The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Student Affairs Administrator - Assistant Director of Student Emergency Services

Hiring department Dean of Students
Monthly salary $4,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-08-01-3039
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The successful candidate must participate in on-call rotations and serve as an emergency contact for DHFS, CMHC, and other departments after hours, on weekends and during holidays.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

Serve as Assistant Director for Student Emergency Services-SES, including providing supportive leadership to the department, student crisis intervention, referral to campus and community resources, participating in and managing on-call rotation. Work under supervision of the Director of SES.

Essential Functions

Supervision and Leadership - Provide supervision, training, and evaluation of two full time coordinators. Support the Director in leadership of the overall unit and team, and perform back-up management duties in the absence of the Director. Resources and Consultation - Provide immediate and on-going support to students in crisis including, but not limited to, interacting with students and their families, student affairs offices, academic units, and relevant departments to coordinate university responses to students' needs. Assist the Dean of Students with threat assessment and significant incidents in the University community. On-Call Coverage - Participate in on-call rotation and serve as an emergency contact for DHFS, UTPD, CMHC, and other departments after hours, on weekends and holidays. Intake - Provide leadership and oversight for intake of Behavior Concerns Advice Line-BCAL and SES cases. Coordinate Services - Provide students with comprehensive referral services. Coordinate services in response to student deaths, including, but not limited to, acting as University contact for family and coordinating flag lowering ceremonies. Outreach and Communication - Provide on-going safety and support to students, and provide follow up after initial emergency incident. Organize outreach efforts to ensure that the university community is aware of the services provided for students in crisis, including campus presentations and trainings. Assessment - Oversee department statistics and data, and assist with assessment planning and annual reports.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Bachelors degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Educational Psychology, Counseling, or other related field and at least three years of experience advising college students, including the following - direct experience with individual crisis management and in the development, implementation, mediation, and evaluation of crisis and-or grief intervention protocols. Experience supervising staff. Experience with case management and case consultation. Demonstrated organizational, administrative, listening and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to work under stress, perform multiple tasks, and maintain confidentiality. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build campus partnerships. Experience working with diverse groups of students and staff while fostering an environment where diversity is valued. Licenses - Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a TX resident, must obtain a TX Driver's License within 30 days after entering TX as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than five years of experience counseling or advising youth or college students, including the following - supervision and leadership experience, threat and risk assessment experience, direct experience with crisis management and in the development, implementation, mediation, and evaluation of crisis and-or grief intervention protocols, and assessment experience. In addition to the Required Qualifications, Masters or Doctorate degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Social Work, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or Counseling, and-or licensure in related field. Knowledge of Title IX policy and protocols. Experience working with a law enforcement agency. Experience with social justice issues. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding student problems, parental and faculty concerns. Demonstrated excellent public speaking and presentation skills.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation The successful candidate must participate in on-call rotations and serve as an emergency contact for DHFS, UTPD, CMHC, and other departments after hours, on weekends and during holidays.

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