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State University of New York Oneonta

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Position Description
The Counseling Center at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor/Educator. This full-time position will report to the Director of Counseling. Expectations include working as part of a multidisciplinary team providing treatment, crisis counseling, and prevention services to students of the College. The Counseling Center provides counseling and outreach services for students of the College. To learn more about the College or the Counseling Center, please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/development/counseling/.

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; administering educational program to students who violate the campus AOD policy; and providing leadership to the campus community in regard to AOD issues.

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

Desired Qualifications
Expertise in treatment for clients with AOD abuse or dependence problems; clinical experience as a generalist mental health counselor providing short-term services including conducting intakes, screenings, brief treatment, and referrals; experience with developing and presenting educational or prevention programming; work experience in a higher education setting; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

University Description
SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences college with 6,000 students and 1,200 employees. The College is ranked among the top 100 colleges in the Northeast by U.S. News & World Report, has been one of Kiplingerís magazineís "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" for seven years straight, has been named to the Princeton Reviewís Guide to Green Colleges and the Presidentís Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for excellence in community engagement.

Region Description
SUNY Oneonta is a liberal arts college with a pre-professional focus. The 250 acre campus overlooks the scenic Susquehanna River Valley in Central New York and is nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. The College at Oneonta is located midway between Albany and Binghamton in the midst of one of New Yorkís most scenic and historic upstate areas. The College is located in the City of Oneonta, a friendly community with 15,000 residents.

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To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=44118. Please upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

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