Responsible for program development, administration, strategic planning and initiatives for the Augsburg College StepUP Program which supports students in recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions to stay in recovery and complete their college degree. Responsible for hiring, training and supervising staff, and managing operational and capital resources. Coordinates recruitment and admissions with Enrollment Management. With Department of Residence Life, facilitates a supportive residential community of students in recovery.
Facilitate creating a supportive residential community of students in recovery by developing and implementing program design and operations, including student peer mentors, as well as policies and procedures.
Hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
Implement on-going evaluation and assessment.
Develop and implement new services and initiatives in response to new research and findings to keep program in the forefront of higher education recovery.
Drive recruitment and admissions in coordination with Enrollment Management. Achieve admissions goals by networking, visiting schools and hosting campus visits.
Budget oversight and management, including special project funds.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Network and build a thriving resource of advocates including relationships with families, alumni, professional organizations, and treatment centers.
Partner with Augsburg departments and individuals to create a supportive learning environment for students in recovery.
On-going professional development in the field of recovery.
Coordinate activities with Enrollment Management and Residence Life to develop enrollment pipelines, recruitment strategies, and occupancy projections.
Support StepUP Advisory Board engagement with community updates and reports.
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
Master's degree required; Counseling or related field preferred.
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), in the state of Minnesota, preferred
Minimum five (5) years' combined experience in management, clinical supervision and employee supervision required.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience working with individuals in recovery.
Knowledge of the 12-step program.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.
Augsburg College educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, a...nd shaped by its urban and global settings.Set in a vibrant neighborhood at the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and seven graduate degrees to more than 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders.Augsburg's undergraduate program of liberal arts and sciences is offered on both a traditional weekday schedule and a non-traditional weekend and evening schedule. Augsburg offers master's degree programs in business, education, leadership, nursing, physician assistant studies, and social work, and a doctoral program in nursing practice. Augsburg's 4,000 students come from diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, representing 43 states, 40 foreign countries, and 24 tribal nations/reservations. The College also is a nationally recognized leader in providing services to students with physical or learning disabilities. This on-campus diversity is enhanced by Augsburg's location at the crossroads of the Twin Cities' most diverse neighborhoods. The College's location also provides access for all of Augsburg's students to participate in community service and internship experiences that not only enhance their classroom learning but also prepare them for life's work in a multi-cultural society.