• Program Coordinator for Drug Free Communities Grant, Crowder College

  • Posted: 05/10/2020

    Program Coordinator for Drug Free Communities Grant, Crowder College. Grant funded position. This position is funded through SAMHSA under the Drug Free Communities (DFC) grant program. The continuation of the position is contingent upon continued grant funding. The Program Coordinator will work with the Newton County Community Coalition to plan, implement and evaluate data-driven community strategies to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug misuse and abuse within Newton County. Program Coordinator will facilitate coalition meetings between multiple community sectors, including prevention strategy selection and design; and collect and interpret data to provide analysis and refinement of strategies.
    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Demonstrated knowledge of substance abuse prevention and prevention science, theories and strategies, community development and mobilization, ability to understand and utilize data to reach project goals, and community organizing approaches.
    • Must possess the following work skills:
      • Dependable and punctual regarding scheduling, attendance and deadlines resulting in good time management.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed to communicate information through public speaking, training and group facilitation.
    • Ability to build relationships and work with diverse populations with ability to work independently with a variety of co-workers, community members and community officials.
    • Self-motivated, organized and driven with minimal supervision – ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to drive an automobile and a clean driving record required.
    Preferred Knowledge Skills & Abilities
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Education or closely related field. Prior work/learning experience may be (partially) substituted for degree.
    • Previous experience with federal/state grant regulations and requirements.
    Salary commensurate with education and experience plus full fringe benefits including membership in the Public School Retirement System of Missouri, health and life insurance, and tuition waivers for dependents. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and employment application to Human Resources Office, Crowder College, 601 Laclede, Neosho, MO 64850 or email to HR@crowder.edu. Open until filled. Crowder College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri relay services at 711.