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.
Please see Staff Compensation Structure
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.
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
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
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.
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Focus: Counseling, Recovery, Health Education, or related
Experience (yrs.) None
1. Master’s in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or
2. Two years of work-related experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Working knowledge of a Collegiate Recovery Community on a
2. Experience working with substance abuse in higher education
3. Ability to analyze problems, conduct research, implement
4. Demonstrative interpersonal skills among internal and external
5. Experience with grant management and fundraising.
6. Strong knowledge of substance use and recovery related topics
7. Strong work ethics with ability to adhere to appropriate ethical
8. Skills required to work effectively in a complex organizational
9. Demonstrative and effective communication skills (written and
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,
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
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
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Submit cover letter and resume online to HRM website
Position is contingent upon continued availability of
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?
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a
disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to
apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please
contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713
If you have any questions regarding this policy, contact the
Department of Human Resources Management at (662) 325-3713
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