Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Aug 26 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Staff Associate (SL-4)
Salary: commensurate with level of experience and education
This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Case Management Services and is responsible for providing direct service, crisis intervention, and empowerment-based advocacy with expertise in regards to legal and administrative options and resources for students experiencing concerns, duress and crises. The Case Management Coordinator will also provide training and outreach, data analysis and reports.
The Case Management department, also known as The CARE Team, seeks to provide additional engagement of students via assisting students to become self-actualized. This is an important part of student life at Binghamton.
Serve as a primary resource for working with students in distress, at-risk, and in crisis as well as with students and their families following a crisis. This will involve collecting, organizing, and evaluating facts associated with student cases; developing intervention plans; and communicating with the impacted student(s), collaborators, and administrators.
Meet with students, family members (if necessary), university staff/faculty, and community members, to address needs and facilitate access to services and follow-up. Provide support, crisis intervention, and threat management including trauma-informed crisis intervention and expertise with regard to legal and administrative options, resources, and referrals.
Participate as a member of the Case Management team. Work will be done in partnership with Dean of Students (DOS) teams, faculty, staff, family members, Students of Concern Committee, the Threat Assessment Team and other students who are assisting students (i.e. friend groups, peer advisors and resident assistants) as appropriate.
Coordinate campus and community resources to support students. Collaborate and consult with key stakeholders and members of student support networks, on and off campus to develop a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach for responding to, advocating for, and supporting students including coordinating with hospitals for intake, discharge planning, and follow-up care.
Maintain a comprehensive overview of students identified as being in distress.
Manage record keeping through electronic reporting database system making sure all correspondence and action items are documented accurately and in compliance with university, local, state, and federal guidelines on reporting. Analyze and maintain data, prepare reports, statistics, and presentations documenting campus and national trends.
Lead department efforts in Case Management website management.
Provide training, technical assistance, and consultation with members of the university on issues related to de-escalation approaches and consultation about students with concerning behavior based on individualized student interventions related to awareness and reporting obligations.
Participate in overall activities and mission of the Dean of Students Office including professional development and continuing education.
Offer faculty/staff outreach, programming as requested and assigned.
As assigned, provide services after hours as well as on holidays and weekends.
Additional duties will include assisting with the University's support of other Dean of Students programs and initiatives.
Education: Master's or advanced degree in social work, psychology, public health, health policy, counseling, health education/promotion, or related fields and 2 plus years of experience.
Experience: Previous experience responding to crises involving young adults is required. Possess demonstrated effective skills in organization, planning, decision-making, problem solving, strategic thinking and the effective use of resources. Must also have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Skills: Crisis intervention and counseling, ability to handle confidential information in a sensitive, compliant, and appropriate manner; and use sound judgment in responding to crisis situations. Knowledge of the psychological and physiological impact of trauma and implications for advocacy. Experience providing trauma-informed and culturally relevant training to diverse audiences. Ability to work with students, staff, faculty, upper level administration, parents, and other stakeholders. Knowledge of and experience in working with adolescents or young adults required. Must have demonstrated positive interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communication skills.
Computer skills including presentation software, email and Microsoft Office suite.
Must be able to work flexible evening and weekend schedule, as necessary.
Preferred Education:Master's or advanced degree in social work, public health, health policy, counseling, health education/promotion, student affairs, or a related field as well as NYS licensure (i.e. LMSW or LCSW) in a related field with 3 to 5 years of related experience.
Preferred Skills:Experience includes knowledge of DSM 5 and government regulations pertaining to students, including FERPA, HIPPA, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act; demonstrated sensitivity to the concerns and needs of a diverse student population including first-generation college students; experience developing crisis response protocols and strategies; experience working in college/university environment. The ability to manage multiple complex cases at a time.
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; the University also offers a NYS benefits package.
Internal Number: 114654
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