Social Worker - Garden State Pathways (Grant Funded)
Camden County College
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Internal Number: 6529
Location: Blackwood Campus
Department: Student Affairs
Days and Hours: AY: M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm SM: M-R 8:00am to 5:00pm
POSITIONGOALS Supports overall student success by partnering with Garden State Pathways students, staff and faculty to identify and mitigate barriers to learning and connecting students to local resources. Demonstrates and promotes a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Conducts assessments of students, families and system/organization with the goal of improving student social, emotional, behavioral and academic outcomes.
Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information (FERPA).
Coordinates short term interventions focused on improving academic engagement and reducing problematic behavior as well as facilitating meetings with the appropriate parties on outcomes of any/all interventions.
Maintains accurate data and records that are relevant to planning, implementation, and evaluation of student services.
Creates and manages a referral process for support services on and off campus.
Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team including the Assistant Director of Disability Services Office/Garden State Pathways, mentors, job coach, staff and faculty.
Provides staff and faculty with the appropriate tools and training to understand and meet the student academic, social and emotional needs.
Advises and counsel students to enhance their academic and social growth and increase their responsibilities for behaviors and attitude.
Ability to work directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Attends required staff meetings.
Provides crisis counseling on an as needed basis to students in the GSP Program.
Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred in Social Work or another related field.
MSW or LCSW certification preferred.
Prior experience working with students with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
Knowledge of interpreting and applying Federal Regulation 504 and the American with Disabilities Act.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret results of various assessments and diagnostic tools such as IEP's and formal evaluations used to diagnose different types of disabilities.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a busy and collaborative team environment.
Camden County College is one of the largest, most comprehensive community colleges in New Jersey and the surrounding region and is a vital resource for transfer education, workforce training, and cultural events. Its three distinct locations in Blackwood, Camden and Cherry Hill – along with its satellite locations in Lakeland, Sicklerville and elsewhere throughout the County – share the common mission of providing accessible, affordable higher education and occupational study to all who can benefit.The College also is recognized nationally as a leader in technology programs such as video game design/development and photonics. In addition, it is acknowledged for maintaining low tuition rates for many years. Perhaps most importantly, CCC is known for responding to the changing needs of the communities and students it serves by continuously updating its programs and services to support the economic development in this area and the professional and personal development of residents.