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Coordinator, Student Support/Health Education - Oxford College of Emory University

Job Number
103055
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Division
Oxford College
Department
Campus Life-Personnel
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Behavioral Health, Counseling & Clergy
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Oxford
Location : Name
Oxford College

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Description

This is an 11-month position at Oxford College of Emory University. Oxford College, located in Oxford, Georgia, is a small two-year campus that is part of Emory University. After their two years here, our students transition to the Emory University campus in Atlanta to continue earning their undergraduate degrees. This position has two primary components, both of which involve working with campus partners in Campus Life, Academic Affairs, other units of Emory University, as well as parents/family members and resources local to the campus. We are looking for a creative, energetic, and conscientious team member, knowledgeable and invested in providing services to a diverse and inclusive community. This position involves working as part of a team in alignment with larger goals and protocols of the institution, while also able to work autonomously, at times. Because this position does involve evening hours, at times, there is flexibility in the work schedule.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • This position carries two primary responsibilities: 1) Coordinates and provides Health Educator programming on positive relationships, including delivery of programming as well as providing consultation, advising, and training to student leaders involved in related efforts. A significant component of the Health Educator role involves supervising student organizations focused on sexual assault prevention and advocacy for survivors of interpersonal violence.  2) Coordinates relevant campus resources and student support systems to meet the needs of students who are experiencing significant disruption to academic functioning due to personal crisis situations, mental and/or physical health impairment, and/or psycho-social adjustment challenges.
  • Health Education: Supports campus health promotion efforts by developing, implementing, and evaluating programs, services and resources geared toward enhancing the student's well-being, with particular attention to issues related to student relationships.
  • This includes developing and implementing programs to promote student health and wellness for the college community that range from large-scale awareness events to small group meetings; planning, coordinating, and implementing wellness and outreach programs on sexual health and issues related to sexual assault, including recently implemented Empowerment program on sexual assault response and prevention; maintaining wellness resources and educational materials.
  • Serves as a liaison among the Center for Healthful Living, Counseling and Career Services and Student Health.
  • Serves among several Response Advocates for students who experienced sexual assault or other forms of interpersonal violence for students needing support and guidance, including referral to counseling services and assistance in understanding or navigating required Title IX processes.
  • Coordinator of Student Support Resources: Responsible for case management, collaboration, and consultation with academic deans, academic support professionals, physical and mental health care providers, parents or family members, and Campus Life colleagues.
  • Coordinates various components of support services for students in crisis and/or with complex ongoing challenges to their academic functioning, formulating coordination plans with students in order to ensure continuity of support and interventions.
  • This includes coordinating access to medical care (including all phases of hospitalizations), providing information about resources for students with financial and/or transportation barriers to care, and providing follow up on referrals to support services within the University as well as community agencies; maintaining effective and clear communication between the students and the various constituencies involved in the students academic pursuits.
  • This includes but may not be limited to on-campus physical and/or mental health providers, off-campus providers and various campus partners in Campus Life and Academic Affairs.
  • Also includes monitoring the progress of students through the various phases of case management and ensuring compliance with recommendations and follow up; documenting all information pertaining to identified students in crisis and/or needing ongoing support and monitoring.
  • Serves as convener and coordinator of the Flag Committee (tracking students of concern) at Oxford College and represent Oxford College at periodic meetings on the Atlanta Campus of Emory University related to students of concern.
  • Facilitates withdrawal and readmission of students who take a leave of absence from the College due to psychological or medical matters.
  • Other Duties: Attends staff meetings, writes annual reports, and other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Serves on campus or university committees, as assigned.
  • Engages in professional development and training related to assigned duties.

 

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:


Coordinator of Student Support Resources (60%)

Provides case management to students facing significant struggles, including collaboration and consultation with academic deans, academic support professionals, physical and mental health care providers, parents or family members, and Campus Life colleagues.
1. Coordinates various components of support services for students in crisis and/or with complex ongoing challenges to their academic functioning, formulating coordination plans with students in order to ensure continuity of support and interventions. This includes,
a. Coordinating access to medical care
b. Maintaining effective and clear communication between the students and the various constituencies involved in the students’ academic pursuits. This includes but may not be limited to on-campus physical and/or mental health providers, off-campus providers. various campus partners in Campus Life and Academic Affairs, and parents/family members of students.
c. Monitoring the progress of students through the various phases of case management and ensuring compliance with recommendations and follow up.
d. Documenting all information pertaining to identified students in crisis and/or needing ongoing support and monitoring.
e. Convening the Flag Committee (monitoring students of concern) at Oxford College and represent Oxford College at periodic meetings on the Atlanta Campus of Emory University related to students of concern.
f. Facilitating withdrawal and readmission of students who take a leave of absence from the College due to psychological or medical matters.
2. Provides outreach to students identified as likely needing support or introduction to various campus resources and maintain supportive contact with those students.

 

Mental Health Outreach Staff (30%)
1. Supports campus mental health efforts by developing, implementing, and evaluating programs, services and resources geared toward enhancing the student’s well-being, with particular attention to issues related to sexual assault prevention and response and psychoeducation on student relationships, in general.

2. Serves as a Response Advocate for students who experienced sexual assault or other forms of interpersonal violence and are needing support and guidance, including providing assistance navigating Title IX processes and/or referral to other campus support services.

3. Serves as a liaison Counseling and Career Services and other Campus Life departments and student organizations to support and implement collaborative programs and initiatives.

 

Other (10%)
1. Attends staff meetings, writes annual reports, and other duties and projects as assigned.
2. Serves on campus or university committees, as assigned.
3. Liaisons with off-campus providers, such as local hospitals or ride-share companies
4. Engage in professional development and training related to assigned duties.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in student Development/higher education, public health, counseling, social work or related field.
  • Prior experience within a higher education setting, providing student support and/or programming.
  • Experience and competence working with a diverse student population.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field, Student Development/Higher Education, or Public Health.
  • Evidence of strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience and competence working with a diverse student population.
  • Experience working in a Higher Education setting, with particular preference for experience with the software platform Symplicity-Advocate.
  • Familiarity with requirements and protocols related to compliance with Title IX requirements.
  • Experience in providing programming or education on relationships, substance abuse, and communication skills.
  • Interest, expertise, and skills in working with communities representing the racial, gender, socioeconomic, religious, neuro-developmental, and other dimensions of diversity reflected in this campus community.

For Full and Immediate Consideration:
1. Apply via Emory University Careers, Requisition 103055.
2. Send Cover Letter describing your interest and suitability for this position and Resume/Vita to Gary D. Glass at gglass@emory.edu, with “Support Coordinator/Outreach Position” in the Subject line.

 

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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