Classification Title: Student Services Program Coordinator II
College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: SAAS Substance Abuse Prevention and Education
Advertised Salary Range: $40,933
Advertised Job Summary:
The Assistant Director for Early Intervention oversees the coordination of the brief motivational interviewing intervention program (BASICS) and provides additional early intervention and referral services for students. The assistant director recruits, trains and supervises graduate interns who conduct individual interviews with students who have been referred to the program due to high-risk behavior or hospital transport. The assistant director monitors and evaluates prevention and intervention service delivery which includes the scheduling of appointments, providing training and support to the staff, and evaluating the effectiveness of the program and its impact on student behavior. The assistant director maintains a caseload of students participating in the program, in addition to the overall coordination of the program. The assistant director serves as a liaison to campus and community offices to effectively address high-risk student behavior and identify students of concern.
Coordinate the service delivery of the STIR program, including but not limited to overseeing the referral process, scheduling appointments, and providing follow-up as needed. Manage reporting and assessment measures to evaluate how to effectively address students of concern.
Recruit, train, and provide supervision to graduate interns who conduct a brief motivational intervention with students. Coordinate training and ongoing professional development for graduate interns.
Provide brief motivational interviewing intervention and referral services to a caseload of high-risk students.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the program and the impact of behavior change as a result of the program. Evaluate best practices and make recommendations to best address high-risk student behavior and students of concern.
Serve as a liaison between the SAPE Office, Student Conduct, Student Care, and Outreach Team, Counseling and Psychiatry, and other campus and community offices as necessary.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience.
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