Coordinator, Prevention and Wellness Education

Drew University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Drew University is seeking a full-time, 10-month Coordinator, Prevention and Wellness Education in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services . This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a unique skill-set including strong clinical skills as well as extensive outreach experience.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Clinical Responsibilities:
    • Provide evaluation, intervention, counseling, and referral services for students who display high-risk behaviors associated with substance use.
    • Engage in short-term individual and group counseling for students with substance use (and related) concerns.
    • Skilled in crisis consultations during business hours.
    • Refer students to off-campus resources, as appropriate, and consult with families and off-campus treating professionals as indicated.
    • Work with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Residence Life, Athletics, and others as appropriate to support students on campus.
    • Compliance with appropriate note-taking and supervision needs related to client caseload.
  • Outreach/Education Responsibilities:
    • Deliver outreach and education around topics such as harm reduction, Up-Stander training, consent, and mental health intervention strategies.
    • Manage existing grant award focused on harm-reduction.
    • Manage a first-year wellness program which includes training students in peer to peer education.
    • Evaluate outreach effectiveness.
    • Provide ongoing administration of and leadership of a campus community group dedicated to promote wellness.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Master's in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work, required with appropriate license (or license eligible) with specialization in the assessment and treatment of Alcohol and Other Drug use (LCADC).
  • Minimum of three years' experience working with young adult/college-age population.
  • Ability to protect confidentiality and meet all ethical standards associated with the practice of psychology within a university counseling center context.
  • Strong case formulation, assessment and treatment skills, including the ability to understand working clinically with a diversity of clients, issues, and levels of impairment.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary staff, both within CAPS and throughout the University community.
  • Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to include multicultural competence in working with students of color, students from all economic classes, first generation students, LGBTQ + students, and international students.

To apply, submit the following materials.
  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Graduate Transcript
  • Contact Information of 3 professional references
Please apply by June 15, 2022. Application review will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted; early applications are encouraged.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,000 students and has 148 full-time faculty members, 99% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer MA and PhD degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in over 50 disciplines, and offers 16 preprofessional and 16 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), home of 2015 Nobel Prize Winner for Medicine and Drew Fellow William Campbell, the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as New York City semesters focusing on Communications & Media, Contemporary Art, Museums & Cultural Management, New York Theatre, Social Entrepreneurship, Wall Street, and the United Nations, and several international semester programs.

Drew also houses the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study and the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, an independent professional theater, as well as the United Methodist Archives and History Center and one of the country’s leading concentrations of materials on Willa Cather.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire.

This position is subject to a background check.

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