AASP Career Center

Sport Psychologist

Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan, United States (on-site)
19 days ago


COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all Oakland University students, faculty and staff.
The Sports Psychologist is a full-time, 12-month shared position between the Oakland University Counseling Center (OUCC) and the Oakland University Athletic Department. The position will provide counseling services to both campus and athletic constituents and will be housed in the Graham Health Center. The position will report to the Director of the Counseling Center and work closely with athletic department sports medicine staff.


  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Current licensure as a Sports Psychologist preferred or specialized training in sport psychology and/or AASP CMPC certification, OR minimum of three years clinical experience and sports psychology experience and/or experience working with Division I collegiate (and/or elite) athletes.
  • Licensed or license eligible as a Psychologist in the State of Michigan (must obtain license within one year of hire).
  • Experience in conducting short-term psychotherapy with a diverse population of students, staff and faculty; including crisis work, psychological evaluations, consultations, group therapy, outreach/prevention services, and writing timely psychological notes and reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain psychoeducational programming for the athletic department.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills that enable interaction with athletic staff, sport medicine staff, colleagues, administrators, faculty, and student-athletes.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary treatment team and to case manage referrals to campus and community partners.
  • Knowledge of NCAA, CAA, and industry rules and regulations.
  • Flexible work schedule required. Position may require early mornings, evening, and weekend hours.
About Oakland University
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan, Oakland University is committed to building ongoing and collaborative relationships with the surrounding communities. Community and civic engagement enhances the lives of our students and has a positive impact on our broader community.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67753729
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Rochester, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Sport Psychologist
  • Company Name For Job: Oakland University
  • Work Setting: University/4-Year College
  • Position Type: Sport Psychologist,
    Licensed Psychologist,
    Sport Psychology
  • CMPC Certification: Preference will be given to Active CMPCs
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: EdD,PhD,PsyD
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