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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 776013
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: President
Department: Intercollegiate Athletics 10070478
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Athletics/Recreation, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Director of Student-Athlete Wellness

Position Summary

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide Mental Performance Consultation to athletes
  • Implement intake and/or screening procedures
  • Provide group mental skills instruction to optimize a team’s performance
  • Promote health, wellness and safety for athletes
  • Perform characteristic duties of a counselor, social worker or psychologist
  • Refer, consult and collaborate with athletic trainers, team physicians and psychiatrists
  • Develop mental health programs and services that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Complete University requirements, including POE, Title IX, and HIPAA
  • Ensure that University, NCAA, federal and state policies, procedures, and/or regulations are followed
  • Maintain secure and electronic medical records along with confidentiality of medical records.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements

The job requires:

  • knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a degree in Counseling, Clinical or Sports Psychology, or Mental Performance Consulting with three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience with elite athletes.  
  • Experience with development and delivery of mental health programming.  
  • Licensure or Certification that is required of their Credential

Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

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