University of Oklahoma
Assistant Director of Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) (Healthcare)
The Assistant Director of PROS helps to oversee mental health and performance psychology services that are delivered by PROS staff. In overseeing, the Assistant Director is tasked with serving as the primary lead on all assigned teams and functioning independently as a mental health and performance psychology professional within the OU Athletic Department. As needed, the Assistant Director assumes responsibilities as delegated by the Director.
The Assistant Director is responsible for delivering individual counseling and performance psychology services to approximately 550 student-athletes and 21 teams, act as PROS point-person for a selection of OU teams (i.e., approximately 4-6 teams), offer assessment and testing services for ADHD and learning disorders, and supervise master's-level practicum trainees, doctoral level practicum trainees, and/or doctoral interns as a part of expected clinical supervisory duties within the Oklahoma Sport Psychology Consortium, an APA-accredited doctoral internship housed within PROS.
The Assistant Director also acts as a leader in the overall functioning of the PROS Department and serves on the PROS leadership team in collaboration with the Director of PROS. The Assistant Director also works closely with other departmental staff (e.g., athletic training, sport science, sports nutrition, strength and conditioning staff, academics, athletic directors, etc.) for continuity of care to support holistic student-athlete well-being. The Assistant Director further works in conjunction with the athletic medicine staff to manage referrals ensuring comprehensive and coordinated care for student-athletes needing outside services (psychiatry, in-patient care, etc.). The Assistant Director may also participate on the Athletics Wellness Team and/or individual team meetings (e.g., staff meetings, performance team meetings) to additionally support interdisciplinary collaboration. The Assistant Director may also provide team consultation as needed for their assigned teams, including meeting with coaches to assess the team's well-being and performance needs, and educating student-athletes about psychological skills that can enhance well-being and performance. The Assistant Director may also travel with teams to competitions and away games/meets as requested by their assigned teams. The Assistant Director is further expected to be on call for after-hours and urgent/crisis situations as needed.
Required Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or School Psychology AND:
Advertised Physical Requirements:
Supervision: Graduate Assistants, Doctoral interns
Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing.
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