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Assistant Director Ė Collegiate Recovery Program
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Competitive with qualifications and experience. Attractive employee benefits package.
Manage the overall functions of The UTSA Students in Recovery Program. Responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of a collegiate recovery program that includes assessing needs and evaluating outcomes. Provide program planning, resource identification, and support for students in recovery of an alcohol or other drug-related addiction. Counsel SRP participants to support overall recovery & wellness. Work with Student Affairs Development expansion leadership to create successful fundraising initiatives. The position requires occasional evening and weekend hours.
This is a temporary full-time benefits eligible position with an anticipated ending date of 06/17/2014 based on funds availability. Should funding be extended, position may continue beyond the one year period based on the needs of the department.
This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply
Masterís Degree in Counseling Education, Counseling and Guidance Services, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, or Social Work. Two years of experience in recovery or treatment setting. Additional education may substitute for experience on a one for one basis. Experience providing culturally competent recovery wellness support to a diverse client population.
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC). At least 2 years post-graduate employment, experience providing recovery support/treatment to individuals. Fundraising experience in an urban, public institution of higher education or non-profit atmosphere. Experience working in a college/university counseling center or outpatient mental health setting. Demonstrated ability to participate and collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary team in a large collegiate recovery program and large urban college campus. Significant experience and/or training in recovery philosophy and recovery communities.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a competitive public metropolitan university. The student population of approximately 30,000 reflects the bilingual, bi-cultural heritage of San Antonio.
UTSA serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses, providing access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 57 percent of UTSAís students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university. http://www.utsa.edu/about/
The Counseling Services department maintains two offices to services the student population: 1604 & IH10 and Downtown San Antonio.
In describing San Antonio, one of our former post-docís described it as: "Home of the River walk, The Alamo and the NBA Champion Spurs, San Antonio is truly a big city that feels like a small town. The culture rich city offers renowned art museums, theatre and fine dining. For those who love the outdoors, San Antonio is perched on the edge of Texas Hill Country which offers hiking, biking and river tubing. The state capitol of Austin is an easy two hours away offering incomparable access to the famous Texas music scene. Feel the heat in the summer but enjoy a mild climate and the palm trees the rest of the year."
Required Application Materials
Interested candidates that meet the qualifications for the position must submit their application via the UTSA Website at www.utsajobs.com The following documents should also be submitted electronically at the same time: a cover letter, resume, and one current professional reference letter with telephone numbers.
June 6, 2013
Send Applications To:
5723 University Heights Blvd, Suite 500
San Antonio, TX 78249
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