Drew University is seeking a full-time, 10-month
Coordinator, Prevention and Wellness Education
Department of Counseling and Psychological Services
is an exciting opportunity for someone with a unique skill-set
including strong clinical skills as well as extensive outreach
Required Education and Experience:
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- Minimum of three years' experience working with young
- 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
- Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary
staff, both within CAPS and throughout the University
- 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
- 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
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
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
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
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.