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Seeking DFC Ripon Opioid Coordinator

If interested please send a cover letter of application and resume to: Marian Sheridan, School Health and Safety Programs, Fond du Lac School District, 72 West 9th Street, Fond du Lac WI, 54935

FOND DU LAC SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:  .5 FTE Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac County, Ripon Opioid Coordinator

REPORTS TOProject Coordinator:  Health and Safety Coordinator

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, nursing, public health or comparative field. Experience in grant management.
  • Minimum of three year’s work experience including several of the following areas: program development, Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse (ATOD) prevention, and program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a multi-disciplinary setting with community agencies, city/county governmental agencies, schools, grassroots community groups and other organizations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Coordinate with grant coordinator in all aspects of the Opioid Initiative program of Drug Free Communities of Fond du Lac County (DFC) and its programs and members, including implementation, coordination, and evaluation activities with coalition members and partners.
  2. Coordinate Ripon effort to implement local policy, practice systems and environmental change relating to the abuse/misuse of opioids.
  3. Build collaborative partnerships and recruit coalition members to support strategies.
  4. Collaborate and be an active liaison to agencies and community organizations with relationship to the implementation of Opioid Initiative program goals and objectives.
  5. Work collaboratively with DFC opioid/grant coordinator in the administration of local data collection within the schools and the county.
  6. Assist with Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug survey in Ripon School District as well as Student Taking Action Against Negative Decisions group at high school.
  7. Ability to secure funding from federal, state and local sources.
  8. Review trend data and movement toward meeting the outcome measurements.
  9. Assist in analysis and development of policies to reduce opioid abuse.
  10. Provide reports and data to DFC partners, committees, and the evaluator.
  11. Promote and support early identification efforts, such as primary care drug screening.
  12. Promote prescription pathways for pain protocol.