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Psychologist, Coordinator of Mental Health Services for Student Athletes

University of Idaho

Posting Details
Position Information

Posting Number F001185P
Internal Posting?
Recruitment Title Psychologist, Coordinator of Mental Health Services for Student Athletes
Advertising Pay Range $85,000 annually or higher commensurate with experience
Location Moscow
Primary Division/College Student Affairs
Primary Unit Counseling and Mental Health Center
Employee Category Faculty
Classification Group Title Clinical Faculty
Position Control Number 6211
Suffix 00
Contingency Code
Contract Basis Fiscal Year
Anticipated Contract Start Date 01/23/2024
FLSA Status Overtime Exempt
Tenure Tracking Non-Tenure Track
Rank Assistant Professor
Extension Type Not Applicable
Administrative Appointment Type Not applicable
Administrative Appointment End Date (if applicable)

Position Responsibilities

Position Summary The University of Idaho Counseling and Mental Health Center (CMHC) is searching for a Psychologist with rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, who will provide clinical services to student athletes and coordinate outreach and consultative services informed by evidence-based practices and guidelines outlined by the NCAA. This position will be largely embedded within the athletics department in order to provide accessible mental health services to student athletes. In addition, the psychologist will provide consultation to coaches, administrators, athletic trainers and sports medicine professionals on mental health topics with an emphasis on sport psychology. The psychologist will also coordinate the development and delivery of psycho-educational programming on a broad range of mental health topics relevant to student athletes.
The successful candidate will join the CMHC’s multidisciplinary team, report to the Executive Director of the CMHC and contribute in substantive ways to our center’s mission and values. We are searching for well-qualified candidates who show support and commitment to our institutional and departmental mission, values, and goals. This is a full-time, 12-month, board appointed position with the rank of assistant professor. The psychologist will spend the majority of their time providing direct service activities, including initial appointments, crisis intervention, individual counseling and case management activities related to their caseload with student athletes. In addition, the psychologist will work on-site at the CMHC on some days and actively participate in the center’s work as a clinical faculty member.
Unit/Department Summary The CMHC is the primary provider of mental health services for the University of Idaho student population. The CMHC offers individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services, psychological assessment, alcohol and other drug programming, biofeedback as well as outreach and consultative services. The CMHC utilizes a developmental model which focuses on personal development, treatment, and wellness within a brief therapy framework. The CMHC also has an APA-accredited doctoral internship in professional psychology, a doctoral practicum training program and collaborates with the Center for Disability Access and Resources on social work field placements. The CMHC is deeply committed to building a welcoming, affirming, and supportive environment for all students that reduces stigma and increases access to mental health services.
Contingency Description
Teaching & Advising 65%
Scholarship & Creative Activity 5%
Outreach & Extension 25%
University Service & Leadership 5%


Minimum Education/Degree Required Listed degree qualification is required at time of application.
Required Qualifications
  • Completed PhD. or PsyD in counseling/clinical psychology from an APA accredited program
  • Eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Idaho
  • Experience in providing clinical services to an adult population
  • Experience in providing culturally competent services to a diverse client population
  • Experience consistently meeting workplace expectations
  • Experience providing risk assessment, crisis interventions and brief counseling

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification through the association for Applied Sports Psychology
  • Experience with the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders
  • Experience providing counseling or other psychological services in a language other than English
  • Experience working in a college or university counseling center
  • Experience in working with a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Licensure as a psychologist in current state of residence
  • Record of scholarly activity (e.g., professional presentations, research, publications)
  • Current licensure as a psychologist in the state of Idaho

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Posting Information

Posting Date 10/23/2023
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 
Applicant Resources
Background Check Statement Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
EEO Statement

The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.

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