Assistant Director

North Carolina State University
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192816EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Assistant Director Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with educations and experience Work Schedule 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday - Friday; with some evening and weekend hours for training or presentation obligations Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Prevention Services About the Department

The Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) is where students discover connections and community. It is where students live, where they gather, and where they improve themselves, each other, and their university. DASA is where students seek guidance and support, both in and outside of the classroom. The division serves all students at NC State through three integrated components: academic affairs, student affairs, and University College.

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for values- driven faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.

NC State was named a great place to work in the 2022 Forbes annual survey as the best large employer in North Carolina. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.

NC State Prevention Services provides case management, education, and outreach emphasizing developmental, and non-judgmental perspectives for student prevention efforts. Through the lenses of behavioral health, wellness, and sustainability, our professionals collaborate with the campus community to enhance individual and collective well-being as well as assist students to gain the necessary resources to remain successful academically and emotionally at NC State.

Essential Job Duties

The Assistant Director is a member of the Leadership Team for Prevention Services and will serve as a resource and consultant to all staff and the campus community. The Assistant Director is required to perform administrative duties, leadership in Alcohol and other Drug Education and Outreach, provide direct service to students, consult with university faculty/staff, and participate in supervision and training. This person will assist in developing, revising, and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure adherence to best practices and legal and ethical codes. This person will be responsible for the coordination of teams & committees and will directly offer administrative supervision for permanent staff members, graduate assistants, or temporary or student workers. There is an expectation that Assistant Directors will assist in hiring, training, supervising, and consulting with all staff, including trainees, as needed.

This staff member serves on the Administrative Team, along with the current Directors in the department. The Assistant Director will supervise Prevention Services operations in the absence of the Directors. Members of the Administrative Team will be expected to be available for after-hours postvention support, submit reports and/or data to the Director as requested and will serve on committees within and outside of the Center as required.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • One full-time, 12-month position with responsibility to assist in all areas of Prevention Services functioning
  • Oversee the coordination of Alcohol and Other Drug Education Program, including Recovery and the Outreach and Resiliency Program, including Postvention and Mental Health Ambassadors through a clinically informed lens
  • Offer direct service assessments and evaluations for Alcohol and Other Drug resources and treatment
  • Coordinate resource and referral process with Counseling Center clinical services, off-campus providers and internal CARES team
  • Supervise coordinators and specialists in AOD and Outreach and oversee supervision of graduate assistants or student workers
  • Lead team meetings and campus/community meetings (AOD Consortium) related to the above-listed areas
  • Serve on university committees related to the areas of AOD, outreach, wellness, etc.
  • Assist in the management of the Outreach, AOD, and Recovery budget lines for Prevention Services
  • Maintain contracts with BASICS, eCheckup, Vector, or other AOD and Outreach platforms used by Prevention Services, including IT and budget oversight
  • Support initiatives to identify funding in the areas of AOD, Recovery, and Outreach
  • Cover after-hours and weekend programmatic needs including outreach and postvention
  • Consultation with faculty staff, parents, and other stakeholders as needed
  • Assist in data collection and assessment for monthly and annual reports
  • Coordinate the completion of the DAAPP (Drug and Alcohol-Free Schools) and Biennial Report for alcohol prevention and education
  • Monitor outreach calendar to support staff and monitor on-going outreach projects, faculty training, and campus community requests
  • Develop and present student, family, faculty, and staff trainings to educate on signs of concerning behaviors and Prevention and Counseling resources
  • Oversee office operations when Director is not available
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • A Master's degree in social work, counseling or psychology and have a minimum of four years of professional experience in the field. The Assistant Director will also have a minimum of two years of demonstrated administrative and leadership/supervisory experience
  • The Assistant Director will have strong clinical, management, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • This position requires the ability to handle crises and complex situations, and must be able to work collaboratively and with flexibility as part of a multidisciplinary team and campus
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including both oral and written communication in a variety of settings
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and use sound judgement and reasoning to make crucial decisions autonomously
  • Demonstrated experience in providing individualized support for students in crisis or who have been identified as exhibiting concerning or worrisome behaviors.
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with campus and community partners
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of five years post-licensure experience and a minimum of three years of demonstrated administrative and leadership/supervisory experience that includes administrative supervision of permanent staff members in a similar setting
  • Experience with program development, assessment, and evaluation strongly preferred
  • Experience with BASICS, Harm Reduction programming/education and experience with college/university populations.
  • Demonstrated experience with risk assessment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of case management systems (preferably in a higher education setting), and/or experience working as part of a case management support team
  • Demonstrated history of effective collaborations across a complex array of multiple agencies within a university setting
  • Excellent skill and experience in working with diverse, often underrepresented, student populations
  • Strong working knowledge of various federal and state laws affecting issues of privacy and confidentiality, disability accommodations and support, and response to sexual violence
  • Broad knowledge of best practices and current national trends related to higher education case management, minimum of five years post-licensure experience and a minimum of three years of demonstrated administrative and leadership/supervisory experience, preferably in a large university.
  • Experience with program development and evaluation preferred
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)

  • Independently licensed in a mental health field
  • Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 08/23/2023

    Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please include as attachments a resume, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00110352

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents, Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards, Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies Department ID 244025 - Prevention Services AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU website
  • Craigslist
  • Carolina Job Finder/Employment Guide
  • NC Works
  • Dress for Success
  • Technical/Trade School Program
  • Job Fair (Identify Job Fair in question #2 below)
  • Direct Contact from NSCU Representative (identify person in question #2 below)
  • Other
  • Other online job board
  • NCSU employee referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Ohter)
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Master's Degree (or higher) in higher education, counseling, social work, or related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Briefly describe your experience working with academic programs, preferably in college student affairs, counseling or a related field.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you currently licensed to practice independently as a mental health professional?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

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