Penn State Abington seeks a candidate with a demonstrated passion for working with marginalized student populations and helping them to flourish in a campus environment. The successful candidate will serve the College and individual students by coordinating prevention, intervention, and support efforts across the campus and community systems to assist at risk students and students facing crises, life traumas, and other barriers that impede success. We seek a candidate who will provide leadership to the Case Management role. The successful candidate will be a collaborative partner to units across the college and assist in establishing best practices related to student persistence. The successful candidate will champion: Advocating for students individually and systemically; Campus and community resources such as the LionShare food pantry, transportation access, emergency funds, housing insecurity, etc.; Identify and articulate gaps in resources on and off campus and coordinate necessary services to bridge those gaps/needs for students. Penn State Abington is a four-year college with a diverse population of 4,000 students in the suburb of Abington, Pennsylvania, 15 miles from the Philadelphia city line. While maintaining a close-knit academic community atmosphere typical of a small liberal arts college, Abington offers its students all of the resources of a major research university. Penn State Abington is located on a beautiful, historic, suburban campus in Abington Township, just 15 minutes from the Philadelphia city line. Penn State Abington is the fifth largest campus in the world-renowned Penn State University system of 24 campuses. The campus is known for its engaging academic community, robust student programming, and its 13 NCAA Division III teams in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC). Full Penn State benefits included. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will: Monitor compliance with treatment plans and institutional behavioral expectations; Foster self-advocacy in students to manage their academic, personal and fiscal responsibilities; Evaluate threat and assess risk to self and/or the community with the support of the campus Behavioral Threat Management team; Lead and co-chair the campus CARE team that serves as a campus wide intervention effort for students; Serve as a campus Title IX campus resource. The successful candidate will display excellent administrative and organizational skills including budget management and program development; a demonstrated understanding of intersecting identities, will display a broad-based knowledge of diverse populations with knowledge of multicultural, LGBTQ, underrepresented, and under served populations of ethnic and racial cultures, faith traditions, domestic and international communities. Candidate will be Licensed or Certified (or immediately eligible) as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Professional. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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