Job Alert: Community Prevention Coordinator, MOCSA

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Community Prevention Coordinator FLSA Status:  Exempt Department:  Education Reports to:  Director of Education

SUMMARY Implements primary prevention strategies designed to prevent sexual violence  perpetration and victimization in Wyandotte County. JOB OBJECTIVES 1.  COORDINATE PROGRAM

Coordinate and oversee community prevention activities in Wyandotte County; build and enhance relationships with community partners; represent MOCSA at community events and meetings; enhance and maintain community coalition; mobilize community members to fulfill coalition goals; manage coalition communications and administrative tasks.

2.  ASSIST WITH PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION Facilitate planning sessions; develop action plans; guide coalition goal setting; build community support for program goals; oversee implementation of program goals.

3.  ASSIST WITH PROGRAM REPORTING AND EVALUATION

Coordinate data collection, evaluation and reporting for project related goals, objectives and strategies.

4.  LOCAL TRAVEL Travel throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and have some evening and weekend availability to perform prevention and outreach services.

The responsibilities described represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities maybe assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to do all assigned responsibilities.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION Minimum Qualifications Master’s Degree in public health, social work, public affairs, or related field or five years of equivalent work experience in community mobilization and program coordination.

One to three years of experience in building and maintaining coalit ions or working collaboratively with community partners. One to three years of experience in program development and writing project reports and proposals.

Preferred Qualifications Experience working with diverse communities. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent communication, organizational, and public speaking skills. Proven leadership and administrative abilities. Fluency in Spanish preferred.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands Work is typically performed in an office or classroom environment. While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with staff, administration, funders, and others encountered in the course of work.

BENEFITS Vacation, Holiday, Sick Pay, Medical, Dental, Life, Long-term Disability Insurance, 403(b) and Cafeteria program. MOCSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse staff.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to info@mocsa.org or by fax to (816) 931-4532. Please, no phone calls.