Project Coordinator  –  Tobacco Prevention Program

Project Coordinator  –  Tobacco Prevention Program

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to tobacco prevention in the State of Maine?  MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development, Inc., a non-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator to oversee the Tobacco Prevention Program.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with -potential for renewal.  This 40 hour per week position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for implementing tobacco use and exposure prevention by providing community education, policy and systems changes, and environmental enhancements at the community level for the prevention of tobacco-related diseases and assuring implementation of District Prevention strategies.  This position reports to the HCCA Project Director on all administrative and programmatic matters.

The Project Coordinator will perform the additional job duties.

  • Utilizes media for a variety of community awareness strategies.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to implement the tobacco prevention program.
  • Collects and enters required data into reporting systems.
  • Assists with grant reporting requirements for accuracy, meeting required deadlines.
  • Works closely with other HCCA staff to assure that project activity meets budgetary expectations.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field, public health, community health education preferred or an equivalent of education and experience. (A combination of four (4) years of education, training, and/or experience in health, public health, or related field.)   Master’s level training in related field is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms, and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, social media posts, etc.
  • Competencies among successful applicant are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD and HCCA deeply value diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.


Position:  Professional level

Location:  Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  October 1, 2019


Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to  Position is open until filled. Send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer