Assistant Dean of Students in the University & Assistant Director, Student Case Management
The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

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About the Department

The University of Chicago is one of the nation's leading institutions of higher education and research. Campus and Student Life carries the core mission of the University to all aspects of life outside the classroom. It enriches the lives of its students, staff, and faculty and academic appointees and contributes to a vibrant, collaborative, and diverse campus community that inspires excellence and sustains the University's culture of inquiry, innovation, and continuous learning. The unit also works to support the overall well-being of approximately 7,000undergraduates and 10,500 graduate, professional and other students, including their health and safety.

UChicago HELP is a collaborative program within Campus and Student Life made up of a robust set of systems and practices that support and care for our students. UChicago HELP assists students in navigating academic and personal difficulties.

UChicago HELP is seeking two full-time Assistant Deans of Students in the University & Assistant Directors, Student Case Management (ADSCM). The ADSCMs will report to the Associate Dean of Students in the University for Student Affairs/Director, UChicago HELP with a dotted line to the Dean of Students in the University. One ADSCM will work exclusively with undergraduate students living in on-campus housing. The other ADSCM will work with all undergraduate students and provide some consultation with area deans of students for graduate and professional students. The ADSCMs are non-clinical providers and will be available to help students.


  • Arranging appropriate medical or mental health care (in consultation and coordination with Student Wellness providers).
  • Identifying and accessing appropriate short- and longer-term support resources on campus and in the broader community.
  • Following University expectations with respect to behavior and/or compliance with treatment plans.
  • Assessing risk of harm to self and to others.
  • Monitoring progress toward achieving goals around healthy living, physical and mental health, finances and personal relationships.
  • Achieving self-advocacy so they can manage academic, personal and financial responsibilities independently.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Desired qualifications include a Master's degree in education, counseling, social work, public health or related field plus at least five years of experience in education or closely related setting with a demonstrated knowledge of case management systems and experience managing response to crisis situations. Interested applicants may submit their resume/CV and cover letter for either or both opportunities to UChicago Career Opportunities.
  • Apply to JR15928-Assistant Dean of Students in the University & Assistant Director, Student Case Management supporting undergraduate students not living in on-campus housing and consultation with area deans of students for graduate and professional students.
  • Apply to JR15929-Assistant Dean of Students in the University & Assistant Director, Student Case Management (Housing and Residence Life) supporting undergraduate students living in on-campus housing.

Posting Statement

Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

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