DESCRIPTION: The Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator will coordinate the work on collegiate recovery programs funded by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, to provide supportive campus environments to students in recovery. The position will also advise other collegiate recovery programs on operational, programmatic and other matters, and will design, implement and coordinate activities to allow all Collegiate Recovery Programs to share resources, skills and experiences on an ongoing basis.
BACKGROUND: Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of:
- The history and purpose of the Collegiate Recovery Communities national movement.
- Existing Collegiate Recovery Communities / Programs in North Carolina, both those funded by the state Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services and those funded through other sources.
- University structures under which Collegiate Recovery Communities / Programs operate.
- Recovery Oriented Systems of Care principles (inclusive of an individual’s right to define what recovery means to them and that there are multiple pathways to recovery).
- The role collegiate recovery programs play in North Carolina’s broader system of care.
REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Candidates must be able to work in a self directed manner with campuses at various levels of implementation of their recovery programs; identify additional schools interested in developing collegiate recovery initiatives and provide resources and guidance to such schools; and manage projects. This position requires public speaking, outreach, project management, report writing and travel (maximum 50%). Candidates must be skilled at relationship-building and project management/coordination. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of budgeting, proficiency with social media and with MS Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). Experience working with persons in recovery and/or higher education is a plus.
EDUCATION: Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services or related experience and a minimum of three years of experience working with Collegiate Recovery Communities/Programs or related experience. Candidates with personal or lived recovery experience are encouraged to apply.
HIRING RANGE: $40,000-$45,000 plus benefits.
CLOSING DATE: July 1st, 2016
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a resume and cover letter to:
Addiction Professionals of North Carolina
1121 Situs Court, Ste. 320
Raleigh, NC 27606
This position is funded wholly or in part by the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, CFDA #: 93.959, in conjunction with the NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, in partnership with the Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse. Formal offer of the position is contingent on funding availability.