Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control (TSUPC)
Do you have a background in coordinating tobacco prevention efforts? Are you interested in a rewarding career with our Public Health Division? Then this is the right opportunity for you to join our team. Read on…..
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Our Vision & Mission:
We envision a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being. MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide through enduring, high-quality, cost-effective, and universally accessible public health solutions.
We are looking to bring on board a Tobacco Prevention Coordinator who will be part of the Tobacco and Substance Use Prevention and Control (TSUPC) Program at Maine CDC. The Tobacco Prevention Coordinator is responsible for coordinating tobacco prevention efforts for Maine. This position oversees the Synar (tobacco retailer inspection) contract and collaborates with the Attorney General’s Office regarding retailer inspections and violations. The Tobacco Prevention Coordinator is the primary contact for Maine CDC’s tobacco prevention contracts. This position collaborates with community partners, ensures contract compliance of deliverables and reporting requirements. The position reviews invoices and assists the Program Manager with ensuring prevention services are delivered within the scope of the contracts.
This position will be a hybrid position with at least two days physically onsite in the Augusta Maine CDC office.
Essential Job Functions:
• Oversee the Synar contract, ensuring contract deliverables and reporting requirements are met. This involves collaboration with the Attorney General’s Office.
• Primary contact for Tobacco Prevention contracts. Oversees Tobacco Prevention contracts, ensuring contract deliverables and reporting requirements are met, with support from the Tobacco Program Manager.
• Assists Program Manager with the review and approval/denial of contracted providers’ workplans and utilization of funding.
• Assists Program Manager with review and approval/denial of invoices.
• Facilitates regular meetings with contracted providers to provide technical assistance and ensure contract compliance.
• Other tasks as assigned.
The successful candidate will bring solid experience in primary prevention services. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the public health field.
Knowledge, Qualifications and Skills:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work or a closely related field.
• A minimum of one (1) year experience with primary prevention, preferably tobacco OR a minimum of one (1) year experience overseeing or providing services (prevention, mental health, substance use etc.) with required expectations (contracts, MaineCare rule etc.).
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks independently.
• Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs.
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Maine CDC, 286 Water St. Augusta, ME 04333
An updated CV and cover letter (including salary expectations) should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference MCDPH-304 when submitting an application.
Position will be open until filled.
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Please reference position MCDPH-304 when submitting your application.