Position Description: Under the direction of the ECRT Chair, the incumbent coordinates the campus' economic crisis response services, collaborating with campus partners to streamline service delivery, to facilitate communication between offices, and to directly help distressed students in extraordinary financial crisis navigate and connect to available resources.
The Case Coordinator will work closely with the ECRT Case Manager to coordinate with administrators as appropriate to address the holistic needs of students who have economic problems as well as problems in areas that may include academics, physical or mental health, discipline, family relationships, and social adjustment, through assessments, consultations, interventions, referrals, and follow-up services. Responds to specific student cases, including provision of preventative education, as well as facilitation of emergency loans, emergency housing coordination and campus meal vouchers. Supports diverse students by providing advocacy services, crisis intervention, emergency assistance, campus presentations and trainings, consultations regarding resources, and referral to campus departments and community agencies. Identifies issues and trends and exercises judgment regarding escalating cases to appropriate university departments and coordinates with counseling staff and others, if/when needed for resolution.
Conducts needs assessment to identify areas of need for undergraduate and graduate students regarding economic needs and financial literacy, and develops and implements campus wide programs to meet those needs. May support efforts or serve on committees committed to the betterment of financial education for students.
The Case Crisis Coordinator role is heavily connected to the financial aid office processes and will support the pre-award to post-award administration, tracking and reporting of the ECRT Grant funds and the Basic Needs Funds. Additionally, presents at orientations, workshops, and outreaches at campus events throughout the year.
Will research and prepare presentations for student affairs professionals to be presented at national conferences, and will submit proposals as appropriate. As a member of national professional organizations, will also support the development of national conferences on financial wellness of college students.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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