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University of Oregon Director of Behavioral Health Services for Student-Athletes in Eugene, Oregon

Director of Behavioral Health Services for Student-Athletes

Apply nowJob no:524306

Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Athletics, Healthcare/Nursing

Department:Intercollegiate Athletics

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Compensation Band:OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Application Review Begins

July 30, 2019; position open until closed

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, applicants please upload the following with your online application:

• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement. Please discuss each element completely and succinctly.

• Current resume, which includes dates of employment and clearly highlights experience that meets the required qualification.

Department Summary

The University of Oregon Intercollegiate Athletic Department's primary purpose is to provide a unique opportunity for student-athletes to be developed, tested, and encouraged to reach their maximum potential in every aspect of their lives. It is the steadfast goal of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to provide the most outstanding student-athlete experience by helping them to achieve excellence, both in the classroom and in their chosen sport. The department has approximately 250 administrative & classified employees and hosts over 600,000 spectators annually and represents the University of Oregon in athletic competition with other universities & colleges.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to serve as the University of Oregon Athletic Department’s point person for student-athletes seeking behavioral health assistance and provide one-on-one counseling. Deliver a discreet, professional and confidential approach, completing triage and referring as appropriate. Manage all administrative tasks related to these services. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.

Minimum Requirements

• Master’s degree in counseling, couples and family therapy, or social work, or doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology. Applicants with master’s degrees must be currently licensed and able to obtain Oregon licensure within six months of hire. Applicants with doctorates must be licensed in Oregon within two years of start date.

• Nine months of experience with mental health issues relevant to college populations.

• Nine months of crisis intervention experience and skills.

Professional Competencies

• Ability to adapt and respond to a fast-paced environment.

• Employs innovative thought and demonstrates effective problem solving skills.

• A discreet, professional and confidential approach.

• Excellent organization and administration skills.

• Excellent written and oral communications skills

• Strong decision-making skills and ability to work well under pressure.

• Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired.

Preferred Qualifications

• Five years of providing behavioral health services.

• PhD in psychology, counseling psychology or other related degree.

• Experience working with Division I student-athletes

One-year experience in administrative role, supervising full-time employees

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

Advertised:16 Jul 2019Pacific Daylight Time

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