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Position Description
The Counseling Center at SUNY Oneonta invites applications for the position of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor/Educator. This is an eleven-month, full time position. Reporting to the Director of Counseling, expectations include working as part of a multidisciplinary team providing treatment, crisis counseling, and prevention services regarding mental health and AOD concerns to students of the College.

Duties include but not limited to: providing assessment and short-term treatment or referral for students of the College, specializing in students who have or are at risk for AOD abuse problems; serving as educator and consultant to students, faculty, and staff regarding alcohol and drug related topics; developing and implementing outreach programming; administering educational program to students who violate the campus AOD policy; providing leadership to the campus in regard to AOD issues. To learn more about the College or the Counseling Center please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/development/counseling/.

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Masterís degree in counseling-related field; mental health licensure in NY, or license-eligible; two years of closely related counseling experience; and at least one year providing substance abuse treatment.

Desired Qualifications
Preferred: clinical experience providing screening and short-term treatment or referral for clients (including clients with AOD abuse problems); experience with developing and presenting educational or prevention programming; work experience in a higher education setting; state or national AOD certification in counseling or prevention; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

University Description
Nestled in the hills of central New York, SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences college with 6,000 students and 1,200 employees. The College is ranked as one of the 50 best regional universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report, has been one of Kiplingerís magazineís "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for six years straight, has been named to the Princeton Reviewís Guide to Green Colleges and the Presidentís Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since their inception, and has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for excellence in community engagement.

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Required Application Materials
To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=40004. Please upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin in June 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

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SUNY Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820

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