Center for Student Conflict Management - CARE
The primary charge of the CSCM-CARE GA is to generally support the Assistant Director for Student Support Services by reviewing CARE reports, responding to reporters, checking in with students, and helping to maintain the current success of the CARE system. Depending on the CSCM-CARE GA’s level of experience, the successful candidate may meet with students experiencing low-level concerns, talk with reporters about the CARE process, and evaluate student and reporter responses about their participation in the CARE system.
Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities
- Conduct initial review and intake of CARE reports.
- Follow up with reporters in cases currently classified as “monitored” (low level concerns).
- Update and maintain the CARE Excel sheet identifying all students currently involved in CARE and indicating the additional steps that need to be taken.
- Schedule appointments with students who are required to meet with the Assistant Director for Student Support Services.
Trainings, Programs, and Presentations
- Assist in the planning and implementation of Student Support Network discussion topics. This group meets bi-weekly to discuss hot topics in student affairs or current events on campus.
- Create, facilitate, and evaluate CARE system presentations offered to advisers, teaching assistants, UR faculty and staff members, etc.
- Create, facilitate, and evaluate workshops related to CARE and how to identify students in distress.
- Generate CARE-related reports for presentations and research purposes.
- Generate the most up-to-date CARE Excel sheet for the Tuesday morning CARE-team meeting.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of the CARE application and website.
- Edit and improve current policy and procedure forms related to CARE.
- Other duties of special interest to the graduate assistant or as assigned by the Assistant Dean or Assistant Directors.
Research and Assessment
- Organize and compile CARE surveys and results.
- Identify research opportunities surrounding CARE teams and initiate these research efforts with the assistance of the Assistant Director for Student Support Services.
Committee Work and Meetings
- Attend weekly meetings with Assistant Director for Student Support Services.
- Attend weekly CSCM staff meetings.
- Attend monthly Office of the Dean of Students meetings.
20 hours per week including some evening and weekend events. Term of position is May-June of current academic year with possible reappointment.
- Must be a full-time, matriculated graduate student in a Master’s or Doctoral program at the University of Rochester.
- Interest or experience in helping students in distress and/or working as part of a CARE team to support students of concern.
- Experience in mental health or school counseling preferred, but not required.
- Experience in a student affairs- related position preferred, but not required.
- Interest in a two-year appointment preferred, but not required.