Student Case Manager / Social Worker

North Dakota State University   Fargo, ND   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Description & Details:

This position overseen by the Dean of Students Office will work collaboratively with the NDSU Counseling Center, Student Health Service, Center for Accessibility and Disability Resources and the larger campus community to assist students experiencing significant challenges and/or barriers to academic success. The position will assist students in problem solving and life skill development while connecting students to both NDSU and community resources to support their personal well-being and academic success. Students voluntarily work with the case manager based off of an initial referral by any party concerned for the student.
-Independent interviews with students and assessment of student needs.
-Coordination of services to provide needed support to students.
-Refer and connect students to campus and community resources.
-Create action plans with individual students and manage ongoing cases.
-Perform campus outreach, education, and relationship building.
-Develop and maintain relationships with campus and community agencies.
-Assist students in crisis and connecting to resources.
-Document case management services, maintain data, and provide reports.
-Serve collaboratively on related campus committees and task forces.

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 8am-5 pm, 7:30am-4 pm during breaks and summer

Advertised Salary:

$50,000 - $60,000, plus excellent benefits package

Minimum Qualifications:
-Licensed social worker (LBSW) in the state of ND
-Demonstrated experience serving diverse populations
-Experience identifying and making referrals for appropriate services
-Effective communication skills
-Ability to work independently and collaboratively
-Ability to successfully organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications:
-5 years Case Management Experience
-Prior work experience in a related setting
-Demonstrated experience working with multiple systems

Applicant Materials Required:

Cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references including one supervisor

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .