Texas Tech University Director of Sports Psychology in Lubbock, Texas

Director of Sports Psychology

Requisition ID 12037BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Athletic Director

Position Description Serve student athletes in a collaborative effort to enhance their personal, academic and athletic success through clinical services, educational programming and regular consultation with Sports Medicine Staff, team physicians and other support and administrative staff in the Athletics Department.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Work in a collaborative and integrative manner to manage and provide specialized counseling and sports psychology services for student-athletes.

  • Develop and deliver structured programs and psychoeducational group presentations.

  • Coordinate drug and alcohol assessment and counseling for the Athletic Department in accordance with departmental policy.

  • Work in a collaborative effort with a multidisciplinary team for disordered eating assessment and counseling.

  • Develop, maintain, and administer Optimal Performance Evaluations for all incoming student-athletes.

  • Generate reports related to volume, offerings and needs as well as track and report individual team utilization of services.

  • Supervise and participate in the training of graduate students.

  • Perform additional professional services as individual skills and interests and department needs indicate.

  • Demonstrate sensitivity and competency in working with the full range of diverse groups.

Required Qualifications Doctorate in counseling, clinical, or school psychology from an APA-accredited program. Licensed or license eligible Psychologist in the State of Texas. Demonstrated experience and appropriate training/certification working with student-athlete populations in sport psychology, disordered eating, substance abuse, LD and ADHD. Knowledge of compliance with NCAA, University and Athletic Department Rules, regulations, and policies, state and federal policies and laws.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in counseling, clinical, or school psychology from an APA-accredited program

  • Licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Texas or Provisionally Licensed as a Psychologist in the state of Texas by position start date

  • Demonstrated experience and appropriate training/certification working with student-athlete populations in sport psychology, disordered eating, substance abuse, LD and ADHD

  • Knowledge of compliance with NCAA, University and Athletic Department Rules, regulations, and policies, state and federal policies and laws

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4413.92

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 01/10/2018