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Open position: IMPACT Program Instructor (2017-2018)

Position open until filled for 2017-2018
(.49 FTE = 19 hours/week)

General description

The IMPACT program seeks to provide students with education and feedback about their alcohol and other drug use. The IMPACT Instructor is responsible for working with students both individually and in group formats to deliver educational interventions to students. Students participate by self-referral, being mandated by Student Conduct/University Housing and Dining Services, through the diversion program offered by city and county judicial services/court, or as a participant in an outreach program. In addition, the IMPACT instructor will engage in program evaluation, research, and be an active part of the Prevention Advocacy and Wellness (PAW) department at Student Health Services.

Responsibilities

  • Instruct the IMPACT classes as well as one-on-one meetings with students.
  • Complete paperwork for students by communicating with city and county Judicial Services/Courts, OSU’s Department of Residential Life, the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, or other referral agents.
  • Engage in educational outreach and workshop programs, research activities, program evaluation, and other duties as requested.
  • Support PAW staff as needed.

Dates of service & compensation

This graduate assistantship is being awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning September 2017; appointment will run through June 2018. This is a full-time graduate assistantship that requires 19 hours per week of service. This graduate assistantship requires being part of a Student Health Services in-service and additional training that will take place the week before classes begin in the Fall of 2017. Compensation includes tuition remission, health benefits and a monthly stipend. The successful applicant may be able to begin work during the summer of 2017 if eligible and interested.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university at time of employment.
  • Accepted into an OSU graduate program in Public Health, CSSA, social sciences, education or a related field.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • High level of comfort presenting to groups as well as working in a one-to-one environment.
  • Ability to work afternoons and evenings on a regular schedule.
  • Ability to conduct research and work on program development.
  • Understanding of the role confidentiality and the importance of confidentiality within a health services environment.

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Health Sciences, or related field.
  • Demonstrated, relevant work experience as it relates to the minimum qualifications above.

How to apply

Submit your application here.
You will need to submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who share our vision of an inclusive community.

John Ruyak
Alcohol, Drug & Recovery Specialist 
john.ruyak@oregonstate.edu


OSU is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, OSU values diversity in our faculty and staff regardless of their self-identity; to that end, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, LGBTQ community members, and others who share our vision of an inclusive community.