Coord, MSU Collegiate Rec Comm

Mississippi State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 9, 2022

Position Function:

The Program Manager for the MSU Collegiate Recovery Community is responsible for the effective operation of programming and services for recovery, and the role involves a commitment to the establishment of a recovery friendly campus. In addition, the Program Manager for the MSU CRC is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programming in support of the stated mission of the University and of the Division of Student Affairs.

Salary Grade : 14

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness collaborates with our campus and community partners to provide student experiences that lead to holistic life-long well-being. The Mississippi State University Department of Health Promotion and Wellness aspires to be a nationally recognized higher education program, where all students are achieving life-long well-being.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. In consultation with other leaders on campus, develop a strategic plan for the CRC Program.
2. Develops and maintains comprehensive schedule for CRC Program that include weekly seminars, service opportunities, social events, twelve‐step meetings, and other events that provide non-academic advising and academic support (such as peer tutorial programs).
3. Keeps abreast of recovery trends to ensure relevant outreach, educational programming, and resources are provided to meet the needs of the campus community.
4. Oversight of fundraising and community relations to keep recovery services efficient and compliant with federal, state, local, and University policy, and regulations.
5. Advisor to MS State Students About Service and Recovery Ally Dawgs to promote recovery friendly events, programs, and training.
6. Works collaboratively on specific, periodic general health promotion programming provided by the director and assistant director for all staff members.
7. Work with participants in setting goals, creating, and monitoring individualized change/recovery plans designed for developing skills to attain and sustain recovery.
8. Represents the University as a member of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education and the network for positive outcomes in accordance with the higher education institution’s missions, codes of conduct, and ethical practices.
9. Perform other duties that may be required and assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree
Focus: Counseling, Recovery, Health Education, or related field
Experience (yrs.) None

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Master’s in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or health-related field.
2. Two years of work-related experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Working knowledge of a Collegiate Recovery Community on a college campus.
2. Experience working with substance abuse in higher education setting.
3. Ability to analyze problems, conduct research, implement solutions.
4. Demonstrative interpersonal skills among internal and external stakeholders.
5. Experience with grant management and fundraising.
6. Strong knowledge of substance use and recovery related topics required.
7. Strong work ethics with ability to adhere to appropriate ethical guidelines.
8. Skills required to work effectively in a complex organizational environment.
9. Demonstrative and effective communication skills (written and verbal).

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

1. Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc.
2. Routine deadlines, usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons outside of department.
3. Job requires standing, walking, sitting, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting to 10 pounds.
4. Job occasionally requires climbing or balancing,
5. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Submit cover letter and resume online to HRM website

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

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