Substance Abuse Prevention Program Director - Livingston County Catholic Charities

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Livingston County


Substance Abuse Prevention Program Director


Purpose of Position:  On behalf of the Livingston County Community Alliance (LCCA), Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is seeking to hire a Drug Free Communities (DFC) Program Director that will provide supervision and guidance to the DFC Prevention staff and oversee the work of the LCCA and its respective activities as related to this federally funded grant position. This position is also responsible for all federal reporting requirements, grant management activities, and developing future DFC proposals. This person will serve as the DFC Program Director at the level of 0.8 FTE and serves as a 0.2 FTE position providing supervision over community-based substance abuse prevention activities as related to a State grant administered by Livingston County Catholic Charities.

This position reports to the Executive Director and serves as a member of the LCCC administrative team. As a full-time (40+ hours) salaried position, this position is eligible for all agency provided benefits as described within the Employee Policy and Procedure Manual.

Education/Skills Requirements:


  1. Education: Preference for Certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS/MCBAP Certification) or Certified Prevention Consultant (CPC/MCBAP Certification) or file a Professional Development Plan to obtain certification.. A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or a closely related field is required.


  1. Experience:  A minimum of four years of experience in the prevention field is required (employed or internship). A strong understanding of federal grant management is preferred. An understanding of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and community organization strategies are a plus.  Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills for working with others, individually and in groups.


  1. Additional:  A demonstrated ability to work with a variety of professionals and volunteers in a productive, collaborative, and team-oriented manner.  An ability to function well in a multi-task environment. This position requires flexibility in work schedule as needed for service delivery.  Possession of a valid driver’s license from the State of Michigan and proof of current no fault auto insurance is required.


EOE. E-mail resume and cover letter by March 10, 2019 to Mark Robinson, Executive Director, at Include “DFC Program Director” in subject line. No phone calls please.


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