Columbia University Associate Dean of Student Wellness in New York, New York

Job TitleAssociate Dean of Student Wellness

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Job Requisition Number 095815

Department 4710- GNS Student Affairs

Location Morningside

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

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Job Family Student Affairs

Salary Grade 14

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description The Dean of Students Office at the School of General Studies is looking for an energetic addition to its team. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the incumbent serves as the primary supervisor for all student wellness initiatives and is lead manager on strategic planning and program design for wellness programs. Enhance the academic mission of GS by promoting wellness and access to critical services which will alleviate barriers to educational success.

a. Performs ongoing case-management for individual students in various stages of crisis and need. Develops individual wellness approaches for different student populations, including international students, Dual BA's, Veterans, formerly incarcerated individuals, persons in recovery, persons with disabilities, and persons with mental health disorders.

Manages student emergency response, in coordination with campus and community partners, including Columbia Sexual Violence Response and Columbia Psychological Services. Serves as the primary on-call School contact and coordinates emergency follow-up with appropriate School and University officials. Performs crisis psychosocial assessments (suicidality assessment). Works with students while they are on medical leave in order to facilitate a smooth transition back to GS.

Provides individual case management for students who are interacting with Student Conduct.

Is the point-person for emergency housing needs and helping students identify housing options. Helps to identify local housing resources for individual students and their families. (75%)

b. Manages all School wellness initiatives. Serves as the primary School staff member coordinating efforts to address food insecurity, utilizing on-campus and local resources. Serves on the GS housing committee, and the Disability Services housing committee. Keeps track of all campus wellness resources (initiatives, groups, etc) and serves as School staff's main point of contact for questions about referrals and resources. Develop wellness programming and training for School staff. (25%)


Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred. At least 5-7 years of related counseling and/or case-management experience required. Familiarity with higher educational opportunity programs preferred. Must be able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities and be a team player. Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, and organizational skills. Knowledge of Windows, MS Office required. Proficiency with SIS (Student Information Services) and data analytics desirable.

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HIPAA Compliance training required No Response

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 11-29-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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