Clinical Case Manager

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Other, Student Affairs

Th Clinical Case Manager will work with multiple Bucknell University departments and multidisciplinary agencies to provide coordination of services to high risk students.

Organizational Relationships:
Report to the Director of Counseling & Student Development Center
Work closely with: multidisciplinary staff of psychologists, counselors, social workers, psychiatrists, office personnel, Office of the Dean of Students, Student Health, community providers and hospital staff.

Job Duties:

Leadership - Serve as liaison between community mental health providers and Counseling & Student Development Center. Oversee weekday crisis coverage and assist/fill in when necessary.

Intervention and Assessment - Provide risk assessment, crisis intervention, care coordination for students with complex care needs, psychoeducation and referrals for students. Coordinates services with the Office of the Dean of Students, Residential Education, Bucknell Student Health, International Student and Scholar Services, Accessibility Resources, the Office of Conduct, Bucknell Public Safety, members of the CARE Team, and members of the Threat Assessment Team for students with high risk needs. Conduct mandatory assessments for identified students referred to the Counseling & Student Development Center by the Dean of Students, members of the CARE team, Student Health and Public Safety. Maintain full and accurate case notes for clients.

Treatment Planning - Facilitate and track referrals for continuation of care for students with identified high risk needs and students recently hospitalized for mental health related reasons. Maintain a small counseling caseload.

Training and Education - Provide outreach and educational presentations as needed. Involvement with Center staff meetings and retreats. Attending CARE team meetings and serving on University committee(s). Attend continuing educational and professional development opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree in a mental health related field
- Licensed to independently practice counseling in Pennsylvania (e.g. LPC, LCSW, or Licensed Psychologist)
- Experience in Case Management
- Ability to maintain up to date and accurate documentation
- Outstanding interpersonal skills
- Experience working collaboratively with other mental health professionals and community resources
- Demonstrated experience providing services to members of marginalized populations
- Commitment to equity and inclusion of people of diverse, intersecting identities

Preferred Qualifications:

- Interest and experience with the mental health needs of traditional aged college students preferred
- Experience providing presentations, training and education to students, faculty and staff

Physical Demands:

As full-time staff, work expectations are to be present when the office is open for services to students, typically all weekdays from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise assigned by Director.
Professional staff members are expected to be on-call for a portion of the academic year during evenings, nights and weekends.

Full-time exempt employees are required to work as much time as is necessary to fulfill the requirements of the position without additional compensation, even if the work is performed beyond standard work hours.

Work Type: 

This is a full-time, staff exempt, benefits eligible position. 

This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.

Salary Range:

This is a staff exempt position with a hiring range of $54,080 - $67,600 (E08). The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.


Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role; 
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card 

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community.  We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.


About Bucknell

Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 60 majors and 70 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,700 undergraduate and 30 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors on scholarly and artistic projects.

Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its undergraduate students. Student life is vibrant with about 200 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletics teams, a robust arts culture, and a commitment among many of the students to community and global service work.

Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

The Community

Lewisburg (pop. 5,700) is located in central Pennsylvania and features beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), a variety of restaurants, shops and boutiques, and the Barnes & Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. It is the seat of Union County, which has about 44,000 residents.

The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is within a three-hour drive of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

The cost of living is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and outstanding opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School consistently ranks among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.

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