This position addresses the needs of students who are experiencing distress and/or causing distress to others. This position will work directly with students who are facing challenges in non-academic (health, economic, discipline, relationships, etc.) areas that are affecting their ability to be successful in their academic career or otherwise disruptive to the community. This position will facilitate a variety of interventions, referrals and follow-up services. Responsibilities include collaboration and consultation with academic partners, health care providers, colleagues within the Division of Student and Academic Life, and parents. This position reports directly to the Community of Concern Director.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Problem Solving, Collaborating, Independent Decision Making
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience
Prefer a Master's in Social Work, Public Health, College Student Personnel or related.
Preference for 2 -3 years of experience in student affairs, social services, case management, counseling, project management and/or coordination.
Deadline to Apply 11/24/2019 University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.