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Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure in North Carolina within one year of start date and maintain licensure for the continuation of the appointment.
Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or related field, or Master's Degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field, and eligibility for appropriate licensure in North Carolina.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties of the position include short-term individual, group, and couples therapy; psychological assessment; crisis intervention; consultation; outreach and psychoeducational workshops (sometimes after hours); clinical supervision and training; case management as needed; liaison/consultant relationships with university partners; and rotating after hours emergency/crisis on call responsibilities as back-up to ProtoCall.
This position has a focus on student athletes and professionals within the Athletic Department, including:
Provide clinical services to student athletes, while also coordinating their connection with the comprehensive services of the Counseling Center (e.g. Individual or Group Therapy, Eating Concerns Treatment Team, Referral Coordination, and Daytime/After-Hours Emergency Services), as well as other resources on and off campus.
Build collaborative relationships and provide consultation and mental-health related education for coaches, athletic trainers, and Athletic Department staff.
Provide or arrange workshops for student athletes related to mental health topics as requested.
Serve as an active member of the Athletics Health Care Providers Team.
May be opportunities to provide performance enhancement services to students and teams.
Candidates should have: 1. Interest and experience providing clinical services and outreach programming to student athletes. 2. Interest and experience providing consultation in a university setting and building collaborative relationships with coaches, trainers, and Athletic Department staff. 3. APA approved training for both academic and internship preparation. 4. Experience in a University Counseling Center.
Candidates should also be committed to a proactive student development perspective involving an active relationship with the campus community; have demonstrated skills and interest in working with diverse populations; be team-oriented and collaborative with students, colleagues, and university staff; and have broad generalist clinical skills in assessing and intervening with a wide range of disorders, concerns, and degrees of pathology.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Generally 8:00-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday with some evenings and weekends.
Department: Counseling Center & Psychological Services - 315100
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.