TCHATT SCHOOL LIAISON
Number of Vacancies:
School of Medicine / Psychiatry
Scope of Job:
To act as the liaison for the coordination of the day-to-day
activities with partnering school districts to increase and
facilitate the utilization of program services.
Description of Duties:
- Liaison for the day-to-day program activities with partner k-12
schools from multiple ISDs.
- Acts as point of contact for school staff from different school
districts (including school counselors, interns, front desk staff,
etc.) regarding students referred to the program, questions about
eligibility criteria, login issues, determination of appropriate
- Ensures partner school campuses offer telehealth services in a
private and safe manner. This includes identifying ‘emergency
contacts’ on the school campuses and ensuring school/program staff
is available to supervise telehealth sessions.
- Coordinates with other team members (such as Patient Services
Representatives and Medical Assistants) to ensure telehealth
appointments are offered within the academic calendars of partner
- Assists school staff in the promotion and implementation of
program services to increase service utilization. This includes
explaining program services to families and completing referral
forms on behalf of school staff.
- Plans and conducts trainings for school staff members to
explain program services to maximize service utilization.
- Assists with the scheduling and promotion of psychoeducational
presentations (this includes the planning for in-person and/or
virtual events, confirming presenters’ availability, creating
- Coordinates and conducts trainings/presentations on mental
health topics for different audiences including school staff,
families and/or students.
- Maintains documentation regarding trainings/presentations
learning objectives and attendance for grant reporting.
- Monitors statuses of students referred to the program and
updates school staff as needed.
- Represents and promotes the program in outreach events.
- Assist as needed with supervision of telehealth appointments
and facilitate the use of telehealth equipment.
- Participates on internal and external meetings as
- Evaluates, identifies and reports on program processes and
makes recommendations to management for improvement.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Associates degree from an accredited university.
As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to
be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official
University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157,
applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for
their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State
Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their
prior State of residence(s).
One (1) year of related experience or experience performing
outreach activities within a community program.
Experience obtained in a school setting.
Use of standard office equipment and electronic devices such as
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible
amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. UTRGV is a
distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple
locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed
primarily in a general office environment.
Good organizational skills, communication skills and interpersonal
skills are recommended. Ability to work with diverse groups of
people and build relationships within communities. Strong
interpersonal skills to make community connections and build
relationships with the target patient/client/community base.
Ability to successfully operate electronic medical records and
electronic devices with instruction. Ability to coordinate and
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
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non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
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