Position title
AIM Grant Case Manager

As part of the AIM Grant, the Case Manager will:
1. Provide leadership in the coordination of internal and external care and services for individual
students of concern.
2. Serve as a member of the College’s CARE Team and support its functions.
3. Provide management and oversight of records and files pertaining to students of concern including
case notes and referrals. Ensure that records and data are maintained in accordance with college
policies and federal and state regulations.
4. Support role-identifying psychosocial issues (financial, international, legal, family) that impact
academic performance, identifying resources to support student needs, and assisting students of
concern with finding appropriate resources/referrals.
a. Perform evaluation to determine student needs.
b. Formulate intervention plans.
c. Meet face to face with students, colleagues and others, to learn more about a student’s
well-being, resources needs, and plans to expedite problem resolution.
d. Provide referrals to support services within the college as well as community agencies.
e. Maintain an accurate directory of community resources available to students.
f. Assist students with needs including, but not limited to, crisis intervention, referral to
community resources, access to medical care including hospitalization and discharge
5. Review incoming students of concern and track for potential follow up.
6. Serve as a resource to faculty, staff and students on recognizing and responding to students at risk
and reporting concerns.
7. Facilitate the development, review and implementation of policies, procedures, and practices with
regard to students of concern.
8. Serve on department, division and college committees and task forces as requested.
9. Represent the department at campus presentations and professional meetings and conferences.
10. Assist Student Success Coach with orientation activities as requested.
11. Prepare reports and analysis as requested.
12. Work with Learning Commons and Student Engagement Coordinator, Residence Hall Manager,
Mental Health Counselor and/or psychology faculty to facilitate educational opportunities for
This position is funded through a Title V, Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (DHSI), for
five years beginning October 1, 2020. Any grant funded position with future employment will be
contingent upon funding.
See Human Resources for a complete job description.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, social work, or related field
• Experience working with youth/young adults
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience developing programming for students, including student success workshops
• Experience in a similar higher education project providing direct support to students
• A background profile similar to that of the participants of the program
• A demonstrated commitment to rural community college
• A demonstrated commitment/evidence of sensitivity in working with Hispanic, first generation,
and low-income students

$35,623 – $41,000 annually with an excellent and highly competitive benefits package including PERA retirement,
health, vision, dental, life insurance, and sick and annual leave
11-month position

For consideration, an applicant file must contain:
1. Cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications
2. Resume
3. Copies of transcripts (A.A., B.A., and M.A.)
4. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3 professional references

Open until filled - First review of applications will be August 17, 2023

Submit Application Packet To:
Otero College
Attn: Kelsey Barbee
Director of Human Resources
1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
FAX: (719) 384-6947
Or Email To: kelsey.barbee@otero.edu
Inquiries May Be Directed To:
Kelsey Barbee
(719) 384-6824

Job Location
1802 Colorado Avenue, La Junta, CO, 81050, USA
Job Type
Employment Type
$35,623-$41,000 Per year
Date posted
August 9, 2023
Valid through
August 16, 2023
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Position: AIM Grant Case Manager

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