Job Standard for Athletic Counselor
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Athletic Counselor Overview
- Work Type: Professional
- Job Code: 75915
- Pay Grade: P7
- FLSA Status: Exempt
- Career Level: Intermediate
- Family: Health Services
- Function: Counseling/Psychology
This position is responsible for providing a range of direct and indirect professional counseling services for Boise State students, faculty and staff within the department. Direct services include treatment for the full range of mental conditions, to include some complex mental disorders. Treatment modalities include individual, crisis intervention, and psychological assessment. Indirect services include case management, supervision, consultation, collaboration with department outreach/preventive programming.
Fully competent and productive professional contributor who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Works independently with general supervision; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. May provide guidance and assistance to entry level professionals and/or support employees. Typically hold a Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years of professional experience or equivalent relevant experience.
Masters in Counseling, Social-Work or related field
Requires licensure as a mental health professional in State of Idaho
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge, awareness, skills and experience related to providing individual, multi person and group counseling; multicultural competence/humility, empathy, advance listening skills, problem solving, wide repertoire of intervention strategies, knowledge of ethical principles, mastery of personal and interpersonal and interpersonal dynamics, assessment skills, strong diagnosis skills, thorough understanding of abnormal behavior/psychopathology, experience/ knowledge working on a highly integrated clinical team.
- Proactive, flexible, open communication style, solution-focused, relationship building skills.
- Competency in a wide variety of psychology topical areas.
- Maintain up-to-date skills related to high risk populations and community resources in mental health, case management skills based on relevant knowledge and principles of case management
60% of Time the Athletic Counselor must:
- Provide direct clinical services to clients/patients through: crisis intervention, safety assessments, coordination of emergency interventions and resources.
- Collaborate and consult with behavioral/mental health, psychiatric and medical providers and others.
- Documentation of clinical services, collaborate with other Health Services providers and community to best manage clinical caseload and ensure effective treatment.
- Provide Crisis intervention and triage coverage/consultation to students and other members of the university community.
- Manage CARE reports.
- Maintain electronic medical and other records, including registries for high risk clients/patients
35% of Time the Athletic Counselor
Determined by department needs
5% of Time the Athletic Counselor
Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.
Some travel with overnight stay for Athletic Counselor
Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.
Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.