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. Primary area of focus includes substance use prevention with other topics assigned as dictated by contract obligations. # Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education:
Bachelor#s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education or a Health Education field preferred. License/Certifications: Must be a Certified Prevention Specialist and/or be willing to apply for Provisional Prevention Specialist credentials.
A valid driver#s license and motor vehicle insurance are required. Experience: 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 organizational 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.