The Student Support Coordinator is a key member of the Student Support & Resources team. In this role, you will serve as a member of the campus behavioral intervention team, assisting with campus support for serious student concerns, needs and emergencies.
Your responsibilities include:
Manage behavioral intervention team referrals, coordinate with campus partners, and advise faculty, staff and parents. Referrals include instances of mental health concerns, students who are victims of crimes, hardship or accidents, welfare concerns, or medical emergencies.
Coordinate alcohol and other drug interventions.
Facilitate educational opportunities on behavioral intervention for faculty and staff.
Support the Director and Associate Director as they respond in an on-call capacity to instances of student emergencies and death.
Contribute to the mission and overall success of the Student Support & Resources area of the Dean of Student Office.
Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.
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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
A minimum of 2 years of experience working (post-undergraduate) in education or closely related field.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of student development and counseling theory.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Interest and competence in working with culturally diverse students.
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and tasks.
Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Social Work or closely related field.
Experience with higher education behavioral intervention, counseling, social work, student conduct, or residence life.