REPORTS TO: Director of Behavioral Health/TYSA Project Director
The mission of the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness (SIPCW) is to promote wellness and improve the health of the Staten Island community through collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach. Improving community health is a collaborative effort, and SIPCW leverages trusted relationships to build coalitions to address SI public health issues. SIPCW has extensive expertise in convening diverse community stakeholders, utilizing data to drive decisions, and identifying evidence-based strategies to collectively approach complex health issues for the most at-risk communities on SI.
Established in 2011 as SIPCW’s cornerstone project, Tackling Youth Substance Abuse (TYSA) is a cross-sector coalition of over 50 different partners from across the continuum of substance use. TYSA seeks to reduce youth and young adult substance use using a population level approach by identifying gaps, aligning resources, facilitating collaboration among stakeholders, developing & implementing strategies, changing norms and strengthening community assets. TYSA has a proven track record in following the evidence to improve health outcomes for young people.
SIPCW seeks a Coordinator to support the Tackling Youth Substance Abuse (TYSA) initiative to support the general day to day activities and organization of the coalition. The coordinator will support the coalition in developing and implementing strategies that will lead to long- term involvement of community institutions, organizations, and individuals in preventing and reducing substance use. The coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring that the necessary state and federal reporting requirements, including interim reports and a final report are completed and submitted.
- Work with TYSA staff, coalition members and grant project officers to meet grant deliverables and TYSA goals
- Collaborate with coalition members in strategic planning and developing and implementing a comprehensive plan
- Plan, coordinate and implement training and technical assistance for the coalition and community members
- Conduct literature/resource reviews to identify possible evidence based programs
- Work closely with evaluation coordinator and TYSA data workgroup to monitor and evaluate coalition strategies
- Coordinate and facilitate coalition meetings
- Cultivate relationships with diverse community stakeholders and ensure community perspectives are included in TYSA processes
- Participate in Staten Island collective impact and other relevant initiatives as assigned by project director
- Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Public Policy, Community Health or Social Work preferred; Bachelors required.
- 2 plus years of experience in Public Health or Non-Profit
- Evaluation experience and comfort level collecting and analyzing data
- Ability to work independently
- Proficiency in full MS Office package – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
- Detail oriented
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Familiarity with the Staten Island Community
Salary: Range $50 – $55,000 commensurate with experience.
How to Apply: This is a full-time position that may require some travel for trainings and conferences as well as night and weekend events. Candidates interested in the position should send their cover letter and resume via email to Jazmin Rivera at email@example.com. Please include TYSA Coordinator in the subject of the email.
SIPCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), offering a comprehensive benefits package and a friendly work environment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.