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Collegiate Recovery Community Graduate Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Collegiate Recovery Community Graduate Assistant
Requisition Number DU07691
Department Name 1B310:Campus Recreation and Wellness
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13 per hour during summer; $650 bi-weekly Stipend during Fall and Spring Semester; GA positions include paid tuition and graduate health insurance coverage.
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BA, must be enrolled as a UK graduate student.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to carry up to 25 pounds around Campus.


Hours are determined by program responsibility, needs of facility in supervision, and class schedule. An average of 20 hours weekly are required of the position with percentage of hours conducted at each facility. Ability to work additional supervision shifts or conduct training classes/sessions up to an additional 8 hours a week (28 hours total) pending approval by the Director of Graduate Studies for Graduate program and the UK Graduate School. Additional assignments are available after the first year of the assistantship.

Job Summary

The Graduate Assistant for Collegiate Recovery Community is responsible for assisting in the coordination and management for the Campus Recovery Community initiative. This position will be responsible for increasing awareness of recovery resources on campus and building a community among students. The successful candidate will have strong communication, organization, and outreach skills. Experience with the recovery community is preferred. Passion for recovery is a must.

Posted until filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Must have excellent Customer Service, Teamwork, the ability to work independently and responsibly.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

1. Background and understanding of substance misuse recovery programming and supports.

2. Experience in assessing, designing, and implementing individual and group recovery supports, outreach, and programming.

3. Successful candidate will be mature and responsible person who demonstrates flexibility, the ability to work well with others and problem solving.

4. Successful candidate will be interested in improving their skillset through learning opportunities from program participants, supervisors, peers, and subject matter experts

Deadline to Apply
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-04-15 Expires: 2021-06-17

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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