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Position Summary: 

The DFC Co-Director is responsible for the oversight and project implementation of all substance abuse prevention activities in Fayette County Ohio.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the implementation of the Drug Free Communities Program and the associated 12-month action plan.
  • Oversees the implementation of smaller addiction prevention projects started through the coalition to meet cash and in-kind match requirements.
  • Supervises program staff, partner agencies and coalition volunteers.
  • Ensures the agency’s compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and federal, state and local laws.
  • Provides fiscal and personnel management in conjunction with the agency’s Fiscal & HR departments.
  • Provides staff support to coalition leadership and committee chairmen.
  • Ensures all program record keeping and reporting are completed accurately and on-time by creating and maintaining a system that provides for the evaluation, control, and documentation of all community prevention related activities.
  • Secures additional funding for coalition activities through grant writing, fundraising, and securing in-kind match of goods and/or services.
  • Conducts core measures survey annually, analyzes the data and prepares presentations and reports to present locally.
  • Collects additional qualitative and quantitative data to describe community conditions and complete logic models.
  • Develops the 12-month action plan in coordination with coalition membership.
  • Serves as the key liaison between the coalition, general public, service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with stakeholders. 
  • Negotiates and creates contracts for the coalition to meet project deliverables.
  • Regularly communicates with local media regarding coalition activities and highlights partner accomplishments.
  • Creates and disseminates coalition and educational materials.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts training for coalition members, agency staff and other appropriate community stakeholders or locates training providers to meet coalition needs.
  • Develops and implements substance abuse prevention policies and procedures.
  • Recommends and implements corrective actions to coalition activities.
  • Provides orientation to new coalition members and volunteers.
  • Creates and maintains inventory of substance abuse treatment, prevention and alternative activities.
  • Regularly communicates with coalition sector members and maintains the 12-sector requirement of the DFC program.
  • Maintains coalition memberships with Prevention Action Alliance and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America.
  • Represents the coalition and its interest at the local, state and federal level. Provides advocacy and leadership.
  • Coordinates the youth coalition to ensure involvement of youth coalition in adult coalition activities.
  • Effectively utilizes the Strategic Prevention Framework and 7 strategies for community level change.

Qualifications, education, and/or experience:
The following qualifications represent the training education, certifications, licensures, and/or work experience required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities successfully.

Qualifications, education, and/or experience:
The following qualifications represent the training education, certifications, licensures, and/or work experience required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities successfully.

Education: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Services, Counseling or closely related field required. 

Experience: Must have experience working in the prevention field and running community events and meetings. At least 5 years’ experience is preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to pass BCI/FBI Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to pass a Sex Offender Registry Check
  • Ability to pass the Child Abuse and Neglect State Registry Check

Certificates, Licenses, Credentials: Must be an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist or working toward OCPS Certification.

Interested applicants can e-mail resumes to cblair@cacfayettecounty.org.

Posted on ADAPAO website on 2-5-21.