AOD Staff Counselor/Social Worker

Job description

Position Number 999117

Functional Title AOD Staff Counselor/Social Worker

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The position is for an Alcohol and/or Other Drugs (AOD) Counselor/Social Worker. The AOD Counselor/Social Worker's primary role is to provide substance use counseling services including but not limited to assessment, treatment planning, short-term counseling, group therapy, psycho- education and case management. The AOD Counselor/Social Worker will provide mental health and substance use counseling for students with co-occurring needs. The AOD Staff Counselor/Social Worker may provide substance use assessment to students mandated by the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR). The AOD Counselor/Social Worker will collaborate with the Spartan Recovery Program, as well as with the Substance Use Prevention and Education Assistance Director in the Wellness Center. Other duties include: individual counseling for a wide variety of mental health concerns, crisis intervention for a wide variety of mental health and developmental concerns; AOD and general mental health outreach programming to UNCG students; consultation to students, faculty, staff and families; supervision and training of practicum/intern graduate students. The AOD counselor will serve on the Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Education, Prevention, Treatment and Recovery, as well as, other appropriate department and/or university committees and participate in appropriate university activities. The AOD Counselor/Social Worker will take an active role in the overall operation and function of the Counseling Center.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) in the state of North Carolina. An earned Master of Social Work or Counselor Education degree. A North Carolina license is required to allow the practice of Social Work or Counseling. Experience working with individuals from culturally diverse populations, as well as, underrepresented and or underserved populations. Demonstrated understanding and clinical application of the intersectionality of identity and mental health. A commitment to multicultural competency and working with individuals from underrepresented and/or underserved populations. Ability to work effectively with young adults. Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of full-time experience providing counseling for substance use and co-occurring mental health concerns, as well as substance use assessment.
Experience working with college age population.
Experience in a college counseling center.
Experience with mandated client populations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur after the application is successfully submitted.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range Salary is commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Student Health Services - 44604

Job Open Date 06/07/2018

For Best Consideration Date 07/02/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Are you a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in the state of North Carolina?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Greensboro News & Record
      • Carolina Peacemaker
      • Other Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other Professional Journal
      • UNC System Job Board
      • Other Online Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Other
    3. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
      • Yes
      • No

    To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at

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