Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselor – Oregon

Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselor – Oregon

University of Oregon


Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselor (1-2 Positions)
Counseling and Testing Center

Posting: 14047AB
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled

Revised:  Application Date


The University of Oregon Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC) invites applications for 1-2 Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselors.  This position is a twelve month position with the possibility of one renewal for an additional twelve months dependent on funding and performance as an Officer of Administration.


Level of Appointment: 1.0 FTE (12-Months)


Term of Contract:  Fixed Term position (renewable contract)


Salary: $35,000


The UCTC is a unit within the Division of Student Affairs.  Successful candidates will be able to articulate an understanding of the role of a counseling center on a university campus and preferably have previous experience collaborating with campus partners.


Primary Job Duties:

General duties include providing AOD programs and services to university students, consulting with campus colleagues regarding campus AOD programs, and collaborating with campus colleagues to provide AOD prevention programs in addition to providing triage/assessment, group therapy, outreach and crisis intervention.  Additionally, the AOD post-doctoral counselor would also be involved in the UO Collegiate Recovery Center which focuses on supporting students who are in recovery.  Experience with alcohol and other drug assessment and intervention as well as developmental issues and other mental health issues relevant to college students is required.  This position is intended to provide advanced training and practice subsequent to a doctoral internship as preparation for university counseling center professional work specializing in alcohol and other drug issues.  Successful candidates should demonstrate alcohol and other drug intervention skills and strong generalist clinical skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program.
  • Degree requirements, including dissertation, must be complete by start date.
  • Completion of an APPIC-accredited internship in a college/university counseling center by start date.
  • AOD intervention experience.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence and commitment to working in a multicultural organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing BASICS AOD programs on a college/university campus.
  • APA accredited internship.
  • Familiarity with ASAM criteria.
  • Familiarity with Collegiate Recovery Centers.


Application Procedure:

For full consideration, applicant must submit:

1.      Cover letter which addressed your qualifications and interest in our position

2.      Current vita which includes dates of employment

3.      Completed Unclassified Employment Application, available at:

4.      Two Letters of Recommendation with original signatures (including one from a college counseling center supervisor) in addition to listing a third phone reference.

5.      Answer to following supplemental question:  The Division of Student Affairs is intentionally creating a multicultural organization that actively includes and engages everyone.  What does this mean to you, AND if you are selected for the position of AOD Post-Doctoral Counselor, how will you help the Division of Student Affairs achieve this goal?


To ensure consideration, please submit applications by 5:00 pm, April 28, 2014.  Applications received after the review date may not be reviewed.  Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent via email as an attached document (not in the body of the email), with the subject line:  “AOD Post-Doctoral Counselor Search” to Ms. Karen Stokes at  Position will remain open until filled.


Please address all of the minimum and preferred qualifications in your application materials.


Paper applications can be sent to:

Alcohol and Other Drug Post-Doctoral Counselor Search

Attn: Ms. Karen Stokes, Executive Assistant

University Counseling & Testing Center

1590 East 13th Avenue

Eugene, OR 97403-1280

Phone:  (541) 346-2702

Fax:  (541) 346-2842


Selected candidate must successfully complete a criminal records background check and licensing board check.


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The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.


University Description:

The University of Oregon is a beautiful 250-acre campus with shady, tree-lined footpaths and beautiful landscaping.  Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000 students.  The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 athletic conference.


Region Description:

The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment.  Rated as one of the top ten cycling cities in the U.S., Eugene has miles and miles of biking, walking and jogging paths.  Known for its cultural events, Eugene is the home of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.  The outdoor Saturday Market features arts and crafts, food booths and music.  The UO is an hour’s drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains.  All of these activities and more make Eugene, Oregon’s second largest city, a unique and wonderful place to pursue a career.

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