Student Wellness Case Manager
Department of Wellness and Psychological Services
MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).
The Student Wellness Case Manager is a Professional Resource Faculty member reporting to the Chair of Wellness & Psychological Services. The Student Wellness Case Manager provides services as a member of a multidisciplinary team and on a one-to-one basis.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing basic assessments of health and well-being; intervening and evaluating individuals in collaboration with the professionals involved; supporting students at risk, on and off campus and help them identify and understand problem areas in their lives, improving mental health literacy, lead program coordination, promotion and student support of mental health and wellness initiatives, work closely with community partners to align our mental health and wellness efforts for students; develop health & wellness resources for students, faculty & staff; support students connect with internal & external resources to facilitate successful treatment planning. The incumbent will educate, empower and engage students proactively, as directed by the Chair, through one-on-one direct service, intervention workshops, presentations and collaboration in the development of resources.
Candidates should possess a Masters in Social Work with a specialization in clinical social work, and be registered and in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). Those in progress working toward a clinical designation will be considered. Participation in Competence Program with ACSW is an expectation of this position. Experience in supporting and promoting wellness and equity for marginalized populations/individuals requesting help is desired. Examples may include students who identify as LGBTQ, those living with physical or mental challenges, or survivors of sexual violence. Demonstrated effectiveness in professionalism; working constructively in support of leadership within a team exceptional communication skills including social media and web-based resource creation and interaction; comfort with change and demonstrated flexibility; and initiative are also essential.
How to Apply:
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Category||Professional Resources Faculty|
|Salary||Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience|
|Closing Date||December 7, 2017|
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