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New South Wales Institute of Sport
Sport Psychologist Consultant - 12 month appointment

The New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is inviting suitably qualified applicants to express their interest in a Sport Psychology position, to be based at NSWIS Headquarters, Olympic Park, Homebush Bay, AUSTRALIA.
The NSWIS Sport Psychologist would be hands on in dealing with elite athletes and their coaches.
The position will comprise of working with sports for a 48 week period, commencing early 2002. It involves working at least 4 days per week - attending athlete and coach meetings, as well as team training sessions and competitions. There is the expectation to work nights, weekends and travel to regional NSW to fulfil consultant obligations.
In addition to delivering services the consultant will be expected to work as part of a team developing program material and completing administration tasks. Product development and administration will be a major component of the consultancy.




Applicants are to provide the following information:

Applications should be directed to:

Scope of Duties Covered

Under the direction of a supervisor:

  1. Provide support and assistance to NSWIS staff servicing NSWIS Sport Programs, and development of generic training programs, with an aim to preparing and delivering lectures & workshops to groups of athletes.
  2. Assist with the administration of performance-related psychological tests, computer and hand scoring and compilation / collation of report materials. As well as the provision of supervised feedback of test information.
  3. Assist in preparation of support materials for athletes and sport programs.
  4. Assist in preparation of program, materials and equipment for use in training camps and off-site applications of any NSWIS programs.
  5. Develop educational materials as well as slide-show presentations, and workbooks.
  6. Participate in staff project planning, round table action plan meetings, and any in-service education programs conducted for NSWIS staff.
  7. Conduct statistical analyses of psychological data in keeping with project briefs.
  8. Undertake specified reading, literature reviews & reference compilation in order to further develop understanding of elite program inputs.
  9. Where appropriate, depending on the current status of the successful applicant, complete certain components of the supervision requirements involved in state registration as a psychologist, or for APS College of Sport Psychologists supervised practice in sport psychology.
  10. Participate in and provide assistance as required by other colleagues.

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Get Psyched Sports
Call for Researchers of Newton, Massachusetts seeks university, hospital or individuals to conduct a long-term study meeting strict scientific criteria as to the effects of the implementation of a sports psychology written curriculum on all sports teams at Newton North High School, Newton, Massachusetts. Newton North High School is the first high school in the country to adopt said curriculum. Other schools, including a downtown Boston high school, are considering adoption of same. The study would follow one or two teams for at least a four year period at Newton North or any other school adopting the curriculum. Please contact Mitch Lyons through for more information.

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National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS)
Executive Director

The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) seeks applications from those qualified to serve as the association's Executive Director. NAGWS, an association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, near Washington, D.C.
The NAGWS Executive Director provides professional leadership and administrative support to the NAGWS Board of Directors; develops and implements plans for fund raising, grant and contract procurement; serves as an advisor, consultant and resource person for professionals dealing with girls' and women's sports; represents NAGWS and AAHPERD as a spokesperson on professional issues pertaining to the interests of NAGWS; and manages day-to-day operations of the association.
Candidates will demonstrate a combination of the following:
1. Advanced degree, doctorate preferred, master's required.
2. Experience in girls' and women's sports (e.g., administrative, educational, professional).
3. Excellent communication skills. Computer literacy skills are important (word processing, financial record keeping, data base management and electronic communication).
4. Demonstrated skill in fiscal management including the ability to oversee and meet budget and secure external grants and funds.
5. Demonstrated experience in advocacy and equity issues related to girls and women in sport. This includes the ability to be an articulate spokesperson on behalf of NAGWS.
6. Understanding of and capability for association management and service, including appropriate administrative and interpersonal capabilities.
Qualified candidates should send: a vita; names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references; and a statement outlining interest in and capability for the position to:

    NAGWS Search Committee
    1900 Association Drive
    Reston, VA 20191

Salary is $50,000, depending on qualifications. Review of resumes will begin October 1, 2001. AAHPERD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Kinesiology
Faculty Position

A new tenure-track faculty position in social psychology or sociology of physical activity is available at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Kinesiology at Penn State beginning Fall Semester, 2002. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Kinesiology, Psychology, Sociology or related discipline, with an emphasis on the Study of human movement or physical activity. An interdisciplinary focus is welcome. It is expected that a competitive candidate will have an established record of scholarship and research, with high potential for attracting external funding, as well as a documented commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Kinesiology is an academic unit of the College of Health and Human Development offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Excellent research programs are available at the graduate level in biomechanics, exercise physiology, history and philosophy of sport, motor control, sport psychology and athletic training.
Applications should include a cover letter describing interests and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, copies of three most recent publications and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three individuals you have asked to send recommendations. Applications and nominations will be received beginning immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2001. Direct all correspondence to:

    Professor Robert B. Eckhardt
    Search Committee Chair
    Department of Kinesiology
    146 Recreation Building
    The Pennsylvania State University
    University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
    Telephone: (814) 863-1163
    E-mail: [email protected]

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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