Prevention Specialist, Coalitions Coordinator

Bureau: Behavioral Health Services / System Training Education and Prevention Services (STEPS)

Full-time County Contractual
Open to all qualified candidates.
Date Posted: 1/12/23 | Date Closing: Open until filled
Location: 122 North Langley Road, Suite A & B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends
Salary: $22.00 per hour
Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee’s own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work:

Oversee the four Substance Use Prevention Coalitions of Anne Arundel County through the stages of the Strategic Prevention Framework model including needs assessment, capacity building, strategic planning, implementation and evaluation. Provide coordination and technical assistance to the coalitions. Requires strong verbal and written skills. Involves monitoring grants, budgets and reports. Requires experience in public speaking, use of a personal computer such as Microsoft Office, data collection and analysis, capacity building, strategic planning and implementation of prevention programs. Requires travel to locations within Anne Arundel County. Required to have a personal vehicle available for use with mileage reimbursement provided per Department of Health policies and will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in Maryland.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in health education, public health or related field from an accredited college or university.

At least two years of professional experience in public health or health services.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in data collection and analysis and leading community coalitions. Knowledgeable of environmental and population-based substance use prevention evidence-based interventions.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply.

Send a completed County application or resume to:

Human Resources
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Fax to 410-222-4392 or email

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Smoke-Free Workplace

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State of Maryland

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