Athletics Mental Health Counselor
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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
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Benefits & Perks:
25 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
10 Days - Paid Holidays
5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30
days of hire)
100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
Discounted On-Campus Dining Meal Plans
FREE On-Campus Parking
FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events
FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Award-Winning Wellbeing Programs: Blue Rewards, Rally Dollars, Hinge
Health Musculoskeletal Coaching
Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e.
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The Athletics Mental Health Counselor will provide individual and group
counseling sessions; educational seminars; consultation and referral services
to the Athletics Department of Rollins College. Emphasis will be on
ameliorating mental health conditions and related issues typically experienced
by student-athletes engaged in competitive intercollegiate sports at the NCAA
Division II level.
The Athletics Mental Health Counselor postion is funded through a grant from
the NCAA. Currently the grant is approved for five(5) years. The
continuation of this position is based on satisfactory performance as well as
the continuation of available funding.
Provide confidential individual mental health counseling sessions and
group sessions (as needed), as well as crisis management and support for
Provide educational workshops, advocacy, and information regarding
mental/emotional health and wellness issues to Athletic Department staff
In collaboration with senior leadership, coaches and student-athletes
create best practices/protocols regarding educational programming towards
the advancement of mental health and wellness initiatives impacting
Work collaboratively with the Athletic Department's staff members, and in
particular, the Athletic Trainers.
Maintain appropriate clinical documentation in an Electronic Health Record
Participate in weekly case management with Wellness center staff.
Uphold standards and ethical guidelines of the counseling profession.
Facilitate referrals when appropriate.
Work in collaboration with athletics senior leadership team, and in
consultation with Wellness Center substance misuse prevention counselor,
to schedule annual drug and alcohol programming.
Develop, coordinate and deliver education programs for students and
student-athletes related to mental health, identity, mindfulness,
adjustment and academic concerns.
Act as a liaison by providing consultations when needed between student-
athletes and coaches/sports medicine staff, professors, and student
Ongoing professional development to be informed and up-to-date on all
regulations around mental health laws, NCAA rules and regulations, federal
guidelines and legal interpretations related to HIPAA.
Liaise with and collaborate with other campus partners and community
stakeholders on issues related to mental health education and prevention
strategies as well as Title IX, diversity, gender, learning disabilities,
nutrition, drug and substance abuse.
Participate in NCAA Apple Training Program.
Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social
Work, or related field required.
Must possess an active Florida license in mental health counseling,
clinical social work, or psychology.
Skilled in providing educational programs to a variety of participants
(i.e., college students, faculty, staff, parents, etc.).
Master's level knowledge base of counseling theories, skills, and industry
Knowledge and understanding of the special considerations and challenges
faced by student athletes.
Knowledge and clear understanding of HIPAA and FERPA guidelines.
Skilled in the use of electronic medical record systems.
Ability to speak to groups of students, faculty, staff, and parents,
including and especially athletic teams, on topics related mental health
and wellness, which directly or indirectly impact performance.
Training and experience related to sports performance enhancement and/or
motivational sports training.
Possess a valid driver's license, or ability to obtain an Florida driver's
license within 30 days of accepting the job, and acceptable MVR are
At least 1 year of experience working in a college or clinical mental
health role in an agency setting.
Prior counseling experience with the college student-athlete population
and/or experience working with student-athletes.
Demonstrated crisis intervention and management skills.
Possess Qualified Supervisor Certification.
Campus-based, front-facing customer service position, working in an office
Flexible to ever changing schedule needs associated with working with
Evenings and weekends as appropriate and required.
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
About the Athletics Department:
The Department of Physical Education & Athletics strives to provide a broad-
based program which affords Rollins students the opportunity to grow mentally,
physically and spiritually. This coincides with Rollins' institutional mission
of providing a "high quality liberal arts education" as well as enhancing the
"quality of student life." And the institution maintains an energized
environment that promotes academic success as a precursor to participation in
physical education, intramurals or varsity athletics. Students will be
scholars first, athletes second.
To learn more about the Athletics Department at Rollins College, please visit:
https: // rollinssports.com/.
Diversity & Inclusion at Rollins:
Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community,
and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of
civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to
sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for
understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just
community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-
represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does
not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color,
national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical
characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local
law, in its educational programs and activities.
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