Assistant Professor/One Year Term

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Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies

Position Title: Assistant Professor/One Year Term
Department: Counseling & Consultation Services
Term of Assignment: One Year Term
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Travel: Less than 10%
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: The Sports Counselor is a full-time, 10-month shared position between the NMU University Counseling Center (CCS) and the NMU Athletic Department. The position will be housed in the Wellbeing Center and will report to the Director of the Counseling Center and work closely with athletic department sports medicine staff. Responsibilities are those of a Professional University Counseling Center Clinician; individual, group, and crisis counseling/intervention, assessment, outreach programming, and consultation in a short-term intervention model. Presentations on mental health topics. This is a campus-based position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Doctorate or Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work or Professional Counseling
Required Specialized Training/Certifications: Sports psychology experience and/or experience working with collegiate athletes. Licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Michigan or must obtain licensure within three months of hire date.
Required Minimum Work Experience: A minimum of three years of clinical experience. Experience in conducting short-term psychotherapy with a diverse population of students, including crisis work, co-occurring assessments, consultations, group therapy, outreach/prevention services, and writing timely psychological notes and reports.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: -Knowledge and practice of state and federal mental health laws (such as HIPPA, 42CFR, and FERPA) and professional codes of conduct.
-Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication.
-Ability to establish and maintain psychoeducational programming for the athletic department.
-Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
-Knowledge and understanding of college student developmental tasks and issues.
-Ability to provide effective crisis evaluation, intervention, and safety planning.
-Ability to deliver presentations or training on mental health topics.
-Ability to relate to students and the public in a friendly, supportive, and respectful manner.
-Ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary treatment team, conduct co-occurring assessments, and make appropriate case management referrals to campus and community partners
-Knowledge of NCAA and industry rules and regulations
-Manage a caseload of outpatient students as assigned.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: University Counseling Center training and experience.
Current certification as a Sports Counselor preferred.
Specialized training in Sports Psychology and/or AASP certification.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
Jennifer Gorton - Chair,
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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