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Community Prevention Specialist

Summary Information:
Employer: Santa Fe Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Program Coordinator
School / Org: Santa Fe Public Schools
Location Santa Fe, New Mexico
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN2338
Posting Date: 15 October 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Santa Fe Public Schools are currently accepting applications for the following position(s):

2017-2018 Community Prevention Coordinator

Location: BF Young

General Function:
Serve as part of a dynamic team in the SFPS Office who support students and families for school and life success. Serve as Director of the Santa Fe Prevention Alliance coordinating public awareness campaigns, policy advocacy and other strategies to prevent underage and excessive drinking, opiate misuse/disorders and reduce harms related to substance use.

Education/Training Experience:

Bachelorís Degree in public health, education, social work, or related and 2 years related experience OR Associateís Degree and 5 years related experience
Proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Suite

Bilingual preferred (Eng/Span)
Certified Prevention Specialist preferred
Masterís Degree preferred

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of evidence-based prevention strategies
Community organizing skills
Policy development and advocacy skills
Ability to plan, organize and implement complex projects, programs or activities
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Expertise in policy development and public awareness campaigns
Grant writing and other fund development expertise
Ability to manage budgets and prepare financial and program reports

Essential Job Functions:
All functions are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety and environmental regulations, facility and computer security policies and procedures. Functions are subject to change from time to time to meet the needs of the District. Current essential functions include but are not limited to the following:

Direct strategic planning and implementation efforts
Provide leadership and direction to the Santa Fe Prevention Alliance (SFPA), including the Steering, Education, Santa Fe Opiate Safe and Policy Committees
Develop and implement related educational campaigns including community events
Develop and implement policy and environmental strategies related to prevention
Supervise staff, contractors and contracts
Recruit and develop coalition membership and leadership
Organize and facilitate coalition meetings
Design training and capacity building activities
With the Student Wellness Action Teams to facilitate youth involvement in coalition
Represent SFPA with elected officials, stakeholders and community organizations
Oversee and implement process and outcome evaluation
Manage fiscal and reporting responsibilities of the coalition
Participate in District Wellness Coordinator Team and other school district activities
Participate in development of programs and strategies related to prevention in schools
Develop sustainability and funding of coalition including grant writing, fundraising, etc.
Provide support to the Office of Student Wellness as requested

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