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Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute in Pasadena, CA. The Institute has one of the nation's lowest student-to-faculty ratios, with 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to varied learning opportunities and hands-on research to approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students. Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution.
Student Affairs at Caltech complements and enhances the Institute's educational mission by ensuring a healthy and supportive environment that enables students to grow academically and personally in preparation for meeting current and future challenges. Independently and in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff, we serve our community by responding to the issues, ideas, and needs of all students. Utilizing diverse approaches, we provide programs and services of the highest quality.
The Case Manager for Student Affairs is an integral part of a team that provides campus-wide student case management services to address the needs of graduate and undergraduate students who are experiencing academic, interpersonal, or health-related difficulties. The team’s direct case management services include outreach, crisis management, referrals for community resources and social services, follow-up for students who have been referred to the CARE team, and coordination for students who have been hospitalized and/or who are returning from a leave or time away from enrolled status.
The Case Manager for Student Affairs will play a leading role in the activities of the campus CARE team https://caltechcares.caltech.edu/, a multidisciplinary group of professional staff from key areas of the Institute. Each member brings knowledge and expertise in fields including mental health, crisis intervention, student development, staff consultation, campus security, academic support, and residential life. The Case Manager will leverage their experience, knowledge, and clinical expertise to ensure that the Caltech CARE team is providing students with the best care options and resources and helping students to successfully navigate their time at Caltech. The Case Manager for Student Affairs will also work in close collaboration with the Deans, faculty, faculty advisors, health care providers, student affairs colleagues, and parents.
While a clinical background is preferred, the Case Manager, Student Affairs will not function as a therapist or confidential resource but will leverage their clinical training to provide consultation and coordination for the CARE team and collaborate with staff in connecting students with appropriate resources.
This position is designated as Essential Reporting. In the event of an emergency on campus, an employee designated as essential reporting has essential job skills that are needed for response and recovery and is expected to report to campus as soon as possible.
Essential Job Duties
$62,400 - $95,000
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
As one of the largest employers in Pasadena, CA, Caltech is committed to providing comprehensive benefits to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Our benefits package includes competitive compensation, health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement savings plans, generous paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick time, parental leave, bereavement, etc.), tuition reimbursement, and more. Non-benefit eligible employees will have access to some benefits such as onsite counseling and sick time. Learn more about our benefits and staff perks.
Caltech has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective October 15, 2021, requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees (with Institute-approved exemptions for religious or medical contraindications only). At present, an individual is deemed “fully vaccinated” when that person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson). Upon eligibility, employees are required to receive the COVID-19 booster as part of the vaccine mandate. As a condition of employment, employees must submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. More information may be found here.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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