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College Prevention Coordinator (CPC)

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Position type: Professional
Location: Brockport
Division/Equivalent: Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
School/Unit: Hazen Center for Integrated Care
Department/Office: Student Health Center
Categories: Professional Non-Faculty

College Prevention Coordinator

The College at Brockport


The College Prevention Coordinator (CPC) will be responsible for the general day to day activities and organization of the campus community coalition and its work on the College Environmental Prevention objectives as established by the grant through NY State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). The coordinator will be responsible for assessment, capacity building, planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with the identified college prevention priorities. The coordinator will guide the coalition to develop and implement strategies that will lead to long-term involvement of community institutions, organizations, and individuals in college underage drinking and drug abuse prevention. Position is grant funded for 3 years with the possibility of permanent funding and long-term renewal.


Major Responsibilities

  • Work as a team member of the Hazen Center for Integrated Care, Prevention and Outreach Services Department.
  • Coordinate and assist in alcohol and other drug prevention training for campus staff, faculty and Student Health Advocates.
  • Assist in coordination and data analysis of the CORE survey biannually, and the University at Buffalo AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) bi-annual survey.
  • Act as co-chair of the campus community coalition, help assist, coordinate and facilitate coalition meetings, and related activities, work as team member with coalition members and community partners.
  • Work with Regional Prevention Resource Center and coalition members to develop and implement data collection tools and methods for assessment and evaluation and develop evaluation measures for implementation activities.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with coalition members on the Strategic Planning Framework process and collaborate with community sectors, OASAS and Local Governmental Units to complete the steps of the SPF process.
  • Serve as a consultant to the coalition to develop community partnerships.
  • Assist coalition members in strategic planning and developing a comprehensive action plan based on assessment results.
  • Document findings and progress of programs and activities in written reports to OASAS and local PRC (Prevention Resource Center) and coalition members, monthly.
  • Assist in the development, facilitation, coordination and assessment of all campus alcohol and drug prevention activities (Party Smart Campaign).
  • Assist in the development, coordination, and maintenance of screening and brief intervention services for students on the campus.
  • Assist in the coordination of increased enforcement efforts, working directly with University Police and the Brockport Police Department.
  • Evaluate implementation activity effectiveness on an on-going basis.
  • Manage and oversee expenditures of College Environmental Prevention initiative budget (or MOU).
  • Complete monthly grant reporting and purchase requisitions.
  • Keep current and expand knowledge in the areas of college underage drinking, substance use and prescription drug misuse and serve as resource person for the coalition and campus community.
  • Participate and actively contribute to weekly staff meetings.


Required Qualifications

Master's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university in public health or health education, administration, policy/planning, community/organizational psychology or related field or Bachelor's degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university and five years of experience managing or coordinating college/community-based public health program or health-related agency; proven ability to work independently and excellent organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and, familiarity and comfort with reporting outcomes in web-based system.


Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of two years experience with health education programs in a college setting; knowledge of the Strategic Prevention Framework and the OASAS Prevention Framework; and, public relations or marketing skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Department Description

Prevention and Outreach Services provides The College at Brockport with services, programs, and interventions that address the biological, psychological, and social factors that impact the health of individuals, students groups, and the campus community. Evidence and theory based practices are used to assist students in developing and maintaining healthy behaviors, skills, and attitudes that enhance personal development, academic success, and campus/community well-being.


The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.


Salary and Benefits

The starting salary for this position is $42,700.  Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and visions insurances, retirement and generous paid time off.


Application Instructions

Please visit jobs.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Preference will be given to application materials received by June 10, 2019, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  


New York State Executive Order 161 

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement 

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.


The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

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