Position: Substance Use Disorder Collaborative Coordinator
Organizations: The Sisters Health Foundation, United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Bernard McDonough Foundation
Location: MOV Region
Deadline: January 23
A convener. A strategic thinker. An action-oriented, disciplined team player who wants to reduce the stigma and adverse impact associated with substance use disorder (SUD) for individuals and families in the Mid-Ohio Valley and its surrounding communities.
Does this sound like you? If so, you may be the candidate that the Sisters Health Foundation, United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, and The Bernard McDonough Foundation are seeking to create cross- sector partnerships and programs that address SUD community supports, treatment, and prevention as SUD Collaborative Coordinator.
Who's Right for the Role?
An individual who has:
- The ability to convene individuals and organizations across sectors (e.g., government agencies, educational entities, non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, etc.).
- Strategic thinking skills (e.g., identify gaps in current programs, consider all viable paths to address SUD, etc.)
- An orientation to action that is demonstrated by the successful launch of programs and services in their prior roles.
- Discipline to focus on quick-return activities along with efforts that may yield long-term results (e.g., prevention).
A successful SUD Collaborative Coordinator will have working knowledge of:
- SUD and its effects on individuals, families, and communities
- Best practices associated with cross-sector collaboration
- Basic prevention, treatment, and community supports necessary to properly address SUD and its adverse impact
- Data collection and analysis
- Grant writing and management
- Program and/or service development and evaluation The chosen candidate must have:
- A bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., psychology, social work, public administration, etc.). A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Individuals with commensurate experience will be considered.
- At least 3 years of work experience that feature the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above
- Ability to work independently
- Public relations and/or marketing skills
- Organizational skills
- Interpersonal and group communication skills (both oral and written)
- Identify program and/or service gaps in funder priority areas:
- Supportive Community (e.g., transportation, employment, sober living, stigma reduction)
- Treatment Network (i.e., collaborative programs among treatment providers)
- Prevention (i.e., SAMHSA defines as “helping people develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to make good choices or change harmful behaviors”)
- Work within existing coalitions, committees, etc. to support their programs and services (e.g., Wood County Prevention Coalition, Mid-Ohio Valley Re-entry Council, Washington County Behavioral Health Board, Roane County Coalition Against Substance Abuse) in the priority areas
- Regularly convene and facilitate meetings among all necessary individuals, agencies, and/or organizations to address gaps in communication, programs, services, etc. within the priority areas
- Create short-term and long-term strategies to address funder priority areas
- Design, launch, and evaluate programs and services to address gaps in collaboration with lead individuals, agencies, and/or organizations
- Ensure data collection and analysis and evidence-based practices guide the development of programs and services
- Identify and track key data points related to programs and services launched with collaborative partners
- Coordinate efforts to secure grant funds to support collaborative programs and services (e.g., research grants, identify partner agencies and organizations, write grants, etc.)
- Communicate the outcomes and impact of programs and services through traditional media and social media
- Provide regular progress updates to the funders
Interested in Applying?
By January 23, submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references to:
SUD Collaborative c/o Ethos Leadership Group Info@EthosLeadership.com