Community Health Associate

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Position Summary

Position will provide the primary development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of recovery programming efforts of MSU's Collegiate Recovery Program.   Responsible for creating relationships with campus and community stakeholders to implement strategies and programs to promote and grow the Recovery Program.   Will oversee grant funds and donations including investigating and applying for grant opportunities and organizing fundraising initiatives.   Will supervise and mentor both students and student organizations; coordinate and participate in campus outreach and advise, consult and represent program with various University and community wide constituents.  Responsible for preparing materials for training, publicity and orientation and making presentations and delivering educational classes.    

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post- bachelor degree work such as Master's in Social Work, Public Health, Nursing, Health Education, Health Promotion, Counseling or Psychology; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in public health programming, health risk appraisal, health care delivery systems or recovery programming; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

License or certification such as LMSW, LLMSW, CAADC/CADC or LPC to provide substance abuse assessments and counseling.   Three to five years of recovery-related work experience.   Understanding of substance abuse prevention, recovery and relapse prevention theories and practice.   Grant writing and fund raising experience.    Demonstrated ability to successfully work as part of a team and with a diverse community providing services from a non-judgemental perspective.   Experience working with college aged university students.  Ability to dynamically present to students and or stakeholders in group settings.  Excellent organizational, team work, collaboration building, communication and writing skills.   

Work Hours

May require evening presentations outside of 8AM-5PM hours and occasional weekend work.


Bidding eligibility ends on 4/3/18 at 11:55 PM.




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Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 4/25/2018
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