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Title:  Assistant Director of Prevention Services

Application Deadline Date:  02/05/2023
Req ID:  45367
Department:  Health
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.70

Overview

The Vermont Department of Health's Division of Substance Use Programs has an exciting opportunity to be part of leading substance use prevention services in Vermont.  The Assistant Director of Prevention Services position serves in the critical role of providing support to the Director of Prevention Services to establish and implement a vision for substance use prevention statewide.  We are looking for an individual with strong programmatic and administrative skills;  the ability to write, negotiate, administer, and track grants and contracts with providers; and an ability to evaluate team and program effectiveness to provide support, and propose changes in accordance with changing priorities as needed.  This is an opportunity to contribute to a comprehensive, sustainable, and equitable statewide substance use prevention system that uses data to inform decisions, coordinates efforts at the state and local levels, and supports the creation, implementation and evaluation of culturally relevant prevention strategies.

Who May Apply

This position, Assistant Director of Prevention Services (Job Requisition #45367), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact traci.sawyers@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Some travel is necessary for which private means of transportation is required. Some evening or weekend work may be required. Incumbents frequently need to attend a variety of meetings with federal, state and local officials, legislators, advocacy groups, service providers, and others, occasionally under stressful conditions. Strong and conflicting opinions will be encountered.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) years or more of professional experience working in program areas such as, but not limited to:  program planning and implementation, grant and contract management; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs,

OR

Associates Degree and five (5) years of professional experience working in program areas such as, but not limited to:  program planning and implementation, grant and contract management; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs,

OR

Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional experience working in program areas such as, but not limited to:  program planning and implementation, grant and contract management; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs,

OR 

Master's degree and two (2) years of professional experience working in program areas such as, but not limited to:  program planning and implementation, grant and contract management; and assessment and implementation of training needs and programs.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status.  The State’s employment decisions are merit-based.  Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.   
 


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