Ohio Recovery Housing LLC - Housing Certification Review Coordinator - Columbus, OH

Ohio Recovery Housing LLC - Housing Certification Review Coordinator - Columbus, OH

Position Title: Housing Certification Review Coordinator
Direct Report: Executive Director
Wage Category: Exempt
Date Analyzed: February 2023


Ohio Recovery Housing (ORH) is an organization dedicated to the development and operation of quality alcohol and drug-free living in a community of recovery for people with substance use disorders. An affiliate of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR), ORH supports our associates in meeting the quality established by the NARR Standards. 

Position Purpose

Under general direction of the Executive Director, the Housing Certification Review Coordinator is responsible to assist in the management and administration of the ORH housing applicant certification process and to reexamine participants for continued certification assistance. 

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities                                                                                                                .

  1. Works with Ohio Recovery Housing applicants throughout the certification process and answers inquiries from the general public and other interested parties.
  2. Provides information required for recovery housing operators to meet national quality standards (NARR).
  3. Maintains accurate records detailing the status of ORH applications and associates. Works with applicants and inspectors to schedule and complete inspections.
  4. Assists with peer reviewers during on-site reviews by ensuring all topic areas are covered during the review and ensuring documentation is complete.
  5. Supports organizational growth and program development.
  6. Assists ORH in the review of concerns related to associate recovery housing operators in accordance with the ORH concern review process.
  7. Represents ORH, at the request of the Executive Director, to communicate regularly with ORH associates, funders, and other stakeholders including the NARR.  Provides presentations on recovery housing or related information at events and conferences as requested.
  8. Completes other projects as directed or assigned. 

Essential Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  1. Work requires ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment.
  2. Work requires outstanding customer service skills.
  3. Work requires strong attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities and demands.
    1. Work requires strong self-drive and initiative.
    2. Work requires the ability to communicate internally and externally in a professional and detailed manner.
    3. Work requires research skills coupled with problem-solving abilities to successfully resolve unexpected matters at hand.
    4. Work requires the ability to effectively partner with internal and external resource and maintain productive working relationships.
    5. Work requires proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Outlook and the ability to obtain proficiency with other software applications as needed.
    6. Work requires a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and proof of auto insurance for required travel. 

Minimum Qualifications

High school degree or equivalent with at least three (3) years professional experience working in a non-profit is necessary.  Bachelor’s degree in social work, public policy, health care administration or related social services area is preferred. Previous professional experience with SUD recovery in any capacity (AA, NA, AlAnon) is required. 

Reporting Relationship

This role does not have direct reports but effective collaboration with co-workers, members and external contacts is a critical success factor. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to primarily sit; stand; walk; climb stairs, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to focus.  Occasional lifting and transporting of materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an office environment with travel for on-site reviews and meetings to various locations via vehicle across the state of Ohio. 


The information contained within this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and necessary level of work performance by any employee within this position.  It is not intended to be an all-inclusive inventory of duties, responsibilities and position requirements. 

Employee Acknowledgment

I have read this job description and understand the duties and requirements of this position.

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