Position Open at UW: Coordinator/Dir of Student-Athlete Well Being

Job Description 

Coordinator/Dir of Student-Athlete Well Being  (19004759)

Description

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.

JOB PURPOSE:  

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 the Student-Athlete Well-Being and the UWYO Cares Committees. 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).

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

∙ A Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, or a related field. 

∙ License Clinical Provider (LCSW-C), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Psychologist (PhD or Psy.D). 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
∙ 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.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

∙ One year of experience working with athletes 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 and intervention, including but not limited to, the successful completion of sexual violence victim advocacy training (or eligible for training six months after start date).
∙ Experience in substance abuse prevention/intervention.
∙ Experience working with students with learning disabilities

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

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.”

HIRING STATEMENT: 

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.  

 In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

Amanda Christine DeDiego

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