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 Subject : Care and Wellness Consultant, The University of Notre Dame.. 11/14/2019 04:14:58 PM 
Teri O'Brien
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The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Care and Wellness Consultant.

Applications will be accepted until 11/27/2019.

The Care and Wellness Consultant is a full-time administrative position reporting to the Director of the Center for Student Support and Care and serves as a key member of the Center's leadership team. Each Care and Wellness Consultant works with students in designated areas and helps manage a variety of complex situations that may impact a student's ability to function successfully in the University community. Students are referred to their respective Care and Wellness Consultant by faculty, staff, family, or other students when they have a concern regarding the individual's well-being. Students can also self-refer in order to access support and assistance. The goal is to avert more serious difficulties and help the student attain academic and personal success. Care and Wellness Consultants help facilitate a student's access to, and appropriate use of, University and/or community services. While strong, supportive relationships may develop with students, a Care and Wellness Consultant does not engage in individual therapeutic relationships. Care and Wellness Consultants establish and maintain collaborative and consultative working relationships within the University, particularly, but not limited to: College Deans and Faculty, Residential Life, Rectors, Student Health Services, the Center for Student Health Promotion and Well-being, University Counseling Center, Notre Dame Police Department, Disability Services, Graduate Student Life, Financial Aid, Athletics, and Admissions. In addition, Care and Wellness Consultants are knowledgeable about resources in the greater South Bend/Mishawaka area. The Care and Wellness Consultant will possess a commitment to fostering developmental opportunities for students that are consistent with the mission of a Catholic university founded by the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

Essential Duties:

Case Management:

• Provide case management oversight for all cases involving students within respective colleges and schools. The following colleges and areas will be evenly distributed between the three Care Consultants: School of Architecture, College of Arts and Letters, Mendoza College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Science, Graduate School, Law School, and First Year Students.

• Assist referred students in making use of University and/or community services and benefits.

• Provide individualized support and follow-up as needed.

• Assist students who self-refer in order to access support and assistance.

• Provide support to students under the care of off-campus treatment providers.

• Maintain the electronic database of case management.

CARE Team:

• Serve as a key member of the CARE Team.

• Coordinate and track CARE Team recommendations for referred students to ensure continuity of care.

• Provide individualized support and follow-up as needed.

• Elevate concerns to appropriate individuals as necessary.

Community Collaboration & Student Support:

• Refer students to Support Program that includes an executive skills coaching model, peer mentor program, and curriculum of workshops designed for student success. This will involve collaborative relationships with colleges as well as other departments across campus including Residential Life, Rectors, Student Health Services, the Center for Student Health Promotion and Well-being, University Counseling Center, Notre Dame Police Department, Disability Services, Graduate Student Life, Financial Aid, Athletics, and Admissions.

• Through the support program, provide educational programs and training on topics related to health and wellness.

• Help community members understand how to best support and care for students in need.

• Serve as a Resource Coordinator for cases of sexual misconduct.

• Serve as a facilitator for mental health bystander intervention training programs.

Emergency Care:

• Work with various constituencies to help students receive emergency care as needed.

• Assist with the hospitalization of students and identification of next steps.
• Manage communication with students, treatment providers, Rectors, Deans and faculty members, parents, and others as needed.

• Work with CARE Team to evaluate procedures.

Withdrawal and Readmission Processes:

• Assist with the withdrawal process of students.

• Serve on the Re-admission Committee and collaborate with student treatment providers to assess their readiness to return.

• Specialize in the on-going support to students upon their return to campus.

Individual Responsibilities:

• Manage additional responsibilities that are distributed amongst the staff for the Center for Student Support and Care including, but not limited to: marketing and outreach, webpage design and management, and procedure development.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in Counseling, Social Work, Education or related field

• Experience managing crisis situations

• Experience working with college students in a campus setting

• Experience in case management and working as part of an interdisciplinary team

• Knowledge about developmental, psychological, social and medical issues related to college-aged students.

• Experience creating educational programs for college students in a developmental model

• Experience interpreting and implementing federal regulations

• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and the development of multicultural competencies.

• A commitment to the University’s Catholic identity and the ability to implement policies, programs, services and best practices that are consistent with the University’s Catholic mission, values, and teachings.

Preferred Qualifications:

The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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