Program Coordinator, Maine Prevention Services: Substance Use Prevention Services

Position Type Professional Staff
Faculty Track  
Position Title Program Coordinator, Maine Prevention Services: Substance Use Prevention Services
Employment Status Full Time
Months 12
Campus Portland, ME
Description To coordinate and oversee the implementation of the statewide Opioid and Other Substance Use Prevention Grant with the Maine Dept. of Health and Human Service Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Responsibilities • Coordinate and oversee implementation of the work plan in accordance with Maine DHHS guidance.
• Provide technical assistance, training and local program oversight to sub-recipients as well as other state agencies or organizations that provide prevention services.
• Monitor progress of and provide technical assistance to districts to assist them in the completion of their objectives.
• Coordinate all preventative training programs and UNE program regional learning collaborative meetings in conjunction with other program staff.
• Provide coordination of program communications.
• Ensure reporting processes of the sub-recipients in accordance with the program grant contract.
• Assure that grant deliverables and expectations are met as set by Maine DHHS and UNE.
• Participate on program management team.
• Participate in statewide work groups as assigned.
• Travel to various sites within Maine.
Qualifications • Master of Public Health degree and 3 to 5 years of experience with implementation of community health initiatives, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
• Expertise in substance abuse/tobacco prevention programs.
• Demonstrate clear and effective communication skills with groups and individuals, including verbal, written, and group presentations.
• Must be a Certified Prevention Specialist or willing to obtain certification.
• Must have strong Excel skills.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
EEO Statement Summary Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits and will not tolerate discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 20160767P
Open Date 07/26/2019
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes

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  2. Resume

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Health Promotion Coordinator -Let’s Go Androscoggin

The general function and responsibility of this full-time professional position is to provide state-of-the-art expertise and support for all obesity prevention, health promotion, outreach, and education activities of the Let’s Go! Androscoggin grant program funded through MaineHealth; and other grants as appropriate. The Let’s Go! program works to prevent obesity by increasing opportunities for healthy eating and active living.

For more information and to apply use this link:

Tobacco Prevention Coordinator – Healthy Oxford Hills

Position Summary:
Coordinates and implements all specific program elements, communications and activities in collaboration with members of the healthcare team and appropriate community entities; in order to increase the health and wellbeing of the community served. This position will be focused on tobacco prevention activities.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health, community health, or related field preferred and as
appropriate to specific coordinator role
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office software is desired
– Basic understanding of marketing theory is desired
– Detail-oriented and able to complete projects independently required
– Excellent grammar, writing and decision-making and organizational skills are essential

Application Requirements:
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Membership Manager – Maine Public Health Association

Membership Manager – Maine Public Health Association

Job Description

The Maine Public Health Association has served as the voice of public health in Maine for 35 years, and is seeking to grow our staff by hiring a Membership Manager to support our efforts to promote and protect public health in Maine.

Relevant activities include growing and retaining membership, maintaining and organizing MPHA’s membership database, and creating and facilitating public health sections for members. These new public health sections will allow members with shared interests to come together to develop scientific program content and policy papers in their areas of interest or fields of practice; and provide professional and social networking, career development, and mentoring.


Position Summary:

The selected candidate will be responsible for MPHA’s membership growth and engagement efforts. The incumbent will work closely with MPHA’s executive director, board members, members, partners, and other stakeholders.

This position is part-time (25 hours/week), with potential for full-time. Benefits negotiable.



The primary responsibilities are to grow and retain Association membership. Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and recruiting new members to the organization
  • Maintaining MPHA’s membership database, including updating members’ contact information; tracking membership, and preparing reports
  • Processing member renewals, including oversight of invoicing and renewal notices
  • Conducting and analyzing a member survey; overseeing member-focused programming
  • Developing and facilitating public health sections for members
  • Updating MPHA’s website with membership information and expanding reach in MPHA-led coalitions by engaging new members
  • Assisting with communications, including MPHA’s newsletter, social media, and action alerts
  • Assisting with the MPHA annual conference and other events, as needed
  • Serving as primary staff liaison to MPHA’s Board Membership Committee

Qualifications & Specific Requirements for this Position:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public health, or relevant area, and/or 2-3 years of non-profit experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent communications, writing and organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders, including board members, members, volunteers, and partners
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Ability to work independently; judiciousness in asking for assistance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well on a team
  • Experience with database management platforms preferred

MPHA’s office is located in Augusta. The position is flexible (work from home/MPHA’s office), with some in-state travel required. The incumbent will report to the Executive Director; there are no supervisory expectations.

All interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and a writing sample to MPHA’s Executive Director, Rebecca Boulos ( Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Please ensure to send all requested information to be considered.

The Maine Public Health Association is Equal Opportunity Employer.