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Substance Abuse Prevention & Recovery Coordinator

Description

To serve as the primary staff coordinator for the Collegiate Recovery Program and the provision of education and prevention initiatives for alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD). To provide oversight of social, academic and service programs of collegiate recovery community, membership of collegiate recovery program, development and facilitation of programs and outreach for alcohol, tobacco and drug education and awareness and leadership for the peer education program.

Oversight of Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC): This person will provide oversight of the CRC, its members and related programs. The CRC started in 2016 and has grown rapidly. The CRC hosts 5 recovery meetings per week and also provides programming and services that support the academic, social, and service dimensions of students in recovery. The coordinator will utilize theory-driven and evidence-informed practices to foster safe, supportive, and inclusive learning and living for students in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction. Oversight of Alcohol and Other Drug Education and Prevention (AOD): This person will provide oversight and leadership of a campus-wide AOD prevention program. This person will collaborate with university and community partners to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for prevention and education efforts. This person will develop and deliver programs and workshops on alcohol and drug use and recovery. This person will analyze, assess and make program changes based on their analysis and assessment of the needs of the recovery community, high risk alcohol and drug use, and the general campus environment.

(Annual Salary: $42,598.40 – $66,788.80)

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Health Education, Public Health or a related field and two (2) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Minimum hiring rate must meet the most current FLSA guidelines for salary level and basis to remain exempt.

The ideal candidate should have experience working with a collegiate recovery community and college students; experience with alcohol and other drug education initiatives preferred.

For more information visit https://uab.taleo.net/careersection

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