Driver Retraining – DUI/Refusal Assessment Counselor

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Driver Retraining – DUI/Refusal Assessment Counselor


Wrkfc Part/Transportation Ed

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About CCRI:

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary:

To provide alcohol/drug counseling assessments for clients referred from the RI DMV, Operator Control Division. This service is offered as part of the Driver Retraining Program under the college’s Division of Workforce Partnerships, Transportation Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Meet with assigned clients and assess each utilizing the approved standardized assessment.· Refer clients to treatment on an as needed basis and according to the results of the approved standardized assessment.· When making referrals to treatment, work with clients to select a substance abuse treatment agency that is licensed by RIBHDDH.· Engage in high-quality assessment in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various cultures, identifies, and life-experiences.· Use technology to communicate effectively with students and colleagues and complete program record keeping and reporting requirements.· Accurately maintain attendance and assessment records in accordance with program policies and submit written reports of pertinent information to the Program Coordinator.· Collaborate with others and offer feedback regarding other program components as needed.· Attend in-service training, program meetings and other program-related events as needed.· Perform other duties as assigned.

Licenses, Tools and Equipment:

Proficiency in classroom and administrative technology. Must have access to and use of own transportation.

Minimum Requirements:

· Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly desired.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or its equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.· Must be a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional/Supervisor (LCDP/S) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).· Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a licensed agency.· Minimum two (2) years’ experience performing drug or alcohol assessments and counseling in a professional setting.· Familiarity with a variety of standardized assessment instruments.· A valid Rhode Island operator’s license with no conviction for any felony or misdemeanor (e.g. driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs) for a period of not less than five (5) years immediately preceding the date of application.· Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.· Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.· Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.· Ability to utilize technology to support program-related activities such as correspondence with coordinator, accessing client information, etc


Master’s Degree in Counseling preferred.

Reports To:

Coordinator, Driver Retraining Program

Campus Location:

Multi-Campus Locations



Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information:

Location Varies. Up to 19 hours per week

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.

To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement:

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: [email protected]

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Community College of Rhode Island, the largest public, two-year, degree granting college in New England, offers educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution.community_college_of_rhode_island1.jpg

The College provides a variety of career, technical and academic programs at four main campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. A secondary Providence Campus is located in the historic Shepard Building in the heart of downtown Providence and courses are also offered at a satellite facility in Westerly.

CCRI offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs to its approximately 18,000 students and its non-credit classes for workforce training or personal enrichment through the Center for Workforce and Community Education receive more than 32,000 registrations annually.

Thirty percent of recent CCRI graduates who are continuing their education at least part time are attending more than 50 colleges or universities across the country and also are working at least part time. More than 92 percent of recent graduates are employed, continuing their education or a combination of both.community_college_of_rhode_island3.jpg

Community College of Rhode Island grants the Associate in Arts (A.A.), the Associate in Science (A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.) and the Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees. Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

CCRI opens its facilities for public use, sponsors programs on issues of public concern, and offers workshops and seminars for small businesses, for government agencies and for individuals seeking to improve their skills or enhance their lives.

In every sense, CCRI strives to be Rhode Island's community college meeting the educational needs of the people of this state.community_college_of_rhode_island2.jpg


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