Alcohol & Other Drugs Coordinator

Florida International University (FIU),

Student Affairs - Health Promotion Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Mar 29th, '21

Deadline:

April 25, 2021

Start Date:

TBD

Last Updated:

Thu, Apr 15th, '21

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
  • |
  • Full Time

The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Coordinator is responsible for leading the prevention and response to student AOD issues. The position develops and implements strategies targeting awareness, prevention, and treatment of the misuse of alcohol and other substances based on best practices and assessment of students struggling with alcohol and drug use. The AOD Coordinator also collects data regularly on student substance use, analyzes and reports on this data, and integrates it into recommendations for clinical and outreach interventions.

  • Serves as the content expert, develops and implements strategies targeting awareness, prevention, and treatment of the misuse of alcohol and other substances based on best practices and assessment of students struggling with alcohol and drug use.
  • Works collaboratively with university programs to increase outreach and awareness, support prevention and risk reduction activities, (i.e. CBRI- AOD Intervention training) and identify funding opportunities.
  • Collects data regularly on student substance use, analyzes and reports on this data, and integrates it into recommendations for appropriate interventions. Coordinates data submission with relevant departments for the university's Clery Annual Security Report, Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act report, CORE Alcohol and Other Drugs National Survey, and BOG Student Affairs Dashboard.
  • Serves as staff advisor to Panthers4Recovery. Assists the students with necessary approvals for meetings, marketing, and education.
  • Collaborates with Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) and Student Clinics for the creation and management of a Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) based on ARHE membership standards. This includes, but not limited to, workshops, AOD consultations, and alternative social programming.
  • Co-Chairs the university's AOD Task Force and serves as a member of other relevant departmental, division, and university committees, task forces, and workgroups to raise faculty, staff, and student awareness of key indicators and trends pertaining to student substance use and abuse.
  • Collaborates with Housing and Residential Life (HRL), Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL), Student Conduct & Academic Integrity (SCAI), and other key departments and leaders to provide the student body with instructional training, psychoeducational workshops, alternative social programming, and consultation related to alcohol and other drug issues.

TO LEARN MORE OR SUBMIT YOUR INTEREST IN THIS OPPORTUNITY, VISIT OUR SITE AT CAREERS.FIU.EDU AND SEARCH FOR 523182

ABOUT FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (FIU)

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in a related discipline and two (2) years of relevant experience.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor preferred.
  • Experience with Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Programs and Initiatives.
 
COMPENSATION

$38,000 - $45,000 - commensurate with education and experience

 
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