Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Coordinator

Somerset Public Health and Redington Fairview General Hospital is looking for a Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Coordinator. This is a full time (40hrs) 1-year time-limited position, with benefits.

The Program Coordinator will be 100% funded to direct the day to day activities of the HRSA-funded Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)-Planning grant. The Program Coordinator will facilitate the collection, compilation, and reporting of input from Consortium Members to create a comprehensive plan to improve prevention and treatment of Opioid Use Disorder. The Program Coordinator will demonstrate skill in recruiting and convening program partners, collecting data, conducting gap analysis, writing reports, creating grant-required products, creating marketing materials, and obtaining locations for meetings and forums. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for communicating with Consortium Members, Program Partners and people in the service area. The Program Coordinator will educate these groups on evidence based practices, recovery-informed language, bias and stigma. The Program Coordinator will monitor expenses to stay within the RCORP-Planning budget. The Program Coordinator will assist the Director in monitoring the activities and outputs of a contracted RCORP-Planning Facilitator to assure quality and to ensure the contractor achieves the contracted deliverables. Knowledge of opioid/substance use disorder prevention and treatment is preferred but not required. Preferred education: A Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline and 7 years’ experience or a Master’s degree and 5 years’ experience in public health or public administration.

Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, York County

Location: Sanford
State: ME
Organization: Southern Maine Health Care
Facility: Southern Maine Health Care
Department: MaineHealth – Southern Maine Health Care/Partners Health Comm Grant
Std Hrs/Wk: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Full/Part Time: 40
Job Details:
The Tobacco Prevention Coordinator is responsible for partnering with a variety of organizations such as worksites, municipalities, landlords and schools to assist in the development and revision of smoke free policies across all of York District. The position is responsible for tracking and reporting of all grant objectives under the Maine Prevention Services grant.

  • Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Partners for Healthier Communities Director, the Prevention Coordinator plans, develops, organizes, conducts, and evaluates, health promotion interventions to improve public health; develops and disseminates health education information; and provides technical assistance to statewide and community agencies, and departmental staff in various health promotion related programs. The Primary area of focus includes tobacco prevention with other topics assigned as dictated by contract obligations.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, or a Health Education field preferred.
    • Two (2) years’ experience in community or health education program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation required. Directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-to-year basis.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and strong organization and time management skills are essential.
    • Ability to professionally interface with physicians, community partners, hospital administration, and town/state officials.
    • Grant writing/management experience helpful.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required.
    • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
    • A valid driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance are required.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Maine Resilience Building Network, Engagement and Training Director – Contract position

Maine Resilience Building Network
Engagement and Training Director
Contract position
The Maine Resilience Building Network (MRBN) was formed in February 2012. MRBN promotes resilience in Maine’s communities, children and families by increasing the understanding of the impacts of traumas and stressors such as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and the importance of promoting family and community protective factors and resilience-building relationships. We aim for a comprehensive, cross-sector, and systematic approach to foster education, awareness and action. MRBN offers trainings, capacity building, and technical assistance efforts that support preventing adversity, strengthening protective factors and building resilience.

MRBN is a leader in the field of ACEs education and resilience building in Maine. We lead and collaborate with other organizations and policy makers to improve the health and well- being of Maine families, children and adults. The collaborative network has over 900 members from across Maine. The MRBN Network Engagement and Training Director Contractor co-leads and engages in continuous activities under the direction of the Leadership Team.

Reporting Relationship

The Engagement and Training Director reports to the MRBN Interim Executive Director.


• Demonstrated passion for and investment in the Network’s values and commitment to deliver results measured against MRBN’s mission.
• Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
• Demonstrated qualities of the highest personal and professional integrity, along with a sense of humor.
• Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative, energetic approach; able to develop productive relationships with a diverse group of colleagues, funders, consultants, network members, and others who contribute to organization development and business management.
• Imaginative thinking about opportunities to create and respond to novel and innovative approaches to addressing issues, and the ability to inspire others to work toward achieving the Network’s goals.
• Proven ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy both individuality and as part of a team.

Skills and Responsibilities

• Serves as a MRBN co-lead with the MRBN Business Director.
• Familiarity with trauma informed practice.
• Ensures consistency and quality across all services;
o Leads the design, implementation and evaluation of new and on-going MRBN training initiatives, programs, capacity building offerings in a way that is integrated with strategy and other initiatives.
o Promotes and manages all program and protocol design.
o Leads internal and external stakeholders and cross theme work groups to achieve design and manage strategy initiatives.
o Identifies, maintains, trains, and supervises cohort of content and technical assistance trainers to respond to resilience building and trauma- informed programming assuring fidelity evaluation.
o Establishes a systematic approach to obtain and review trainer assignments and assessments.
o Promotes trainer cohort synergy and professional development.
• Develops data base, analyze and evaluate all aspects of the training initiatives to ensure fidelity.
• Leads and participates in continuous efforts to develop and modify trainings in response to changes in the field.
• Develops and monitors annual programs and training budget.
• Collaborates with MRBN Interim Director to lead network and achieve growth metrics
• In conjunction with the Interim Director builds relationships with, and serves as connector and convener of, foundations, experts, leadership organization and other key partners to make concrete and formalized agreements regarding forms of contributions.
• In conjunction with Interim Director leads communication to increase MRBN membership to achieve growth metric, monitors all membership activities and benefits.
• Leads in efforts with Board of Advisors, program staff, consultants, funders and external organizations to plan, secure funding, and develop initiatives and programs.
• Leads in MRBN marketing design strategies and plan to advance MRBN initiatives.
• Lead grant writing and grant management in collaboration with all staff.
• Advances outreach and communication to all sectors to advance MRBN membership.
• Works collaboratively across functional area to manage and coordinate new program launches.
• Utilizes adult instructional and learner theory and principals.
• Participates in the organization and co-leads network members meetings and membership activities.
• Provides oversight and contributes to the MRBN website, Social Media, Resources and Good Works in collaboration with team.
• Effective and clear oral, presentation and writing skills
• Strong project management skills.
• Supervises intern(s) as identified to advance strategy.
• Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative, energetic approaches; able to develop productive relationships with a diverse group of colleagues, funders, consultants, network members, and others who contribute to organization development and business management.
• Ability to travel-statewide and representation of the Network at outside meetings.
• Experience with a variety of software applications including but not limited to database programs, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office 365 programs.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Out of state travel may be required. Onsite co-space for teaming and meetings. Tasks are carried out with occasional lifting and transporting of materials. While performing these duties of the job the contract position requires work at a desk for extended time with a laptop computer. The contract employee is required to attend meetings on-site and off-site, via phone, and video conferencing. Requires a fully insured Vehicle and is contracted for one year.

Required Experience

Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Health, Social Services, Social Work, Community Health, Public Health. Minimum of five years of experience with curriculum, training and program evaluation design, public speaking and training. Proven knowledge of adult instructional and learner theory and principals. Proven track record of curriculum design, delivery and community cultivation. Proven record in a high pressure, fast paced environment. Demonstrated extensive grant writing experience. Proven record in a high pressure, fast paced environment.

Full time. Contract Rate: $36.00-$48.00 per hour based on experience.

Submit cover letter and resume to Closing date May 17, 2019.

Half-Time Appointment Instructor within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services

Position Title:
Half-Time Appointment Instructor within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services

Department: Community Hlth/Rehab Services – FSPED

Work Schedule: Varies

Location: Farmington, ME

Statement of Job:
Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.

The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for a half-time, one year appointment within Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services.

The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services invites applications for a half-time, one year position in Community Health Education at the rank of Instructor.

The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services is a collaborative program in search of a faculty member who shares our commitment to student field placement and passionate teaching in the discipline of Community Health Education. We specifically align our major with the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Professional Responsibilities and Competencies required as an entry level Community Health Education/Health Promotion Specialist. The core courses are Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Health Communications and Theory; Resource Management and Grants; Health Education Planning, and Epidemiology. Areas of teaching will include Nutrition Education and Internship Supervision. Faculty will teach one or more health education electives. Teaching load will be 6 academic credits per semester. Faculty will be required to be on campus depending on teaching schedule and internship needs.

Required: An earned master’s degree in health education or a closely related field. Candidate should have expertise in the areas of nutrition and physical activity.

Preferred: A doctorate degree in health education or a closely related field. Experience in teaching and community health education a plus.

Other Information:
Additional information, such as duties, requirements, submission information, and how to apply, available at:

Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application, upload a letter of interest that includes teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Position begins:
September 1, 2019.

Review of applications will begin immediately with an application deadline of April 19, 2019.

Materials received on or after that date will be considered at the discretion of the university. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Please email questions to Dr. Kate Callahan.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts