Case Manager

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Sep 12, 2021

Job Description


Case Manager

Job ID: 233315
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
0410301 - Counseling Center

Job Summary
Maintain up-to-date knowledge on resources available in the community and serve as liaison between Georgia Southern Counseling Center and community mental health and social services. Provide bridge care to facilitate the referral of Georgia Southern students to community resources, including in-patient hospitals. Provide direct clinical services to students, outreach programming and professional training to the Georgia Southern community on a variety of mental health issues, clinical training to practicum students and interns as needed, and consultations to faculty and staff regarding college student mental health. Participate in the on-call schedule on rotation with all clinical staff.

  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Provide outreach programming and consultations to campus community
  • Maintain ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice for Professional Counselors or Social Workers n the State of Georgia
  • Coordinate one or more areas of Counseling Center service
  • Maintain compliance with Counseling Center policies and procedures
  • Maintain up-to-date mental health and social services resource list
  • Maintain working liaison relationships with campus, local and regional referral resources
  • Provide case management/bridge care for clients being referred to community resources
  • Coordinate with inpatient mental health facilities on discharge planning for patients who are Georgia Southern students
  • Compile and draft responses to all requests for Counseling Center client records/ verification of treatment, to be signed by Executive Director or Director on Armstrong Campus
  • Provide individual, couples, and group therapy to Georgia Southern students
  • Provide crisis/triage assessment and response to students
  • Participate in various training programs housed within the Counseling Center

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
  • Master's degree in clinical/counseling psychology or social work

Other Required Qualifications
  • Licensed as an LPC or LCSW in the State of Georgia, or ability to obtain relevant Associate License (LAPC/ LMSW) within three (3) months of start date and full license within three (3) years of start date

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Full licensure as LPC or LCSW will be given preference

Preferred Experience
  • Experience working in a university counseling center
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Experience providing case management services

Proposed Salary
$44,400 - $50,000

Required Documents to Attach
  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Ability to manage a caseload of individual, couples, and group therapy clients
  • Ability to document clinical interactions using Electronic Medical Record system
  • Ability to learn and adapt to College Counseling Center Service Models
  • Demonstrated ability to present outreach programming on mental health topics
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
  • Ability to work well collaboratively and independently

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Knowledge of clinical theories, diagnoses, interventions, treatment planning and therapeutic outcomes
  • Understanding of social, developmental, and psychological issues and challenges faced by students in higher education

  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Effective communication (verbal and written)/public speaking, organizational and human relations skills
  • Effective clinical and therapeutic skills to foster positive therapeutic relationships with students
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills

Apply Before Date
October 1, 2021

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by e-mail at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment
  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Occasional travel required
  • Workweek will occasionally extend beyond 40 hours to evenings and weekends

Background Check
Standard and Education

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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