Prevention Education And Training Specialist

University Of Arkansas Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 3 days ago

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Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Institutional Affairs

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Department:

MidSOUTH

Department's Website:

midsouth.ualr.edu

Summary of Job Duties:

The Prevention Education & Training Specialist will provide assistance and oversight of education & training to related service providers and community-based organizations in support of the Prevention Education & Training Coordinator. This position will work closely with the Prevention Education and Training Coordinator to ensure that contract deliverables are met. The Prevention Education and Training Specialist is directly responsible to the Prevention Education and Training Coordinator. This position will ensure that programming and newly developed trainings and interventions are in line with current evidence-based practice. The position will assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of programmatic activities, conferences, and trainings. This position is grant-funded and renewed annually. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Qualifications:

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Obtain Bachelor's degree within one (1) to three (3) months of hire;

  • Have some relevant experience and/or classroom education in social work, addiction studies, public health or health education, administration, policy/planning, or community/organizational psychology or related field.

Preferred Education and/or Experience:

  • Master's Degree;

  • Two (2) years of experience with education and training activities

  • Experience in community health, public health, working with coalitions, training, media campaigns, etc.; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordination and Communication

  • Assist in the coordination and facilitation of training and conferences;

  • Assist with the implementation, coordination, and evaluation of Peer related training and curricula;

  • Facilitate communication and coordination between providers and MidSOUTH;

  • Maintain open, effective communication with grantor and stakeholders;

  • Support grant missions, goals, and principles;

  • Assist in the creation of public information campaign, if required by the funder.

Training and Technical Assistance

  • Assist with planning and implementation of the MidSOUTH Summer Conference;

  • Assist with ensuring that all materials needed for training and/or conferences are at the training venue and/or supplied virtually;

  • Assist with venue location, processing of participant training information, and training certifications across Prevention Education and Training programs;

  • Help facilitate training and coaching events across Prevention Education and Training programs;

  • Facilitate training and workgroups as needed;

  • Assist in the development of toolkits and other educational materials;

  • Actively participate in MidSOUTH team projects as needed.

Reporting and Documentation

  • Assist with data collection related to project activities as required;

  • Assist in program documentation, evaluation, and reporting requirements;

  • Assist with management of paperwork and evaluations for conferences and training;

  • Assist with compiling and completing monthly reports across programs;

  • Conduct ongoing research to stay current on topics related to grant activities and to keep curricula updated.

Finance and Budgeting

  • Assist with the meeting contract deliverables within the provided budgets while ensuring contract deliverables are being met;

  • Other duties as required or assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Substance Abuse Prevention/Recovery;

  • Possess an understanding of adult learning principles and theories;

  • Knowledge of public relations or marketing skills;

  • Knowledge of project management;

  • Possess excellent writing, interpersonal and mediating skills;

  • Ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple tasks;

  • Possess strong project management skills;

  • Ability to make objective and ethical decisions in a multi-cultural climate;

  • Ability to manage and impart information to a wide range of stakeholders;

  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office suite;

  • Ability to travel in and out of state and overnight;

  • Possess a valid driver's license.

Additional Information:

Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.

Salary Information:

$36,000

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s), Writing Sample

Optional Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Valarie Abrams, HR Business Partner, vaabrams@ualr.edu, Ophelia Dedner, A/D Recruitment, ogdedner@ualr.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting

Frequent Physical Activity:

Balancing, Crouching, Hearing

Occasional Physical Activity:

Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Standing, Talking

Benefits Eligible:

Yes


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Prevention Education And Training Specialist

University Of Arkansas