Overdose and Substance Use Health Manager
LOCATION: New York City, NY
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that works to promote the health and dignity of individuals and communities who are affected by drug use. With offices in New York and California and expanding to DC, we advance harm reduction policy and practice through five core programs:
1. harm reduction policy and advocacy;
2. national training and capacity building initiatives;
3. national and regional conferences;
4. publications and resources, and;
5. technical assistance on overdose prevention education, hepatitis C prevention and treatment, syringe access expansion, and the US opioid crisis.
Collectively, these core programs work toward our North Star Statement: Harm Reduction Coalition creates spaces for dialogue and action that help heal the harms cause by racialized drug policies.
JOB SUMMARY: The Overdose and Substance Use Health Manager coordinates Harm Reduction Coalition’s training and technical assistance work to end overdose and improve substance use health in New York City and State. This position will lead the development and delivery of trainings and technical assistance to service providers on key topics including overdose education and naloxone distribution, medication assisted treatment, safer injection practices, and harm reduction services and strategies.
DUTIES AND ACTIVITIES:
Training and Technical Assistance
- Develop educational materials, training curricula, tools and quality indicators on various topics relating to overdose and substance use
- Provide technical assistance and/or trainings to agencies on overdose and substance use
- Coordinate overdose and substance use health training and technical assistance activities
- Coordinate the development of best practices for registered opioid overdose prevention programs to establish core elements and ensure quality
- Monitor emerging program models, research, and epidemiologic data to update and refine educational materials, training curricula, and other communications
- Establish relationships and coordinate communications with current and potential partners and consultants
- Collaborate across Overdose, Capacity Building Services, Policy, and other departments and teams to align strategies, messaging, and priorities and contribute to national work
- Produce and manage work plans for relevant contracts and monitor implementation and compliance
- Coordinate timely data entry and monitoring of program supplies inventory
- Assist in completion of program reports and narratives
- Liaise with funders and support budgeting, grant proposal writing, and fundraising
- Review and provide feedback on the quality and reach of training and technical assistance activities
- Supervise staff, interns, and volunteers
- 3-5 years of management-level work experience in non-profit program coordination, experience with training and/or technical assistance, and delivery of services to people who use drugs and/or similar populations
- Familiarity and experience with training curriculum design and facilitation
- Committed to harm reduction principles as both a modality of service and approach to working with people; believe in the value people who use drugs in developing services and systems
- Must be detail-oriented, possess excellent organization skills, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet aggressive deadlines
- Comfortable with Google products, webinar software for training, and project management systems
People with lived experience of substance use, incarceration, homelessness, and/or sex work; people of color, women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ communities; and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.
SALARY RANGE: $60,000-68,000
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: volunteers and interns
REPORTS TO: Medical Director
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
TRAVEL: Position requires moderate travel (2-4 days per month)
TO APPLY: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email address below. Subject line should read: “Overdose and Substance Use Health Manager position – last name”. The attachments should adhere to the following naming convention: “Lastname, Firstname_Cover Letter.” Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or visits please.
DEADLINE: November 5, 2018
Harm Reduction Coalition offers a generous benefit package and vacation allowance, including telecommuting opportunities. For FLSA purposes, this position is Exempt. All applicants must be able to perform essential job functions, with or without accommodation.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email address above. Subject line should read: “Overdose and Substance Use Health Manager position – last name”. The attachments should adhere to the following naming convention: “Lastname, Firstname_Cover Letter.” Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls or visits please.