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Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).


Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Intervention Programs

Temporary Pool

The Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Intervention Programs is a member of the Department of Academic Support and Advisement Faculty. This is a temporary, two-year replacement pool that runs from April 15, 2013 through April 15, 2015. Temporary position openings that occur for Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Intervention Programs (DAWN) during this time period will be selected from this pool. The incumbent is responsible for promoting low risk, healthy alternative choices regarding the use of alcohol and other drugs by Bloomsburg University students. Other responsibilities include conducting screening assessments, providing consultations for both self-referral and referrals through the judicial system, and supervising peer educators. The DAWN program is a component of BU’s Center for Counseling and Human Development.

Required Qualifications:

Earned Master’s Degree from an accredited institution required with a strong academic background in substance abuse, counseling, psychology, or a related field; PA license (or eligible to be licensed in PA) as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, or Psychologist; minimum one year of successful experience working with college students; demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree from an accredited institution required with a strong academic background in substance abuse counseling, counseling, psychology, or a related field; demonstrated ability to work with a team; three or more years of successful experience working with addictions, counseling and supervising peer educators in a collegiate setting; PA Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) or Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS).

Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time faculty within the department or area conducting the search. Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing any search is contingent upon available funding. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Please send (1) letter of application with a list of skills and competencies, (2) a vita, (3) three professional references with contact information, and (4) copies of both undergraduate and graduate transcripts to:

DAWN Search Committee
Ms. Donna Mattern, Committee Secretary
240 Warren Student Services Center
Bloomsburg University of PA
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
Electronic applications will be accepted by dmattern@bloomu.edu.

Position will remain open until filled. Competitive salary per the collective bargaining agreement.