Assistant Dean, Coordination, Assistance, Response, and Education Team

Massachusetts, United States
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

ASSISTANT DEANCARE (Coordination, Assistance, Response, and Education)Team, to join a team that works in close collaboration with residential life staff, student support deans, mental health clinicians, health care providers, and other support resources on and off campus. The CARE team addresses the needs of the most vulnerable undergraduate and graduate students, managing significant risk and requiring impeccable judgement.  Will lead and participate in communications management and support coordination across the Institute. Responsibilities include ensuring that information flows across support resources so that response to students in need is proactive and preventative; facilitating wellbeing checks, managing student cases through a database system including opening, following through on, and closing cases; collaborating with stakeholders to ensure that students are receiving timely attention and follow up and providing assistance during campus crises; and assisting with students who are transitioning to/from MIT due to hospitalizations, leaves, and returns.  

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Job Requirements
:  master’s degree, preferably in education, counseling, psychology, social work, or related field; at least four years’ experience in higher education or closely related setting; demonstrated knowledge of case management systems; experience responding to crisis situations; impeccable judgement; experience managing risk; success compiling and communicating confidential information; ability to work independently; high-level organizational, time-management, and interpersonal skills; flexibility and adaptability; initiative; ability to plan, develop, organize, and follow through on projects/plans while working in a high pressure, dynamic environment;  experience working with diverse populations; familiarity with mental health terminology, including diagnostic categories and treatments; knowledge and understanding of student and medical privacy guidelines/regulations; and ability to work within a comprehensive student support database and reporting system. 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.