Driver Retraining – DUI/Refusal Assessment Counselor
Wrkfc Part/Transportation Ed
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public
comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide
affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout
the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school
graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the
knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and
personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong
At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse
campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent
faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state
and our increasingly diverse student population.
We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate,
support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and
perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
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their highest potential.
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work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch
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To provide alcohol/drug counseling assessments for clients referred
from the RI DMV, Operator Control Division. This service is offered
as part of the Driver Retraining Program under the college’s
Division of Workforce Partnerships, Transportation Education.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Meet with assigned clients and assess each utilizing the approved
· Refer clients to treatment on an as needed basis and according to
the results of the approved standardized assessment.
· When making referrals to treatment, work with clients to select a
substance abuse treatment agency that is licensed by RIBHDDH
· Engage in high-quality assessment in a diverse, inclusive and
student-centered environment and the ability to work with students
with various cultures, identifies, and life-experiences.
· Use technology to communicate effectively with students and
colleagues and complete program record keeping and reporting
· Accurately maintain attendance and assessment records in
accordance with program policies and submit written reports of
pertinent information to the Program Coordinator.
· Collaborate with others and offer feedback regarding other
program components as needed.
· Attend in-service training, program meetings and other
program-related events as needed.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
Licenses, Tools and Equipment:
Proficiency in classroom and administrative technology. Must have
access to and use of own transportation.
· Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly desired.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or its equivalent from an
accredited institution of higher education.
· Must be a Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional/Supervisor (
LCDP /S) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW ).
· Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a licensed
· Minimum two (2) years’ experience performing drug or alcohol
assessments and counseling in a professional setting.
· Familiarity with a variety of standardized assessment
· A valid Rhode Island operator’s license with no conviction for
any felony or misdemeanor (e.g. driving under the influence of
alcohol or drugs) for a period of not less than five (5) years
immediately preceding the date of application.
· Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and
judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
· Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal
· Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.
· Ability to utilize technology to support program-related
activities such as correspondence with coordinator, accessing
client information, etc
Master’s Degree in Counseling preferred.
Coordinator, Driver Retraining Program
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information
Location Varies. Up to 19 hours per week
Additional Salary Information
Licenses, Tools and Equipment
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Application Open Date
Application Close Date (includes the grace period)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue
until all positions are filled.
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and
attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of
three references within the application.
If you need assistance with the online application process, please
contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.
CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action
We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to
creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and
work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the
College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and
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origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion,
disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital
status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran.
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or its
equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education?
- * Are you Bilingual (English and Spanish)?
- * Are you a Licensed Chemical Dependency
Professional/Supervisor (LCDP/S) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- * Do you have a Minimum two (2) years’ experience performing
drug or alcohol assessments and counseling in a professional
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- Cover Letter/Letter of Application