Gamecock Recovery Coordinator

Job description


Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Student Services Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Gamecock Recovery Coordinator



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

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Advertised Salary Range:

$36,926 - $45,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Student Services

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Gamecock Recovery Coordinator promotes a healthy environment and lifestyle for students in recovery by providing tools and support for academic success, professional development, and campus and community support. The coordinator will plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate appropriate support programs for students in recovery, including planning educational, social, and service opportunities that connect students in recovery to each other and the USC experience. In addition, this position will provide direct support to individual students in recovery, including creating recovery support plans as appropriate, and connecting students to a referral network of campus and community resources. The Coordinator will also develop events, workshops, and other co-curricular programming, education and marketing materials to reduce stigma related to addiction and recovery and to build support for Gamecock Recovery across campus and in the community.

Position Duties:

20%: Plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate appropriate support programs for students in recovery which connect students in recovery to each other and the USC experience.

25%: Provide direct support to individual students and groups of students in recovery including managing and operating recovery center space.

15%: Recruit, train, and supervise graduate interns, peer leaders, and student recovery coaches. Coordinate training and on-going professional development.

25%: Develop workshops, seminars, events, and trainings to reduce stigma related to addiction and recovery. Presentations relevant to a variety of groups including students, faculty, staff, and community members.

10%: Cultivate a referral network of campus and community resources related to addiction and recovery. Represent Gamecock Recovery to campus, community, regional, and national organizations.

5%: Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 2 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 4 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and prior experience with a recovery program.


Familiarity with various pathways to recovery and a recovery oriented continuum of care as well as experience in recovery support, student support, or recovery coaching. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 11, 2021.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time