SALARY:
$33.46 – $43.07 Hourly
$69,596.80 – $89,585.60 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/27/19
CLOSING DATE: 01/12/20 11:59 PM
Job Summary:


Looking for a place to apply your health promotion skills by promoting public health through efforts to reduce barriers to treatment and better address the opioid use epidemic? Join our Youth Prevention Initiatives Program as a Health Promotion Coordinator III-Task Force Coordinator. This is a Full-time (1.0 FTE), Project position through December 31, 2020.

 
Some of What You’ll Do:
 Support and implement substance use prevention projects, training, or presentations based on knowledge and theories of behavior change and best practices.Provide resources and technical assistance to communities, organizations and professionals regarding opioids and substance use prevention.Collaborate with various agencies and community members to address issues associated with the opioid epidemic and substance misuse.Participate as a member of a team in the development of program planning and population-based prevention strategies.Review and report on county and city level data resulting in action plans that designate high risk populations and make recommendations on best practice strategies having the most potential to increase prevention and reduce substance use/substance use disorders.Assess, promote and support the implementation of substance use/misuse initiatives.Track and report activities and challenges to program manager and provide required agency, funding source and contract documentation as required.Develop, facilitate and support community and regional partnerships with educational organizations, housing, healthcare systems, pharmacies, health providers, and others to reduce the prevalence of opioid use and increase access to resources.Assist with tracking project evaluation metrics and developing communication plans and implementing tactics
 
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What you bring to the table:
• Knowledge of marketing and communications principles and presentation techniques for culturally diverse audiences.
• Knowledge of strategies and methods necessary to facilitate, negotiate and implement high level policy development related to health promotion.
• Knowledge of evidence-based policy, systems and environmental change strategies.
• Knowledge of effective health promotion education principles, practices and methods.
• Knowledge of and skill in supervising, leading, coaching and mentoring teams of professional and technical staff.
• Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
• Skill in researching, analyzing, recording, and assessing data, i.e., statistical data, health literature, marketing & educational strategies, grant applications, budgets, etc.
• Skill in organizing work activities to meet established objectives.
• Skill in communicating effectively in writing and orally to individuals and groups to present information, collaborate, facilitate and negotiate strategies to accomplish work goals.
• Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a diverse population of community members, media personnel, businesses, schools, community-based agencies, organizations and departmental staff.
Who should apply:
Master’s degree and four years of relevant experience in community health, environmental, education, or other relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform the essential functions of work.Required Certifications and Licensure
• Possession of a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driver’s abstract prior to employment.

Desirable experience• Advanced knowledge of promoting countywide trauma-informed strategies.
 
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
Work SettingWork is performed primarily indoors in an office environment with some work in the field. Exposure to hazards is limited to those commonly found in government office environments.Physical DemandsNoneTools and EquipmentDuties require the use of standard office furniture and equipment (e.g., desk, filing cabinet, computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, etc.)TravelDriving a vehicle requiring a license.Some travel is required, and is typically local or regional, to meet with clients, conduct business, or attend or provide training.Extensive local travel may be required.Emergencies:When public health responds to an emergency you may be assigned duties that are outside your regular job description. This may involve responding at any time, including nights and weekends, with possible deployment to locations other than the department.
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