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Case Manager

The Case Manager at Rhode Island School of Design maintains high student contact and an ongoing caseload to address the needs of students who have problems in areas such as mental or physical health, finances, discipline, and social adjustment that may affect their academic performance or other aspects of their RISD experience - using a variety of interventions, referrals, and follow up services. Responsibilities will include student contact via regular meetings, triage, case management, and engaging and consulting with RISD staff, faculty, administration, and outside treatment providers to ensure optimal student care. 


  • Master's degree in social work or counseling required; Rhode Island license required (LICSW or LMHC). 
  • Three to five years of case management experience, at least two years of which must be with mental health clients; previous work in a college or university counseling center environment is highly preferred; appreciation for the arts; and experience with and commitment to working with diverse clients including international students, individuals from ethnically/racially diverse backgrounds, and individuals representing various sexual orientations and gender identities. 
  • Experience managing response to crisis situations. 
  • Experience working as part of a case management support team, and experience navigating complex, decentralized environments. 
  • Demonstrated experience with computer information systems, Datatel and/or Titanium preferred. 
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, ability to quickly synthesize information from a variety of sources in order to make informed recommendations for the best welfare of the students. 
  • Knowledge of current case management trends and literature preferred. 
  • Commitment to the developmental orientation of CAPS.

Please apply on-line to be considered: