Assistant Director for Behavioral Intervention

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00142PO18 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Director for Behavioral Intervention Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Conduct Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838-$45,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Director coordinates campus support systems and resources to students involved in the behavioral intervention process. As a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), the Assistant Director is a point person for referred students, their families, and affected campus community members in addressing significant behavioral concerns.
The Assistant Director assists the BIT with overall case management by triaging referrals, coordinating interventions, meeting with referred students, managing crisis, and tracking students' completion of recommendations. S/he works closely with other campus resource providers, clinicians, student affairs units, and community support systems in coordinating a response that balances the needs of individual students with the safety and welfare of the University community. S/he is responsible for making contact with families at night and on weekends when necessary and acts as the team's chairperson in his/her absence.

S/he organizes the assessment efforts of the BIT and is responsible for designing and coordinating campus-wide trainings and outreach to students, faculty, and staff.

The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, who is Chair of the Behavioral Intervention Team.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree from an accredited institution in social work, higher education and student affairs, counseling, public health or related field; Or bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with a behavioral intervention team or students of concern. Experience conducting presentations to both large and small groups. Experience working with traditional/non-traditional aged college students.


Ability to assess services and learning outcomes; Ability to identify problems, use sound judgment and reasoning to make crucial decisions autonomously; Understanding of the application of FERPA, medical privacy guidelines, and other applicable laws and policies. Knowledge and utilization of the Maxient database system or other electronic case management system. Knowledge of current trends in alcohol education and risk reduction practices; Ability to take initiative and to balance multiple priorities. Knowledge of mental health terminology, including diagnostic criteria.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 02/26/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/09/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree from an accredited institution in social work, higher education and student affairs, counseling, public health or related field; Or at least a bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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  3. List of References and Contact Information
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