Case Manager/Counselor (509772)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 3 días

Description : Case Manager

Case Manager

Counseling and Psychological Services

Rank : SSPAR I or II (AY) Temporary (equivalent to an Assistant or Associate Professor)

Starting Date : Fall 2022

Education (SSPAR I)

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and licensed in the State of California or eligible to sit for licensure by the anticipated start date; or
  • Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from a regionally accredited university and licensed in the State of California or eligible to sit for licensure by the anticipated start date; or
  • Graduate Degree in MFT and licensed in the State of California or eligible to sit for licensure by the anticipated start date.
  • Education (SSPAR II)

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and licensed in the State of California; or
  • Doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from a regionally accredited university and licensed in the State of California; or
  • Graduate Degree in MFT and licensed in the State of California.
  • Experience (SSPAR I)

  • expertise in case management services;
  • awareness of, sensitivity to, and knowledge in facilitating the personal and educational goals of a multicultural population;
  • demonstrated effectiveness in working with a variety of racial / ethnic groups and diversities including multi-racial identity;
  • gender; gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered; disabilities; country of origin; and religion;
  • experience in outreach and consultation;
  • strong clinical and crisis management skills;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Experience (SSPAR II)

  • Along with the experience listed above for SSPAR I, a minimum of 6 years of experience post-licensure as a social worker, case manager, or mental health clinician.
  • Preferred

  • Experience with diverse student populations on college campuses.
  • Experience working with college students, specifically student athletes and survivors of sexual assault.
  • Strong working knowledge of local community resources.
  • Strong knowledge of private health insurance benefits as well as MediCal.
  • Strong knowledge of case management services within a medical facility.
  • Multilingual / multicultural.
  • Proficient in database management and computer record-keeping systems.
  • Responsibilities

    Candidates must address the mental health and welfare, as well as the educational and academic achievement needs of a student population of great diversity with regard to ethnic, racial, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, transgendered, disability, and religious diversity.

    Successful candidates are expected to collaborate and work closely with other disciplines / departments, such as athletics and the Student Health Center, developing and implementing innovative non-traditional services for the diverse student population.

    Summary of Duties

  • Under the general supervision of the Director and Associate Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, the selected candidate will provide effective referrals, follow- up, and continuity of care within the Student Wellness Center;
  • between Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Health Center, and Wellness and Health Promotions and other departments on campus;
  • and between the Student Wellness Center and community resources; develop and maintain a current database of available service providers;
  • and assist referred students in making use of community resources. As determined by case management demand, the Case Manager may also provide clinical services such as individual and group therapy, triage appointments, supervision, and training of intern / practicum graduate students, outreach programs, clinical consultation, and crisis intervention. Other duties as assigned.

    Key duties and responsibilities include :

  • Coordinate and monitor referrals to support services, including referral and liaison services with housing agencies, social services, mental and physical health services, financial support agencies, food services, legal services, etc. for students in need.
  • Develop and implement systems for follow-up with students to ensure continuity of care.
  • Assist the clinical staff in arranging dispositions for students following assessment, crisis, initial consultations, and as clients are completing treatment at Counseling and Psychological Services.
  • Work closely with psychiatrist(s) and physicians in ensuring continuity of care and arranging dispositions and referrals for high-risk students.
  • Assist in psychiatric hospitalization of students and aftercare planning following hospitalization.
  • Offer consultation to students, faculty, staff, parents, other healthcare providers, for purposes of referring students to community and private resources (food banks, shelters, etc.) as appropriate.
  • Coordinate care of students identified as high-risk.
  • Serve as a liaison to community and private mental health providers, social services, and hospitals.
  • Develop and maintain a departmental database and website of referral resources and community services.
  • Collaborate with the Director and Associate Director to develop protocols for special needs (e.g., agency response to suicide attempts, disruptive students, handling sensitive cases / referrals, etc.).
  • As determined by case management demand, provide individual and group therapy, triage / intake assessments, and crisis intervention.
  • Participate in and contribute to staff and clinical meetings, professional development, and division and university committees.
  • Maintain full, accurate, and up to date case records and prepare necessary statistical reports.
  • Contribute to the training of graduate students. Provide workshops to students on topics related to campus and community resources.
  • Collaborate with other campus departments to reach students in need of community resource support (e.g. Educational Opportunity Program, Accessible Education Center, Campus Housing, MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center, PRIDE Center, Gender Equity Center)
  • Serve on various committees and taskforce related to specialty and assignment.
  • Work some evenings and weekend hours for campus outreach events or emergency / campus crisis / disaster situations, as needed.
  • Salary Range

    Commensurate with experience within ranks established by the . See for details about the CSU’s excellent employment benefits.

    In the CSU system, counselors serve as members of the faculty and are represented by the California Faculty Association.

    The position of tenure-track counselor faculty is classified as an Student Service Professional Academic Related I or II, and is equivalent to an assistant or associate professor.

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Current vitae
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references (no one will be contacted without your explicit permission)
  • A letter of interest that includes a brief statement explaining your approach in providing services to a diverse student population.
  • We recognize that this is a request not answered easily in a brief statement, but we would like this additional information (preferably on one page) in order to better understand your experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.

    For inquires, contact Kell Fujimoto, Psy.D. Director, email : . For updates about this position, check our website :

    Conditional Offer

    The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

    Proof of immunization against COVID-19 or proof of a medical or religious exemption and compliance with testing protocols is required for employment.

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association.

    These provisions state the Order of Work, or the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

    San José State University : Silicon Valley's Public University

    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley one of the most innovative regions in the world is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West.

    The 2020 #1 Most Transformative University in the nation according to Money Magazine, San José State is an essential partner in the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California.

    SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. This cutting-edge research, combined with its world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.

    San José State enrolls more than 36,000 students many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients.

    SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution.

    The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni.

    As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

    This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities.

    Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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