Tri-County Program Coordinator

(Routt, Moffat and Grand)

Job Description

Position Overview
Under the direct supervision of the Tri-County Program Director, and support from the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of community-based substance abuse prevention services within Routt, Moffat and Grand counties according to the established organizational strategic plan. The Program Coordinator collaborates with the local Advisory Councils, Program Director and other Program Directors to fulfill the GFPC vision, mission, goals and objectives, and acts directly to support the Executive Director in all duties. This is a full time position, and will include regular travel between counties. Benefits: Bonus in lieu of insurance stipend, sick and vacation days, IRA contribution.

General qualifications

●  Minimum of bachelor’s degree or 2 years experience in work related field

●  Knowledge of office procedures and methods, office systems and record keeping

●  Demonstrate refined communication skills

●  Interpersonal skills necessary to work with and instruct others

●  Ability to establish priorities: work independently and with little supervision

●  Ability to meet deadlines and exhibit excellence in work;

●  Demonstrate competency in agency and community partnerships skills; leadership skills to cultivate commitment to outcomes among key stakeholders and the broader community

●  Knowledge of needs assessment, logic model construction, selection and implementation of research based prevention interventions and staging intervention components

●  Knowledge of effective prevention strategies to meet the needs of the target population

●  Skills to implement strategies with fidelity and to make needed adaptations

●  Knowledge of process and outcome evaluation methods

●  Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

●  Ideally, this candidate has strong interpersonal skills and leadership qualities

●  Ability to handle sensitive and private information with utmost confidentiality at all times

●  Ability to effectively collaborate with other GFPC personnel to accomplish organizational objectives Position Responsibilities Leadership

●  Plan and organize local outreach education activities that promote substance abuse prevention and GFPC programs and services

●  Assist in leading a local Advisory Council to carry out GFPC mission. Provide board development training in partnership with the Program Director and Executive Director, including assisting with fundraising efforts

●  Identify and address barriers that may be impeding successful sustainability of positive outcomes

●  Continually communicate the importance of using data to make strategic decisions

●  Provide oversight of project components to ensure coordination of tasks and timely completion of project milestone

●  Collaborate as a team player to promote effective and regular communication regarding status and goals of project work

●  Communication and data presentation skills to communicate effectively and regularly with key stakeholders about efforts of the Coalition in order to strengthen the prevention system and educate our communities

●  Oversee Teen Council youth leadership program at all area schools and support all Teen Council activities (bi-monthly meetings; some night and weekend responsibilities)

Administrative/Personnel Management

● Ensure compliance with GFPC Policy and Procedures Manual for self and direct reports

●  Ensure all activities designed to meet goals and objectives of grants are carried out according to specified timelines and within grant budgets

●  Manage time and prioritize work against organizational mission and goals

●  Effective managing up skills to keep all personnel informed as to the accomplishments of the GFPC programs and activities, including all fundraising efforts

●  Collect and process data to meet local evaluation needs for the Tri-county Coalition

●  Assist with timely data entry and grant reporting for all Coalition-wide grants, as directed by the Program and Executive Directors

●  Ensure that all payments have been vouchered in a timely manner for designated projects/grants in collaboration with the Executive Director

●  Other duties as assigned

Resource Development/Management

●  Collaborate with Executive Director and Grant Writer on researching and writing grant proposals for all levels of funding (e.g., local, foundations)

●  Act as project director on various Coalition-wide grants, as designated by the Executive Director, which includes maintaining communication with grant contacts and evaluators and ensuring all reports, data and information that is required by grant funding sources is accurate and on time

●  Provide support and assistance, as needed, to the Program and Executive Director as well as other Program Coordinators

●  Complete grant specific tasks that are assigned by the Program and Executive Director (e.g., newsletter, technology development)

●  Represent GFPC as a face and voice within the communities we serve for all events, fundraisers, and issues

●  Assist in the planning and organization of fundraising efforts (events, donor solicitations, etc.) as needed

●  Attend grant specific trainings, conferences, and workshops as required

●  Prepare and submit reports (including time sheets, vouchers, in kind and volunteer hour tracking, ETO, daily work time logs and monthly reports) on time 


Please submit resume, cover letter and references to Lindsey Simbeye at