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Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselor

University of Oregon

Counseling & Testing Center

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Position Description
The UCTC is a unit within the Division of Student Affairs. Successful candidates will be able to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus and preferably have previous experience collaborating with campus partners.

Primary Job Duties:

General duties include providing AOD programs and services to university students, consult with campus colleagues regarding campus AOD programs, and collaborate with campus colleagues to provide AOD prevention programs in addition to providing triage/assessment, group therapy, outreach and crisis intervention. Experience with alcohol and other drug assessment and intervention and developmental issues and other mental health issues relevant to college students is required. This position is intended to provide advanced training and practice subsequent to a doctoral internship as preparation for university counseling center professional work specializing in alcohol and other drug issues. Successful candidates should demonstrate alcohol and other drug intervention skills and strong generalist clinical skills.

Minimum Qualifications
• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program by start date.
• Dissertation completed by start date.
• Completion of an APPIC-accredited internship in a college/university counseling center
• AOD intervention experience.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.

Desired Qualifications

• Previous experience in college or university mental health.
• Demonstrable multicultural competence.
• Commitment to multicultural organizational development.
• Experience providing BASICS AOD programs on a college/university campus.
• APA accredited internship.
• Familiarity with ASAM criteria.

University Description
The University of Oregon is a beautiful 250-acre campus with shady, tree-lined footpaths and beautiful landscaping. Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000 students. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 athletic conference.

Region Description
The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. Rated as one of the top ten cycling cities in the U.S., Eugene has miles and miles of biking, walking and jogging paths. Known for its cultural events, Eugene is the home of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. The outdoor Saturday Market features arts and crafts, food booths and music. The UO is an hour’s drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains. All of these activities and more make Eugene, Oregon’s second largest city, a unique and wonderful place to pursue a career.

Required Application Materials
To apply, please send an electronic copy of: 1. Cover letter which addressed your qualifications and interest in our position 2. Current vita which includes dates of employment 3. Two letters of reference with original signatures sent electronically (one of which needs to come from a counseling center supervisor) in addition to listing a third potential phone reference. Please address all of the minimum and preferred qualifications in your application materials

Application Deadline
To ensure consideration, please submit application by March 29, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.

Starting Date
Fall 2013

Send Applications To:
Ms Starr Miller

Mailing Address
1590 E. 13th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97403

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