SAMHSA Project Coordinator
This position will be housed in Halifax, Virginia and will cover counties/cities in Central District.
This position will help to expand Extension’s role in addressing the opioid crisis in Virginia by supporting community coalitions and partners and by working directly with youth and their families in partnership with local schools and mental health service providers (community services boards) to foster positive lifestyle choices related substance misuse and addiction.
Four-year college degree.
Experience working with communities and stakeholders in community-based projects.
Education or training related to prevention of substance use disorder.
Experience related to substance misuse and addiction.
Prior training to deliver Botvin Life Skills and Mental Health First Aid programs.
Experience working in public schools, particularly teaching.
Experience in leading programs for youth.
Experience in project management.
Experience in data collection and management for grant-funded projects.
December 11, 2020
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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Advertised: November 20, 2020
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