Assistant Director for Substance Abuse Education and Services

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 25, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Director for Substance Abuse Education and Services


The LiveWell Office at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Substance Abuse Education and Services (Student Services Program Coordinator II). This position will be responsible for providing alcohol and other drug assessments and education to students, coordinating follow up services when appropriate, and providing education to the campus community around substance abuse, addiction, and recovery issues.


The Assistant Director for Substance Abuse Education and Services will provide alcohol and other drug assessments for students who are both mandated through the university conduct system and who seek services voluntarily. Completion of assessments and follow up recommendations will be coordinated with the Dean of Students Office and other campus areas as appropriate. The assistant director will also provide education to the campus community on alcohol and other drugs, addiction, and recovery as well as other wellness topics. As a member of the LiveWell team, the assistant director will work to promote societal, community, relationship, and individual wellness in the CCU community. Additionally, the assistant director will be responsible for ensuring that all assessment and education efforts are inclusive and accessible to all members of the campus community.


Requirements: Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or a closely related field and six (6) months experience working with individuals with alcohol and other drug issues.  Two (2) years of related experience is preferred. Successful candidates will have experience working on a college campus and/or with college students as well as expertise alcohol and other drug prevention, response, addiction, and recovery issues. Candidates should possess knowledge of alcohol and other drugs and their effects in the college environment and have a demonstrated record of successful performance in and commitment to the practice of counseling with both individuals and groups.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.


Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


Student Services Program Coordinator II (CB70/147594), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05.   Normal working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.



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