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Post Doctoral Counselor- Intern Sports Psychology

California State University Northridge

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
30,000 plus benefits

Position Description
The duties involve assisting in the organization, management, and administration of mental health programming for student athletes and include: individual psychotherapy, intake and assessment, crisis intervention, performance enhancement, Experiencing Confidence and Enjoyment of Learning (ExCEL) workshops and support groups for CSUN student-athletes. The Post-Doctoral Counselor Intern/Fellow will conduct outreach and workshops, and work cooperatively with athletic department staff. The Post-Doctoral Counselor Intern/Fellow will work and be trained under the clinical supervision of a California licensed psychologist and the liaisons from the Athletic Department and Department of Kinesiology.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical psychology by the start of the fellowship. The candidate has preferably completed an accredited APA-predoctoral internship at a University-based Counseling Center. They must also demonstrate an interest in sport and/or academic preparation in sport psychology. Experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential. Experience as a college athlete would be helpful, but not necessary. Organizational skills, follow through, and ability to work independently in a responsible manner are all essential to this position.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,000 students (29,181 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 2,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, master’s degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate programs and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

Region Description
Close to the beach and mountains

Required Application Materials
• A cover letter, addressing the qualifications and responsibilities described above • A current curriculum vita (CV) • Three letters of reference • A copy of graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted for application; official confirmation of degree is required for hire) Application materials may be submitted via postal mail to the above address or electronically to: mark.stevens@csun.edu . Electronic applications accepted and encouraged.

Application Deadline
April 1, 2014 Electronic applications accepted and encouraged mark.stevens@csun.edu

Starting Date
August 2014

Send Applications To:
Mark Stevens, Ph.D.

Mailing Address
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330

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