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Position: Case Manager

Supervisor: Director of Counseling & Health Services

FTE: 11 month

General Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling & Health Services the Case Manager works collaboratively with the Counseling Staff, Health Services and Education Coordinator, Coordinator of Student Conduct, Academic Support Center Director/Disability Services Coordinator, the Dean of Students and other service professionals on campus to track students with specific challenges and ensure a successful transition to and retention in the college environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

A.  Case Management

  • Serve as a resource to NDNU students with specific challenges in order to support academic and developmental success.
  • Provide case management of students with complex mental and physical health problems, learning disabilities and comorbidities
  • Provide support for students in crisis as appropriate
  • Serve as a referral coordinator for students in need of resources off campus.
  • Coordinate student transitions from NDNU services to external, community providers if necessary (e.g., psychiatric/psychological treatment services, alcohol/drug/addiction treatment services, return to parental care). Re-evaluates and adjusts the plan according to need over time; partner with the student and collaborate with other relevant parties.
  • Communicate with staff, parents, families, or designated emergency contacts regarding emergencies including hospitalizations and other crises to help facilitate success on campus, or transition back to campus if possible, when issues are appropriately resolved.
  • Consults regularly with the various departments on campus regarding services, access, and care particularly Student Life and Leadership and the Academic Success Center
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with NDNU campus agencies and community providers
  • Coordinate specialty services on campus for student groups who would benefit by group programs such as AA, Al Anon, NarcAnon, etc.
  • Maintain complete and accurate case notes and charts
  • Develop training programs for staff, faculty and students on mental health related topics
  • Act and advocate for the student as he/she negotiates the academic, student life and health care landscape by working with relevant on campus and off campus providers to ensure the student’s needs and accommodations are understood.
  • Help develop a database of community resources that can be utilized by both Counseling and Health Services.

B. Administrative

  • Attend Student of Concerns meeting
  • Maintain conduct records, and understand procedures for disclosure and access.
  • Serve on selected department and university committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or be a licensed Professional Counselor.
  • The candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills and have a commitment to, and understanding of, a diverse, urban institution.
  • A demonstrated interest in, and a commitment to, providing services to a college population and 1-3 years of experience in an academic environment and experience with crisis intervention is preferred.
  • Experience in training and program presentation required
  • Knowledge of San Mateo County Community resources preferred
  • Willing to participate in evening and weekend activities and programs.

Starting Date:

August 2014

Application Procedure:

NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population. In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Notre Dame de Namur University

Human Resources, Job # CM51214

1500 Ralston Avenue Belmont, CA 94002

Or via email: hr@ndnu.edu