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Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Education or related field. Experience with coordinating, directing, evaluating, and implementing case management services for individuals with disabilities. Knowledge of community agencies/resources.
Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year of full-time experience in social work or counseling (i.e. discharge planning, case management, care coordination, and/or home/community health management experience). Experience with crisis management, triage assessment, and/or advocacy. Experience providing support to individuals with disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of the ADA, ADAA, Section 504 and/or laws pertaining to disability services. Experience with creating and implementing educational programs.
Brief Description of Duties: The CARE Manager for the Student Accessibility Support Center (SASC) will report directly to the Director of SASC. This role will provide comprehensive case management services, data management, and system collaboration for all the SASC Team cases in the coordinated effort to maintain a safe, healthy, and productive working and learning environment for our students and campus community. They will be the designated staff person to communicate with and advocate for students in need of clarification and support in understanding and completing the requirements of the SASC Team mandated process. The selected candidate will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. They will possess superior communication and engagement skills, having the ability to communicate and present information effectively and persuasively to various audiences.
Coordinate all aspects of case management for identified SASC students, including responding and monitoring academic and/or behavior concerns in our data management system, Clockwork.
Assist with empowering students to manage and improve their health, wellness, safety, adaptation, and self-care through effective care coordination and case management.
Provide students additional documentation for high stakes exams, letters for continuation of accommodations, and assist with agency related documentation.
Provide direct client services including intakes, follow-up care, referring to community services, case management, short term crisis intervention. Serve as a liaison for students and their families. Assist in guidance/advocacy in navigating University systems.
Conduct intake interviews and evaluate student's eligibility for accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act by assessing the student's documentation of disability. Consult with students regarding reasonable accommodations, monitor their progress and follow-up as needed. Provide academic supportive counseling to students.
Aid in the coordination and provision of accommodation services for all students with disabilities to include review, evaluation, and interpretation of documentation and the creation of accommodation plans for registered students with physical, learning and psychological disabilities.
Create a drop-in schedule for students for brief check in support sessions, assisting students in the resolution of problems crises, and linking students to other campus and community resources as needed.
Works with members of an interdisciplinary care team (ICT) in student affairs and other campus partners to meet the needs of the individual and the population and identifies problems or opportunities that would benefit from care coordination
Build liaison relationships with off-campus providers/organizations to help create and maintain a comprehensive referral database.
Work collaboratively with faculty staff, and campus resources to mediate accommodation concerns; especially those accommodations that are intricate. Manage data system for tracking specific accommodations and sending follow-up communication with faculty. Engage effective problem-solving conflicts to accommodations and strategize alternatives and resolve any accessibility concerns.
Create innovative and engaging program opportunities for students with disabilities. Engage in outreach and community education activities. Identify and assist in the development of new programs that meet the needs of students with disabilities and participate on various university committees.
Stay up-to-date on best practices and trends on ADA and disability-related issues and work in compliance with federal and state regulations on disabilities.
Educate students/caregivers/families about options, community resources, insurance benefits (as appropriate) , etc. so that timely and informed decisions can be made to maximize outcomes. Assist students with Medicaid and/or Medicare start up process.
Evaluate student satisfaction through surveys collaborating with CRAFT team, and appropriate follow up for any concerns or complaints. Uses open communication and monitors concerns or issues and manages up accordingly.
Maintains effective working relationships with participants and their family members, referral agencies, community resources, and agency associate members.
Assists with event scheduling; As well as office administration;
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Evening and weekend work will be required at times.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
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In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title:Counselor
:Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Department/Hiring Area:Student Accessibility Support Center
:Day ShiftShift Hours:8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Posting Start Date
:Nov 14, 2022
Posting End Date
:Nov 29, 2022, 4:59:00 AM
Salary:Commensurate with experience within the range of $62,000-$65,000 plus $3,026 location pay
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