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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