Reporting to the Associate Director for Collegiate Recovery, the primary purpose of this position is to coordinate and execute a wide range of recovery support programs and services for students involved with the Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP), including but not limited to recovery seminars, community building events, and other activities to build recovery capital, connections, a sense of belonging, and skills. The mission of the CRP is to provide a nurturing, affirming environment in which students recovering from addictive disorders can successfully pursue academic, personal and professional goals for the purpose of enhancing their quality of life. As a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist serving in the capacity of adjunct staff in Counseling and Psychological Services, this position will also provide clinical services to UNC Charlotte student members of the CRC and other students referred for assistance with substance use concerns. Principal responsibilities include coordinating recovery support activities for students involved with the Collegiate Recovery Program; providing substance use counseling to students; delivering education to the campus community on substance use disorders, recovery, and the Collegiate Recovery Program as a resource for students; assisting as directed to advance the goals and objectives of the program.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Completed masters degree in mental health counseling, Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, or advanced degree in a clinical service related field.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Strong clinical skills, with experience working in university counseling centers or with young adults in a clinical setting.
Education and professional experience in the field of addiction and recovery.
Experience collaborating, volunteering, or working with recovery community organizations, particularly with collegiate recovery programs.
Strong written and verbal communication abilities, including outstanding presentation skills for educational workshops and training sessions
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.