|Administrative - 30%
Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate McBurney academic staff and interns at the level appropriate to their experience and expertise. Assist staff in determining priorities and delegating tasks where appropriate. Identify opportunities for professional development to improve performance and address emerging program needs.
Assess and improve intake and case management procedures including but not limited to intake processes, documentation guidelines, educational interventions and standards.
Contribute to program development for current and emerging populations (e.g. services for veterans, students with autism, unrepresented groups, etc.).
Serve on an internal McBurney team who responds to students who are at-risk of harm to self or others by facilitating communication among mental health providers, the Dean of Students Office, and appropriate campus staff.
Participate in program projects and activities (e.g., search and screen committees and processes, revision of eligibility criteria, outreach and communication practices with parents, etc.).
Create, organize, and maintain up-to-date electronic and paper records.
Direct Services to Students - 60%
Conduct intake appointments leading to a service eligibility determination and recommendations for reasonable accommodations as appropriate.
Assist students in understanding their legal rights and responsibilities.
Promote student self-reliance and the development of appropriate self-advocacy skills.
Facilitate communication between faculty, staff, and students with disabilities on access and accommodation issues and provide on-going consultation and problem-solving assistance to faculty and staff in the provision of appropriate services and accommodations.
Develop new and effective methods for resolving complex disability-related access and accommodation issues.
Provide information, referral, and support to enrolled students with impairments and disabilities
Communicate with parents/guardians of student clients respectfully and appropriately in a way that supports the development of student independence and accountability.
Maintain confidentiality in verbal and written communications as required under the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Stay abreast of legislation and national, state, and local issues affecting access for individuals with disabilities in higher education.
Participate in division and institution-wide initiatives to advance opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be equitably represented in the student population, be retained, and graduate from undergraduate and graduate programs.
Develop training materials for university personnel working with disabled students. Provide training (formal presentations) to the University and the community on disability-related topics to promote awareness, sensitivity, and competence in ensuring access for disabled individuals.
Provide consultation/technical assistance on disability issues as needed or requested by individuals and groups at the University and in the community.
Work to develop new campus services and systems to meet the needs of students with psychiatric, health or learning disabilities.
Participate in campus committees (e.g. Behavioral Intervention Team) where issues of mental illness are relevant.
Participate in professional development activities through presentations, publications, attendance at conferences and/or related activities.
Participate in community-based organizations serving disabled populations (e.g. Yahara House club, Wisconsin & campus NAMI).
Assist in advancing the mission and vision of the Division of Student Life through targeted projects, initiatives and committees.
Contribute to divisional strategic priorities including campus partnerships, improved climate, etc.
Represent the Division of Student Life at campus events
Promote and respect the practice of civility in the workplace.
Demonstrate a commitment to organizational success.
Participate in departmental and division-wide quality improvement efforts.
Demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Other duties as assigned.