Slug Support Manager at University of California - Santa Cruz
Posted in Other 11 days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Santa Cruz, California
Slug Support Manager
Dean of Students
Dean of Students
Job Open Date
Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on:
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Starting Salary Range: $55,000 - $62,000. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is eligible for Full benefits.
Student Life & Devt Specialist 3 
Professional Support Staff (PSS)
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
The Division of Student Success provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Success Division includes the Student Success Evaluation & Research Center (SSERC), the Student Success Centers which provide outside the classroom academic and co-curricular services and resources, Student Health Services, and the Dean of Students Office.
The Dean of Students Office at UC Santa Cruz promotes personal development and successful navigation of campus life thereby strengthening the student experience. This is accomplished by facilitating partnerships, developing policies, creating meaningful opportunities, and providing direct support to cultivate a vibrant, healthy, and inclusive UCSC community. The Dean of Students Office envisions a university where every student has limitless opportunities and support to reach their highest goals for themselves and society.
Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean of Students, the Slug Support Manager serves as the nexus of information and integration for the campus's response to students experiencing varying degrees of need and/or distress. The incumbent is readily accessible to faculty, staff, students, parents and family members who are concerned about a distressed student. The Slug Support Manager works closely with key offices to identify and intervene as early as possible with students whose behavior suggests the need for support services. Duties include providing information and training for the campus community; fielding calls, emails and referrals regarding, coordinating responses and services for individual students, undertaking research on national best practices and participating on various "students of concern" committees.
Qualifications / Competencies
Bachelor's Degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Demonstrated experience in crisis management, crisis intervention, and case management with college age students/emerging adults.
Broad knowledge of health care, mental health care and services. Crisis management prevention, and psycho-educational and educational outreach as well programming to students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Demonstrated ability to initiatiate and coordinate services for students.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively, productively, and sensitively with students, faculty, staff, and parents per the standards and practices related to the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) and the relevant policies and best practices.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a disciplinary organizational setting including on-campus residential facilities, faculty, campus administration, campus health providers, off campus health care provider, law enforcement, and the courts.
Demonstrated ability to develop training curriculum and deliver training and presentations to a wide variety of audiences such as faculty, deans, department chairs, students, and staff.
Demonstrated ability to review, understand, and effectively apply complex policies and laws.
Outstanding oral, written, and digital communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, cultural competence, and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to follow, implement, and encourage others to follow the UCSC Principles of Community, University Policies, and State and Federal Laws.
Ability to advocate on behalf of students and encourage students towards achieving individual goals, follow through on recommendations, and learn self-advocacy skills.
Preferred Qualifications / Competencies
Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Public Health, Higher Ed/Student Affairs Administration, or related field.
Direct experience working on college campuses with college age students in a health or mental health setting.
Special Conditions of Employment
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Must follow safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
Ability to occasionally work flexible hours.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode*section=pen&group=11001-12000&file=11164-11174.3
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