Director of Sport Psychology (Athletics)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Sports Medicine

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Director of Sport Psychology (Athletics)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn Athletics is seeking candidates for Director of Sports Psychology. Reporting to the Executive Associate Athletics Director – Student-Athlete Experience, SWA, this role provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, psychological counseling and other mental health services to department student-athletes and provides education and guidance to Athletics Department staff.

Formal AU Title: Psychologist – Athletics

Essential Functions

The successful candidate is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

1. Provides psychological services as related to performance improvement of student-athletes, including services focused on injuries, rehabilitation, communication, team building, and career transition.

2. Conducts psychological assessments and formulates treatment plans in the assessment and diagnosis of student athletes; provides a variety of mental health education and services to Athletics Department staff and student-athletes.

3. Assesses and intervenes in crisis situations; conducts outreach referrals regarding mental health issues.

4. Documents, reports, and maintains confidential records in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

5. Presents educational seminars and classes to Athletics Department staff and student-athletes.

6. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Education Level


Field of Study

Psychology, Counseling, or related field

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Psychological or counseling services

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Alabama State Psychology Licensure required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$68,700 - $114,500

Job Category

Athletics Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please provide how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a PhD in Psychology, Counseling, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 3 years of experience in providing psychological/counseling services in an education environment?
    • Yes
    • No

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