Application will not be considered until ALL required documents are received.
****POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED****
ANNUAL SALARY; Minimum $57,180
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES: Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provide case management services to McLennan Community College students who have been referred to the C.A.R.E. (Campus Assessment Response & Evaluation) Team. Provide ongoing assessment and support to C.A.R.E. students and educational programs to faculty/staff/students. This position receives general supervision from the Director, Counseling Center exercises no supervision.
NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, counseling, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Special Requirements: Licensed by the State of Texas as any of the following: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate (LPC-Associate), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate (LMFT-Associate).
Experience: Two years of professional experience in case management providing assessment of client needs and linking clients with systems that provide services, resources, and opportunities to meet the client’s individual needs. Previous work experience in a community college or university setting. Previous work experience in working mental health crises.
*Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment.
Knowledge of: 1. Case management and crisis intervention services. 2. Trauma informed care principles. 3. The spectrum of mental illnesses, symptomatology, psychotropic medications, and the social, medical, and environmental factors that impact individuals with mental illness. 4. Stressors affecting college students and effective supportive services to address these stressors. 5. Appropriate procedures to follow for students exhibiting a danger to themselves or others. 6. HIPAA and FERPA laws associated with crisis intervention services. 7. Campus and Community resources. Skills in: 8. Mental Health case management skills, including but not limited to active listening, empathy, clear communication, calmness under pressure/patience, critical thinking, commitment to continued professional growth, advocacy, self-awareness, and multicultural competency. 9. Effective and persuasive presentation techniques, especially with regards to presenting sensitive topics such as suicide prevention. 10. Mediation and conflict resolution. 11. Proficiency with software and database programs to access files and document services appropriately. 12. Effective program development, marketing, and evaluation. Ability to: 13. Effectively communicate with the diverse student population at MCC. 14. Interact with students who are potentially of harm to self or others to maintain individual and campus safety. 15. Accurately assess student needs, establish a comprehensive plan and link students with systems of support to best meet the individuals identified needs, and monitor progress. 16. Effectively provide educational training and support for faculty/staff/students including suicide awareness and prevention. 17. Maintain accurate and timely records in accordance with federal, state, and MCC requirements. 18. Organize and prioritize work assignments. 19. Understand and comply with MCC & C.A.R.E. Team policies and procedures.
Sedentary-Desk work; respond to crisis situations after-hours as necessary. Minimal Hazard/Exposure-Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls are in place to assure health and comfort.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. NOTE: Finalists may be asked to participate in an in-basket exercise. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
- Online Employment Application
- *KSA Statement (See Selection Criteria above)
- Copies of College Transcripts
MCC provides equal educational opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf
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