NYC Department of Education
Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention Specialist Level 2 – J.H.S. 118 William W. Niles (10X118)
Posted Date: Aug 23, 2022 Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
This position encompasses work related to providing professional services to students in substance abuse prevention and intervention programs.
Duties and Responsibilities – Level 2
Coordinates substance and alcohol prevention services designed to reach students and parents for the purpose of reinforcing positive attitudes through an educational program. Provides a variety of intervention services in the form of individual, group or family sessions to assist in high need crisis intervention where individual students are seen because of an immediate problem. Conducts workshops that offer parents and community residents an opportunity to become involved in their school’s program. Serves as liaison to the regional personnel, school faculty, parent groups and outside agencies to deal with student substance and alcohol abuse problems. Prepares and maintains necessary program reports and fiscal documents.
Minimum Selection Criteria – Level 2
Masters degree from an accredited college plus one year satisfactory full-time experience in a drug or alcohol abuse program or counseling experience; or
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college plus two years of satisfactory full-time experience in a drug or alcohol abuse program or counseling experience; or
Associate degree or a minimum of 60 college course credits from an accredited college plus four years of satisfactory full-time experience in a drug or alcohol abuse program or counseling experience; or
A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and/or experience. However, all candidates must possess a high school diploma or its educational equivalent.
$53,820 (New Hire Minimum)
$61,893 (2 Years Prior Service Minimum)
Please send cover letter and resume, no later than September 07, 2022, to:
Susan Vairo, Prevention Program Director
Office of Safety and Youth Development
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender(sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction(except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above – noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non – Discrimination Policy.