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posted Oct 1, 2014, 1:23 PM by Edwin Rodriguez

NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE TASK FORCE

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE: PROJECT COORDINATOR

SUMMARY: The Project Coordinator will work to develop, coordinate, and implement all programs outlined as goals and objectives of the Northwestern Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force in accordance with the narrative and timelines set forth in the 2014 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Grant Application (see attached PDF for addtional details). The Project Coordinator, in conjunction with the Northwestern Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force Advisory Committee, shall successfully develop, maintain, and support the collaborations with the Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force of Franklin, Hampshire, and North Quabbin, Northwestern District Anti-Crime Task Force, and other community substance abuse prevention coalitions.

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as Grant Manager and Project Coordinator for the Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Grant under direct supervision of NWDA Deputy District Attorney Janice Healy;
Coordinate the preparation and presentation of reports of all data collection of the Task Force.
Serve as a liaison to MA PDMP and Brandeis Center for PDMP Excellence;
Coordinate scheduling of Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) trainings and outreach to prescribers and pharmacists to reduce overprescribing of opioids in the district;
Facilitate the scheduling, coordination and organization of all Advisory Committee and staff meetings; planned workshops, trainings and conferences;
Submit timely reports and reviews to the MA PDMP, Brandeis PDMP Center of Excellence; Northwestern Anti-Crime Task Force, Substance Abuse Prevention coalitions, Massachusetts Legislature, and the Northwestern Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force Advisory Committee;
Meet with Northwestern District Attorney’s Chief Financial Officer Donna Dudkiewicz to comply with all financial reporting and record keeping requirements;
Develop and implement strategic plan for sustainable funding from private, municipal, state and federal sources.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in public health, public policy, community development, or related fields;
Requires initiative, resourcefulness, ability to work well with others, experience as a self-starter, and grant management experience;
Familiarity with community organizing and community development principles;
Ability to work effectively with law enforcement, educators, health care professionals, and other community partners;
Be available Monday to Friday to successfully fulfill these duties and, if necessary, be available to work on activities planned for evenings, Saturdays, or Sundays;
Administrative, management, and leadership experience.

SALARY: $40,000 ANNUALLY, plus full Commonwealth of Massachusetts employee’s benefits. This is a grant funded position for 18 months; expiring in March of 2016.

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and NWDA Employment Application Form, (form located below) to martha.murphy-kane@state.ma.us
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