Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Case Manager

University
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Department
Counseling Center

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is full-time and includes full University benefits package.

Position Description
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking a Case Manager to join a multidisciplinary University Counseling Center’s team. The incumbent will be responsible for providing case management and referral services for students experiencing personal, social, and emotional difficulties that may impede academic progress. This twelve month full-time position will provide services and develop systems designed to minimize the impact of mental illness or emotional distress on the academic and personal pursuits of students through effective case management and the coordination of care between campus and community resources. They may provide others services depending on case management demands. This position will report to the Counseling Center Director and work closely with staff from across Student Affairs and the campus. In addition, the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a masters or doctoral degree in social work, clinical psychology, counseling psychology or counseling. Must be licensed or license-eligible as a mental health professional in the state of Maryland.

Desired Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with (1) demonstrated expertise in clinical case management, (2) administrative and computer application skills required to effectively implement and maintain a case management and tracking system, (3) energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships, (4) collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues, (6) demonstrated sensitivity to multicultural issues and proven ability to interact with diverse individuals and groups, and (6) experience in college mental health, including crisis assessment, brief intervention and referral.

University Description
UMBC is located 15 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, 45 minutes from Washington, D.C. and four miles from BWI Airport. It is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility, and lifelong learning. With strong programs in the humanities and arts, UMBC is well known nationally for its success in educating minority and female students in sciences, technology, engineering and math.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
For best consideration, submit letter of interest, resume or vita, official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline
November 22, 2013

Starting Date
January 2, 2014

Send Applications To:
Chair, Case Manager Search Committee

Mailing Address
Counseling Center Student Development and Success Center #117 UMBC 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Phone Number
410-455-2473

Email Address
bherman@umbc.edu

Web Address
http://www.umbc.edu/counseling/

This listing expires on:
2/2/2014


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