Now Hiring for 2023

Welcome to the Office of Health Advancement! If you are interested in joining a vibrant, thriving team with a focus for the well-being of our staff and our campus community, we currently are hiring:

POSITION: INSIGHT Alcohol and Drug Assistance Center Student Intern

DEPARTMENT: Health Advancement, Student Health Partners

WAGE and HOURS: 15-20 hrs/week, $15.00/hr (with ability to work non-traditional hours)

About the position:

Under supervision of the Director of Health Advancement and the INSIGHT Manager, the student in this position is responsible for prevention, education, and assessment of substance use education programs for the MSU community. Duties may include but are not limited to:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Reviewing records of referred students and recording appropriate information into the university’s confidential database system
  • Scheduling students to assigned 4-hour psychoeducation seminars
  • Conducting a 4-hour psychoeducational seminar weekly with the focus on educating students on the risks of substance use, encouraging students to make low-risk choices with substance use, and educating students on further consequences of continued high-risk substance use behaviors
  • Responsible for general office upkeep, administrative/clerical duties, and reception duties
  • Provides a safe environment for students to make connections with other students who are in recovery
  • Assist in planning, promoting, and coordinating sober events relevant to student well-being
  • Develop, facilitate, and evaluate well-being programs tailored to MSU students on a variety of health and well-being topics and review/revise materials for appropriateness to student population as necessary
  • Identify and collaborate with other campus and community organizations on prevention initiatives and conduct presentations as requested on substance use prevention
  • Planning, promotion, and coordination of INSIGHT office social media accounts and blog
  • Perform updates on website as needed to reflect current programs/events/services
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience / Requirements:

  • Have working knowledge of primary prevention, theory-based practice, program planning, and research/evaluation methods
  • Help shape the campus environment and its influence on health behaviors
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, competence communicating information, and directions and procedures to a variety of people both internal and external to the organization
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with other departments on campus
  • Demonstrate conflict resolution skills and ability to deal with various personalities in a dynamic work environment
  • Advocate for health and well-being initiatives on the MSU campus and in the greater Bozeman community
  • Ability to consistently exercise initiative, reliability, self-motivation, and good judgment
  • Perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail
  • Handle multiple projects, manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks and balance shifting demands
  • Work effectively in a team-oriented environment but also have the ability of working independently
  • Represent the INSIGHT Office and its programs to others in a professional and courteous manner
  • Familiarity with coordinating and handling social media and blogging accounts

Preferable:

  • Applicant is interested in alcohol, tobacco, and drug prevention
  • Health Promotion/Community Health knowledge
  • Experience working with focus groups and/or experience in data analysis

Application Process

Currently enrolled full-time students pursuing a degree in any discipline are eligible to apply. 

Start date: Middle of January 2022; positions are for 1 year term.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information with two references to [email protected]  

If you have any questions, please call 406-994-4380.