Student Development Specialist IV - BIT Case Manager (S00891P)
University of Texas at Arlington
May 18, 2018
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. S/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.
1) Support an on-going caseload of students who benefit from a systems approach to student success, wellness and retention 2) Manage all data, functions and information in the Maxient database related to students of concern and maintain adherence to guidelines for disclosure and access 3) Triage referrals, schedule and coordinate interventions, assist in care plan development 4) Follow up with students to ensure compliance with recommendations 5) 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 6) Identify the network of on and off -campus services to assist students 7) Provide timely communication with the BIT members and other university administrators regarding students of concern and update case progression in the electronic database 8) Serve as a liaison and coordinate institutional referral processes between the BIT and campus stakeholders, including follow up with referral sources 9) Design and implement outreach efforts targeting students, faculty, and staff, including presentation and marketing materials 10) Conduct a needs assessments and design and implement evaluation processes 11) 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; 12) 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 years of experience in a specific student personnel position at a college or university. 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: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, 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: Yes
Internal Number: 6098
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impa...ct, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
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