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About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.


Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.


Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.


POSITION SUMMARY                                                                                         

The Mental Health Counselor for Athletics has the primary responsibility to provide direct mental health counseling services (diagnostic, assessment, crisis intervention and brief psychotherapy) to all Le Moyne College student-athletes. Will coordinate and provide outreach and prevention programming to student-athletes, staff, coaches and administrators in the Athletic Department and Le Moyne student body as assigned by the Director of the Wellness Center with focus on managing mental health conditions and related issues typically experienced by student-athletes engaged in competitive intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division I level. This position will serve as the intermediary between the Wellness Center and Athletics Department to facilitate the goal of making mental health and wellbeing services accessible for all student athletes.



Job duties specific to this position:

Provides individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapy to a broad range of student athletes from undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional student populations.
Provides emergency services to student athletes in crisis and/or consultation with other college personnel
Provides crisis intervention to student athletes experiencing emotional duress.
Conduct and manage required NCAA pre-participation mental health screenings and make recommendations for follow-up.
Generate and Implement treatment plans from evidenced-based approaches.
Provides case management, collaboration with key personnel, and continuity of care, including referrals to community providers
Keep Athletics Department staff, coaches and administrators apprised of the NCAA mental health best practices which serve the needs of student-athletes and the consultative/psycho-educational needs of the athletic department team.
Create and facilitate presentations and programming to groups of students, faculty, staff, and parents, including and especially athletic teams, on topics and educational programs related to mental health and wellness, which directly or indirectly impact performance.
 Work collaboratively with a diverse university community of students, faculty, administrators and families.
Serve as liaison between Le Moyne College Wellness Center for Health and Counseling and the Le Moyne Athletics Department.
Participates in multidisciplinary and administrative team meetings
Document, report and maintain confidential records and information in compliance with applicable laws and professional ethical standards.
Performs administrative duties as assigned
Possess a commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of their counseling profession and as set by Le Moyne College and the NCAA
Develops and initiates outreach, prevention and wellness programming for a diverse range of student concerns and issues for all Le Moyne students
Develops and initiates education and training programs for faculty, staff, and administrators as partners in the well-being of all  Le Moyne students.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.


Masters’ degree in Mental Health or Social Work or Doctoral degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or Counselor Education from a CACREP or APA accredited program, or closely related field.
Current license (or license eligible within 6 months) to practice mental health in New York State
Minimum 1-3 years of experience providing direct mental health services to student athletes
Experience providing outreach and consultation with college student-athletes within an NCAA Division 1 athletics department preferred.
Experience providing crisis intervention services
Experience in providing brief, solution focused psychotherapy
Experience in providing educational programming to large groups
Clinical experience in a college counseling center setting is strongly preferred
A holistic, wellness philosophy and approach is preferred.

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
Generous tuition coverage
Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
Generous time off package 


Pay Range: $50,000 – $60,000 annually


Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

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* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references

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