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Position Title:  Addiction Counselor II
Department:  Chemical Health Center
Reports Directly To:  Chemical Health Center Director
Opening Date:  August 30, 2013
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Status:  Exempt
Salary:  $DOE

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide professional customer service. Provides counseling services, clinical supervision duties and serves as trainee supervisor. Performs all of the following duties:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direct supervision of the Chemical Health Center Supervisor, performs all or some of the following duties:
  1. Advise the CHC Director in short and long-term planning, in support of the Chemical Health Center's Strategic Plan.
  2. Remain current and adhere to legal requirements that affect students in higher education, i.e. FERPA, HIPAA, ADA, and Addiction Code of Ethics, Social Work Code of Ethics and/or all governing guidelines related to UTTC community.
  3. Prepare and submit accurate reports, documentation and correspondence in a timely manner.
  4. To implement and/or enhance professional development opportunities to maintain licensure/certification.
  5. Interviews students for the purposes of arriving at diagnostic assessment of needs.
  6. Administers and interprets projective tests on addiction assessment.
  7. Counsels students individually and/or in groups as needed.
  8. Develops treatment plans and other required forms for assigned students.
  9. Provides Anger Management and Aftercare sessions for assigned students.
  10. Works with Counseling, Admissions, Security and other departments as needed.
  11. Completes and develops all necessary paper work and reports as required.
  12. Serves as an advocate for students, representing them at disciplinary hearings and with outside agencies.
  13. Provides substance abuse presentations and trainings for other departments and /or classes or individuals.
  14. Administers and maintains the Accu Care system as required by Indian Health Service.
  15. Provides clinical supervision to Chemical Health Center staff.
  16. Supervises and provides quality assurance review for the student files as required by Indian Health Services.
  17. Develops and completes assigned administrative tasks delegated by the Chemical Health Center Director.
  18. Works with United Tribes Technical College departments and outside agencies regarding the retention, graduation, employability, continuing care and/or referral of students.
  19. Implements, develops and participates in Chemical Health Center prevention/education activities.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

General Office Conditions. Normal working hours are from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm with one hour for lunch. Will be required to be on call some evenings and weekends. Will need to be able to travel to various workshops and conferences with overnight stays for training.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Will need to be able to walk up and down stairs, bend, stoop and lift in the course of duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience: BS/BA in Addiction, Social Work, Psychology, Group and Individual Counseling, Family Dynamics or Human Behavior. Three (3) years full-time paid professional experience in addiction counseling. Must be a Certified Addiction Counselor with the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium Level III and/or Licensed Addition Counselor.

Other Requirements: Must have three (3) years of continuous sobriety if a recovering alcoholic/drug addict. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing. Must have an open mind in the approach to substance abuse. Must be able to diagnose alcohol/drug and related problems. Must be familiar with State, IHS, and Tribal policies. Must have a valid North Dakota driver's license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle record.

PREFERENCES:

Preference will be given to bona fide American Indian applicants in accordance with UTTC policies and Federal Indian regulations for such preference.

If selected for the position, the applicant is subject to a complete background investigation with favorable determination.

UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE, AGE, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL PREFERENCE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE INDIAN PREFERENCE PROVISION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.

PERSONS OF INDIAN ANCESTRY WHO ARE AT LEAST 1/4 DEGREE AND WISH TO CLAIM INDIAN PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRIBAL ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATE INDICATING THEIR DEGREE OF INDIAN BLOOD AND AGENCY ENROLLED.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested individual should submit the following application materials to the Human Resource Director:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Resume.
  3. Completed UTTC Application - call for a copy, or you can download a copy from www.uttc.edu.
  4. Reference letters or names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three individuals familiar with your preparation / experience.
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official copies required if hired).

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE
UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3315 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
BISMARCK, ND 58504