Positions in Counseling Centers

Position Title
Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Dickinson College

Wellness Center

Salary Range

Position Description
Dickinson College seeks a substance abuse counselor for our Wellness Center. This is a part-time, 9 month position focusing on clinical service delivery, however successful candidates will also be able to provide outreach and consultation services. Dickinson’s Wellness Center is dedicated to supporting the healthy development of our students and we seek a collaborative colleague who can add to the breadth and depth of services we provide. In addition, the Wellness Center is an integrated part of the campus community and we seek staff members interested in collaborating within and across the divisions of the college. Successful candidates will be able to articulate ways in which they will assist the Wellness Center in connecting with particular groups of students or other campus offices in order that we can best serve the needs of the campus community as a whole.

Essential Functions:
• Provide thorough substance use assessments
• Provide individual and group counseling
• Provide services in a collaborative and integrative fashion with other healthcare providers in the Wellness Center
• Provide consultation, education and outreach services to faculty, staff, and students on substance-related issues

Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree in social work, clinical or counseling psychology, or related field with license in Pennsylvania
• Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (preferred) or a minimum of three years experiencing providing drug and alcohol counseling
• Experience working with young adults ages 18-22, with preference for those with previous experience in a college setting
• Multicultural competence with the ability to work with a diverse student body
• Experience providing outreach and educational services
• Understanding of student development issues
• Energy level to handle a busy caseload in an engaging environment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications

University Description
Please check out some quick facts about Dickinson here: http://www.dickinson.edu/about/welcome/Quick-Facts/.

Region Description

Required Application Materials
Cover letter and CV

Application Deadline
Applications are currently being reviewed

Starting Date
January 2013 (preferred)

Send Applications To:

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013

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