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The Student Wellbeing Office at Rice University supports student development and success by providing a good first point of contact for students who want to talk to someone about solutions to their wellbeing and mental health concerns.
The Student Wellbeing Office is seeking a full-time Wellbeing Advisor. This position will provide in-person outreach programming and individual case management for Rice students on campus, and consultations on mental health and administrative issues for faculty, staff, students and student family members. The wellbeing advisor is responsible for setting a flexible schedule to address community needs, which includes working days, in the evenings and on some weekends on campus.
$46,000 - $48,000 annually
Provides case management and wellbeing advising for students whose behavior, academic progress, or mental or physical impairment indicate a need for assistance, identifies students problems and arranges for needed services, both on and off campus
Creates and delivers mental health outreach programming / community level social services for Rice students, faculty, staff, students and their families as needed, based on the current needs of the University
Maintains case history and programming records, and prepare reports when necessary
Attends college events, student government events and meetings, hosts outreach events in the residential colleges, in graduate housing, and academic departments
Employee may be assigned or required to perform additional duties to the benefit of the department or University
Participates in after-hours student meetings and campus events
Designs marketing strategies and graphic materials
Advises student organizations and student leaders
Identifies students' problems and arranges for needed services, both on and off campus
Provides student crisis management, as needed
Bachelor's Degree in counseling, social work, public health, or another related field
One year of related experience working as a behavioral health educator, school counselor, counselor at family services agency, or another closely related field
In lieu of the experience requirement, additional education above and beyond what is required, may be substituted
Knowledge of wellbeing case management or wellbeing education / community level social services to a culturally diverse young adult population
Computer literate-especially PowerPoint, Excel, Work, Google Drive, and Zoom
Must be able to have a flexible schedule and work in the evenings and weekends
Master's Degree in counseling, social work, public health, or another related field
Eligible for Texas license in professional counseling or social work. LPC, LCSW, or LMSW.
One or more years of experience providing wellbeing case management or wellbeing education / community level social services to a culturally diverse young adult population (includes experience gained in internships and /or other related pre-master's experience)
Outreach or prevention specialist
Facilitated psychoeducational groups
Experience as a high school or college level counselor / case manager
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
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