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Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Graduate Teaching Assistant - Prevention and Wellness 

Open until filled for 2019-2020, part-time position (.49 FTE = 255 hours/term). 

General Description

The Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Prevention Unit seeks to empower graduate-level students with the skills to provide harm-reduction strategies in an effort to prevent alcohol and drug misuse in Oregon State University students. The AOD Prevention GTA is responsible for working with students both individually and in group formats to deliver educational interventions. OSU students participate in programming 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 AOD Prevention GTA will engage in program evaluation, research, and be an active part of the Prevention and Wellness Department at Student Health Services.    

Responsibilities include:  

  • The primary responsibility of the AOD Prevention GTA will be to implement the IMPACT Alcohol and Cannabis group-based and individualized education sessions

  • Maintain associated databases and correspond with students scheduled for sessions  
  • 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 in collaboration with the AOD Prevention Specialist/Professional Faculty
  • Engage in community education outreach and workshop implementation in partnership with various campus departments and community stakeholders  
  • Assist with scientific abstract development and submission for local and national conferences
  • Assist with the interpretation of research data from campus-wide survey implementation
  • Attend one community taskforce meeting per term
  • Participate in weekly AOD Unit meetings • Attend monthly PAW All-Staff meetings • Perform literature reviews to assist with grant proposals
  • Support Prevention and Wellness staff as needed  

Dates of Service & Compensation:  

This graduate assistantship is being awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning September 2019; appointment will run through June 2020. This is a full-time graduate assistantship that requires 255 hours per term of service. Compensation includes tuition remission, health benefits and a monthly stipend.    

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Accepted into an OSU graduate program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time-management skills
  • Highly self-motivated and works well with a team • 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 the role of confidentiality and the importance of confidentiality within a health services environment
  • Willingness to explore new AOD prevention initiatives  
  • Embraces the concept of and regularly practices self-care techniques  

How to Apply:  

Be prepared to submit the following:  

  1. A cover letter
  2. A current resume/CV
  3. Short answer to the following question:  
    a.The primary focus of this position is to implement alcohol and cannabis educational sessions to students on and off campus. What do you believe would be effective ways to disseminate this information to students in a meaningful and engaging format?  
    b. In past decades, Alcohol and Other Drug prevention took an abstinence approach. This is not the approach that we take within Prevention and Wellness, and we feel that that is a very important feature of our program. Please share your thoughts on the effectiveness of an abstinence approach, and why we might not use it. What would an alternative approach be?
  4. Name and contact information for three references.
  5. Submit your application here.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For full consideration, please apply by April 1st 2019.    

Successful applicants must pass a criminal background check and review of student conduct records.    

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.              

Director of Prevention and Wellness

The Student Health Department is seeking a Director of Prevention and Wellness. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Position Summary

This position provides leadership and strategic visioning for a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary college health promotion, wellness and prevention program within Student Health Services. The framework for strategic planning utilizes the socio-ecological model, inclusive of campus and community health issues at all levels: individual, group, institutional, community, and public policy approaches. Strategic planning is intended to support student success through the creation of campus environments that are conducive to health and well being, while identifying service and learning opportunities designed to advance student success. Leadership of a comprehensive health promotion and wellness program will enhance protective factors while reducing individual, institutional and community health risk factors. Effective leadership will be achieved through contributions to, and alignment with the mission and vision of Student Health Services, the Division of Student Affairs, and the institution at large.

This position will guide and oversee strategic planning for the department and assist staff in setting measurable goals and priorities within multiple components of the department. This position will determine appropriate resource and technology needs and allocation.

This position will participate in campus-wide coalitions and other initiatives to support comprehensive wellness and prevention goals on the OSU campus. This will entail close collaboration with key campus stakeholders: University Housing & Dining Services, the Office of Student Life, Counseling and Psychological Services, Diversity and Cultural Engagement, Office of Equity & Inclusion, OSU Athletics, ASOSU, Dixon Recreation Services, Academic Success and other departments to develop, implement, and assess comprehensive wellness and prevention programs.

This position supervises up to six professional faculty members and multiple GAs and student workers within the department. This position serves as the primary liaison between health, wellness, prevention and safety initiatives and the greater campus community and is accountable for departmental contributions to university compliance with state and federal laws, mandates, and requirements.

Position Duties

60% DEPARTMENTAL LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION 

  • Provides overall leadership and strategic direction-setting within the department, including oversight of a comprehensive strategic plan for the department to advance health, health promotion, wellness and prevention in alignment with the mission of SHS, the Division of Student Affairs and OSU. Works in close collaboration with key campus stakeholders to establish an integrated and aligned campus-wide agenda to advance the health and well being of all students, and promote student success through the development, implementation, and oversight of departmental goals and objectives.
  • Identifies resource needs and clear barriers to advance key content areas within the department, including: health promotion, wellness, substance abuse prevention, violence prevention, nutrition, sexual health, tobacco prevention, collegiate recovery, and other student health and wellness initiatives as opportunities arise. Assists with oversight of mandatory online alcohol and other drug prevention and sexual violence prevention programs for incoming students. Oversees START orientation programming for incoming students. Leads team in the creation and implementation of effective policies related to best practices in prevention and wellness.
  • Provides management and supervision of full time professional faculty and student employees, ensuring strategic goals for each area of the department are established, resourced and achieved. Serves as the primary representative for the department on campus.
  • Coordinates and sets the agenda for staff meetings, training opportunities and other programming and service operations. Oversees departmental budget and other resource needs for the department, including staffing levels and professional development needs.

15% PARTICIPATION IN UNIT AND DIVISIONAL PRIORITIES

  • Contributes to SHS, Divisional and university planning to advance student success. Participates with Divisional leadership groups, including committees and task forces, professional development and other activities. Positively represents SHS through strategic collaborations with key stakeholders across the Division.
  • Works with departmental staff and key stakeholders to ensure compliance with relevant state, federal and campus laws and policies. Develops, implements, and maintains programs and services to ensure compliance related to OSU prevention and educational polices.

15% STRATEGIC PLANNING, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Provides leadership and oversight of departmental quality improvement activities and program assessment, including unit and divisional data input. Guides strategic planning efforts within the department, including priority setting for short and long-term goals in alignment with SHS, Divisional and institutional missions. Develops and tracks learning outcomes to gauge programmatic success in meeting health and wellness goals. Serves as liaison to the Student Affairs Assessment Council.

10% SHS LEADERSHIP AND PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  • Serves on SHS Direct Report Team and the Advisory Teams. Serves as co-leader within SHS planning and professional development. Actively seeks to build and maintain collaborative partnerships within the unit and across campus. Serves on committees within SHS and participates with other departmental staff meetings to advance and align multi-disciplinary goals and initiatives within SHS. Serves on relevant university and community committees.
  • Master’s degree in the field of health, health education, public health, counseling, student personnel administration, or similar social or behavioral science field.
  • Five or more years of professional experience in health care, health promotion, wellness or prevention in a university/college environment setting.
  • Three or more years of successful program leadership in the field of health care, health promotion, wellness or prevention programming.
  • Experience creating and implementing health, wellness or prevention education and programming, including supervision and budget management.
  • Experience conducting strategic planning to advance student health, wellness and success.
  • Proven ability to develop collaborative and purposeful networks and partnerships among multiple constituents, stakeholders, and colleagues. Proven ability to work successfully with student groups.
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
  • This position is a designated Clery Act Campus Security Authority
  • Terminal degree in the field of health, health education, public health, counseling, student personnel administration, or similar social or behavioral science field.
  • Evidence of participation in a professional organization(s) and a demonstrated commitment to continuing education.
  • Experience in advising, teaching, research and work on faculty groups and committees.
  • Successful grant writing and implementation of grant-funded programs.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  1. A resume/CV; and
  2. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: denise.broomfield@oregonstate.edu

Staff Psychiatrist

Position Summary

The Student Health Services Department is seeking a Staff Psychiatrist. This is a part-time (.50 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.

The Student Health Services (SHS) mission is to provide leadership for the health of the University community. This position contributes to the mission of SHS through teamwork and collaboration, participates in organizational committees, provides University outreach, and strives to contribute to the academic success of OSU students.

The Staff Psychiatrist at Student Health Services (SHS) provides independent psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, management, and/or referral of patients presenting for care at SHS. Additionally, the Staff Psychiatrist contributes to the mission of SHS through teamwork and collaboration, participates in organizational committees, provides University outreach, and strives to contribute to the academic success of OSU students. The Staff Psychiatrist reports to the SHS Associate Director-Medical Services.

Position Duties

  • 75% – Provide psychiatric medical care by evaluation and treatment of a patient’s medical problem, within the scope of approved privileges. Obtain a medical history, perform a physical assessment, establish diagnoses, provide psychotherapy, order and interpret laboratory tests and other studies, and arrange consultations for patients seen at SHS. Prescribe medications or other treatments and arrange follow-up for patients based upon diagnoses. Help to arrange emergency care and hospitalization when appropriate. Engage in telephone consultations with the patient, family, and/or specialists as needed. Provide, as necessary, urgent psychiatric care to students without scheduled appointments. Educate patients about their diagnoses, treatment options, prognosis, and appropriate preventive care. Follow Student Health Services guidelines, procedures and protocols. Consult with, and refer to, other members of the medical staff as appropriate.
  • Provide an appropriate level of patient care and follow-up during academic breaks. May occasionally be required to be available by phone for consultation or advice after hours or on weekends. May occasionally accompany a medically stable patient in a taxi in order to provide the best medical care for the patient.
  • 15% – Accurately and fully document histories, physical exams, behavioral observations, diagnoses, telephone consultations and treatments according to SHS clinical and medical records protocols. Personally review and electronically sign all reports of lab tests, x-rays/other studies, consultation reports and transferred medical records. Regularly update each patient’s electronic medical record as indicated.
  • 10% – Be accessible for consultation with other health care professionals in order to aid in patient care. Provide consultation to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Participate as needed in educational programs with regard to psychiatric issues of concern within the university environment. Participate in continuing medical educational activities such as conferences, professional meetings, and self-study in order to keep abreast of professional developments. Comply with SHS credentialing requirements. Maintain affiliate staff privileges at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
  • Attend and contribute to SHS staff meetings and conferences. Participate regularly and actively in SHS committee(s). Represent SHS at University committees and or regional/national conferences when requested. Give presentations or provide expertise to university community groups about psychiatric issues as needed. Participate in SHS quality assurance activities. Participate on the Samaritan Health Plans & Therapeutics Committee. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

  • Medical Degree: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic (D.O.)
  • License, in good standing, to practice medicine in Oregon.
  • Psychiatry board eligibility.
  • Minimum of three years post residency experience practicing general or adolescent psychiatry.
  • Current DEA certification.
  • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Psychiatry board certification.
  • Previous experience practicing psychiatry in the college health environment.

Student Engagement Graduate Assistant - Prevention and Wellness 

Open until filled for 2018-2019 (.49 FTE = 255 hours/term)  

General Description:

The Student Engagement graduate assistant assists in program oversight of Wellness Agents (WA). WA is a peer health initiative designed to support student success, health and well-being through comprehensive, high-impact programming. The Student Engagement GA duties include supporting about 30 peer leaders, program development, student training, program development, data management, and evaluation. The GA will collaborate with new and existing campus partners to develop and refine student training, program implementation and program deliverables. In addition, the individual will engage in research, program coordination, and be an active part of the SHS Prevention and Wellness Team. This position reports to the Student Engagement Specialist.  

Responsibilities include:

Coordinate, mentor and provide opportunities for student peer leaders through Wellness Agents program  

  • Assist in program implementation of peer programs in alcohol prevention, sexual health, nutrition, violence prevention and other important college health topics
  • Assist in development and planning for campus health events
  • Identify leadership opportunities with peer leaders
  • Support strategic planning, program development and program improvement
  • Liaise with OSU departments including but not limited to Recreational Sports, the College of Public Health and Human Services, Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), New Student Programs, Diversity and Cultural Engagement, and other units within The Division of Student Affairs
  • Train and provide ongoing support and mentorship for up to 20 peer leaders
  • Improve training, programmatic and coordination procedures
  • Work with offices that support ancillary peer programs (University Housing and Dining Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, INTO OSU)  
  • Assist in the development of peer leader certification process  
  • Facilitate general wellness and nutrition workshops to fraternities, sororities, student organizations, classes, and other groups.
  • Engage in other educational outreach programs, research activities, program evaluation, and other duties as requested  
  • Dates of Services & Compensation:

This graduate assistantship is being awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year beginning September 2019 – June 2020. This is a .49 graduate assistantship that requires 255 hours per term of service. Compensation includes tuition remission, health benefits and a monthly stipend.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Accepted into an OSU graduate program.
  • Demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills.
  • High level of comfort presenting to groups as well as working in a one-to-one environment.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General understanding of health and wellness topics among college students.
  • General understanding of public health and community health strategies.
  • Background knowledge in adult learning theories, leadership development and training practices.
  • Interest in health and education equity.
  • Experience coordinating volunteers, groups and/or events.  

How to Apply:

Be prepared to submit:  

  1. A cover letter
  2. A current resume/CV
  3. Short answers to the following questions:  
    a. How do you work with people from different communities or backgrounds? What is most important in supporting the health of diverse communities on campus?
    b. How do you support student leaders in planning and implementing peer health initiatives? What should be taken into consideration in this process?
  4. Name and contact information for three references
  5. Submit your application here.  

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For full consideration, please apply by April 1st, 2019.  

Successful applicants must pass a criminal background check and review of student conduct records.

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.

Equal Opportunity

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.