Assistant Professor

Hazelden Betty Ford
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: US-MN-Center City
ID: 8541
Status: Full Time
Shift: Varied
Schedule: Varied
Hours of Work: Varied


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is - at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.

Being "a best place to work" is a strategic goal of HBFF and it's a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.

We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


As a core teaching faculty member, this position will be responsible for educating future leaders in addiction counseling to improve treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug dependence. This position may have responsibilities in residential and/or other programs. This position innovates and continuously improves key education processes based on educational research, internal assessment data, and academic expertise, so that course offerings, teaching strategies and curriculum development demonstrate improved achievement of learning outcomes.
  • Teach and revise course content to ensure optimum learning outcomes
  • Provide supervision necessary to promote acquisition of incremental student competency through clinical laboratory and internship experiences
  • Provide academic advising and coaching in order to promote successful scholastic adjustment and school performance
  • Continually seek and demonstrate knowledge in higher learning and the field of recovery in order to facilitate the development of expertise in students and other professionals
  • Participate in all aspects of the Graduate School in order to promote continuous improvement of key educational processes
  • Demonstrates academic leadership through expert teaching practices including educational research, program innovation, curriculum design and related publications



Required Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Counseling, Psychology, Education or closely related field; CACREP-accredited program preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience substance abuse prevention and treatment or related field
  • Teaching, lecturing, training, and/or education experience
  • Prior experience in higher learning
  • Competency in PC applications Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current professional license, i.e., counseling, social work, psychology
  • Knowledge of current educational technology tools
  • Experience designing and teaching online graduate courses
  • Experience utilizing backwards course design