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Coordinator, Substance Awareness and Wellness Education

Employer
Drew University
Location
Madison, NJ

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Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Drew University is seeking a full-time, 10-month Coordinator of Substance Awareness and Wellness Education in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a unique skill-set including a strong clinical background as well as extensive outreach experience.

Please review the following criteria:

  • Clinical Responsibilities:
    • Provide evaluation, intervention, counseling, and referral services for students who display high-risk behaviors associated with substance use.
    • Engage in short-term individual and group counseling for students with substance use (and related) concerns.
    • Skilled in crisis consultations during business hours.
    • Refer students to off-campus resources, as appropriate, and consult with families and off-campus treating professionals as indicated.
    • Work with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Residence Life, Athletics, and others as appropriate to support students on campus.
    • Compliance with appropriate note-taking and supervision needs related to client caseload.
  • Outreach/Education Responsibilities:
    • Deliver outreach and education around topics such as harm reduction, Up-Stander training, consent, and mental health intervention strategies.
    • Manage existing grant award focused on harm-reduction.
    • Manage a first-year wellness program which includes training students in peer to peer education.
    • Evaluate outreach effectiveness.
    • Provide ongoing administration of and leadership of a campus community group dedicated to promote wellness.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience working with university students in a university counseling setting.
  • Ability to protect confidentiality and meet all ethical standards associated with the practice of psychology within a university counseling center context.
  • Strong case formulation, assessment and treatment skills, including the ability to understand working clinically with a diversity of clients, issues, and levels of impairment.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to effectively utilize an electronic medical records system.
  • Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary staff, both within CAPS and throughout the University community.
  • Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to include multicultural competence in working with students of color, students from all economic classes, first generation students, LGBTQ+ students, and international students.

Required Education:

  • Master's in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work, required with appropriate license (or license eligible) with specialization in the assessment and treatment of Alcohol and Other Drug use (LCADC).
  • Minimum of three years' experience working with young adult/college-age population with substance use difficulties.

Application:

To apply, submit the following materials.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Graduate Transcript
  • Contact Information of 3 professional references

Please apply by January 30, 2022. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 148 full-time faculty members, 99% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer MA and PhD degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in over 50 disciplines, and offers 16 preprofessional and 16 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as New York City semesters focusing on Communications & Media, Contemporary Art, Museums & Cultural Management, New York Theatre, Social Entrepreneurship, Wall Street, and the United Nations, and several international semester programs.

Drew also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

Organization

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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Telephone
973-408-3000
Location
36 Madison Ave
Madison
NJ
07940
US
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