As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. LiveWell empowers students with the wellness skills and knowledge to succeed during their time at UW and beyond. We support the personal and social development of students by providing evidence-based advocacy, consultation, education and training. We are committed to positively impacting the UW community through the implementation of best practices in college health promotion. LiveWell is committed to promoting respect, understanding and appreciation of differences and the constructive expression of ideas. LiveWell provides services to all students with respect to their identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, citizen status or socioeconomic status.LiveWell has an outstanding opportunity for a Student Coaching and Care Coordinator. Student Coaching and CareStudent Coaching and Care is a fluid and multi-dimensional consultation service for students who may need multiple levels of support or help addressing barriers to their academic success. We view the student as the expert in their own life and foster a relationship by listening without judgment and empowering students to explore strategies that help them address concerns and challenges. Student Coaching and Care is not therapy, it is more consultative and designed to help students in the form of short-term case management through screening, brief interventions and consultation. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities*Conduct screening and assessment for the Suicide Intervention Program, alcohol and other drugs, interpersonal violence, housing instability and food insecurity. *Provide case management and brief interventions by creating action plans for effectively managing stress, emotions, finances, and any other identified needs.*As needed, work to connect students to other campus resources and services such as, but not limited to, counseling and mental health services, Disability Resources for Students, Student Fiscal Services, Student Financial Aid, student academic services, student emergency funding and student housing.*If appropriate, review and discuss options and plans for staying in school while dealing with a complex situation.*If appropriate, review and discuss options for taking some time off school (with the intent to return) in order to deal with a complex situation.*Strategize on how to effectively utilize campus resources to help address presenting concerns.*Work closely with a Masters of Social Work graduate student when applicable on cases pertaining to Student Coaching and Care.*Work collaboratively with LiveWell staff to provide wraparound care and services for students.*Work collaboratively with other case managers, adviser, and service providers on campus to provide wraparound services and care for students.*Utilize the Advocate database to manage and track Student Care cases.*Keep up to date records and provide ongoing reports as needed on Student Care cases.*Work collaboratively and as a part of the LiveWell team on joint projects, staff meetings, grant/funding proposals.*Serve on committees and panels as a LiveWell Representative.*Other duties as assigned by the Director of LiveWell.As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Requirements*Bachelor's degree.*Three years experience in providing direct service to college students in programs or services such as career services, academic advising, disability resources, counseling, health promotion, and/or wellness.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.