IDRC Program Class Facilitator
The College of New Jersey, Dept. of Counselor Education oversees the Mercer County Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC), under the Mercer County Office of Addiction Services and the State Dept. of New Jersey Intoxicate Driver Program. The IDRC is responsible for providing education, screening, and treatment monitoring for individuals convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The IDRC at the College of New Jersey seeks applications for an IDRC Class Facilitator to conduct the 12-hour education course for individuals convicted of DUI and sentenced to the IDRC. The successful candidate will have experience with group presentation, knowledgeable in the area of substance abuse, able to engage an audience, and be comfortable presenting in a large group format.
Responsibilities for this position include monthly presentation of curriculum to the IDRC 12-hour class. Classes are held 1 weekend per month. This position interfaces with clients, IDRC staff, and TCNJ students in the graduate studies program.
Part-time hourly pay rate
Qualifications for this position include:
- College Degree with concentrated work in Counseling and or Substance Abuse. Master’s degree preferred, but Bachelor or Associates Degree with CADC will be considered
- Knowledge of substance abuse effects, treatment, and prevention models
- Ability to engage large audiences; preferably experience with oral presentations; effective communication with clients, which includes clinical and compassionate communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively and professionally with team members
- Ability to work with diverse populations
- Ability to apply sound judgment in identifying emergent or critical issues of attention to supervisor; ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion and highly developed skills in independent problem-solving
- Strong interpersonal skills
Preferred qualifications include:
- Clinical License or CADC
- Experience in addictions field
- Trained in group facilitation
Under a new residency bill signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy, any individual hired on, or after September 1, 2011, will be required to establish a principal residence in New Jersey unless their position is exempt. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire. Any new employee who believes that they have a critical need to live outside of New Jersey, or that a move to a permanent residence within the state would constitute a hardship, may request an exemption from the provisions of the law by appealing to a five-member committee to be established by the State for the purpose of hearing such appeals.
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names of 3 professional references to [email protected]. Resumes will be considered through June 25, 2018. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.