The Staff Psychologist provides mental health, consultation, crisis intervention, training and outreach services while embedded in the Department of Athletics. They will serve as the CAPS liaison to the Department of Athletics and take on additional services in the area of sports psychology.
Direct Mental Health Services: Provide individual and group psychotherapy; provide crisis walk-in coverage; perform crisis intervention and crisis consultation for the campus, including on-call duty during evenings and weekends; provide mental health assessment and evaluation services; make reasonable adjustments to scheduled appointments to meet requests for services; adhere to appropriate ethical and professional standards. Provide mental health services in the Department of Athletics for student athletes who prefer to receive services there. Coordinate Athletic Department’s procedures for screening, identifying, referring, and treating student athletes with mental health concerns.
Case Management: Keep accurate and timely records of appointments (e.g., intake notes, progress notes, termination summaries) using the online Titanium record-keeping software; maintain confidentiality of records; consult with other professionals as needed to coordinate treatment; participate in CAPS peer supervision meetings; consult with parents and on- and off-campus professionals with appropriate authorization; inform the Director as soon as possible of students who may be at serious risk. Coordinate referrals for student athletes in need of off-campus mental health assessment (e.g., for learning disabilities) and treatment (e.g., for serious eating disorders). Manage the NCAA medical exception process for student athletes who are receiving medication treatment for attention deficit disorders.
Consultation & Training: Provide consultation, education, and outreach services to faculty, staff, students and parents on developmental, mental health, and harm-reduction/prevention issues; prepare and provide training seminars to university groups (e.g., student-athletes, coaches, residence life staff; academic advisors; first-year students). Provide education to student athletes and coaches on mental health and sports psychology issues.
Other Duties: Attend CAPS staff meetings; cooperate with accountability and data collection systems; serve on Athletic Department’s Sports Performance and Well-Being Team and Behavioral Intervention team; meet regularly with the Associate Athletic Director of Leadership Development; participate in University-wide and Division of Student Development programs; develop and maintain a network of effective working relationships with faculty and staff from other offices and departments; occasionally serve on search committees and other areas of university service; accept delegated responsibilities for special projects or committee assignments, as requested by the Director
Full-time, exempt position
This position is classified as limited term with an anticipated end date of 06/30/21
Must be flexible to work early morning and/or evenings
SALARY STRUCTURE: Pay Grade 8 (Hiring Range $62,345.00 to $82,600.00 annually)
Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE/
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively as part of the CAPS staff team
Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively with Athletic Department coaches, staff, and administrators
Ability to form effective working relationships with individuals across lines of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, and sexual orientation
Professional knowledge of adult and college student mental health issues
Professional knowledge of mental health assessment
Professional knowledge of suicide assessment, crisis assessment, crisis management and referral
Professional knowledge of sports psychology
Knowledge of multicultural issues
Knowledge of college student development issues
Knowledge of NCAA division 1 college/university athletic culture
Ability to learn & use the computerized Titanium scheduling system for scheduling appointments, meetings and other activities
Ability to read & complete clinical notes and records using the computerized Titanium record-keeping system
Ability to learn and use word-processing and spreadsheet software
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or closely related field
Licensed (or license-eligible) as a mental health professional in the State of Virginia
If not yet licensed in Virginia, obtain license within 2 years of date of hire
Maintain licensure through continuing professional education
At least 3 years of experience providing mental health services to college students (5 or more years preferred)
Experience and training in sports psychology
Preferred experiences include any of the following in addition to the minimum qualification above:
5 or more years working in a college or university counseling center
Interest & experience in substance abuse issues
Interest & experience in eating disorder issues
Interest & experience working with underrepresented populations
Interest & experience working with psychoeducational assessment
Internal Number: 502154
About University of Richmond
The only university in the country known as the Spiders, the University of Richmond successfully competes in 17 Division I sports. Our student athletes excel in the classroom as well as on the field, with a graduation success rate of 92 percent.