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Community Outreach Coordinator

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Community Outreach Coordinator

Department
Center for Technology and Behavioral Health

Position Number
1126833

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We seek to hire multiple Community Outreach Coordinators. The Community Outreach Coordinator will provide naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and overdose education to our collaborating communities - both with distribution to a wide array of community partners who agree to make naloxone and overdose education available for free (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, parent/family groups) as well as via backpack/street distribution in targeted high risk regions of communities (e.g., parks, select neighborhoods). The Community Outreach Coordinator will also facilitate regular public events (e.g., in parks; community centers; fire departments) where naloxone and overdose education will be available at no cost. Overall, Community Outreach Coordinators will be project representatives based in each community and serve as key liaisons between the communities and the broader project.

These positions will be based out of centralized offices in the communities within Belknap, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham or Strafford counties. It will require travel to Dartmouth headquarters in Lebanon, NH.



Position Purpose

The Community Outreach Coordinator will play an important role in the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded project entitled “Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Tackling the Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire.”

The project seeks to rapidly scale-up access to evidence-based approaches to reduce opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire (NH) and expand capacity for effective prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder. This project reflects a collaboration among NH's Congressional delegates, Governor, Health and Human Services, Corrections, Emergency Departments (EDs), Emergency Services, healthcare, fire/police, Medical Examiner, Mayors, Attorney General, Integrated Delivery Networks, Deloitte Analytics, and experts at Dartmouth and nationally in Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) in justice, healthcare, and EDs, health economics and health policy. The project is based out of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College. The Community Outreach Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and under the overall supervision of the Center Director.

We seek to hire multiple Community Outreach Coordinators. The Community Outreach Coordinator will provide naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and overdose education to our collaborating communities - both with distribution to a wide array of community partners who agree to make naloxone and overdose education available for free (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, parent/family groups) as well as via backpack/street distribution in targeted high risk regions of communities (e.g., parks, select neighborhoods). The Community Outreach Coordinator will also facilitate regular public events (e.g., in parks; community centers; fire departments) where naloxone and overdose education will be available at no cost. Overall, Community Outreach Coordinators will be project representatives based in each community and serve as key liaisons between the communities and the broader project.

These positions will be based out of centralized offices in the communities within Hillsborough county. It will require travel to Dartmouth headquarters in Lebanon, NH.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Andrea Meier, MS, LADC, LCMHC, Senior Research Scientist, CTBH

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Community Outreach and Engagement: 60%
Serves as a liaison for engaging communities and identifying and building relationships with local stakeholders and partners (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, community center, parent/family groups, etc.).
Works with community partners to facilitate aligned action to implement and sustain project activities.
Plans, organizes, and facilitates community meetings and events (e.g., naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution, overdose education, etc.).
Identifies high risk regions in communities and leads backpack/street distribution of naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and educational materials.

Research Project Support and Coordination: 20%
Collaborates with the project leadership to support the design and implementation of research projects.
Assists in development of tracking tools, such as naloxone and fentanyl testing strips inventory and distribution.
Collects, maintains and tracks outreach efforts, including naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution and community events (e.g., overdose education).
Designs data reports appropriately tailored for various audiences, such as research team, implementation partners, community organizations, or policy organizations.
Prepares summaries, drafts of reports, and manuscripts to communicate results.
Maintains and tracks project timelines to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.

Communications: 10%
Develops creative content and graphics for a variety of educational materials and advertising related to community events (e.g., naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution and overdose education).
Develops effective communication strategies and materials to support team outreach to community partners (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, community center, parent/family groups, etc.) in support of project work.

Miscellaneous: 10%
Trainings: Participates in on-going trainings and keeps abreast of developments in the field.
Performs other duties as assigned.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned. <br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Community Outreach Coordinator<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Center for Technology and Behavioral Health<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1126833<br/><br/><b>Advertisement Text</b><br/><p>We seek to hire multiple Community Outreach Coordinators. The Community Outreach Coordinator will provide naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and overdose education to our collaborating communities - both with distribution to a wide array of community partners who agree to make naloxone and overdose education available for free (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, parent/family groups) as well as via backpack/street distribution in targeted high risk regions of communities (e.g., parks, select neighborhoods). The Community Outreach Coordinator will also facilitate regular public events (e.g., in parks; community centers; fire departments) where naloxone and overdose education will be available at no cost. Overall, Community Outreach Coordinators will be project representatives based in each community and serve as key liaisons between the communities and the broader project.</p> <p>These positions will be based out of centralized offices in the communities within Belknap, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham or Strafford counties. It will require travel to Dartmouth headquarters in Lebanon, NH.</p><br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>The Community Outreach Coordinator will play an important role in the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded project entitled Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Tackling the Opioid Crisis in New Hampshire.</p> <p>The project seeks to rapidly scale-up access to evidence-based approaches to reduce opioid overdose deaths in New Hampshire (NH) and expand capacity for effective prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder. This project reflects a collaboration among NH's Congressional delegates, Governor, Health and Human Services, Corrections, Emergency Departments (EDs), Emergency Services, healthcare, fire/police, Medical Examiner, Mayors, Attorney General, Integrated Delivery Networks, Deloitte Analytics, and experts at Dartmouth and nationally in Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) in justice, healthcare, and EDs, health economics and health policy. The project is based out of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) at Dartmouth College. The Community Outreach Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and under the overall supervision of the Center Director.</p> <p>We seek to hire multiple Community Outreach Coordinators. The Community Outreach Coordinator will provide naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and overdose education to our collaborating communities - both with distribution to a wide array of community partners who agree to make naloxone and overdose education available for free (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, parent/family groups) as well as via backpack/street distribution in targeted high risk regions of communities (e.g., parks, select neighborhoods). The Community Outreach Coordinator will also facilitate regular public events (e.g., in parks; community centers; fire departments) where naloxone and overdose education will be available at no cost. Overall, Community Outreach Coordinators will be project representatives based in each community and serve as key liaisons between the communities and the broader project.</p> <p>These positions will be based out of centralized offices in the communities within Hillsborough county. It will require travel to Dartmouth headquarters in Lebanon, NH.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Non-Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Andrea Meier, MS, LADC, LCMHC, Senior Research Scientist, CTBH<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p> <p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Community Outreach and Engagement: 60%<br> Serves as a liaison for engaging communities and identifying and building relationships with local stakeholders and partners (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, community center, parent/family groups, etc.).<br> Works with community partners to facilitate aligned action to implement and sustain project activities.<br> Plans, organizes, and facilitates community meetings and events (e.g., naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution, overdose education, etc.).<br> Identifies high risk regions in communities and leads backpack/street distribution of naloxone, fentanyl testing strips and educational materials.</p> <p>Research Project Support and Coordination: 20%<br> Collaborates with the project leadership to support the design and implementation of research projects.<br> Assists in development of tracking tools, such as naloxone and fentanyl testing strips inventory and distribution.<br> Collects, maintains and tracks outreach efforts, including naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution and community events (e.g., overdose education). <br> Designs data reports appropriately tailored for various audiences, such as research team, implementation partners, community organizations, or policy organizations.<br> Prepares summaries, drafts of reports, and manuscripts to communicate results.<br> Maintains and tracks project timelines to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.</p> <p>Communications: 10%<br> Develops creative content and graphics for a variety of educational materials and advertising related to community events (e.g., naloxone and fentanyl testing strips distribution and overdose education).<br> Develops effective communication strategies and materials to support team outreach to community partners (e.g., fire departments, health departments, select businesses, churches, libraries, community center, parent/family groups, etc.) in support of project work.</p> <p>Miscellaneous: 10%<br> Trainings: Participates in on-going trainings and keeps abreast of developments in the field.<br> Performs other duties as assigned.</p></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned.</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/qqQ1ErIpPyx1hAekUGJba">
Posted: 2019-03-27 Expires: 2019-05-28

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