Texas Southern University
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$18.280160 - $21.9357
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes

Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU202794

Official TSU Title PROGRAM ASSISTANT SHAPE (Case Management) Grant Title PROGRAM ASSISTANT SHAPE (Case Management) Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision, the TSU SHAPE Initiative CHANGE (Change through Healing, Awareness, Networks, and Gateways to Empowerment) program is a grant-funded university and community-based partnership established to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minorities with substance use or co-occurring disorders that are also at-risk for HIV or HIV positive. The TSU SHAPE Initiative Program Assistant (Health Case Manager) provides health screenings, case management services, and conducts community outreach and engagement among Greater 3rd and 5th Ward program participants. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and performance is based upon contribution to all program operations.

This is a Grant Funded position.

Essential Duties Summary


  • Identifies and maintains a database of community resources and social services to address program participant unmet needs.
  • Conducts intake, monthly follow-ups, and discharge assessments face to face, virtually, or by phone.
  • Manages participant caseload in need of monthly social service support, resources, and referrals with consistent follow-up.
  • Serves as program preceptor for field interns assigned to the program, as needed.

  • Conducts HIV, Hepatitis-C, STI screenings with the provision of general health and HIV/STI education and/or referrals to local community agencies as appropriate.
  • Implements evidence-based interventions (EBIs) in accordance with program curriculum.
  • Maintains accountability for program equipment, supplies, confidential client records, and performs quality management and assurance activities.
  • Performs targeted outreach, recruitment, and coordination of on-campus and external program activities and events.
  • Must be comfortable and culturally competent to work with special populations including the Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual Transgender (LGBT) community.
  • Responsible for establishing trusting relationships with community partners and program participants.
  • Attends team meetings and required trainings as scheduled.
  • Provides some administrative/clerical functions and carries out routine office/program procedures.
  • Must have access to reliable and consistent transportation and able to travel locally.
  • Will require schedule flexibility to include some evenings and weekends.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • % FTE


    Hiring Range $18.280160 - $21.9357 Education

    Bachelor's degree or higher.

    Required Licensing/Certification

    Valid Texas Driver's License preferred.

    Current licensure as a Bachelor or Master-level Social Worker (LBSW or LMSW) in the State of Texas preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Knowledge of:

  • Federal, State, Local, and County laws.
  • General policies, procedures, and practices.
  • HIPAA Compliance.
  • Mobile technology.
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Survey Monkey, and similar applications.
  • HIV/STI and related services, Homeless, and Mental Health/Substance Abuse community resources.
  • Skill in:

  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Multitasking and time management.
  • Operating standard office equipment and mobile technology.
  • Both verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to:

  • Analyze and interpret data.
  • Prepare detailed reports.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Secure and maintain human subjects and behavioral prevention/intervention training certifications.
  • Work Experience

    Six (6) months to one (1) year related experience.

    A minimum of 6-months paid or volunteer experience working with HIV/AIDS and/or substance using populations preferred.

    Fluent in Spanish preferred.

    Working/Environmental Conditions

  • Stoop, bend, kneel, and lift.
  • Sitting or standing in one location.
  • Use of manual dexterity and fine motor skill.
  • Carry objects of light and moderate weight.
  • Will require some evenings and weekends.
  • Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)

    Posting Detail Information

    UA EEO Statement

    It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

    Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

    Close Date 01/31/2023 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.

    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Current licensure as a Bachelor or Master-level Social Worker (LBSW or LMSW) in the State of Texas?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a minimum of 6-months paid or volunteer experience working with HIV/AIDS and/or substance using populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you fluent in Spanish?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
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