Faculty Instructor - Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)

University of St. Francis
Illinois, United States
$50,000.00 - $50,000.00
Posted Date
Jun 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY DIRECTLY ON USF'S CAREER SITE:  https://stfrancis.peopleadmin.com/postings/4555

Position Summary:

The University of St. Francis Department of Psychology invites applications for the position of Instructor with a specialty in the Recovery Support Specialist area. Full-time faculty member would teach the PSYC-297, “Field Practicum and Fieldwork for Recovery Support Services,” which is the course in USF’s Recovery Support Specialist certificate program. Position will begin in August 2022.

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned class, helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with curriculum development and review; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area Program Coordinator; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, online, hybrid, and/or weekend classes. Instructors will be required to be on campus two times per month at minimum. Internship sites will be visited at least one time per semester. This position is grant-funded and contingent on continuing grant funding. The University of St. Francis is a welcoming community of learners committed to enhancing diversity and equity.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and supervise recovery support interns.
  • Facilitate Internship Seminar class.
  • Identifying new internship sites and maintaining agreements with existing internship sites.
  • Assist with intern events, evaluations, group and individual supervision and other areas of support.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent OR Current status as Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) in the state of Illinois
  • 2 years of experience providing recovery support services in a professional setting
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with technology, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, solve problems and work as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position
  • Willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent AND Current status as Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) in the state of Illinois
  • 3 + years providing recovery support services in a professional setting experience preferred
  • Prior experience teaching in higher education setting

Hours/Shift/Work Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday evening and/or Saturday during scheduled class hours and working other times as needed to supervise internships.
  • This position is full-time, grant funded.

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