Adjunct Faculty - Synthesis: Case Management

Job Location US-MN-Center City
On Call
Hours of Work


A decision to join the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a decision to join a team of talented and committed employees who have promised patients the best opportunity for lifelong recovery. Dignity and respect is a requirement for Hazelden Betty Ford patients as well as employees. It is vital that Hazelden Betty Ford employees are successful and have opportunities to learn and grow.


The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies educates future leaders in addiction counseling to improve treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug dependence. Hazelden Betty Ford's Graduate School of Addiction Studies integrates academics with clinical practice supervised by experienced alcohol and drug treatment leaders.


Located on the beautiful Center City, MN campus of the world-renowned Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the Graduate School is a fully accredited institution of higher learning, offering several Master of Arts degrees, specialized training for professional development, and continuing education.   Currently serving over 180 students per term, the school's curriculum merges theory, science, and practice to prepare addictions counselors who are well-equipped to address the complexities of substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions.


Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies invites applications for an adjunct faculty member to teach Synthesis: Case Management for the Summer 2018 term, which runs from Tuesday, May 8 through Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  This is a 2 credit hour on-campus course that meets every Tuedsday from 4:30pm -6:30pm on our Center City, MN campus. 


As an adjunct faculty member of the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, this position will be responsible for educating future leaders in addiction counseling to provide evidence-based integrated care for substance use and co-occurring disorders.  This position involves course instruction focused on the achievement of specified learning outcomes and may include academic support to students, coordination of guest lecturers, development and implementation of lectures and other learning activities, grading, and other related duties.


Minimum Qualifications for rank at the Instructor level:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning. If Master’s degree is not in a relevant field, evidence of 18 credit hours of graduate level coursework in subject matter that is directly relevant to the applied for position
  • Increasing responsibility in the academic and/or substance abuse field after completion of a Master's degree
  • Evidence of significant contributions to the field, such as program development, clinical and/or administrative leadership, service innovation, research, professional publications, specialization in a desired academic concentration (i.e. racial and cultural differences, dual diagnosis, women's studies, sexual minorities, relapse prevention, etc.)
  • Subject matter expertise relevant to course content
  • Consideration of teaching effectiveness
  • Competency in PC applications (Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualification for this position:

  • Strongly prefer a Doctoral degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning
  • Prior higher education teaching experience in this content area
  • Expertise in the role of case management and the responsibilities related to case management.
  • Experience in integrating case management principles into clinical practice.
  • Ability to integrate counseling theory and skills with engagement theory and practice to implement continuing care modules. 
  • Expertise in evaluating models of case management and synthesizing case process with clinical practice.






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