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AY23-24 Adjunct Faculty - Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training Program

Governors State University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
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Jul 14, 2023

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Adjunct Faculty

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AY23-24 Adjunct Faculty - Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training Program

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Position Summary

Position Summary :
Governors State University’s College of Health and Human Services seeks to create an available pool of Adjunct Faculty candidates to teach courses in the Peer Recovery Support Specialist ( PRSS ) Training Program in the Department of Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health. The major responsibilities of an adjunct faculty member are to prepare course materials, deliver course content using a variety of instructional modalities, assess trainees’ progress, submit evaluations of trainees’ performance, respond to trainees’ communications, and participate in PRSS Training Program meetings.

Interested individuals are invited to complete a faculty profile, attach a curriculum vitae or resume, and transcripts for consideration.

At Governors State University, adjunct faculty are hired as temporary faculty with teaching responsibilities for a specific course in a semester or summer session. Adjuncts are not a part of the faculty bargaining unit and are not included in membership of the Faculty Senate

● Serve as a trainer for the Peer Recovery Support Specialist ( PRSS ) Training Program at Governors State University.
● Deliver PRSS course content to trainees who are pursuing CRSS / PRSS certification through the PRSS Training Program
● Present and apply to real world scenarios research-based theory, principals, and practices from the Peer Recovery Support and related fields.
● Collaborate with PRSS Training Program administrators, faculty, and university support services to ensure trainees are on track for program completion.
● Implement effective teaching strategies to support diverse learning styles and educational levels.
● Participate in PRSS Training Program team meetings (as needed).
● Participate in curriculum review to develop, modify and update training activities.

Skills and Specifications:
· Create a respectful and inclusive learning environment supporting cultural diversity and equity.
● Ability to teach courses using a student focused, interactive format.
● Demonstrate appropriate and effective use of self-disclosure in delivering peer recovery support services.
● Ability to evaluate effectiveness of training results and methods.
● Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the mission and goals or the university, program, and field of Peer Recovery.
● Maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
● Ability to work independently and with a team.
● Ability to perform all the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position.
● Create a respectful and inclusive learning environment supporting cultural diversity and equity.

Minimum Qualifications

· Master’s Degree in Addictions Studies, Mental Health, or related behavioral health field.
· Experience in substance use and/or mental health recovery.
· Knowledge of substance use and/or mental health treatment, recovery services, and systems.
· Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
· Basic job-related computer and technology skills
· Ability to teach virtually, in person, and in a hybrid format.
· Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends, according to program needs.

Preferred Qualifications

· Certified Peer Recovery Specialist ( CPRS ) or Certified Recovery Support Specialist ( CRSS ), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor ( CADC ), or licensed in behavioral health field.
· Personal lived experience with substance use and/or mental health recovery OR a recovery ally
· 2+ years of experience providing recovery support, substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorder services.
· Experience teaching adult learners

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
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  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation
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  7. Written Response to Interview Question 1
  8. List of Three Professional References

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