To apply for this position, please visit our website here. F or best consideration, submit materials by 11:59 PM on June 28, 2021.
STUDENT SERVICES (KO-SSER-IUKOA)
Indiana University Kokomo seeks qualified candidates for the position of a Resource Navigator. Reporting to the Dean of Students, this position will average 25 hours per week. The Resource Navigator will work closely with the Dean of Students, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Advising, and other areas that provide student support integral to student success (retention and graduation).
The Resource Navigator assists students by providing individualized care in the form of resource education and coordination, as well as referral services for students experiencing personal, social, and/or mild emotional difficulties that may impede academic persistence and success. The Resource Navigator supports students by assessing their personal and academic needs and then:
Arranges for access and referral to appropriate medical, mental health, housing, community, and/or social services.
Follows up with students, as needed, to assure successful access to resource(s) and provide further support, advocacy, and resources if indicated.
Fosters self-advocacy in students to manage their academic, personal, and fiscal responsibilities.
Advocates for students individually and systemically.
Cultivates collaborative relationships with community resources providers.
Develops programs and classroom presentations about Resource Navigator services.
Provides outreach to classrooms, students, faculty, and staff groups to increase awareness of services and resources of the Resource Navigator and Student Life office.
Stays apprised of policy changes that may impact current social services or result in new services and programs.
Maintains a tracking system to record services provided.
The Resource Navigator also has oversight for the following, in conjunction with the Dean of Students:
Maintaining the Cougar Cupboard and Grab and Go stations, including working with the IU Foundation to use donated funds to support the Cupboard.
Reviewing Student in Crisis funding applications, contacting applicants to gather any needed additional information, and connecting them to additional resources as needed.
Coordinating the Computer Loaner Program and Hotspot distribution.
EDUCATION /WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, or a related field.
Experience as a case manager.
Experience working with college students.
Demonstrated ability to work with and support diverse populations.
Knowledge of applicable technology and computer applications.
Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership, planning, organization, and administrative skills.
Ability to collaborate effectively with on-campus and off-campus partners.
Ability to provide case management services to college students within a short-term model.
Ability to maintain appropriateness and discretion with regards to confidentiality, student data and personal information.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of enrollment / employment.To learn more about this requirement, view ourCOVID-19 vaccine information page .
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.