Payroll Title: UCP VII
Class Code: 0717-9087
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of designated administrator, develops and conducts a program of substance abuse prevention education, counseling and staff training designed to meet the needs of University students.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides substance abuse counseling on a voluntary or forced referral basis, in group and individual settings to assist students in understanding or overcoming substance abuse problems.
- Trains professional and student residence hall and orientation staff in substance abuse education, counseling and intervention skills.
- Develops and conducts substance abuse education workshops, seminars and other outreach programs designed to educate the student population in matters related to substance abuse prevention.
- Participates in developing policies regarding substance abuse use on campus.
- Assists interested individuals/groups in dealing with the substance abuse related behavior of others.
- Creates and maintains network of campus services and area agencies who provide assistance with and treatment of substance abuse problems and makes referrals as appropriate.
- Develops student-based volunteer peer education programs and trains and supervises student volunteers recruited to assist in such programs; serves as faculty advisor to student groups established to promote substance abuse prevention.
- Keeps informed of current developments and treatment programs in the field of substance abuse and substance abuse education and maintains network of professional contacts at State, regional and national level.
- Maintains necessary files and records.
- Serves as a resource and consultant to the University community for substance abuse related problems.
- Maintains resource library of materials, supervises distribution of materials to campus community and advises University library regarding appropriate acquisitions.
- Serves as resource to student doing practices in field of addiction studies.
- Evaluates effectiveness of substance abuse prevention education programs and institutes changes or recommends major changes to supervisor.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Master’s degree in counseling, public health or other related field
- Several years experience working with substance abuse in educational setting
Date Created: 6/28/85