• Community Prevention Specialist

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 11 months ago(2/26/2018 6:08 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Community & Social Service
  • Overview

    Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating comprehensive, best-practice, research-based prevention and early intervention programs for JHHS focused on substance abuse, violence and delinquency by applying the Strategic Prevention Framework, using these principles, methods, procedures and strategies.


    • Coordinates efforts and collaborates with other JHHS programs, Pueblo of Jemez Departments, schools, Tribal and State epidemiology agencies, and others; gathers information and analyzes data in regard to abuse of alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other drugs (ATOD), family violence, violence towards others and delinquency.
    • Applies data to plan, organize and coordinate prevention activities and presentations to include targeted interventions, trainings, workshops, conferences and luncheons.
    • Applies principles of evaluation to assess effectiveness at the program level and change at the population level.
    • Provides consultation and guidance to other JHHS staff that provide prevention services for a coordinated, comprehensive effort.
    • Prepares marketing strategies and distributes education materials including reports, pamphlets, posters, news releases and radio scripts.
    • Identifies and assists in the application for grant funds for prevention program activities.
    • Organizes and coordinates a variety of program related events for the community; collaborates with Pueblo of Jemez programs/staff on awareness/prevention activities/events; networks with outside resources on awareness/prevention issues, activities, and events.
    • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, workshops, and trainings.
    • Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
    • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


    Education and Experience:

    Master’s Degree in community health, social work or a related field; AND two (2) years of professional experience in providing alcohol, tobacco, opioids and other drugs (ATOD) and family prevention services.

    Required Certificates, Licenses, And Registrations:  Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

    Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) credential within one (1) year of date of employment






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