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Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education  « Position Deleted on 6/04/2013 »

Institution: University of Dayton
Location: Dayton, OH
Category:
  • Admin - Health and Medical Services
Posted: 05/23/2013
Application Due: 06/03/2013
Type: Full Time
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The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

This is a temporary position ending June 15, 2014. The Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education is responsible for the planning and implementation of alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention programs and educational services. Education will be targeted to all faculty, staff, and students with specific programs designed for entering first year students, upper class students, and specific male student cohorts (fraternities, athletic teams, etc.). The Coordinator may regularly collaborate with Greek Life, Athletics, Sexual Assault prevention, Assessment, Health Center, and Residence Life. Utilizing best practices in prevention education to promote harm reduction strategies and challenge the normalization of alcohol use is an expectation. This temporary 11-month position reports to the Dean of Students. Education must be presented in the context of UD's Catholic and Marianist identity and values.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate education programs, such as presentations, as an integral part of the Division of Student Development and in collaboration with the campus community;
  • Using current data and best practices, plan and deliver educational seminars, workshops, and health promotion activities for campus student organizations, residence halls, and academic classes, and provide in-service programs for staff and faculty as requested;
  • Implementation and management of AlcoholEdu;
  • Serve as a resource for the design and implementation of late night programs;
  • Utilize social media and develop promotional materials to challenge the beliefs and expectations of campus/community constituents surrounding drug and alcohol use and abuse;
  • Serve on the Division of Student Development committees that are responsible for shaping student policies and programs, particularly those regarding AOD and related issues;
  • Ability to work some evenings & weekends;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.
Minimum qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Two years' experience designing, implementing, or assessing AOD prevention or wellness health promotion programs through professional experience or internships, practicum, assistantships
  • Demonstrated experience in presentations and outreach to large and small audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge AOD prevention
Preferred qualifications:
  • Master Degree in Alcohol and other Drug Education/College Student Personnel/Health Promotion/Public Health, or related
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in AOD prevention.
  • More than two years' experience designing, implementing, and assessing wellness programs
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public health models, motivational interviewing, and/or BASICS
  • Demonstrated successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment
  • Demonstrated experience with a traditional college age population for 1 or more years
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, persons with disabilities and veterans.