Students in Recovery Specialist (Hourly)

  • Part Time
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • $27.00/Hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $27.00/Hour

Austin Community College

Students in Recovery Specialist (Hourly)

 
locations
Rio Grande Campus
 
time type
Part time
 
posted on
Posted 7 Days Ago
 
job requisition id
R-2944
Job Posting Closing Times: Job postings are removed from advertising at 12:00 A.M. on the closing date e.g., at midnight on the day before the closing date.

 

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
 
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

Reflects the diversity of our community
Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
Is attracted by the college’s mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
 

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students’ diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
 

Job Posting Title:

Students in Recovery Specialist (Hourly) 

Job Description Summary:

Provides specialized services and support to the Department of Human Services related to the Students in Recovery Program by coordinating events, providing education and training, assisting in program support, and community outreach. The position will additionally focus on developing materials, maintaining reports and assisting in the planning and development of the Students in Recovery Program within the Department of Human Services. The Specialist must have knowledge of recovery and peer support. 

Job Description:

Required Licenses/Certifications; Other

Certified Peer Specialist approved by accredited training provider or in the process of obtaining. 
Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation for travel in the Austin area as required.
 

Description of Duties and Tasks

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

1. Position may require working remotely, in a virtual environment, or/at a campus-based location.

2. Will be required to attend departmental and campus related meetings. 

3. Serve as a member of the Students in Recovery Advisory Committee. 

4. Respond to student inquiries, as well as assist and monitor participation in the Students in Recovery Program. 

5. Support students in their recovery, education, and life issues.

6. Schedule and coordinate virtual or face to face Students in Recovery Program meetings. 

7. Work with the Department of Human Services faculty to assure the compliance, confidentiality, and safety of all students.

8. Assist in training internal and external stakeholders related to the Students in Recovery Program.

9. Under the guidance of the Department of Human Services faculty, develop and distribute programmatic and marketing materials related to the Students in Recovery Program. 

10. Timely response to emails, phone calls, and walk-in correspondence of interested students, campus, local, state, and national community members.

11. Demonstrating proficiency using computer applications, social media platforms, or other current learning technologies for effectively engaging a diverse student population.

12. Under the guidance of the Department of Human Services faculty serves as a liaison with various academic departments, counselors, advisors, tutors, and professors.  

13. Assist with the Department of Human Services student retention and persistence, college-related community outreach, external networking, and recruiting of students.  

 

Knowledge 

 

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of addiction and recovery.
Knowledge of current cross-cultural competency practices. 
knowledge of peer based support or practices. 
Knowledge of the processes and resources for organizing and leading group and collaborative activities.
 

Required Licenses/Certifications; Other

Certified Peer Specialist approved by accredited training provider or in the process of obtaining. 
Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation for travel in the Austin area as required.
 

Description of Duties and Tasks

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

1. Position may require working remotely, in a virtual environment, or/at a campus-based location.

2. Will be required to attend departmental and campus related meetings. 

3. Serve as a member of the Students in Recovery Advisory Committee. 

4. Respond to student inquiries, as well as assist and monitor participation in the Students in Recovery Program. 

5. Support students in their recovery, education, and life issues.

6. Schedule and coordinate virtual or face to face Students in Recovery Program meetings. 

7. Work with the Department of Human Services faculty to assure the compliance, confidentiality, and safety of all students.

8. Assist in training internal and external stakeholders related to the Students in Recovery Program.

9. Under the guidance of the Department of Human Services faculty, develop and distribute programmatic and marketing materials related to the Students in Recovery Program. 

10. Timely response to emails, phone calls, and walk-in correspondence of interested students, campus, local, state, and national community members.

11. Demonstrating proficiency using computer applications, social media platforms, or other current learning technologies for effectively engaging a diverse student population.

12. Under the guidance of the Department of Human Services faculty serves as a liaison with various academic departments, counselors, advisors, tutors, and professors.  

13. Assist with the Department of Human Services student retention and persistence, college-related community outreach, external networking, and recruiting of students.  

 

Knowledge

 

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of addiction and recovery.
Knowledge of current cross-cultural competency practices. 
knowledge of peer based support or practices. 
Knowledge of the processes and resources for organizing and leading group and collaborative activities.
Skills

 

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Excellent verbal, listening, writing, problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills
Dealing with sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body.
Effective planning, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Maintaining an established schedule which may include evenings and weekends and may vary based on college semester schedule. 
Maintaining confidentiality of student information, work-related information and materials.
Ability to relate effectively to students, faculty, administration, and community agencies.
Making individual and group presentations.
Accurately maintaining records and databases.
Takes initiative and effectively uses organizational and planning skills with attention to detail.
 

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Excellent verbal, listening, writing, problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills
Dealing with sensitive issues relating to a diverse student body.
Effective planning, organization, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Maintaining an established schedule which may include evenings and weekends and may vary based on college semester schedule. 
Maintaining confidentiality of student information, work-related information and materials.
Ability to relate effectively to students, faculty, administration, and community agencies.
Making individual and group presentations.
Accurately maintaining records and databases.
Takes initiative and effectively uses organizational and planning skills with attention to detail.
 
Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 30 pounds.
 
Safety
Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
 

Pay Rate

$27.00/Hour

 

Number of Openings:

Job Posting Close Date:

November 3, 2022Clery Act
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

 

Disclaimer
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

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