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Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator

Company: CDC Foundation
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staff to support surveillance, prevention and response activities within the Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) program. The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for an Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator. The Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator will provide training and technical assistance to external partners engaged in prevention efforts. The Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator will work to assist in creating sustainability of overdose prevention programming. - This position is in person and is in Connecticut. Job Highlights: Position Title: Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator
Location: This position is in person and is in Connecticut (Region 1)
Salary: $66,000 - $76,000, plus benefits
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in public health, the social sciences, or a related field; Master's degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years related work experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organization and project management skills, managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing timelines
Demonstrated knowledge in overdose prevention, substance use disorder treatment, harm reduction, recovery, and/or drug policy
Experience providing in-person and remote technical assistance and support by providing tailored guidance and subject matter expertise
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and within teams
Experience working in a virtual environment with remote partners and teams
Ability to work effectively with diverse partners and stakeholders
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams and Zoom
Responsibilities: Promote overdose prevention services to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and communities and work to build sustainability of existing programming
Provide technical assistance and training to public and private organizations engaged in or interested in prevention activities, coordinating prevention efforts with existing prevention coalitions in the region
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders including community-based partners
Gather and disseminate information of prevention research and training opportunities
Develop and implement program monitoring and reporting tools
Attend internal and external meetings related to prevention initiatives
Maintain up to date knowledge of changes in the prevention and response efforts to the overdose crisis

Keywords: CDC Foundation, Hartford , Overdose Prevention Strategies Coordinator, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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