Position Summary

Position Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for two coordinator positions which will be located in Las Vegas, NV.

The Corrections-Based Programs Coordinator will develop, plan, implement and manage programming and activities in corrections-based settings (e.g., justice-involved) in an effort to facilitate a healthy, sustainable recovery and reduce recidivism. The coordinator will connect and collaborate with youth and adult institutions, correctional facilities, prisons, jails, juvenile detention centers and family courts to identify needs and provide programming and resources and to engage justice-involved individuals in sustainable recovery and mental health practices. Areas of focus include coordination with state, county and city government and agency leadership (municipal and judicial judges, family and specialty courts, Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) management, Clark County Detention Center (CCDC) metro officers and program personnel, juvenile detention center personnel, etc.) to expand reach and deliver Extension programming.

The Community-Based Programs Coordinator will develop, plan, implement and manage health and nutrition related programming and activities in community-based recovery settings where individuals attend treatment, education and programming for substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health services in an effort to facilitate a healthy, sustainable recovery and reduce recidivism. The coordinator will connect and collaborate with external organizations (e.g., Vegas Stronger, Recovery Friendly Workplace, Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, etc.), SUD treatment providers both in-patient and outpatient, alternative sentencing programs, mental health facilities and hospitals, transitional housing and group homes, alternative schools, etc. to identify needs and provide programming and resources and to engage clients in healthy, sustainable recovery practices. Areas of focus include collaboration and engagement with providers and external organizations to expand reach and deliver Extension programming.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of relevant work experience; OR Master’s degree and one (1) year of relevant work experience. Relevant experience considered: Community partnerships and implementation of community-based programs, Social Work or Public Administration or a related field

Travel Requirements

Regular travel throughout Clark County is required for these positions.

Driver’s license or alternate transportation required?

yes

Contact Email

laputd@unr.edu

Contact Phone

702-948-5929

Application Instructions

Please apply through the following links: For Corrections-Based Program Coordinator: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/Extension-Clark---University-of-Nevada-Reno/Coordinator--Corrections-Based-Recovery-Programs---Las-Vegas--NV_R0142302 For Community-Based Program Coordinator: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/Extension-Clark---University-of-Nevada-Reno/Coordinator--Community-Based-Recovery-Programs---Las-Vegas--NV_R0142301

About University of Nevada Reno - Cooperative Extension

UNR Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR:

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision, life insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. EAP specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University.
  • No state income tax
  • Grants-in-aid or reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.