POSITION INFORMATION

Working Title: Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education

Position Number: 006170

Assigned Organizational Area: University

FLSA: Exempt

Benefit Status: Full Benefits

Pay Grade: A

Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017

Department: Alcohol & Other Drug Prev Educ - 1362

Advertised Location: UD Main 

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 will 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. 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;
• Supervise/ Advise Flyer Host program;
• Injunctive norms;
• 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.

Position Summary Information:

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.

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. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

- Master’s Degree by time of offer
- Demonstrated successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
- Demonstrated experience in presentations and outreach to large and small audiences
- Demonstrated experience in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in AOD prevention
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
- Master Degree in Alcohol and other Drug Education/College Student Personnel/Health Promotion/Public Health, or related
- Two years experience designing, impleminting, or assessing AOD prevention or wellness health promotion programs through professional experience or internships, practicum, assistantships
- Two or more years experience designing, implementing, and assessing wellness programs
- Certified Health Education Specialist(CHES)
- Demonstrated knowledge of public health models, motivational interviewing, and/or BASICS
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment
- Demonstrated experience with a traditional college age population for 1 or more years
 
Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30-4:30, some evenings, weekends
 
Proposed Posting Date: 02/16/2017
 
Proposed Closing Date: 03/01/2017
 
Special Instructions to Applicants: Provide a list of three references.
 
Preferred Multicultural Experience: Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.