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Central Washington University Case Manager in Ellensburg, Washington

Job Summary Central Washington University is recruiting a Case Manager to join our Case Management team in Ellensburg, Washington. This role is an important member of our team as they enhance the vision for the University. The role is a campus-based position, which means you get to see the lives you are impacting. We\'re offering a salary, depending on experience, from \$62,000 - \$70,862 annually plus the awesome CWU benefits. Who we are: We are a team of individuals committed to Changing Students\' Lives. No matter what job, each of us plays a part in supporting and empowering our students to fulfill their dreams. Working in higher education provides career growth and career choice. Think of a university campus like a mini city, operating across 380 acres. You\'ll find diverse academics, libraries, athletics and sporting events, full service and quick serve dining, conferences and events from small to large, recreation centers, housing, health services, police and public safety for the campus population of \10,000 students. Central Washington University has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Top Producing Institution for the 2022-2023 academic year. In addition, for the seventh time in eight years, CWU is a recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Come join us on our journey to encourage, inspire, and create spaces where all identities thrive on campus. Tour our campus in Ellensburg here. What we offer: Our investment in you begins the day you join our team, a healthy and successful future for you is important to us. We offer medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, discounts across town, an employee assistance program for individualized counseling, and a wellness incentive program. Learn more: The Role: The Case Manager provides individualized support and assistance to students seeking to overcome obstacles related to their academic goals and/or personal health and well-being. The Case Manager conducts outreach to students experiencing distress and provides advocacy, referrals, and information on system-wide operations. The position serves as an advocate for student welfare and provides students with individualized referrals to appropriate resources. All employees are expected to support CWU\'s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment. Job Duties Behavioral Intervention/Counseling/Case Management: - Conducts triage assessment of student need to determine appropriate interventions based on the urgency of the reported concerns - Provides one-on-one student assistance with resource navigation, short-term crisis support, advocacy, referrals, and information on system-wide operations. This may include resource coordination, problem-solving, and providing help to students impacted by traumatic, disruptive or disturbing life events - Serves on weekly Referral & Response rotation, initiating outreach to students identified as needing additional support, including students in significant distress - Coordinates follow-up assistance for students and provides short-term, non-clinical supportive counseling as needed in conjunction with the student\'s support system, healthcare provider(s), and/or other supports and resources - Refers students to community and private resources as appropriate based on each student\'s unique circumstances - Consults and maintains positive working relationships with campus and community resources to ensure quality referrals - Maintains full, accurate, and up-to-date case records - Provides daytime crisis resource coordination Administrative Consultation and Outreach: - Collaborates with colleagues in the