Project Manager

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County

Department: Montgomery County Prevention Coalition (MCPC)

Office: Office of Health Commissioner

Posting Date: March 20, 2017           

Hours:    Full-time, M - F 8 am - 4:30 pm

Starting Salary: $25.08 - $34.49/hour**

**(Commensurate with experience)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related discipline and two years of experience planning, developing and/or implementing substance abuse prevention / mental health promotion programing
  • Certification through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board (OCPSA, OCPS I, OCPS II) at time of hire or begin certification process immediately upon hire
  • Experience with computer applications/software, including MS Office; Ohio driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with two years related experience

 Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support and staffing leadership within the MCPC (and all of its work groups) whose goal is to implement projects to prevent substance misuse and reduce mental, emotional, and behavioral (MEB) disorders among youth and adults in the community; Creating meeting minutes and completing reports and special projects as required
  • Developing communications through marketing materials such as informational brochures, flyers, etc., and social media;  Supports and maintains the coalition’s webpage; Serves as a liaison and outreach to community members and agencies to increase awareness about the factors which impact the understanding of substance misuse and mental illness
  • Scheduling coalition meetings that include representation from 12 sectors of the community whose organizations are involved in promoting mental wellness and/or reducing substance misuse
  • Facilitating strategic planning based on gathered data and stakeholder input, which is focused on outcomes and evidence-based practices; Conducting a process and outcome evaluation demonstrating the effectiveness of MCPC
  • Conducts training to increase coalition members’ prevention skills, knowledge, and capacity in the areas of communication, community mobilizing, planning, decision-making processes, evaluation, grant writing, local policy and politics, project management, cultural competency, and sustainability
  • Assists MCPC in obtaining and coordinating supplemental local, state, and federal grants or other funding for projects consistent with the goals of the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and the Community Health Assessment (CHA); Ensuring compliance with grant requirements
  • Follows best practice standards for coalition development and implementation established by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) and ensuring that the Strategic Prevention Framework* (SPF) is utilized;     *Additional information: https://caputs.samhsa.gov/prevention-pracitce/strategic-prevention-framework
  • May be required to play an active role in the event of a public health emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours

 How to apply:

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County
117 South Main Street, 2nd Floor
Dayton, Ohio 45422

Fax (937) 496-3070

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Deadline to Apply: April 20, 2017 or until position is filled

Position is subject to a criminal background check.

Applicants who declare use of nicotine/tobacco in any form including replacement therapy products and prescription medications used to treat smoking addiction on the PHDMC Application for Employment or addendum thereto, shall not be considered for employment.

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