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Employment Opportunity -
Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Counselor Educator


Description of Position/Duties:
The La Salle University Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Center within the Counseling and Health Services Unit of the Division of Student Affairs is seeking a full time, 10 month Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor Educator. The AODEC Counselor Educator will have responsibility for the planning and implementation of campus alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and other health related prevention, education and early intervention services. Duties include implementation of the Alternate Sanctions Program including, but not limited to, the Alcohol Awareness and Risk Assessment Projects, facilitating trainings and presentations requested through the Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Center, serving as the staff advisor to the LaSalle PEER Educators, maintenance of clinical records and appropriate documentation, collaboration with the live-in undergraduate and professional staff, participation on University or division committees or teams, attendance at Division of Student Affairs staff development activities.

Education and Experience Desired/Required: Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Counseling, Health Education, Public Health or other related field and at least one year of relevant post-graduate degree work experience. Alternate combinations of education and experience will be considered. CAC and experience in higher education preferred.  Supervisory experience with graduate interns and/or peer educators desired. Some evening and weekend hours required.

La Salle University is a Roman Catholic university in the tradition of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. For a complete mission statement, please click here.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three references to:

Kate Ward-Gaus MS Ed
Coordinator, The Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Center
La Salle University
1900 W. Olney Avenue #821
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199

Review of applications will commence immediately; no phone calls please. Appointment effective August 11, 2008.

La Salle University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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