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Job Opening: Addiction Studies Instructor (Casper College)

  1. Teach freshman and sophomore level course(s) in Addiction Studies and  Psychology;

  2. Prepare syllabi and schedules for each course;

  3. Develop lesson plans;

  4. Procure appropriate materials needed for course instruction;

  5. Reporting duties including student grade data, attendance, and any other pertinent information regarding student performance;

  6. Utilize active learning strategies to assist the learner in meeting the course objectives.

  7. Participate in all required meetings and events as requested by the department or administration;

  8. Teach in different formats such as live, online, hybrid, or synchronous online;

  9. Contributes to course, program-specific, and college-wide outcomes assessment with the Assessment Office;

  10. Participates in activities related to the development, improvement of the Addictionology program;

  11. Participates in faculty development and student recruitment;

  12. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading  technical publications; and

  13. Other duties as requested by department, school, or administration.Work Environment:   Typical work environment is a classroom and office setting requiring normal safety  precautions. Work is usually performed during the normal workday, however, occasional  early morning, late evening and weekend work may be required. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors traveling between campus buildings in various weather conditions. Noise levels are usually minimal. Physical Demands:   Employee must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms.  Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds may be required. Vision requirements are close up with the ability to adjust focus. Minimum Qualifications: 

  14. Master’s degree in Addictionology, Addiction Studies, Psychology, Counseling, or  Social Work from an accredited institution. Must have significant coursework in  addiction studies.

  15. Be licensed as a Licensed Addictions Therapist or equivalent in the applicant’s current state and eligible for licensure in the State of Wyoming within one (1) year from date of hire. License-eligible candidates will also be considered.

  16. A commitment to teaching excellence and the mission of a comprehensive community college.

  17. Demonstrated competency in teaching in a variety of formats (e.g., face to face, digital, online, and distance education course delivery).

  18. A commitment to community college education.Desired Qualifications: 

  19. Related teaching experience in higher education

  20. Experience teaching and developing digital learning

  21. 18 graduate credits in Psychology to allow for cross department teaching

  22. 3-5 years of work experience in a residential and/or outpatient substance abuse treatment setting

  23. Knowledge of the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission Standards To Apply:  

  24. Completed Casper College online application

  25. Resume or CV

  26. Cover Letter

  27. Statement of teaching philosophy

  28. Copy of current licensure(s)

  29. A listing of three professional references

  30. Unofficial transcripts must be provided when you submit your application Note to candidates:  

  31. A teaching demonstration will be required at the time of the interview.

  32. Official transcripts required upon hire

  33. This is a full-time, benefited position. See Casper College's benefits HERE. Applications for faculty positions will be screened to ensure applicants meet the necessary credential requirements set forth by the Higher Learning Commission to teach college credit classes. For more information and to apply, please visit

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