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Asst Dir, Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Education

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: CADRE - 701000
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Position Summary: The Assistant Director, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education is charged with the responsibility for oversight of the university’s comprehensive alcohol and other drugs prevention education and support services. Within this approach, attention is given to serving a diverse audience with needs along the continuum of care. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with the campus, community, state, and national groups and agencies. Additionally, the Assistant Director is part of a team, which offers services for students in an effort to foster safety and wellbeing. 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 Assistant Director will regularly collaborate with Greek Life, Athletics, Sexual Assault prevention, Assessment, Health Center, and Residence Life. Utilizing best practices in prevention education to promote risk reduction strategies and challenge the normalization of alcohol use is an expectation. 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. Education must be presented in the context of UD's Catholic and Marianist identity and values.
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 and health promotion

Preferred Qualifications:

Master Degree in Alcohol and other Drug Education/College Student Personnel/Health Promotion/Public Health, or related
Working knowledge of a broad-range of key trends, philosophies, and best practices in the field of collegiate substance use, prevention, and recovery
Two years’ experience designing, implementing, 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

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please discuss all qualifications in your cover letter.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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