The Case Manager coordinates campus support systems and resources to students involved in the behavioral intervention process. As a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), the Case Manager assists the BIT Chair with overall case management by triage referrals, coordinating interventions, tracking students' completion of recommendations. She or he works closely with other campus resource providers, clinicians, student affairs units, and community support systems in coordinating a response that balances the needs of individual students with the safety and welfare of the University community.
Support an on-going caseload of students who benefit from a systems approach to student success, wellness and retention. Manage all data, functions and information in the Maxient database related to students of concern and maintain adherence to guidelines for disclosure and access. Triage referrals, schedule and coordinate interventions, assist in care plan development. Follow up with students to ensure compliance with recommendations. Assist with campus-wide trainings on identifying and responding to students of concern, creating a community of care, and goals of the team for individuals and the university. Identify the network of on and off campus services to assist students. Provide timely communication with the BIT members and other university administrators regarding students of concern and update case progression in the electronic database. Serve as a liaison and coordinate institutional referral processes between the BIT and campus stakeholders, including follow up with referral sources. Design and implement outreach efforts targeting students, faculty, and staff, including presentation and marketing materials. Conduct a needs assessments and design and implement evaluation processes. Work closely with Counseling and Psychological Services, Apartment and Residence Life, and various campus resources and other partners on the coordination and enhancement of referrals and services. Provide support and consultation to the faculty and staff involved when students of concern are referred.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in social work, higher education and student affairs, counseling, public health or related field. Five (5) years of experience in a specific student personnel position at a college or university or the equivalent experience. Previous experience working with a behavioral intervention team or students of concern. Ability to assess services and learning outcomes. Ability to identify problems, use sound judgment and reasoning to make crucial decisions autonomously. Understanding of the application of FERPA, medical privacy guidelines, and other applicable laws and policies.
Understanding of mental health terminology, including diagnostic criteria; Experience conducting presentations to both large and small groups; Direct experience working with traditional/non-traditional aged college students; Knowledge of current trends in alcohol education and risk reduction practices; Knowledge and utilization of the Maxient database system or other electronic case management system; Ability to take initiative and to balance multiple priorities.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13823
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.