Program Director - Collegiate Recovery Program

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Program Director - Collegiate Recovery Program

Official Title
Sr Program Project Coordinator

Position Number

Rehabilitation and Health Services - 135350


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Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm; some nights/weekends

Department Overview
The University of North Texas is one of the nation's largest public universities and the most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. We are dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to over 38,000 students. UNT is a Tier-1, public research university offering 103 bachelor's, 86 master's and 38 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized.

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services seeks to prepare professionals to enhance the lives of diverse populations including the aging population, individuals with disabilities, substance use disorders and/or chronic health concerns through training in advanced research, education and service delivery, or clinical practice.

The Collegiate Recovery Program provides a peer-based model of support in an educational and empowering environment that is recovery-oriented, and focused on academic retention and success for a diverse body of students who are living in or seeking, long-term recovery from substance use disorders, mental health illnesses, and other behavioral health concerns.

Job Description
The Rehabilitation and Health Services Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Sr Program Project Coordinator to join our team as Program Director for the Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP).

* Direct and promote all student engagement activities that promote citizenship, healthy relationships, and socialization for recovery-oriented living; this includes student activities, support and service projects.
* Will provide strategic oversight of all operations of the Collegiate Recovery Program including budget, program management, planning and implementation of education, prevention, and intervention outreach programs and initiatives directed to address student health, wellness, and health promotion and risk reduction associated with alcohol and other drugs use and mental health recovery, developing and growing recovery support networks, facilitating program evaluations and assessment, developing and maintaing UNT and local community collaborations, programmatic marketing, sponsorship and grant development and personnel management.
* This a full-time, 40-hour week position that will require occasional after-hour and weekend commitments.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess Bachelor's Degree in related field and four years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

* Ability to adapt to program/project and incorporate creativity and originality.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, counseling, social work, psychology or a closely related field with an emphasis or extensive coursework in addiction studies and/or mental health counseling.
* State of Texas licensure in chemical dependency, Licensed Professional Counselor and/or national addiction counseling rehabilitation counseling or counseling certification.
* Three to five years of previous experience in substance use treatment and/or mental health treatment facilities (28 day, IOP, sober living setting) with adolescent and adult populations.
* Prior supervisory experience.
* Previous experience with grant writing and/or securing sponsored funding.
* Experience in a collegiate recovery community setting as staff, intern, or member.
* Record of successful program development for donors and securing sponsored grants/contracts.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with their online application.

The University of North Texas and the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will advance this commitment through their research, teaching, development and/or service.

Is this a security sensitive position?

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 12/21/2018
Application Due: 2/19/2019
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