The NH Center for Excellence (the Center) provides technical assistance, disseminates data and information, and promotes knowledge transfer to support the effectiveness of communities, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders working to reduce alcohol and other drug misuse and related consequences in New Hampshire. The Center is a project of the Community Health Institute/JSI and staffed by consultants with technical assistance expertise in best practice implementation, systems change, quality improvement, data and reporting, service-to-science, training and other related efforts.
The Center Prevention Program Manager will be responsible for program and administrative management of prevention components of the Center’s work plan.
As related to the Center’s prevention scope of service, the Center Program Coordinator/Manager will:
Provide exceptional technical assistance (TA),training and other consultation to funders, clients and alcohol and other drug prevention, treatment and recovery service providers;
Develop written materials including reports, guides and tools to communicate information to stakeholders and to advance best practices;
Conduct research to ensure and support best practices are used among NH’s alcohol and other drug service providers;
Participate in teams to write grant proposals;
Present a variety of information to diverse audiences;
Facilitate meetings and events; and
Communicate effectively and professionally with clients.
Preference will be given to candidates who:
Are knowledgeable in relevant content areas particularly alcohol and other drug Prevention best practices
Have familiarity with NH’s Continuum of Care
Have excellent public speaking skills
Can demonstrate the ability to problem-solve and think critically in a fast-paced and complex environment
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: Five or more years of significantly, progressively responsible positions in alcohol and other drug and/or other public health services. Familiarity with principles of evidence-based public health approaches, technology/knowledge transfer, evaluation, systems change, and data systems relative to AOD outcomes is preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 11/01/2019.