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Mental Health Care Coordinator
Posted: March 15, 2017
Purpose of Position Macalester College seeks to hire a full-time Mental Health Care Coordinator. This position coordinates intervention and support services for students challenged by emotional and mental health concerns that compromise personal and academic stability and success. The Care Coordinator conducts initial assessments of students presenting to Counseling Services; offers referrals and provides support in accessing appropriate mental health care on and off-campus; supports student compliance with treatment plans and/or college behavioral expectations; maintains ongoing contact with students to address needs; advocates for students individually and systemically, and; fosters self-advocacy. The position manages efficient client flow through the Health & Wellness Center via assessment, referral and management of the counseling wait list. The position also provides a limited amount of short-term mental health counseling to students via drop-ins and occasional standing appointment times. Allocation of key roles (e.g., initial assessment, case management and mental health counseling) flexes proportionally to best reflect client demand and needs of the Center.
Application Guidelines For best consideration, please submit resume and cover letter through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage no later than April 12, 2017. Review of applications will begin on April 12, 2017.
All inquiries about this position should be directed to: Kita Yang, Recruiter email@example.com
Institutional Overview Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women. Benefits Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none.
Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for more information about benefits at Macalester College.