of working with Spanish-Speakers.

The applicant will also be comfortable making presentations to large groups. Ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of evidence based clinical working experience. Experience working with young adult males in counseling and in institutional or organizational settings such as the military, schools, community organizations, is a plus.

The consultant will be the primary EAP serving the entire minor league system (Situated in six locations, across the US) with travel including the Dominican Republic. They will provide short term support to all players, coaches and staff regarding any mental health issue and will manage the referral process for more chronic/severe issues, including interfacing with local mental health clinicians. The consultant will work with the existing Sports Psychology/EAP team to further develop and implement the mental skills training program throughout the system. They will participate in presentations to players and will follow players development in this area by phone and in person meetings throughout the year.

This is a full time salaried position which requires seasonal weekly travel to the minor league affiliates (Las Vegas NV, Binghamton NY, Port St. Lucie FL, Savannah GA, Brooklyn NY, Kingsport TN). Some flexibility as to where this position is located. Consultant will be in touch with players primarily by phone in the off -season.

Please send all resumes to dflam@nymets.com

Department of MAHPLS (Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies), Assistant or Associate Professor, Physical Education (full time, tenure track).

Responsibilities:
1. Teach Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Sport, Physical Education, and Exercise.
2. Teach Psychology of Sport and Physical Performance
3. Teach a variety of courses in the behavioral aspect of sport and recreation (e.g., Socio-Cultural Foundations of Sport and Physical Activity, Recreation Leadership, or Coaching).
4. Advise undergraduate students.
5. Potential to teach and advise in the graduate program

Required Minimum Qualifications:
1. Earned doctorate in Physical Education or related field.
2. Demonstrated experience teaching Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Sport, Physical Education, and Exercise; and Psychology of Sport and Physical Performance 3. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising, and working in an environment that fosters diversity.
4. Evidence of engagement in scholarly activities and desire to continue scholarly work.
5. Ability to integrate technology effectively in teaching and learning.
6. Demonstrated experience or academic preparation for teaching writing intensive courses

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Interest and ability to contribute to Movement Arts, Health Promotion, and Leisure Studies department in curriculum development around behavioral aspects of sport, and recreation leadership at undergraduate and graduate levels
2. Interest in working with undergraduate students and/or colleagues in scholarly activities
3. Contributions to the profession through state and national professional organizations

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit CV and letter of application addressing the minimum qualifications. Submit names, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please apply online at https://jobs.bridgew.edu

SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST:

K-State Athletics seeks applicants with a Ph.D. in Human Performance, Psychology, Kinesiology, or Sport Sciences with specialization in Sport Psychology, and a minimum of three years of experience in sport psychology and demonstrated success working with athletes; must have excellent written and oral communication, organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills; and be able to work evenings and weekends as needed. Application deadline is 12:00 Noon on Friday, October 25, 2013. Women and minority candidates encouraged to apply. Email HR@kstatesports.com or visit www.k-statesports.com/ot/job-opps.html for detailed position information, required and preferred qualifications, and application requirements. KSU is AA/OOE. Background check required.

Sports Psychology Consultant-Tactical: EXOS

Application Link: https://rew21.ultiproworkplace.com/ATH1001/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*AA44BD543094FD44

Company Description:

EXOS is the global leader in integrated performance training for the top athletes in the world. From our four world-class facilities in Arizona, Southern California, Florida and Texas, EXOS trains the top Champions in Sport, including 14 2012 NFL first round picks, 87 MLB players in 2012 alone, and 3 of the final 16 teams in the 2010 World Cup, as well as elite military operators and leading teams globally. Our work at EXOS takes us to China, Germany, Argentina, the UK, and many places in between, as we are helping to power the performance of athletes around the world.

In addition to supporting top athletes and teams, we leverage our proprietary methodology and systems to help high school and college athletes, military personnel, and leading executives redefine what's possible, delivering unmatched results with a world-class experience. EXOS was named one of Fast Company's 10 Most Innovative Companies in Sports in 2011, and is a fixture in top media outlets including the NFL Network, ESPN, CBS Sports, Fox Sports, and Men's Health.

Founded in 1999 by industry visionary Mark Verstegen, EXOS is a thought leader in the human performance space. In addition to athlete, military, and executive programming, AP is home to a Performance Innovation Team, a cross-functional team of experts that is constantly evaluating all programming and associated technology that the company delivers while driving innovation forward internally and with our team of leading partners. EXOS also has a dedicated Education team that conducts our industry-acclaimed Mentorship programs both at our U.S. facilities and around the world.

EXOS created the EXOS Works brand to help people live healthier, higher-performing lives. Today, EXOS Works is the leader in proactive wellness, delivering measurable results through integrated, data-driven programs that are rooted in advanced science and research for employees and corporations. EXOS Works solutions are engaging, personalized, and sustainable, yielding meaningful results for employees and a competitive advantage for employers.

EXOS is backed by Polaris Ventures, Walgreens Corporation, and ABS Capital. Along with our world-class investment team, EXOS is proud to have a team of leading partners committed to supporting human performance, including adidas, SKLZ, EAS, Sheraton, Keiser, Intel, Tignum, Axon Potential, and Zeo.

Description:

Each day, members of the military face new and unexpected challenges as conditions, terrains, and situations are always changing, requiring various physical assets and skills to succeed and, sometimes, survive. EXOS takes great pride in training members of the military and helping prepare and preserve the military's most important asset—human capital.

EXOS military programs maximize the physical assets tactical athletes need to be successful every day for every mission by building strength, power, speed, and agility, while increasing flexibility and mobility to decrease the potential for injury. Integrating training programs with supportive nutrition and recovery strategies support both non-duty and mission operations for peak performance.

The Sports Psychology Consultant shall train SOCOM command units and personnel to develop and use the psychological skills necessary to perform optimally in training and operations, realize their potential, and increase their physical and emotional well-being. There will be an integrated model including Strength and Conditioning, Physical Therapy and Nutrition team members and support from our company infrastructure.

Requirements:

Experience with NCAA, Military, SOF, or Professional Sports training

Ph.D in any of the following areas: Human Performance, Kinesiology, or Exercise and Sport Sciences with an emphasis in Sport Psychology

Masters Degrees will be reviewed on a per case basis

Minimum of 5 years of field experience preferred Pro Sports or Collegiate experience

US Citizen who has an ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Ability to relocate in a timely manner

EOE M/F/D/V - EXOS conducts post-offer Background Check

Assistant Professor-Student Services in Intercollegiate Athletics Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs Kansas State University

The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs in the College of Education at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS, seeks to appoint a full-time tenure track assistant professor in student services in intercollegiate athletics. The position involves teaching graduate courses that focus on the needs and experiences of college student athletes, teaching research courses, advising and mentoring graduate students, conducting scholarly research and seeking external funding, and participating in service. Applicants should consult the full job description for the position, available at http://coe.k-state.edu/about/positions.htm, for a complete listing of responsibilities and required/preferred qualifications and the application process. If you have questions, email Cassandra Llewelyn at cjwalker@k-state.edu. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Background check required.

San Francisco State University - 2 positions open:

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY & MUSCLE MECHANICS
Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in a sub-discipline of Kinesiology related to resistance-exercise training, muscular strength development, and muscle mechanics in special populations, e.g., children, the elderly, individuals with disabilities, injured athletes.  Teaching experience with on-line courses (e.g., hyflex, hybrid, etc.) is desirable.

Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise physiology and muscular strength development. Secondary teaching expertise is expected in rehabilitation, or anatomical kinesiology and biomechanics. Demonstrate excellence in teaching, program advising and scholarship and evidence of the ability to establish and sustain an independent line of research and secure external funding. Interest and ability to extend expertise into the community is expected. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply, but must have completed their doctoral degree by the first day of the appointment.

For more information please and how to apply please visit:https://careers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=37287&activate=1

Physical Activity Specialist-Research Method/Measurement
Qualifications
: doctoral degree in Kinesiology or closely related field with specialization in in Physical Activity and Measurement, with expertise in quantitative methodology, assessment, physical activity, and health.

Responsibilities: Be able to embrace a multidisciplinary approach to Kinesiology and be able to teach writing-intensive research methodology and statistics courses and courses focused on the social and psychological aspects of physical activity and health.  Experience teaching on-line courses (e.g., hyflex, hybrid, etc.) is desirable. Demonstrate excellence in teaching, program advising and scholarship and evidence of the ability to establish and sustain an independent line of research and secure external funding . Interest and ability to extend expertise into the community is expected. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply, but must have completed their doctoral degree by the first day of the appointment. 

For more information please and how to apply please visit:https://careers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=37286&activate=1

Master Resilience Trainer Performance Enhancement Specialist

Digital Consulting Services (DCS) has been providing Performance Enhancement Specialists—now called Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Enhancement (MRT-PE) Specialists to work on the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) program. There are now openings for MRT-PES at multiple locations.

The CSF2 program provides a systematic way to build resilience for Soldiers, family members, and DA Civilians.  Our Performance Enhancement Specialists teach mental skills and techniques to develop the mental and emotional resilience necessary to thrive in an era of overwhelming demands and persistent conflict.  Soldiers benefit from cutting-edge, research-based psychological education that will give them the keys to maintaining resilience in complex and uncertain environments.   

Using applied sport psychology principles, the MRT-PE helps Soldiers become high performing "tactical athletes" and help foster high performing "unit teams" in preparation for, during, and following combat operations. The MRT-PE teaches performance psychology to promote excellence and efficiency during physical, technical, and tactical training, as well as during the challenges of combat operations. The MRT-PE also provides tailored education to facilitate Wounded Warriors in their transition back to their units or to civilian life.

MRT-PEs responsibilities include:

  • Attend training exercises and field operations to serve as a performance enhancement consultant and coach Army Soldiers and Leaders;
  • Provide tailored Resilience and Performance Enhancement Training to Warrior Transition Unit Cadre, Soldiers, and their Families;
  • Provide tailored educational programs and workshops to help Army families and DA Civilians achieve success and accomplish personal, professional, and family goals;
  • Utilize simulation and biofeedback to demonstrate performance enhancement principles and to apply performance psychology techniques;
  • Recommend improvements to all aspects of CSF2;
  • Conduct assessment, assist in program evaluation, and support research projects being conducted locally;
  • Conduct assessment, assist in program evaluation, and support research projects being conducted locally; and
  • Develop and maintain professional development relating to all aspects of performance enhancement, academic proficiency, and Army-related knowledge.

EducationMasters or PhD is required in performance, sport, cognitive, social or human factors psychology. Certified Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology is highly desirable.

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Work Experience:

The MRT-PE must have experience teaching and working with adult clients developing performance enhancement skills, education and training for use in a physical or motor performance arena with both individuals and groups. Additional experience can be from executive coaching and working with sports organizations, performing arts, or military teams in team development. Military experience is a plus.

To Apply:  Please visit website at www.webdcs.com ; Employment; Current Openings; Master Resilience Trainer PES or go to: http://digitalconsulting.catsone.com/careers/

DCS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Search Status: Application material received by January 6, 2014 will receive primary consideration.

Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor Level to begin Fall 2014. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate sport psychology, health and exercise psychology, and introductory psychology. The successful candidate will also assist the department with classes in one of a number of possible areas, such as abnormal psychology, behavior modification, clinical-community psychology, and upper-level special topics courses. Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, advising undergraduate majors, multicultural education, and departmental and university governance.  Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in ongoing laboratory or community-based research is essential.

Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs ad for immediate post-graduate employment. Saint Francis University Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, an interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, and the newly revised general education program.  SFU is a Division I University.  Applicant qualifications should include a Ph.D. in Psychology (qualified ABD€™s will be considered).Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a specialty in sports psychology and/or health psychology.

Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment , and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to: positions@francis.edu.

Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST

The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI) is the Governments delivery agent of elite sports training systems. The HKSIs mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Asian and Olympic Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:

Reporting to the Director of Elite Training Science and Technology, the Sport Psychologist will be responsible for:

  • Leadership and management of the Sport Psychology and Monitoring Center;
  • Planning, delivery, and evaluation of state-of-the-art Sport Psychology services to support and enhance elite athletes training and preparation for competition;
  • Quality control of service models to reflect international best practice standards;
  • Collaborating as part of a multidisciplinary support team including allied scientific, medical, and athletes affairs service units according to the biopsychosocial operating model of the ETSTD;
  • Provision of on-field support services to athletes at local and overseas training and competition;
  • Participation in, and contribution to the ETSTD applied scientific research programme;
  • Contribution of relevant expertise to the HKSI Talent Identification Programmes;
  • Representation of HKSI at local and international  conferences, scientific seminars and meetings, an in the international scientific literature through scientific publications;
  • Participation in the organization of the annual HKSI international Scientific Symposium;
  • Demonstration of an active commitment to personal professional development and to the development of the Sport Psychology field.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • A Doctoral Degree/Master Degree in a related area of Psychology with a minimum of 5 years€™ related working experience;
  • Eligibility for registration with the Hong Kong Psychological Society;
  • Commitment to the social value of giftedness in sport;
  • Exemplary international and communication skills;
  • Excellent command in both spoken and written Chinese and English; Knowledge of Putonghua will be an advantage; and
  • Awareness /knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.

APPLICATIONS
Please send full resume with current and expected salary, contract telephone number, email and postal addresses, and availability to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or email: hrdept@hksi.org.hk on or before 1 October 2013. Please quote reference no. HKSI-20130822-SPS-A in the application.

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract. General information is available at the websitehttp://www.hksi.org.hk. For enquiries, please call MS Shek at 2681 6341.

Applicants who are not invited for interview with six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Data collected will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.

THE HKSI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Position: Western State Colorado University invites applications for a temporary full-time lecturer position in Exercise and Sport Science (ESS) for the Spring 2014 semester.

Duties: Teaching responsibilities include the following courses: Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity, Mental Training for Peak Performance, Management of Sport & Fitness Facilities, and two additional courses in the ESS curriculum to be assigned based on program needs and applicant expertise. The ESS program has approximately 205 majors, a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum, and five full-time faculty members. For more information about the ESS program, please visit our website athttp://www.western.edu/academics/ess. This temporary position provides a great opportunity to obtain experience teaching at a small liberal arts institution in a supportive environment.

Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred, Master€™s degree required in exercise science-related field, with strong background in sport and exercise psychology preferred.  Candidates must possess a strong commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Start Date: January 2014

Salary: $18,500

Application Information: Interested and qualified applicants should submit the following items electronically to Dr. Kathleen Kinkema, RESS Department Chair (kkinkema@western.edu)

  • cover letter which addresses ability to teach the listed courses
  • curriculum vitae
  • academic transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for application purposes)
  • contact information for three professional references

Please direct questions regarding the position to Dr. Kathleen Kinkema:kkinkema@western.edu. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts and background check are required prior to employment.

Closing Date: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. WSCU encourages the application of qualified women and minority candidates.

Western State Colorado University is a residential, four-year public University with an enrollment of 2,300 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Faculty members share a strong commitment to personalized undergraduate education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides professional flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver at an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains. The Gunnison Valley provides significant year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Employees have chosen WSCU because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visithttp://www.western.edu to learn more about WSCU.

Western State Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

Job Opportunity at Citi Field in Minor League Operations

Mental Health and Sports Psychology Consultant - Full Time

The New York Mets are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, fully bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) mental health clinician to join their employee assistance (EAP) and sports psychology team. The incumbent will be a licensed professional (Psychologist, Social Worker, LMFT) with strong clinical skills. They will possess a working knowledge of emotional/psychiatric and substance use disorders, practical, short term counseling, have good diagnostic skills, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced sports environment. The applicant should have a good cultural awareness of working with Spanish-Speakers. The applicant will also be comfortable making presentations to large groups. Knowledge of sports psychology theory and techniques is a plus. Experience working with young adult males in counseling and in institutional or organizational settings such as the military, schools, community organizations, is a plus.

The consultant will be the primary EAP serving the entire minor league system (Situated in six locations, across the US) with possible occasional travel to the Dominican Republic. They will provide short term support to all players, coaches and staff regarding any mental health issue and will manage the referral process for more chronic/severe issues, including interfacing with local mental health clinicians. The consultant will work with the existing Sports Psychology/EAP team to further develop and implement the mental skills training program throughout the system. They will participate in presentations to players and will follow players development in this area by phone and in person meetings throughout the year.

This is a full time salaried position which requires seasonal weekly travel to the minor league affiliates (Las Vegas NV, Binghamton NY, Port St. Lucie FL, Savannah GA, Brooklyn NY, Kingsport TN). Some flexibility as to where this position is located. Consultant will be in touch with players primarily by phone in the off -season.

Please send your resume and cover letter to the office of Dr. Jonathan Fader atdrfader.assistant@gmail.com.

Sport Psychology Position Announcement: Human Performance Program with Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

Responsibilities
Sport Psychology is an interdisciplinary field spanning kinesiology, psychology, and motor learning and control. The contractor SP shall train SOF (Special Operations Forces) personnel to develop and use the psychological skills necessary to perform optimally in training and operations, realize their potential, and increase their overall physical and emotional well-being. The contractor SP shall perform the following responsibilities:

  • Teach SOF personnel specific mental, behavioral, psychosocial, perceptual, and emotional control skills and strategies to improve performance during training and operational evolutions.
  • Advise the HPP Manager and SMO in matters relating to mental performance, exercise and sports psychology.
  • Provide psychological advice to SOF personnel based on evidence-based peer-reviewed literature.
  • Provide information about psychological factors in sports, exercise, and physical activity to individuals and groups.
  • Assist the HPP Staff with goal-setting, performance profiling, visualization, and performance planning.
  • Participate in periodic meetings to review human performance training provided to patients and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate throughout the HPP to enhance the quality and effectiveness of mental and human performance development and expertise delivered.
  • Conduct periodic literature reviews to ensure the HPP stays current with the provision of care.
  • Support research conducted under supervision of the HPP Manager.
  • Provide input for the development and utilization of relevant databases.
  • Participate in peer (record) reviews for the HPP staff (quarterly for non-privileged healthcare providers).
  • Collect and report workload data as requested by the HPP manager.
  • Assist the HPP manager in developing and maintaining practice guidelines to ensure consistency of care across all HPP facilities.
  • Develop and promulgates training opportunities for the HPP Staff to enhance career development, potential for advancement and to further professional expertise.

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Human Performance, Psychology, Kinesiology, or Exercise and Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology (PhD and CC-AASP preferred).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in performance psychology and demonstrated on-going work with elite athletes or tactical personnel (inc. military, police and other protective service units).
  • United States citizen, eligible to complete security clearance.
  • Be capable of meeting physical demands of training with SOF including the ability to hike over rough terrain and function in austere environments to observe SOF training evolutions and the ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols, and lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 20 kilograms.

Terms of employment

  • Full time salaried position & benefits package
  • Locations are across the continental US (including: CA, CO, FL, GA, KY, NC, VA, WA), but agreed based on mutual best fit.

Application materials:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of references (minimum of 3)

For more information, please contact:

IMG and Athletes Performance are subcontractors for Booz-Allen Hamilton on this government contract. Please click the following link to see the job announcement:http://imgworld.teamworkonline.com/teamwork/r.cfm?i=57884

Any questions can be directed to:

Angus Mugford PhD, CC-AASP
IMG Performance
angus.mugford@img.com
P: (941) 752-2437

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY, FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY
FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK DEPARTMENT CHAIR

*OAA Position No. 14-15 KIN-DEPTCHAIR-TT

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. There are two scenic campuses - one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo - plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland. The two campuses€™ proximity to the major Bay Area cities provides unique cultural opportunities including museums, art galleries, aquariums, planetariums, plays, musicals, sports events, and concerts. Their nearness to the Pacific Ocean and Sierra Nevada Mountains offers recreational diversion as well as excellent laboratories for educational studies. The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous student oriented computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million items accessible through HAYSTAC, its on-line catalog. CSUEBs Concord Campus provides full instructional support for several programs (http://www20.csueastbay.edu/concord/). Its five buildings on 395 acres feature lecture halls, seminar rooms, computer labs, science labs, an art studio, theatre and library. The University has an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students with 600 faculty. CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor's degrees in 45 fields, minors in 66 fields, and master's degrees in 31 (in addition to Special Majors). Other programs lead to teaching, specialist, pupil personnel services, and administrative services credentials. To learn more about CSU, East Bay visithttp://www20.csueastbay.edu.

THE DEPARTMENT: Kinesiology is housed in the College of Education and Allied Studies, where 55% of students are female, 29% White, 23% Hispanic, 21% Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% African American, and 16% Mixed or Other. The kinesiology department has over 600 majors and offers baccalaureate and masters degrees. The department has a long tradition of taking a disciplinary approach to the field of kinesiology and requires a broad core for all students. Expertise of the current tenure track faculty range from humanities to social/behavioral sciences to life sciences, as well as pedagogy and other applied practices. The department currently has the following undergraduate options: Therapeutic Studies (for the allied health fields); Exercise, Nutrition, & Wellness; Physical Education Teaching, and two new options: Social Justice in Sport and Physical Activity Studies. The program offers the opportunity to teach and conduct research with a diverse student body and faculty.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: This is a department chair position. It requires leadership and management across all aspects of department functions. The chair is expected to:

  • Provide innovative and progressive leadership to the department.
  • Work collaboratively with 10 tenure track faculty, 20 part time faculty, 5 staff members and nearly 600 majors to achieve departmental goals.
  • Assume administrative and budgetary responsibility for all department programs.
  • Encourage and participate in scholarship activities.
  • Promote continual quality assurance and development of undergraduate, graduate, and scholarly programs.
  • Articulate the role of kinesiology at the college, university, and community level.
  • Teach selected graduate and undergraduate classes.
  • Participate as a member of the college council of chairs leadership team.

Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. This University is fully committed to serving students with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the Universitys program supporting the rights of our students withdisabilities see:http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

RANK AND SALARY: Associate to Full Professor. Rank and salary is dependent upon educational preparation and academic experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Quarter 2014

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in kinesiology or closely related field with specialized preparation in one or more of the content areas offered in the major core. Additionally, applicants should have a well-established record of scholarly productivity. Candidates for this chair position will be expected to provide clear and compelling evidence of collaborative leadership, faculty support, and the promotion of academic programs within a public university structure. Experience in fundraising and development of external support is most desirable. Candidates must be committed to a broad cross-disciplinary approach to kinesiology and the stated mission and student learning outcomes of the department and CSU East Bay. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated interest in professional or community-based applications in kinesiology and support of a diverse student body largely preparing for kinesiology-related professions outside academia. An innovative vision of the role and application of kinesiology over the next 20 years and beyond will be highly valued.
Demonstrated ability to teach, advise, and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff, and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University€™s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

APPLICATION DEADLINE First deadline: Oct. 15, 2013.All positions will be considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita, and  names and affiliations of three people who can provide a reference letter when called upon.https://my.csueastbay.edu/psp/pspdb1/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Dr. Jeff Simons, Chair search committee, or Dr. Penny McCullagh, Chair department of kinesiology by email:

Dr. Jeff Simons: jeff.simons@csueastbay.edu
Dr. Penny McCullagh: penny.mc@csueastbay.edu

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veterans status.  The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

The Counseling Center at The University of Akron is currently searching for a Sport Psychologist. 

Responsibilities include:
·Provides comprehensive culturally competent psychological services for the university community, 50% of which is targeted towards the Department of Athletics, associated personnel and student athletes; Provides direct clinical services for students including psychotherapy and counseling, biofeedback, career decision making counseling, group therapy, substance abuse treatment, crisis management, and formalized psychological assessment (IE. learning disorder, ADD/ADHD etc.).
·Ability to provide psychological services to adults of all ages, presenting a broad spectrum of psychological problems and developmental concerns; Conducts psycho-educational outreach programs, and workshops.
·Provides direct clinical services for student athletes and aids in sports performance enhancement. Provides consultation on psychological issues and concerns specific to the Department of Athletics and other members of the university community.Provide training and supervision for APA internship and practicum student training. Maintains licensure and professional standing through professional associations, continuing education credits and research.

Required Qualifications include: A Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA accredited program and completion of an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship; Candidate should be a licensed psychologist in the State of Ohio, or license eligible in Ohio with 12 months; Current knowledge of ethical principles of psychology and recent relevant theory/research; Ability to conduct therapy sessions and act in a crisis situation. Possess effective communication skills as well as individual counseling and formalized psychological assessment and evaluation skills; Commitment to working with a culturally diverse population. 

Preferred Qualifications include; Knowledge, special interest and a minimum of one year experience working with student athletes and consulting with Athletic Departments in a university setting; Strong interpersonal skills and strong capacity for teamwork and flexibility. 

For complete details and to apply for this position, visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs Job # 7966. To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach your resume/vita and references to your profile. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.


Booze Allen Hamilton, Sport Psychologists

Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting firm with nearly a century of service working with US government in the defense, intelligence, and civil sectors, as well as corporations, institutions, and nonprofit organizations is looking for exceptional individuals with strong core values, deep clinical knowledge, and a dedication to support the Preservation of the Force and Family program.

We are immediately seeking individuals with a current government security clearance for the following position:

Sport Psychologiststrains SOF personnel to develop and use the psychological skills necessary to perform optimally in training and operations, realize their potential, and increase their overall physical and emotional wellbeing.

Responsible for advising leadership in matters relating to mental performance, exercise and sport psychology.  Provides psychological advice to SOF personnel based on evidence-based peer-reviewed literature. Provides information about psychological factors in sports, exercise, and physical activity to individuals and groups.  Assists staff with goal-setting, performance profiling, visualization, and performance planning. Participates in periodic meetings to review human performance training provided to patients and identifies opportunities for improvement.

Qualifications:

The incumbent shall possess a doctoral degree in Human Performance or Kinesiology, or Exercise and Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology. Must have a minimum of five years of experience in sport psychology and demonstrated experience working with elite athletes is highly desired. Certification as a Certified Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is desired, but not required. The contractor shall be capable of meeting physical demands of training with SOF including the ability to hike over rough terrain and function in austere environments to observe SOF training evolutions and the ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols, and lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 20 kilograms.

Booz Allen is continually recognized for its quality work and corporate culture. To meet the needs of our highly diverse staff, Booz Allen Hamilton offers strong career paths with a wide array of tools to proactively manage your professional and personal growth, a vibrant team-based culture, and a comprehensive rewards package including a choice of benefits, profit-sharing, and savings plans.  Our vision is to be the absolute best management and technology consulting firm measured by the value we deliver to our clients and our strength and spirit as a firm.  We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

To be considered for these opportunities, please e-mail your resume to Greg Rivera at rivera_gregory@bah.com or Heidi Motz at motz_heidi@bah.com.

To learn more and to create a profile, visit www.boozallen.com/careers

Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus, Youth and Children Studies Position

Position Summary: Youth and Children€™s Studies at the Brantford Campus of Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. The applicant's research expertise and teaching abilities should centre on the performance and experiences of children and youth and their physical bodies. Preference will be given to applicants who conduct quantitative or qualitative research with young people, and whose research focuses on disability, health, play, or body image. A PhD in a related social sciences discipline (e.g., sociology, psychology, public health, kinesiology, etc.), is required. 
The ideal applicant should be able to deliver YC100 (Studying Youth & Children: An Introduction) and YC400 (Senior Seminar in Youth & Children€™s Studies), and must be committed to curriculum development within the Honours Youth and Children€™s Studies program, which would include developing new courses in their area of speciality and could also encompass other areas of the program (e.g., research methods). In addition to teaching in the Youth and Children€™s Studies program, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, and engage in academic service. Evidence of leadership ability is essential. 

Applicants can learn more about Youth and Childrens Studies athttp://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=13187.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and a teaching dossier which includes teaching evaluations and sample course outlines. Candidates should also provide contact information (address, telephone and e-mail address) for at least three referees. All materials should be sent electronically or in hard copy to: 

Dr. Chris Alksnis 
c/o Kristina Huff-Malecki 
LBYCHires@wlu.ca 
Youth and Children Studies, 
Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus, 
73 George Street, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, N3T 2Y3

The deadline for receipts of all material is Friday May 3rd, 2013. 

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada. 
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Acting Dean of the Brantford Campus, John McCutcheon. Further information on the equity policy can be found at:https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545 .

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Nancy Lambert at nlambert@wlu.ca or by phone at 519-756-8228 ext. 5778.

Performance Psychologist, WaikatoHigh Performance Sport NZ

Working with Bike New Zealand and other national sports organisations, their coaches and world class athletes the successful candidate will manage, develop and deliver performance building psychology support.

The successful candidate will have at least five years experience working in a high performance sport environment, and a proven record in the provision of performance enhancing psychology or mental skills support to athletes and coaches.

To succeed in this role you will have significant experience working with elite athletes and coaches, including working with and supporting teams at major international competitions (Olympics or World Championships). You will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with coaches, athletes and support staff.

The ability to travel both domestically and internationally is essential in this role.

This is a fast paced and energetic environment, in a dedicated team supporting New Zealand's elite athletes. So, if you are someone with a passion for sport and delivering excellent service, then this is definitely the next role for you.

To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to Gina Damiano:gina.damiano@hpsnz.org.nz

Applications close 5pm Monday 25th March.

Functions of High Performance Sport NZ

Our vision is to have more New Zealanders winning on the world stage. To achieve this, we will focus on the following key strategic drivers.

  • People
    • Retain, develop and attract people who can provide sustained world leading support to enhance NSO, coach and athlete performance
    • Excellence in governance and leadership
  • High Performance Environment
    • Promote a culture of high performance excellence through our people, resources and facilities
  • Planning & Monitoring
    • Use world leading needs analysis, planning, monitoring and assessment practices to enhance performance
  • Immersion
    • Allocate time in sports to understand the best way to deliver what it takes to achieve performance goals
  • Innovation
    • Proactively develop and apply world leading innovations aligned to strategic priorities to enhance our competitive advantage
  • Intelligence
    • Capture, share and leverage knowledge and world leading best practice across the HP system

Performance Psychologist
Job Purpose

  • To have positive impact with national sports, their coaches and world class athletes to perform at the highest level
  • To provide psychological advice and support for NSO programmes based in the Waikato region
  • The role will work as part of a national performance team to collaborate and share knowledge and best practice, and add significant value to the national high performance network
  • To support the psychological well being and development of individuals both in and outside of their sport.

Functions of the role

  • Manage, develop and deliver psychological support to athletes to enhance performance and well being in a variety of national sports programmes
  • Positively impact on athlete performance, measured by perceptions of coaches, athletes and the achievement of performance focused goals, as identified early in the planning process
  • Support athletes at major camps and competitions as necessary
  • Develop innovative and evidence-based performance strategies, including development, implementation and monitoring of effective practice
  • Provide support to other areas of performance enhancement teams through the implementation of psychological strategies consistent with a systems approach.
  • Work within the professional code of ethics of the New Zealand Psychologists€™ Board
  • Build and maintain good relationships with key coaches, Performance enhancement staff and athletes
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested
  • Co-ordinate and/or lead the psychological support for several sport specific high performance programmes 
    • Ensure the delivery of psychological support effectively meets the sport€™s commitments to athletes, coaches and performance enhancement staff
    • Maintain a comprehensive, database of work conducted with athletes and coaches and appropriate reporting
    • Attend, contribute to and provide regular reports at appropriate meetings  associated with each sport€™s programme to key stakeholders
    • Actively participate in the evaluation of psychological support
    • Develop good relationships with key high performance staff and other relevant performance enhancement team members
    • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested
  • Lead and/or assist in projects or applied psychology research across New Zealand€™s High Performance network
    • Work closely with key HPSNZ psychologists to develop innovative tools or initiate and implement research studies to support the delivery of performance psychology

Experience
Essential

  • At least 5 years working within a high performance sport environment
  • Working effectively with elite coaches for a sustained time period
  • A verifiable record of integrating and working effectively with other performance enhancement team members
  • Proven record in the provision of psychology or mental skills support to athletes and coaches to improve performance
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse a range of psychological needs in order to develop, implement and evaluate aspects of high level performance programmes for individual athletes
  • Experience of, and ability to, modify psychology or mental skills programmes accordingly to the results of performance or assessment data, in conjunction with coaches and other support staff
  • Experience of working with and supporting a campaign or team at a major international competition (e.g. Olympic or Paralympic Games, World Senior or Junior Championships or Commonwealth Games)

Desirable

  • Involved in successful campaigns resulting in €˜medals€™ or World Champions
  • Experience of developing and implementing innovative ideas and putting them into practice
  • Experience of strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of performance psychology or mental skills services to elite athletes
  • Experience of dealing with national high performance programmes within national sport organisations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills that can motivate behaviour change to have positive impact on performance
  • A proven track record in academic or applied research in the field of sport or performance psychology

Knowledge
Essential

  • An understanding of the needs of elite athletes and coaches in a high performance environment
  • A thorough understanding of the various sports science and medicine disciplines
  • An understanding of critically appraising scientific methodology and data
  • An understanding of the principles and concepts of performance enhancement skills
  • An understanding of concepts and intervention techniques/tools in psychology
  • An understanding of the needs of elite athletes and coaches in a high performance environment

Desirable

  • An understanding of the principles of effective performance coaching
  • An in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of the science that supports performance enhancement psychology

Qualifications
Essential

  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • A related qualification at a higher degree level eg. Discipline relevant to the management and personal development of high performing individuals, counselling, psychology, sport coaching or management

Desirable

  • PhD in Sports Psychology or related area
  • A registered psychologist (or equivalent) or meets the requirements of registration as a Psychologist under the HPCA Act (2003)

Applied Statistics Visiting Professor position at Willamette University, Salem, OR

Position Summary: Willamette University seeks to hire for a position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level that jointly emphasizes applied statistics and a disciplinary specialty within its undergraduate College of Liberal Arts. The home department will be determined by the specialty of the successful candidate; likely departments include Biology, Economics, Exercise Science, Mathematics, Politics, Psychology, and Sociology.

The position, renewable for up to 3 years, carries an annual 6-course teaching assignment in the form of a) at least two sections per year of a general, introductory statistics offering, b) other courses to be determined based on the needs of the College and the expertise of the person hired, and c) a one-course-equivalent assignment to the Quantitative Analysis & Design Center (QUAD) to serve as a staff training mentor and consultant for thesis projects, student/faculty collaborative research, and other specialty needs of the center.

Academic specialty is open; preferred qualifications include a breadth of statistical training that allows the candidate to serve as a consultant to advanced undergraduates and faculty across a range of disciplines, research projects, study designs, and data types.

This position is eligible for medical and dental benefits, and elective salary deferral into the university retirement plan.

For candidates who might find our Exercise Science department to be their home department, expertise in applied statistics in the following areas would be a particularly good fit: clinical research, human subjects research, epidemiology, sports psychology/sociology, biostatistics. Please forward this post to your colleagues who might be interested in this position.

For additional details, eligibility information, and application requirements, please see this website:https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/685

Application deadline: Review of applications begins March 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions, please contact James Friedrich, QUAD Center Director, at jfriedri@willamette.edu

If you need assistance with the application process, please contact Linda Flamenco,lflamenc@willamette.edu or 503.370.6210.

Sports Psychology Positions Announcement

Responsibilities
Sports Psychology is an interdisciplinary field spanning kinesiology, psychology, and motor learning and control. The contractor SP shall train SOF (Special Operations Forces) personnel to develop and use the psychological skills necessary to perform optimally in training and operations, realize their potential, and increase their overall physical and emotional well-being. The contractor SP shall perform the following responsibilities:

o Teaches SOF personnel specific mental, behavioral, psychosocial, perceptual, and emotional control skills and strategies to improve performance during training and operational evolutions.

o Advises the HPP Manager and SMO in matters relating to mental performance, exercise and sports psychology.

o Provides psychological advice to SOF personnel based on evidence-based peer-reviewed literature.

o Provides information about psychological factors in sports, exercise, and physical activity to individuals and groups.

o Assists the HPP Staff with goal-setting, performance profiling, visualization, and performance planning.

o Participates in periodic meetings to review human performance training provided to patients and identifies opportunities for improvement.

o Collaborates throughout the HPP to enhance the quality and effectiveness of mental and human performance development and expertise delivered.

o Conducts periodic literature reviews to ensure the HPP stays current with the provision of care.

o Supports research conducted under supervision of the HPP Manager.

o Provides input for the development and utilization of relevant databases.

o Participates in peer (record) reviews for the HPP staff (quarterly for non-privileged healthcare providers).

o Collects and reports workload data as requested by the HPP manager.

o Assists the HPP manager in developing and maintaining practice guidelines to ensure consistency of care across all HPP facilities.

o Develops and promulgates training opportunities for the HPP Staff to enhance career development, potential for advancement and to further professional expertise.

Qualifications
Doctoral degree in Human Performance or Kinesiology, or Exercise and Sport Sciences with a specialization in Sport Psychology.
* Masters level applications will only be considered if there is significant experience in elite sport or (SOF) military settings. *

Minimum of 5 years of experience in sports psychology and demonstrated experience working with elite athletes.

Certification as a Certified Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is desirable.

Be capable of meeting physical demands of training with SOF including the ability to hike over rough terrain and function in austere environments to observe SOF training evolutions and the ability to assist with strength and conditioning testing and training protocols, and lift and manipulate loads or weights up to 20 kilograms.

Application materials:

o Personal statement
o Curriculum Vitae
o DVD/Video of presenting (highly desirable but not required)
o List of referees to be contacted

Applications to be sent to the attention of:

Angus Mugford PhD, CC-AASP
IMG Academy
5500 34th St W
Bradenton, FL 34210
angus.mugford@imgworld.com
P: (941) 752-2437

Position Title: Mental Skills Specialist, USTA Player Development, Incorporated

Location: Boca Raton, FL USTA Training Center Headquarters

Purpose: Provide mental skills training and education to elite athletes, coaches, and parents as a member of USTA Player Development Team.

Major Duties:
Initiate and maintain strong working relationships with athletes and coaches and provide mental and life skills training and education to identified players. Develop effective performance enhancement programs for athletes and coaches. 
Provide program development for coaches, players and parents (individual consultations, group seminars) in response to requests from Player Development Staff.
Actively participate in the USTAPD Team: Collaborate and develop ideas for cutting edge programming, co-produce educational materials, engage in team problem solving, assist in prioritized and appropriate expansion of service, and generate ideas for enhanced service to all PD related activities including National Training Centers and level 1 RTC programs.
Develop and disseminate educational materials for identified USTA Coaching Constituents. Coordinate educational material development and dissemination.
Maintain a leadership position in the field of performance enhancement through formal roles, research, presentations, and publications.
Assist in the development and dissemination of USTA and USTAPD€™s Safe Sport Initiative.
PLEASE NOTE: SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDED FROM JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ARECLINICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. in psychology or related area and 5+ years experience working at the elite sport level (at least 2 years Olympic or professional sport).
Association for Applied Sport Psychology certification and USOC Mental Training Registry membership highly desired
Experience traveling and working on the road, at practice, and at competitions with athletes and coaches
Expertise in mental training skills and life skills training for athletes and coaches
Broad understanding of the psychological, physiological, nutritional, and training principles of athletic performance
History of professional activity including conference presentations and publications in journals and peer reviewed publications
Demonstrated ability to design and conduct a research project and present results in a peer review forum
Excellent communication, relationship-building, leadership, writing, and public speaking skills
Please click here to apply for this position.

Assistant Professor in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Department of Kinesiology,
College of Communication and Education


The Position: The Department of Kinesiology is searching for a tenure track Assistant professor to start August, 2013. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.�Position is contingent on funding. As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's Strategic Priorities-http://www.csuchico.edu/vpaa/wasc/StrategicPrior/.

Minimum Qualifications: The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in the psychosocial/behavioral sciences (Sport/Exercise Psychology) of Kinesiology or closely related area. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, the doctorate must be completed by August, 2013. Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology/sociological aspects of Kinesiology. Evidence of research and/or publication commensurate with academic experience. Knowledge and application of instructional technology.
Candidates are subject to a criminal records check.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of or potential for successful teaching in Sport Psychology/Sociology, Coaching Psychology, and Coaching Education.�Experience or ability to teach sport psychology/sociology classes and experience or interest in teaching coaching education courses. Evidence of a current scholarly agenda. Experience in or potential for applying scholarly interests to practical settings.  Participation in relevant professional organizations.�Ability to teach a writing-proficiency course. Certified consultant status by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP) or candidates with potential to achieve CC-AASP (or international equivalent) is preferred. Ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Experience or interest in acquiring and administering grants.

Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialization including writing proficiency courses, scholarship leading to publications and presentations�and service including advising graduate students and serving on masters committees, engaging in faculty governance and serving on department/university committees. Additional responsibilities include working cooperatively with faculty and contributing to the goals of the department/university. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The Department: The Department of Kinesiology seeks to be a national leader in communicating and creating knowledge about physical activity to enhance the quality of life for all. We are a learning community of 12 full-time faculty, numerous part-time faculty, and over 700 major students. Department faculty hold national and international leadership positions and are known for excellence in teaching and applied research as well as professional service. Department website: http://www.csuchico.edu/kine/ College website: http://www.csuchico.edu/cme/

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply: All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at http://www.csuchico.edu/faaf/facultyrecruit/facultyapplication.docx
to be submitted with letter of interest, curriculum vitae or resume, complete set of transcripts, three letters of recommendation (and names, phone numbers and addresses of three additional references) sent electronically as a pdf to KINE@csuchico.edu. Please reference the job position in the subject:

Other contact information:
Dr. Traci Ciapponi, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Chico, 400 W. First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0330
Phone: 530-898-5429, tciapponi@csuchic.edu

An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico
can be obtained by contacting the Chico State University Police Department (530-898-5555)
or by accessing the following website: www.csuchico.edu/up/clery_report.shtml

For disability related accommodations please call ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-6771.

CSU, Chico is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and also only employs individuals authorized to work in the U.S.

http://www.csuchico.edu/kine/vacancyann2012.pdf

 

Mental Conditioning Coach Position Announcement

The Evert Tennis Academy (ETA) in Boca Raton, Florida, in conjunction with IMG Academies would like to announce a full-time mental conditioning position starting December 12th, 2012.

The mental conditioning coach is responsible to perform the following duties:

  • Develop and implement mental conditioning programs for full and short-time students
  • Facilitate sport psychology assessments
  • Monitor overall athlete balance with sport, education, nutrition, fitness and socially
  • Video-analysis for critiquing and teaching applied interventions
  • Apply intervention work in the sporting environment
  • Coordinate with physical, nutritional, and educational professionals
  • Facilitate athlete, parent and staff education programs
  • Biofeedback monitoring and assessments
  • Maintain relationships with clients traveling outside the academy
  • Dictate appropriate interaction and daily activities with individuals and groups
  • Oversee and direct mental conditioning intern program
  • Assist in student-athlete college placement
  • Mental conditioning managerial duties
  • Direct and assist with crisis situations
  • Market services to potential clients
  • Generate revenue through the sales of mental conditioning packages
  • Interact with athletes, coaches , parents and sport affiliations

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Masters level education specializing in Sport Psychology
  • Applied consulting experience
  • Knowledge of research in the field of sport and counseling psychology
  • Excellent communication, listening and writing skills
  • High level computer experience
  • Knowledge of sport and sport psychology terminology
  • Athletic and coaching experience preferred
  • Applicants proficient in Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin encouraged to apply

Application procedure:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/Vitae, including three professional references
  • Sample of video/audio recording of individual or group consulting is encouraged, not required

Please send materials no later than November 12th, 5pm EST by email or mail:�

  • Will Lenzner
    Evert Tennis Academy MC
    10334 Diego Drive South
    Boca Raton, FL 33428

Please contact Will Lenzner or Andrew Felsenthal with further questions:

Will Lenzner
William.Lenzner@imgworld.com 
561 - 869 - 3439

Andrew Felsenthal
Andrew.Felsenthal@imgworld.com 
561 - 869 - 3405

College of Health & Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington

School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
Program Coordinator PED 101 (Physical Activity and Wellness)

Vacancy # 13F032
Position # 3042

The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) seeks a visionary leader to coordinate the universitys PED 101 (Physical Activity & Wellness) program beginning fall 2013. This position is an open rank, nine-month position, with additional summer appointment as needed to coordinate the PED 101 program. Appointment as a non-tenure-track Lecturer, versus a tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, is dependent on qualifications. For a description of UNCWs PED 101 program, go to: http://uncw.edu/shahs/ped101.html. 

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be responsible for: 
Teaching courses in wellness and at least one other discipline in the School
Communication with campus constituents
Assessment of student needs and course outcomes
Recruitment and evaluation of part-time activity instructors
Development and implementation of technological support 
Providing service to the university and local communities
Development of a nationally prominent line of research on college student wellbeing or closely-related area

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess the following qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Health, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation or closely-related field with 18 hours of graduate coursework closely related to the content of PED 101 (ABD will be considered but contract continuance is contingent upon completion of terminal degree)
Demonstrated potential to develop a successful research program and grant activity on college student wellbeing or closely related area
Evidence of successful or potential for successful college teaching experience in the multidimensional aspect of wellness, behavior change strategies, and/or physical activity program planning, and in at least one other academic discipline within the School
Evidence of successful technology integration in course delivery including Blackboard course management system
Evidence of successful experience leading workshops focusing on teaching effectiveness in physical activity settings
Demonstrated knowledge of assessment of student needs, course outcomes, and teaching effectiveness in physical activity settings
Strong communication, leadership, and management skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide array of campus and local community constituents

Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that applicants possess the following qualifications:
Previous successful experience in academic leadership positions 
Certification through nationally prominent organization such as National Wellness Institute, Wellness Council of America, American College of Sports Medicine, or State Department of Instruction
Experience working diverse populations
Successful research program and grant activity

UNCW is one of 17 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system with an enrollment of over 13,000. It offers over 70 undergraduate, 31 masters, and two doctoral degree programs. At UNCW, passionate and engaged teaching, learning and research are valued. UNCW, the states coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. UNCW is unique in its dedication to combining a commitment to excellence in teaching with research opportunities for student involvement. Located in the port city of Wilmington, the university is situated between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.

To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application that describes academic qualifications, a curriculum vitae detailing teaching, research, service, and leadership experience in health-related programs, a philosophy about required wellness as part of a general education curriculum, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Chair, Search Committee for the Lecturer PED 101, College of Health and Human Services, and attached to the online application - not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Jennifer Coombs at (910) 962-3196. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 20th, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. More information about the institution is available through http://www.uncw.edu/.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Humboldt State University

Vacancy Announcement
Faculty Tenure-Track Position Starting August 2013
Sport and Exercise Psychology
JOB #7549

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the State.

Description: Humboldt State University's Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration invites applications for one full-time tenure-track position in Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Rank, Salary and Benefits: We seek to fill this position at the Assistant Professor Level. Rank and salary are dependent upon the appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Structure is available at: http://www.humboldt.edu/aps/docs/Salary-Schedule.xls. 

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package. Information about benefits plans can be found at: http://www.calstate.edu/Benefits/Summaries/2007_Faculty-Unit%203.pdf.

Professional Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent in Sport and Exercise Psychology or related field from an accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:

Ability to teach psychology of sport and exercise, sport sociology, as well as other kinesiology undergraduate and graduate-level courses that may include, but are not limited to: motor development, motor learning, introductory and capstone courses, research methods, and statistics.
Potential for or record of research, scholarly and/or creative activity involving students whenever possible; 
Ability and/or interest in using a variety of teaching methodologies to achieve student success amongst diverse students;
Ability and/or interest in preparing individuals to function in a culturally and ethnically diverse society;
Commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds;
Ability to establish a vigorous research program;
Ability to engage in departmental and university service;
Ability to secure external funding to support research and program development; and
Ability to establish partnerships with campus and community entities.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) is required at time of hire.

Professional Duties: Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sport and exercise psychology, sport sociology, and other courses in kinesiology. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

General Information: The Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration is a learning community of 8 full-time faculty, numerous part-time faculty and over 500 major students. We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology which includes three options: pre-physical therapy, exercise science, and teaching/coaching. A Master of Science degree in Kinesiology is also offered and approximately 10 to 12 Teaching Associate positions are awarded to graduate students annually. Two designated labs, the Biomechanics and Human Performance labs, provide outstanding teaching and research opportunities. The Department has a strong community engagement component with students involved in teaching physical education in k-12 schools, serving as interns in corporate fitness and health and wellness programs, providing concussion testing services, and assisting in physical therapy clinics. Additional information about the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/kra/index.html.

Application: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials:

Letter of application;
Curriculum vita;
Application for Academic Employment: http://apptrkr.com/286160 ;
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review);
Statement of teaching and research interests;
Names and contact information of three professional references; and
Sample of unpublished or published research.

Submission should be sent in a single PDF document, in the order listed above to:

KRAsearch7549@humboldt.edu

In the letter of application, please refer to Job #7549.

Please direct any questions pertaining to this position, our department, or Humboldt State University to:

Tina Manos, Search Committee Chair
Kinesiology and Recreation Administration
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521-8299
Phone (707) 826-5962
Tina.Manos@humboldt.edu

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than December 13, 2012. Early response is encouraged. 

Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. Finalists for this position are required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department. Results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate€™s appointment. The cost of fingerprinting is borne by the university.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX/ADA employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans and people with disabilities. Humboldt State University employs only individuals authorized to work in the United States.


WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, DIVISION OF KINESIOLOGY, HEALTH, AND SPORT STUDIES

Position Announcement for Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in:
Physical Activity and Cognition or Disease Prevention

Rank: Open

The Wayne State University Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies seeks a tenure track faculty in the area of Physical Activity and Cognition or Disease Prevention. Areas of specialization may include physical activity as it relates to: epidemiology, health promotion, neuro-cognition, methodology, hypokinetic disease prevention, or obesity prevention. Wayne State University is a R1 institution committed to the production of knowledge and the education of over 32,000 students in the Detroit Metropolitan area. The Division of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Studies offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees in Physical Education Pedagogy, Exercise and Sport Science, Sports Administration, and School and Community Health Education. This position offers excellent mentoring, collaborative opportunities, and research support. 

Required Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in a field related to physical activity and epidemiology, health promotion, neuro-cognition, methodology, hypokinetic disease prevention, or obesity prevention
-Clear evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with a Carnegie 1 research-intensive university
-Clear evidence of the capacity to secure external funding
-Teach interdisciplinary undergraduate and/or graduate courses in area of specialization

Preferred Qualifications:
-Established and successful scholar preferred, but not required
-University teaching experience
-Willingness to develop collaborative, multi-disciplinary research initiatives
-Post doctoral experience preferred, but not required

Responsibilities:
- Publish scholarly work in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals
- Seek external funding 
- Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses
- Mentor graduate students
- Provide service to the University, College, Division and profession

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the search chair with any additional questions that might assist them in determining if they are suitable candidates: Dr. Jeffrey Martin, Search Chair, at 313-577-1381 or aa3975@wayne.edu

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