Coordinator/Director of Student-Athlete Well Being
University of Wyoming - Athletics
Location: Laramie, Wyoming
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Mental Health/Social Services
College / University
Internal Number: 212540
The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.
This position will deliver clinical services to the student-athlete population (approximately 400 student-athletes). This responsibility includes, but is not limited to, conducting individual, group and team mental health counseling, providing consultation and training to coaches, sports medicine staff and other athletic department staff; participating on interdisciplinary teams, collaborating with athletic administration in the creation of sexual assault prevention programming and serving on various departmental/campus committees/working groups. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and who will exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, MWC, University, and departmental rules regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Providing and coordinating a high level of identification, assessment and counseling to student- athletes who seek well-being assistance;
Maintaining accurate and up-to-date mental health records to include, but not limited to, meetings, mental health plans, consultations, referrals and follow-up;
Serving as a trauma-informed counselor, which includes, but not is limited to, providing appropriate support or referrals related to sexual assault or violence;
Attending practices, competitions and student-athlete related meetings and activities when appropriate;
Collaborating with the Primary Care Physician/Medical Director, sports medicine staff, coaches, athletic staff, Title IX Office, Student Affairs and other allied healthcare professions to determine the best resources to offer the student-athlete;
Supervising assigned interns or graduate assistants (if/when applicable); Performing other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor; and
Ability to work early mornings, late evenings and weekends (when necessary).
A Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related field. • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Psychologist (LP). Those who possess a license in other states must be license eligible in the State of Wyoming. https://mentalhealth.wyo.gov/professionals-1/Provisional-Applications
Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Official Vehicle Policy found at: http://www.uwyo.edu/auxserv/car-rental-services/official-vehicle-policy/ovp.pdf required. • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills contributing to successful programming and advocacy initiatives. • Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills related to building relationships with students and coaches.
One year experience working with athletes (intercollegiate and/or professional) or formerly served as an intercollegiate student-athlete or professional athlete. • Experience working with geographic and ethnic racially diverse student populations. • Experience with one-on-one consultations and speaking in front of large groups. • Experience with conceptualizing, developing and implementing treatment plans. • Experience with developing and implementing prevention and training programs. • Experience in the areas of eating disorders and body image issues. • Experience with sexual assault and violence prevention, intervention and treatment of trauma. • Experience in substance abuse prevention/intervention. • Experience working with students with learning disabilities
Those interested should complete the on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for four work-related references. Applicants should demonstrate on their cover letter or resume, examples of what is indicated under “desired qualifications.”
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.