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Campus Alcohol & Other Drug Harm Reduction Specialist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Nov. 11, 2019
Title Campus Alcohol & Other Drug Harm Reduction Specialist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Health Promotion
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Services
    Counseling Services
 
 

Position Summary
The Department of Health Promotion at the University at Buffalo is seeking a Campus Alcohol & Other Drug Harm Reduction Specialist that will work closely with the Alcohol & Other Drug Coordinator, under the direction of the Director, to implement a comprehensive plan to reduce high risk alcohol use and related consequences, for the entire University at Buffalo population.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of online alcohol prevention education.
  • Facilitation of group educational interventions for alcohol policy violators
  • One-on-one risk reduction sessions with students based on the BASICS model of motivational interviewing.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field to health promotion, health education, student life, health communications, substance abuse, social work, or counseling.

Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, project management and organizational skills. Must be able to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a multidisciplinary environment.

Demonstrated skills and experience working with diverse student populations.


 
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