Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator

Job description

The mission of the University of Denver Collegiate Recovery Program is to create a recovery supportive DU community through student engagement, advocacy, and education. As a unit of the Health and Counseling Center (HCC), the CRP supports its mission to provide exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy, and outreach to the University of Denver community. The HCC is an on-campus health facility that provides a wide range of on-site medical and mental health services.

Position Summary

The Program Coordinator will support the Director of the Collegiate Recovery Program in developing and growing efforts related to students in recovery at the University of Denver. The CRP supports the community for students who are in recovery from substance use disorders and behavioral addictions. The Program Coordinator will support this initiative and the Director of the CRP through sustaining and expanding a campus-based infrastructure to empower recovering students by providing support and relapse prevention initiatives and promoting academic excellence. The Center for Collegiate Recovery offers a community lounge, alcohol and drug-free social events, recovery housing, recovery support meetings, peer mentoring, and educational seminars and events. The Collegiate Recovery Community is a supportive environment within the campus culture that reinforces the decision to pursue recovery. It is designed to provide academic excellence alongside recovery support to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Two years of experience working full-time with adolescents and young adults in recovery.
  • Previous experience working with recovering students.
  • Knowledge of addiction, recovery, and relapse prevention theories and practice.
  • Transparent and high-integrity leadership.
  • Ability to develop, write, and coordinate budgets.
  • Ability to write internal reports and policies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and involves.
  • Strong organizational abilities.
  • A proven track record of program development, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Experience infusing diversity, equity and inclusion with programming and supporting diverse populations.
  • Experience in crisis intervention.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a diverse community, including but not limited to traditional, non-traditional students, LGBTQ, Veteran, First-Generation, and other marginalized populations.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in a related field.
  • Familiarity with 12-step and/or other recovery programs.
  • Experience working with substance abuse and recovery populations.
  • Development and oversight of a Collegiate Recovery Community.
  • Experience as a Coordinator of a CRC/CRP.
  • Recovery coaching certification.
  • Meditation and/or yoga certification.
  • Work Schedule
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. although, there may be additional hours required to complete all duties. Frequent evenings and weekends as required.

    Application Deadline
    For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, May 24th, 2021.

    Special Instructions
    Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

    Salary Grade Number
    The salary grade for the position is 9.

    Salary Range
    The salary range for this position is $51,000 - $56,000.

    The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

    The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

    Please include the following documents with your application:
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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    Job No: 493780
    Posted: 5/10/2021
    Application Due: 7/9/2021
    Work Type: Full Time
    Salary: Negotiable