Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Candidates for this position must have a master’s degree in College Student Development/Higher Education, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health or a related field Three (3) years of experience preferably in a higher education setting Candidates should have experience working as part of a case management team Demonstrated experience in working with complex situations
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Liaison with University Housing to coordinate the care of on-campus students
Serve both on and off-campus students in distress who are navigating challenges with health, safety, wellness, conduct, academic, or their general welfare.
First point of contact for general student concerns
Serve on the Dean of Students on-call rotation
Work with students navigating interpersonal violence concerns including support for complainant and respondents.
Manage student concerns through a variety of non-clinical interventions, referrals, and follow-up services in collaboration with other University departments or individuals, community agencies, parents or guardians, and stakeholders in the students’ success
Maintain a direct working relationship with other key stakeholders at the University and with community partners
Experience in working within Housing or Residence Life
Experience managing a caseload of individuals in a clinical or non-clinical direct service setting
Experience with data collection and management
Strong assessment skills
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate across departments, divisions and other constituents.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 00-5 00 pm, and on-call rotations
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.