Assistant Professor/Sports Counselor - one year term Diversity

Northern Michigan University,

Counseling and Consultation Services
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Last Posted:

Wed, Jun 26th, '24


July 25, 2024

Start Date:

September 1, 2024

Last Updated:

Wed, Jun 26th, '24

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  • Full Time

The Sports Counselor is a full-time, 10-month shared position between the NMU University Counseling Center (CCS) and the NMU Athletics Department.  The position will be housed in the Wellbeing Center and will report to the Director of the Counseling Center and work closely with the Athletic Department Sports Medicine Staff.  Responsibilities are those of a professional University Counseling Center Clinician; individual, group, and crisis counseling/intervention, assessment, outreach programming, and consultation in a short-term intervention model.  Presentation on mental health topics.  This is a campus-based position.


Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives and nationally recognized academic programs.  

NMU has a population of about 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  It offers over 170 degree programs, including 25 graduate programs.  More than 75% of NMU's 300-plus full-time faculty members have doctorates or the highest degree in their fields, and a hallmark of the NMU experience is that full-time faculty members teach at all levels - freshmen through graduate courses.  NMU's 1,100 employees view helping students succeed as not only a university priority, but a personal goal.  


Minimum of three years of clinical experience.  Sports Psychology experience and/or experience working with collegiate athletes.  Experience in conducting short-term psychotherapy with a diverse population of students including crisis work, co-occurring assessments, consultations, group therapy, outreach/prevention services, and writing timely psychological notes and reports. Licensed as a mental health professional in the State of Michigan or must obtain licensure within three months of hire date.  


University Counseling Center training and experience.  

Current certification as a Sports Counselor preferred.

Specialized training in Sports Psychology and/or AASP certification.


Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts.