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Job Opportunities

 

360 ASSESSMENT Psychologist

Job Title/Announcement Number: Clinical Psychologist / SWDM156531651438893R
or NCMD155352261447185D
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Recruiting Command
Salary Range: $83,468.00 to $108,507.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GS-0180-13
Position: Full Time - Permanent.
The position will be available until July 29, 2015.

Description:

We are looking for a Psychologist to take charge of an exciting leadership development program, employing tailored 360 degree assessment technology. The focus of this mature program is performance enhancement and leadership to support the command that recruits for the US Army. The psychologist will primarily be responsible for creating individualized feedback and development produces for the assessed leaders, then providing the feedback. This psychologist will be responsible for not only the continued evolution
of the program but also training other psychologists. There are some minimal clinical responsibilities, primarily covering for some of the more clinically focused team members. The ideal candidate would have experience in leader development, performance psychology as well as some clinical background. The position requires obtaining clinical psychology privilege on the instillation's medical treatment facility, so APA approved doctoral program and internship is highly recommended. The primary location will be
Ft. Knox, KY however regular travel will be expected to support field training.


ADAPTIVE LEADER Psychologist

Job Title/Announcement Number: Clinical Psychologist / SWDM155352261438873R2
or NCMD156531651447109D

Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Recruiting Command
Salary Range: $83,468.00 to $108,507.00 / Per Year
Series & Grade: GS-0180-13
Position: Full Time - Permanent.
The position will be available until July 29, 2015.

Description:

We are looking for a Supervisory Psychologist to take charge of an exciting performance and leadership development program. The focus of this mature
program is performance enhancement and leadership to support the command that recruits for the US Army. The psychologist will also primarily be responsible for the training and evaluation of a team of performance coaches and oversee the teaching of courses in Army leadership principles. There is some clinical responsibility with routine interpretation of psychometric instruments. The ideal candidate would have experience in performance psychology as well as some clinical background. The position requires obtaining clinical psychology privilege on the instillation's medical treatment facility, so APA approved doctoral program and internship is highly recommended. Although the primary location will be Ft. Knox, KY, some travel will be expected to support field training.

Addition & Recovery Consultant for the Baseball Assistance Team

Position: Addition & Recovery Consultant

Department: Baseball Assistance Team

Company: Office of Commissioner

Job Location: New York, NY

MAJOR PURPOSE: Provide support to the Baseball Assistance Team (BAT) office regarding recipients or potential recipients who need guidance pertaining to drugs/alcohol, suicide prevention and psychological/emotional illness and stress.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintenance and management of a toll-free crisis hotline, staffed seven days a week, 24 hours a day
  • Investigation, outreach, intervention, assessment and/or evaluation of all BAT referrals. Preparation and submission of recommendations to BAT regarding care and treatment of BAT referrals
  • Monitor all BAT referrals who are receiving professional help. Submit monthly status/progress reports as requested by BAT
  • Maintain a national network of specialized professionals
  • Serve as a liaison between BAT and all referrals, and between BAT and all BAT-approved professionals

SECONDARY RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Advise recipients or potential recipients of the benefits and tactics of negotiating down outstanding medical bills
  • Attend BAT Spring Training meetings to educate the current MLB players on BAT's Addiction Recovery program
  • Performs related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in psychology or addition and prior experience working as an addiction counselor, licensed therapist, or EAP advisor or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Addiction Counselor Certification
  • Suicide Prevention/Crisis Intervention Certification
  • EAP Certification
  • Working knowledge and experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Glasser's Reality Therapy, PsychoEmot Therapy & Confrontational Therapy
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of athletes thinking and personality traits
  • Knowledge of motivational interviewing and its application
  • Knowledge of 12-step Recovery Programs and their texts
  • Knowledge of drug-testing programs, various drug panels, and interpretation or results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

GENERAL INFORMATION: For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: John Quinones, Vice President of Recruitment at john.quinones@mlb.com. Please include 'Addiction & Recovery Consultant' in the subject field of the email.

Associate Sports Psychologist at the University of Virgina

Position: Associate Sports Psychologist

Job Number: 0616377

Department: Department of Athletics

Job Location: Charlottesville, Virginia

Position: The position will be available until filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Sport Psychologist. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-five sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 650 student-athletes.

Under the direction of the Sport Psychologist, the Associate Sport Psychologist is responsible for providing psychological counsel and support for student-athletes to enhance their participation and performance in various assigned sport programs by:

  1. Teaching psychological principles and strategies that are necessary to achieve optimal mental health; 
  2. Enhancing mental skills and strategies to consistently improve sports performance; and 
  3. Increasing the understanding of how participating in sports affects the psychological development, health, and overall well-being of student-athletes.

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in providing human performance services within the Athletic Department that will enhance the personal, interpersonal, academic, and athletic success of student-athletes; 
  • Conducting individual assessment and diagnostics, while concurrently providing individual psychological counseling, therapy, and ongoing treatment that is consistent with the level of care associated with being a successful full-time student-athlete at a Division I institution; 
  • Assisting with providing alcohol and substance abuse assessment, treatment, follow-up, and/or referral to university or community resources in the spirit of and in compliance with the Athletic Department Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy; 
  • Assisting with providing eating disorder assessment, treatment, follow-up, and/or referral to University or community resources as clinically indicated; 
  • Assisting and/or providing appropriate psychological service and support to crisis situations involving student-athletes; 
  • Assisting in expanding departmental knowledge and understanding of human development and behavior as it relates to sports participation and its effect on mental health; 
  • Counseling and teaching student-athletes the skills and strategies that result in consistently high levels of athletic, academic, personal, and interpersonal performance at a Division I institution;
  • Assisting the Sports Psychologist in serving as a liaison between the departmental sport psychology office and the departmental academic affairs special learning needs staff, departmental medical staff, and the neuropsychology assessment lab regarding learning disability, ADD, ADHD, and concussion assessments, as well as appropriate psychological response plans associated with each issue; 
  • Supervising graduate psychology students providing practicum services to student-athletes; 
  • Working in collaboration with coaches, sports medicine (MDs and ATCs), strength & conditioning coaches, academic staff, nutrition staff, compliance staff, and various internal/external constituencies; 
  • Recording and maintaining psychological records for diagnosis and treatment in a secure manner and in accordance with departmental, university, state, and federal guidelines; 
  • And additional duties as deemed necessary by the Sport Psychologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D. in Psychology, or Psy.D., or Ed.D.); 
  • At least two years of experience with Division I student-athletes or athletes with comparable or higher competitive levels.

Experience includes, but is not limited to: clinical, counseling, career planning, crisis intervention, transitional, substance abuse, gender issues, eating disorders, relationship issues, injury recovery, and sport performance. At least two years of practicing in the field of Psychology and current active license as a psychologist in the United States.

If not currently licensed in Virginia, must obtain a Virginia psychologist license within one year of employment. Must maintain a current psychology license in Virginia by completing the annual requirements of continuing education units (CEU's).

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Clinical experience with eating disorders and substance abuse in a student-athlete population. 
  • Consultation experience within a University athletics department. 
  • Doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). 
  • Pre-doctoral internship accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The position will remain open to applications until filled. To apply, create an application at:  by searching under Posting Number 0616377. In addition, please attach a cover letter, CV/Resume, and contact information for three professional references.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Head of Mental Conditioning at IMG Academy

Position: Head of Mental Conditioning

Job ID Number: 2015-2134

Department: Athletics

Job Location:US-FL-Bradenton

Position Availability: The position will be available until filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Strategy

  • Grow the Academy's MC department and various department programs
  • Lead the IMGA's MC strategy and innovation and identify new opportunities to leverage intellectual property on and off campus for the benefit of the Academy
  • Build the reputation of IMG Academy as a leader in the field of human performance training and especially MC

Management

  • Identify, hire, train and mentor MC and vision staff
  • Drive collaboration within MC and across APD and create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage revenue streams and reporting for MC department
  • Educate coaches and student-athletes on the value of MC to performance.
  • Act as referral point for sports (through MC staff or directly with sport representatives), taking a lead to communicate with psychological service providers on students of concern. This includes attending meetings and making referrals, and serving as liaison to the IMG Academy School, LRC, health services, student services, residential life, APD and sport representatives.
  • Deliver MC services
  • Take a lead role in the development and delivery of leadership curriculum (including Wooden principles), especially to external customers
  • Participate in the development and delivery of presentations (videos, etc.) promoting the Academy's MC programs, consulting services, other APD programs, and other Academy programs campus-wide
  • Oversee the MC internship program
  • Deliver 1:1 and group sessions for full-time student-athletes, summer athletes, adults and professional athletes
  • Lead the development of MC curriculum
  • Lead the MC in knowledge management including capturing best practices, research and publications

Key Results Areas

  • Create a team environment to ensure best practices of MC
  • Ensure MC services at IMG Academy are based upon evidence-based practice, and based upon the most up-to-date research/practices in the field
  • Able to mentor and inspire other IMG Academy personnel
  • Able to troubleshoot situations and deal with any unique situations that may arise
  • Work in partnership with other APD departments and lead education
  • Have the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of clients ranging from children to elite and professional athletes across a range of sports, and from different countries and cultures
  • Ability to tailor message accordingly to broad client base
  • Ability to manage strong personalities and influence accordingly
  • Proactive personality who is a champion for MC on and off IMG Academy campus
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 3+ years of experience working in roles of similar responsibility
  • Knowledge of legislation in Florida in relation to MC services and advice
  • Understanding of latest research in the field of MC
  • Ability to deliver current knowledge in realistic and practical terms
  • Perceived credibility as a subject matter expert in the field of MC
  • Ability to bring operational excellence while focusing on student-athlete welfare and maintaining a dynamic work environment
  • Ability and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced organization

Preferred Skills

  • 5+ years of experience working in roles of similar responsibility
  • Certified Consultant - AASP accreditation (or an equivalent accreditation from a nationally recognized body eg. British Psychological Society, BASES, Australian Psychological Society)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or weights in excess of 40 pounds
  • Ability to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required
  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications have begun and will continue until position is filled.
Complete an online application at https://academy-img.icims.com/jobs/2134/head-of-mental-conditioning/login.

GENERAL INFORMATION: IMG Academy is the world-leading provider of integrated academic, athletic and personal development training programs. IMG Academy's expert instruction, proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities and outstanding academic programs provide a challenging and motivating learning environment. This environment brings together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, providing the ultimate foundation for future success.

IMG Academy offers baseball, basketball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track and field programs - all supported by the multi-faceted training disciplines of our Athletic and Personal Development program. IMG Academy also offers a fully accredited Pre-K – 12 school, including Post-Graduate offerings, providing both a supportive and challenging environment that brings out the best in our student-athletes. Since 2009, nearly 60% of our graduates have committed to Division I universities, including elite academic institutions such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford and Duke. EEO/AA

IMG Performance develops sports performance research, products and services that have grown out of IMG Academy, including:

  • Athletic & Personal Development Services
  • Owning, hosting, managing and/or sanctioning of 100 national and international amateur sport competitions
  • Labs and Research Collaboration
  • Digital Products and Solutions

IMG Academy's 500-acre Bradenton campus is located minutes from vibrant Sarasota and about an hour from the greater Tampa Bay area. Our location is nearby airports in Sarasota (15 minutes) and Tampa (1 hour), offering convenient access to our campus. IMG Academy is close to several of Florida's top attractions, including Siesta Key, Busch Gardens, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. Our location allows our athletes to train in an area that averages 260 days of sunshine per year and an average annualized temperature over 72 degrees.

Licensed Psychologist with training in Sport Psychology and Eating Disorders

Position: Psychologist with training in Sport Psychology and Eating Disorders

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Amplifying Performance Consulting, LLC is looking for a licensed doctoral level Psychologist with training in Sport Psychology and Eating Disorders (if you don't have both, please don't apply). This is a ten hour/week private practice position. The clinician is paid as an independent contractor. No insurance affiliations preferred. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send resume and cover letter to: Sharon Chirban, Ph.D. at sharon@amplifyingperformance.com.

GENERAL INFORMATION: APC focuses on athletes with injuries, athletes with disordered eating/eating disorders, and clinical eating disorders. Offices in Boston and Carlisle, MA. Clinician will provide individual counseling to patients with eating disorder, athletes for performance issues, injury and rehabilitation issues. Other referrals representing general psychological issues also possible.

Visitng Assistant Professor, Psychology  - Loretto, PA

Position: Visitng Assistant Professor, Psychology

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Saint Francis University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Psychology department starting Fall 2015. 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, health psychology, and upper-level special topic courses.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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.Qualifications include a Ph.D in Psychology (qualified ABD's will be considered).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin May 20, 2015 and continue until position is filled.
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.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment. SFU Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including an interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, and interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, and the newly revised SFU general education program. SFU is a Division I University. 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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Kinesology, Online EdD Program (2 positions available)-The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Position: Applications are invited for two 9‐month, tenure‐track positions in Kinesiology at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor.
Department: Kinesiology
Position Numbers: 999399 and 999408

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking 2 innovative scholars in Kinesiology with interest and experience in graduate education to take major roles in our online professional EdD program in Kinesiology. The EdD program is a cohortbased, interdisciplinary professional degree program in which students move through the program together in learning communities to complete their coursework and dissertation in 4 years http://kin.wp.uncg.edu/edd/. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising and supervision of dissertations in the EdD program, maintaining an active line of research, and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities. The successful candidates are also expected to play a leading role in developing and maintaining community within the EdD program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field,
  2. Broad knowledge of Kinesiology and its sub‐disciplines,
  3. Active line of scholarship that complements the EdD program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in graduate teaching and thesis/dissertation supervision. Interest or experience with a broad range of scholarly methodologies relevant for applied/action‐oriented scholarship. Experience with online pedagogy and digital literacy/technologies. Experience with program evaluation and evidence‐based pedagogical practices.

START DATE: January 2016 (preferred)

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Department has 23 full‐time faculty and is one of ten departments or programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/) at UNCG. The faculty has a strong commitment to curriculum and scholarly diversity, and a particular interest in increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under‐represented groups. The department has a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and ranked 15th overall in the most recent (2010) national ranking of doctoral programs in kinesiology. The department (http://www.uncg.edu/kin) offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., and Ph.D. degrees, as well as the online EdD. The on‐line EdD in Kinesiology is the first of its kind in the country, and is supported by the Division of Continual Learning whose expertise in educational technology helps faculty develop and students experience the very best in online education http://dcl.uncg.edu/.

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of more than 18,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~270,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their familyand military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin Sept. 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include:

  1. A detailed letter of qualifications
  2. Current curriculum vitae,
  3. List of four references including name, position/relationship to applicant, address, e‐mail address, and phone number.

Candidates are notified before references are contacted. Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. William Karper, (wbkarper@uncg.edu), search committee chair.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

School Counselor at Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, Minnesota

Job Title: School Counselor

Shattuck-St. Mary's School, an Independent College Preparatory Boarding/Day School (grades 6-Postgraduate) in Faribault, Minnesota, is seeking a School Counselor. Reporting directly to the Director of Health Services, the school counselor will be part of a two member counseling team. This is a 10-month position.

To fulfill these responsibilities the School Counselor:

  • Assumes responsibility for coordinating, planning and implementing personal/social counseling for students assigned by the Director of Counseling
  • Maintains confidential student records related to counseling cases
  • Consults with parents, school faculty and school administration to identify and refer students that may benefit from counseling services
  • Participates in school meetings designated to address student concerns
  • Consults and communicates with appropriate school personnel and outside mental health providers regarding students that may be experiencing social or emotional difficulties
  • Provides referrals to students and families regarding mental health and other counseling services available outside of school when a need is indicated or requested
  • On-call counseling responsibilities on evenings and weekends
  • Provides alcohol, drug and tobacco screening and education to students
  • Develops and implements faculty professional development related to mental health and/or other topics
  • Assesses student mental health functioning in emergency situations
  • Provides sports/performance counseling to individuals and groups

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or School Counseling 
  • Specialized training or experience in Performance/Sports Psychology preferred 
  • Minimum of 5 years' of relevant experience 
  • Familiarity with independent, boarding school preferred 
  • Appropriate background checks are required

TO APPLY:
Email resume and cover letter to: Linda Laughlin, Human Resources Director, hr@s-sm.org. Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m., April 17, 2015 or until position is filled.

Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for Student-Athletes with University of Wisconsin

Job Title: Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for Student-Athletes

Major Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Associate Athletic Director-Student Services, the Director of Clinical and Sport Psychology for students-athletes will oversee the delivery of clinical and sport psychology services provided to student-athletes. The incumbent will provide psychological services (evaluation, treatment and education) to student-athletes and counseling, consultation, and educational outreach services to student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, academic, student development and other athletics staff in a collaborative effort to enhance the personal, academic, and athletic success of the University of Wisconsin - Madison student-athletes. Additionally, the position is responsible for the development and implementation of philosophies, policies, and procedures of counseling and sport psychology service operations for student-athletes

Specific Responsibilities:
Specific Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Recommending, arranging, and managing referrals to other treatment providers to ensure comprehensive and coordinated care; Working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary athletic department team (athletic administration, coaches, team physicians, athletic trainers, strength/conditioning, academics, compliance, dietitians, and student athlete development) dedicated to creating a healthy intercollegiate and personal environment for the student-athlete; Developing a mental health policy and procedure manual, Demonstrating intervention competency in: substance abuse, eating disorders, grief, depression, loss and suicidal ideation, sexual identity, family crisis, issues related to transition to and from college, and "burnout"; Responding to and facilitating interventions in emergency and crisis situations; Providing services across all 23 sports within the department; Creating and providing individual and team strategies in enhancing sport performance; Conducting team and group outreach, as requested by coaching staffs or administration ; Developing and disseminating educational materials to coaches, student-athletes, and teams; Participating in New Student Orientation, Life skills Academy and Career transition courses by introducing sport psychology and how to access these services; Networking with and utilizing other mental health providers/services on and off-campus as needed; Providing services in a manner that is compliant with the rules and regulations of the University, the Big 10 Conference, and the NCAA; Practicing within the APA's Ethical Principles as well as the FERPA and HIPAA Guidelines; Within the statutory limits of confidentiality, keeping the athletic department administration abreast of developments within the department; and providing clinical supervision to practicum students and doctoral interns.

Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology; License/certification: One year licensed as a Psychologist and must be immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin. Minimum of one year experience in a college mental health setting with the ability to provide clinical service, consultation and outreach to diverse college student populations;

Strongly preferred qualities of the candidate include:
Experience participating in multidisciplinary teams including medical providers and academic faculty/staff; Experience in adolescent and/or young adult mental health crisis assessment, brief intervention, and confidentiality requirements; Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of diverse socio-economic, racial/ethnic, international, and LGBTQ backgrounds, including knowledge and sensitivity about multicultural issues.

Conditions of Appointment:
This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after July 1, 2015 Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

How to Apply:
Complete applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. CST, April 28, 2015. Materials will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Send a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, the current contact information for three professional references, and a statement of whether you wish to have your application held in confidence or made available to the public upon request to: Office of Athletics Human Resources, at: PSYCHOLOGIST@ATHLETICS.WISC.EDU. Complete materials should be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. Do not send application materials in the body of an email as formatting will be lost. (If you are unable to submit materials electronically in this format or have application questions, contact Susan Hunt at 608-265-4135 for special arrangements.)

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Click here to apply!

Two Assistant Professor Positions with Utah State University

Job Title/Requisition Number: Assistant Professor/055288

Department: Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER)

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Position: Two Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Exercise Science

Description:
The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) Department is excited to invite applicants for two, academic year nine-month tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning in August 2015. The department seeks qualified exercise scientists to join our interdisciplinary team. Applicants trained in any field of exercise science will be given consideration, but those with a research emphasis in one of the following will be given preference: epidemiology of physical activity, sport/exercise psychology, or muscle physiology. Expectations for this position include teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the area of expertise and the maintenance of a focused and scholarly line of funded research and grant production. The HPER Department is in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The College is consistently ranked in the top tier of 1200 programs nationally by US News and World Report, with a current ranking of 24th overall and 4th in funded research. Within HPER, the exercise science program is well-equipped with laboratories in biomechanics and motion analysis, motor rehabilitation and learning, body composition and exercise physiology, sensory motor behavior, and a state-of-the-art sports medicine complex that includes computerized dynamic posturography and underwater treadmills.

Responsibilities:
For both positions responsibilities include a primary emphasis on research productivity and grant procurement, a moderate teaching load, and nominal service requirements. The successful candidate will have a well-defined record of scholarly research productivity related to exercise science or physical activity.

Qualifications:
Required qualifications include:

  1. Qualified candidates must possess an earned doctorate in exercise science or closely related field by start date,
  2. Evidence of an active research agenda and a proven publication record in refereed journals, and
  3. An ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses relevant to expertise.

Preferred qualifications include:

  1. Candidates with post-doctoral research experience and/or a history of procuring external research funds will be viewed favorably.
  2. Previous university teaching experience with positive evaluations will be considered an important characteristic.

Work Environment:

Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.

How to Apply
Along with online application, please attach:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications for this position
  2. A curriculum vita
  3. A list of names and complete contact information for at least three current references,
  4. An academic transcript.

It is recommended that you have all required documents ready to attach before you click on the "apply for" link.

Click here to apply!

Position will remain open until filled

Clinical Psychologist for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command

Job Title/Announcement Number: Clinical Psychologist / NCMD155352261322761D

Department: Department of the Army

Agency: U.S. Army Recruiting Command

Salary Range: $83,468.00 to $108,507.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0180-13

Position: Full Time - Permanent. The position will be available until Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Description:

We are looking for a Supervisory Psychologist to take charge of an exciting performance and leadership development program. The focus of this mature program is performance enhancement and leadership to support the command that recruits for the US Army. The psychologist will also primarily be responsible for the training and evaluation of a team of performance coaches and oversee the teaching of courses in Army leadership principles. There is some clinical responsibility with routine interpretation of psychometric instruments. The ideal candidate would have experience in performance psychology as well as some clinical background. The position requires obtaining clinical psychology privilege on the instillation's medical treatment facility, so APA approved doctoral program and internship is highly recommended. Although the primary location will be Ft. Knox, KY, some travel will be expected to support field training.

Please use the following link to apply! https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/394205600

CRAIG M. JENKINS
MS, LTC
Command Psychologist, USAREC
Office: (502) 626-0135
E-mail:craig.m.jenkins.mil@mail.mil

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

Applications Close: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Professor (Physical Activity, Sport and Health Psychology)at Australian Catholic University in Sydney

The Institute for Positive Psychology & Education at Mount Saint Mary in Strathfield seeks applicants for a professorship position in physical activity, sport and health psychology. 

Job Number: 941098

Work type: Continuing full time

Position: Professor (Physical Activity, Sport and Healthy Psychology). The position will be available until Friday, January 23, 2015. 

Description: 

  • Join a team of world-class, multi-disciplinary researchers
  • Broaden the institute's partnerships and collaborations

As Professor of Physical Activity, Sport and Health Psychology you will provide leadership in research and scholarship to the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) and the broader University by contributing to and enhancing the University's research profile.

Qualifications: To be successful you will possess a doctorate and demonstrate extensive research expertise and recognition of national eminence and international distinction in sports, exercise or health psychology or a related discipline. You will also demonstrate expertise in leading external competitive grants, supporting grant applications and supervising research students.

Compensation: Total remuneration valued to $190,529 pa including salary component $161,685 pa (Academic Classification Level E), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, these include: generous leave conditions; flexible working arrangements; salary packaging benefits and comprehensive staff development programs.

Application: Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the specific mission and Catholic ethos of the institution. Obtain the Information_Package.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the Information Package. Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Joseph Ciarrochi, Professor, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Joseph.Ciarrochi@acu.edu.au.

To apply for this role visit:
http://careers.acu.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?stp=aw&sJobIDs=941098

Applications Close: Friday 23 January 2015

Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Psychology

The Department of Health & Kinesiology at Purdue University seeks applicants for a tenure track position in the area of Exercise Psychology.

Position: Academic year appointment. The position will be available August 17, 2015.

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Responsibilities: An independent line of research with potential for attracting extramural funding is expected at the assistant level, and evidence of extramural funding is expected at the associate level. Responsibilities also include teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, advising graduate students, and serving on departmental, college, and/or university committees.

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in kinesiology or related field and evidence of scholarship in the psychology of exercise/physical activity (broadly defined) is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.

Application: Applicants with experience working in diverse settings are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae; a letter of interest describing future research plans, funding record, and teaching interests; examples of scholarly work; and have three letters of reference electronically sent to: Meghan McDonough, Ph.D., Chair of the Health and Kinesiology Exercise Psychology Search Committee c/o Ms. Michelle Scott (mjscott@purdue.edu), Purdue University, 800 W. Stadium Ave., West Lafayette, IN, 47907.

College: The College of Health and Human Sciences includes nine academic units that have national and international recognition for their fundamental scientific and programmatic contributions to improving the health of individuals and communities. Scholarly activities at Purdue University enjoy an interdisciplinary breadth of perspective that encourages the sharing of discipline specific knowledge and skills. There are ample opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations within the department, the College of Health and Human Sciences, and campus-wide emphasis areas (e.g., obesity, cancer, gerontology, children/adolescents, disease prevention, imaging, engineering). Professional collaborative opportunities and pilot funding also exist with the NIH-supported Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (www.indianactsi.org); the A.H. Ismail Center for Health, Exercise, and Nutrition (http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/ismail); Discovery Park (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/), the Cooperative Extension Programs of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/hhs.extension); and over 100 Centers at Purdue (http://dagon.admin.purdue.edu/cgi-bin/ci/cgi).

Department: The Department of Health & Kinesiology is one of nine units in the College of Health & Human Sciences and is home to over 700 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students. Purdue is consistently ranked among the leading research institutions in the country and has the second largest international student population among U.S. public universities.

Websites:
https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/
http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/

Review: Position is open until filled; review of applications will commence no later than November 14, 2014. A background check will be required for employment of this position. Purdue University, a world-class land-grant research university, enjoys worldwide recognition for the quality and global impact of its teaching, research, and engagement activities. There are 39,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at its 650-acre West Lafayette, Indiana campus. A diverse full-time faculty of nearly 2,200 teach and engage in scholarly activity. Purdue is located in historic Tippecanoe Country, and is one hour from Indianapolis and two hours from Chicago. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Position: Associate / Full Professor in Kinesiology - The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Kinesiology

POSITION NUMBER: 999399

POSITION: Applications are invited for a 9-month, tenure-track associate / full professor in Kinesiology.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an innovative scholar in Kinesiology with interest and experience in graduate education to take a leading role in our online professional EdD program in Kinesiology. The EdD program, is a cohort-based, interdisciplinary professional degree program where students move through the program together in learning communities to complete their coursework and dissertation in 4 years http://kin.wp.uncg.edu/edd/. Primary responsibilities include teaching, advising and supervision of dissertations in the EdD program, maintaining an active line of research, and engaging in departmental, professional and university service activities. The successful candidate is also expected to play a leading role in developing and maintaining community within the EdD program and facilitate the dissertation process through coordination of learning communities, formation of dissertation committees and annual student campus visits.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have 1) an earned doctorate in Kinesiology or related field, 2) a broad knowledge of Kinesiology and its sub-disciplines, 3) demonstrated record and active line of scholarship that complements the EdD program, and 4) experience in graduate teaching and thesis/dissertation supervision.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Interest or experience with a broad range of scholarly methodologies relevant for applied/action-oriented scholarship. Experience with online pedagogy and digital literacy / technologies. Experience with program evaluation, and evidence-based pedagogical practices.

START DATE & SALARY: August 1, 2015; Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY: The Department has 23 full‐time faculty and is one of ten departments or programs in the School of Health and Human Sciences (http://www.uncg.edu/hhs/) at UNCG. The faculty has a strong commitment to curriculum and scholarly diversity, and a particular interest in increasing faculty representation among colleagues from historically under-represented groups. The department has a history of excellent teaching, scholarship, and professional service, and ranked 15th overall in the most recent (2010) national ranking of doctoral programs in kinesiology. The department is located in a modern facility with extensive classroom, laboratory, and gymnasia space, and offers B.S., M.S., M.S.A.T., Ed.D, and Ph.D. degrees http://www.uncg.edu/kin. The on-line EdD in Kinesiology is the first of its kind in the country, and is supported by the Division of Continual Learning whose expertise in educational technology helps faculty develop and students experience the very best in online education http://dcl.uncg.edu/.

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system with a current enrollment of more than 18,000 students. The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of ~269,666. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family- and military-friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin November 22nd, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter of qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and list of four references including name, position/relationship to applicant, address, e-mail address, and phone number. Candidates are notified before references are contacted. Applications should be submitted through the UNCG jobsearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu. Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. William Karper, (wbkarper@uncg.edu), search committee chair.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has been and will continue to be committed to equality of employment opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, or age. Men, women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.    


EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Full-Time Associate or Professor Faculty Position in Exercise and Sport Science

Concordia University, Portland, founded in 1905, is a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod's Concordia University System.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Exercise and Sport Science (ESS) Director, the professor will:
1. Work collaboratively with CU faculty, staff, ESS advisory committee, and the community in the ongoing implementation and refinement of the ESS program.
2. Teach measurement and evaluation, sport psychology or nutrition, and other ESS courses to be determined.
3. Assist in the feasibility study, market analysis, and development of a graduate program in ESS.
4. Actively participate in the process of developing the Human Performance Lab as a place of teaching, learning, service, and research.
5. Assist in development of partnerships with internship, research, and service learning sites.
6. Assist with supervising student internships and research projects.
7. Commitment to modeling a healthy life style, being spiritually grounded, respecting and working with a diverse student and client population, while striving for academic excellence.
8. Perform an appropriate balance of other responsibilities, including research and service within the University and community.

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidate will possess:
Commitment to the Christian faith and passion for engagement in community service.
An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution preferred in exercise and sport science, sport psychology or related field.
Five years of experience teaching at the graduate level preferred.
Experience with grant funding and grant writing.
Preferred certification: Certified Consultant – Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP) or Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) or other relevant ACSM or NSCA certifications.
Experience in guiding and mentoring student research.
Experience working with accreditation process and mentoring students in obtaining applicable certifications.

SALARY:

The salary for this position is based on the current faculty/staff salary scale, and will be commensurate with the position and the candidate's educational background, professional experience, scholarship activity and service to the church and the community.

Generous benefits package, including tuition remission and tuition exchange with consortium institutions for immediate family members.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Applications accepted through October 31, 2014. Position begins June 1, 2015 or mutually agreed upon date.

The intent is to contract an individual for long-term employment in this area. This position is based on a twelve-month renewable contract. Applications should include a cover letter outlining the applicant's background and qualifications, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three professional references. Please send all materials via email, mail, or fax to:

Joel M. Schuldheisz, Ph.D.
Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, OR 97211-6099
Fax: 503.280.8124
E-mail: jschuldheisz@cu-portland.edu

For an application and additional information about Concordia University, please visit our website:
http://www.cu-portland.edu/aboutcu/employment.cfm

Concordia University, Portland is a regionally accredited, private university that specializes in undergraduate and graduate programs of professional study grounded in a strong Lutheran Liberal Arts tradition. Concordia University does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However, Concordia University is an institution of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and, to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Expert (CSF2)

Digital Consulting Services (DCS) has been providing Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Expert (MRT-PE) specialists to work in the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness (CSF2) program for several years. There are openings for MRT-PEs at multiple locations in the United States and Korea.

The CSF2 program provides a systematic way to build resilience and performance enhancement skills in Soldiers, family members, and DA Civilians. Our Master Resilience Trainer – Performance Expert 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 to thrive in an era of crushing demands and persistent conflict. The MRT-PE also provides tailored education to facilitate Wounded Warriors in their transition back to their units or to civilian life. Additional information on the role of the MRT-PE is available at: http://csf2.army.mil/training-centers.html The CSF2 Training Centers are the satellite locations where CSF2 MRT-PEs reside.

MRT-PEs responsibilities include:

• Attend training exercises and field operations to serve as a performance expert consultant and coach Army Soldiers and Leaders;
• Provide individual and unit 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;
• 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.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

• Must have experience working with adult clients developing performance enhancement skills, education and training for use in a physical or motor performance arena. Additional experience can be from executive coaching and working with sports organizations, performing arts, or military teams in team development.
• Must be a U.S. Citizen

Education: Masters 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.

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

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

Postdoctoral Sport Psychology Fellow or Entry-Level Sport Psychologist - Premier Sport Psychology, LLC

Company: Premier Sport Psychology, LLC

Location: Edina, MN

Type: Full Time

Benefits: Retirement, Insurance, Supervision, Professional Development

Setting: Premier Sport Psychology is a private consulting practice in Edina, MN (suburb of Minneapolis) that provides both performance-enhancement and mental health services to athletes/performers of all ages and levels. Premier contracts with the University of Minnesota Athletic Department (provides all "in-house" sport psychology services to the 750+ student-athletes) and a USA National Team, in addition to serving a broad spectrum of athlete in private practice. In addition, Premier works collaboratively with several prominent sport medicine clinics in the Upper Midwest.

Position Summary: Premier Sport Psychology, LLC is pleased to offer a Postdoctoral Sport Psychology Fellow or entry-level sport psychologist position for 2015/2016. This is a full-time position scheduled to begin as soon as possible or when filled. The position is designed for an individual who is interested in working as part of a sport psychology private consulting practice, combining clinical work, performance-enhancement and outreach with an athletic population. This is a full-time position and can be considered supervised professional experience under the direction of licensed psychologist supervisors.

Description: Provide direct personal counseling and mental skills training to athletes (individual, team and/or family); Develop, promote and lead workshops or presentations to local and regional sport organizations/medical clinics/athletic groups; Conduct outreach and marketing ventures to grow new business and foster referral relationships; If interested, become involved in business/ industrial and organizational side of consulting practice; Participate in case management, business meetings, and professional development activities; Receive 2 hours of supervision per week. Possible opportunities to have clinical rotations in collegiate athletic settings and/or sport medicine organizations (based on availability and interest/skills). Other duties as assigned (e.g., content development for website, workbooks, on-line coaching resources, handouts; assist with administrative activities, etc.). Hours are applicable toward licensure requirements as specified by the Minnesota Board of Psychology.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical/Counseling/Educational Psychology from an accredited institution of higher education. Specialized training in sport psychology (e.g., training, practicum, etc.) and/or AASP certification. Excellent clinical, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and disciplined, with a willingness to be creative and invest hard work in growing a sport psychology practice. Understanding of, and strict adherence to the Minnesota Board of Psychology legal guidelines and APA ethical guidelines.

Preferred Skills: Experience working with athletes of all ages (youth to professional) and all sports. Specific experience working with youth/high school student-athletes, coaches, sport medicine staff and multidisciplinary treatment teams. Training and experience in performance issues. Ability to present to groups and strong public speaking skills. Crisis intervention experience. Completion of APA-accredited internship.

Compensation: Compensation is competitive with other post-doctoral or entry-level positions. Depending on performance and workload, bonus opportunities are available. Premier Sport Psychology will also provide benefits including contributions to a retirement plan, 7 paid holidays, 10 PTO Days, and malpractice insurance. The position will also receive professional development time and funds (to be determined throughout the year).

If interested in the position, please submit the following items:
Cover letter

Contact information

CV/resume

3 professional references

Submissions should be sent to:
ATTN: Kayla Lorch (office manager)

Premier Sport Psychology

7401 Metro Blvd, Suite 480

Edina, MN 55439

952-835-8513
klorch@PremierSportPsychology.com

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