Assistant Director for Student Advocacy and Intervention

Conway, South Carolina
Nov 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director for Student Advocacy and Intervention

Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Student Advocacy and Intervention. The Assistant Director will oversee a caseload of student referrals and manage numerous student advocacy and intervention processes within the Dean of Students Office.

Duties include, but are not limited to: managing Faculty Absence Alert, Attendance Notification, Emergency Housing/Food Insecurity Response, Benevolence Funding for Student Emergencies, Student Respondent Support for Title IX Investigations, and Semester Completion Coordination; managing a caseload of advocacy and intervention cases via electronic reporting database (Maxient); communicating with the Chant Intervention Team, Threat Assessment Team, and other administrators; serving as after-hours/on-call student support; developing and maintaining relationships with campus and community partners; and assisting with outreach efforts.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and professional experience to include previous experience in a related area are required. Master’s degree in Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Social Work, Public Policy or related field and three (3) years of related experience in a higher education setting, non-profit organization, or K-12 school system as a counselor, social worker or case manager are preferred. Experience as a graduate assistant/associate in Student Affairs, counseling, or social work role will also be considered as professional experience. This position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may apply online at or in person in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, name and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA Employer.

Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/004166); full time position with benefits. SC State pay band 05. Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University.