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AY Alcohol & Other Drug Couns

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title AY Alcohol & Other Drug Couns
Position Number C00796
Posting Number C00010P
Type of Recruitment General Public
Pay Band 4
Work Location Radford
Division Student Affairs-50
College/Unit Student Affairs-State Auxiliary-501
Department Alcohol Awareness Programs-50108
Hours Per Week 40
Months Per Year 12
Academic or Calendar Year Academic Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
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Work Schedule

Normal Work Schedule

8 – 5, M – F, occasional weekends and evenings

Contact Name for Applicant Kelly Rubin
Contact Phone for Applicant (540)831-5709
Physical Demands

Advanced degree in counseling, psychology, clinical social work or related field or equivalent education and experience. Experience administering BASICS or other evidence based programs for repeat alcohol and other drug offenders.

Posting Text

Job Summary

The Academic Year (9-month) Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor is responsible for providing substance use disorder assessments with volunteer and mandated students, administering BASICS, and incorporating a brief therapeutic model to address the emotional and behavioral needs of students. The position will create developmental programming to increase healthy lifestyle and coping behaviors across campus and provide supervision to master level interns. Responsibilities include intake, assessment, time limited individual counseling, group counseling, outreach, consultation, and crisis intervention. This position will also be responsible for collaborating with colleagues throughout the college and contributing to departmental, student services, retention, and college growth.

Required Qualifications

Advanced degree in counseling, psychology, clinical social work or related field. Licensed or licensed eligible in mental health related discipline in the state of Virginia. Experience administering BASICS or other evidence based programs for repeat alcohol and other drug offenders. Training or experience in clinical supervision of graduate level trainees. Working knowledge of counseling theory and techniques. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues. Ability to treat all people equitably and with a sensitivity and awareness to cultural differences. Considerable knowledge of professional ethics and the ability to apply to current work. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Self-motivated with demonstrated understanding of the developmental issues of college students.

Preferred Qualifications

Current Substance Abuse Certification. Current licensure in the state of Virginia (i.e. LPC or LCSW). Experience working in a college/university counseling setting. Experience developing a Collegiate Recovery Program and/or working with a Collegiate Recovery Community. Certification to facilitate SMART Recovery meetings. Experience with electronic mental health records.

Hiring Range Pay Band 4
Posting Date 09/07/2017
Application Review Date 09/14/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment Conditions Must have a criminal background check
Alternate work schedule

Academic Year

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation in the application process please contact the hiring department.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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  2. Resume
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