Recovery Support Coordinator

Job description

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Recovery Support Coordinator

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

Months per Year:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Occasional evening and weekend hours as needed

Hours per week:


FLSA Status:



Student Affairs


Counseling & Health Serv (Adm)

Work Location:

Student Health Center

Primary Purpose of Department:

The CWP operates from a public health model and utilizes prevention and health promotion strategies to empower students to make informed decisions about their personal health and wellbeing. Our team of multidisciplinary professionals addresses issues such as alcohol use, drug use, recovery from substance use disorders, sexual health, sexual and relationship violence, and a variety of other wellness topics that affect college students.

Primary Purpose of Position:

Reporting to the Associate Director for Collegiate Recovery, the primary purpose of this position is to coordinate and execute a wide range of recovery support programs and services for students involved with the Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP), including but not limited to recovery seminars, community building events, and other activities to build recovery capital, connections, a sense of belonging, and skills. The mission of the CRP is to provide a nurturing, affirming environment in which students recovering from addictive disorders can successfully pursue academic, personal and professional goals for the purpose of enhancing their quality of life. As a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist serving in the capacity of adjunct staff in Counseling and Psychological Services, this position will also provide clinical services to UNC Charlotte student members of the CRC and other students referred for assistance with substance use concerns.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

Principal responsibilities include coordinating recovery support activities for students involved with the Collegiate Recovery Program; providing substance use counseling to students; delivering education to the campus community on substance use disorders, recovery, and the Collegiate Recovery Program as a resource for students; assisting as directed to advance the goals and objectives of the program.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Completed masters degree in mental health counseling, Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, or advanced degree in a clinical service related field.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Strong clinical skills, with experience working in university counseling centers or with young adults in a clinical setting.

Education and professional experience in the field of addiction and recovery.

Experience collaborating, volunteering, or working with recovery community organizations, particularly with collegiate recovery programs.

Strong written and verbal communication abilities, including outstanding presentation skills for educational workshops and training sessions

Necessary Certifications/Licenses:

Prior to start date, fully meeting requirements for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in the State of North Carolina.

Preferred Certifications/Licenses:

Completion of all supervision hours to satisfy requirements for a full license as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor or Social Worker in North Carolina.

Special Notes to Applicants:

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Open Until Filled:


Proposed Hire Date:





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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time