Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist (Mental Health Case Manager, World Campus)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – I – Exempt
  • 04 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Full/Part Time:


The Mental Health Case Manager provides initial consultation and ongoing services for students with a wide range of mental health, behavioral and emotional concerns; works to identify, triage and connect students with community based resources as a remediation to serious problems that interfere with student success and well-being; will also research, develop and implement web based wellness resources and provide proactive and instructional outreach programs for students, faculty, and staff both within the World Campus and the larger university community in partnership with instructional design support. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience in community-based counseling/social work and case management is required along with ability to use advance technologies, work with diverse populations, and the ability to collaborate across administrative structures. Duties are performed at various levels within the defined title. This specialty supports World Campus students, which includes adult learners, students with families, military affiliated students; and assists students to fully engage in the learning process and in acclimation into the Penn State Community. Licensed or license eligible social worker or equivalent is required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire, with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088