Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling Program Coordinator/Instructor

Port Arthur, Texas
$36,500; 9-month Faculty; Non-tenure track
Jan 20, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Program Coordinator/Instructor reports directly to the Allied Health Department Chair. The primary duties of this position are coordination and supervision of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling (DAAC)Program, provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, classroom instruction of DAAC courses, and management of practicum experiences. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or online courses. Will be required to participate in recruiting and promotional activities. Serves on assigned faculty committees, advise and recruit students, attend campus graduation ceremonies, participates in professional development activities, and work with the various administrative functions of the college. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required.

Graduated from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in field or closely related field is required. Must have 18 graduate hours in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, Addictions Counseling, or closely related subject.
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).
Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
High degree of communication skills, written and spoken.
Ability to evaluate programs and procedures.
Ability to deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in professional manner.
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to promote the campus image.
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.
Occasional travel required. Valid Texas Drivers License is required.
Working Conditions: Normal classroom setting. Practicum experiences are performed in a variety of settings. Some hazardous conditions may exist.

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.