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Assistant Director Collegiate Recovery Program - 518592

Company: University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:









Assistant Director Collegiate Recovery Program - 518592



























  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States



















    • Assoc VP Student Life



















      • Health Care / Social Services









      • Program Coordination



















        • Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)























          • Closing at: Feb 5 2023 at 22:55 CST





















































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            Pay Grade/Pay Range:59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 48,880.00 Midpoint - $ 70,886.40



            Department/Organization:810102 - Collegiate Recovery & Intervention



            Normal Work Schedule:Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm; some evenings & weekends required



            Job Summary:The Assistant Director, Collegiate Recovery Program provides direct supervision and oversight of the Collegiate Recovery Community and provides programs and services designed to encourage and support healthy lifestyles for students in recovery. Directs and manages the implementation of programs designed to improve the comfort and care of students with students in recovery.



            Additional Department Summary:The Assistant Director, Collegiate Recovery provides direct supervision and oversight of the University of Alabama's Collegiate Recovery Community. The position is responsible for the development and delivery of programs and services designed to encourage and support healthy lifestyles for students in active recovery. Directs and manages the implementation of programs designed to improve the comfort and care of students with students in recovery.

            The Assistant Director has primary responsibility for area budgeting, planning, development of policies and procedures, recovery programming, weekly support groups, special events, providing student support, mentoring, and leadership development for students in recovery. Connects with campus and external partners to advance the mission of the CRC and to provide educational opportunities to students across campus. Keeps abreast of national best practices and positions the university to be a leader in the national field of recovery.

            The Assistant Director provides direct supervision to the CRC Coordinator and may assist in the supervision of student assistants and their work schedules. The Assistant Director is expected to be knowledgeable about and adhere to all departmental and university policies and procedures. They will follow Quality Improvement standards. Along with all staff, the Assistant Director should have a proven record of and continually demonstrate exemplary attitudes and performance in the areas of teamwork and proactively assisting all constituencies within the scope of the department's mission.

            Responsible for completing required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace. This position requires some after-hours work.



            Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience in a recovery/treatment center setting; OR Master's degree and one (1) year of experience in a recovery/treatment center setting. Previous experience working with counseling college students in a university or college setting. Demonstrated knowledge of recovery and wellness support. Experience and/or training in recovery philosophy and recovery communities. If in recovery, must have 5 years sobriety.



            Skills and Knowledge:The Assistant Director of Collegiate Recovery Program must possess the following skills/experience: Working knowledge of a Collegiate Recovery Community on a college campus. Experience in providing mentoring and recovery support assistance to students in recovery. Experience providing informed referrals for people in recovery. Experience in strategic planning and implementation. Ability to analyze problems, conduct research, implement solutions. Strong knowledge of substance use and recovery-related topics. Ability to work effectively in a complex organizational environment.

            In addition, the Assistant Director must possess excellent human relations, communication, and advocacy skills. They must possess superior skills in the areas of time and task management, including the use or departmental resources to stay up to date on customer needs. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work flexible and evening hours.

            Ability to work with diverse populations. Demonstrated use of sound judgment and competence in managing critical incidents and communications with others. This position requires basic computer skills such as word processing and email, and the ability to effectively interact with University community members for the purpose of program development and consultation. Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self-awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.



            Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in Counseling, psychology, social work, health promotion or related fields. Two years of experience in recovery/treatment center setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience working with counseling college students in a university or college setting.



            Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.



            Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster







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