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Senior Prevention Specialist (Training and Technical Assistance Associate I

Hiring Company: Education Development Center, Inc.
Location: Waltham or Washington, DC

Job Description

Description of Job Posting

This position is a member of an 11-person team that provides capacity building technical assistance (TA) to Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA) state, tribal, and campus suicide prevention grantees; statewide suicide prevention coalitions; and other constituents of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). The position will be based full-time in Waltham, MA or Washington, DC. 

The Senior Prevention Specialist leads key projects and initiatives within the team and across SPRC teams, as well as supervising 1-2 Prevention Specialists. The position is also the primary TA provider and point of contact for a portfolio of federally funded grantees and state suicide prevention coordinators.  Responsibilities for this position include:

·         Customized consultation to build client capacity in 11 core competency areas to improve the success of their suicide prevention efforts;
·         Conceptualizing and designing group events and consultation that help clients think strategically about program development, implementation and evaluation;
·         Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of webinars, online training, and virtual peer exchange opportunities to help clients learn and develop new skills;
·         Working with national organizations, as appropriate, to pool knowledge and develop approaches for suicide prevention among diverse populations and settings; and
·         Identifying and supporting the development of tools, resources, trainings and best practices that can help stakeholders achieve their objectives.  

Senior Prevention Specialists report to the Prevention Support Program Manager, who leads the SPRC Prevention Support Team.  Some regional/national travel is required (not to exceed 30 days/year), and a flexible work schedule may be needed, depending on constituent needs. SPRC ( is a resource center funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention and build the national suicide prevention infrastructure.  

Primary Duties
·         contribute to and participate as a member of the 11-person SPRC Prevention Support Team
·         serve as the point of contact and provide TA for an assigned portfolio of federal suicide prevention grantees and other stakeholders
·         supervise one or more Prevention Specialists within the team, including performance assessments; regular coaching and feedback; and support of professional development and growth
·         oversee and manage the Prevention Support Team's virtual training and TA portfolio, including webinars, peer-to-peer learning, and other group events, including planning, implementation, and evaluation ·         lead the development of group training, TA, and peer exchange approaches for stakeholders, including webinars, online exchange, and other modalities
·         advise on, develop, and support team workplans, processes, and systems
·         serve as a liaison with other SPRC and other EDC teams to coordinate with and support their work ·         deliver presentations to state and national audiences, as appropriate
·         document services provided into an internal database and through other reporting mechanisms ·         other duties as assigned





·         Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree or teacher certification or equivalent combination of training and education in a related field strongly preferred)

·         With Bachelor's degree, 5—8 years related experience in a related area

·         With Master's degree, 3—5 years related experience (as above)

·         Understanding of basic public health principles and approach to prevention

·         Demonstrated ability to lead projects independently, including oversight of multiple activities and deadlines

·         Significant experience in conceptualizing and designing interactive virtual learning opportunities, such as webinars, online trainings, and/or communities of practice, using adult learning principles

·         Ability to manage multiple tasks and coordinate with multiple teams



·         Experience in providing information and support (technical assistance, information services, or similar functions) via phone and email strongly preferred

·         Experience with prevention or health promotion at the state level strongly preferred

·         Experience in the mental health or suicide prevention field strongly preferred

·         Experience in local and community-based program evaluation strongly preferred

·         Experience working with diverse communities and cultures strongly preferred

·         Training or experience in surveillance and epidemiology a plus

Contact Information

For more information and to apply, please go to and click on ‘Careers at EDC', or go directly to http://www.candidatemanager. net/cm/Micro/JobDetails.aspx?& mid=YEVYF&sid=UEVD&jid= UWGTEVBW&site=Education


Men's Health Coordinator

Hiring Company: Brown University Health Services
Location: Providence , RI

Job Description

Brown University Health Services is seeking a Men's Health Coordinator. The coordinator will conduct education and outreach programs related to high-risk behaviors of male students, particularly interpersonal violence, hazing and alcohol and other drug use. Responsibilities will include developing and coordinating peer education programs and educational materials related to masculinity and men's health.


Job requirements are:

0 Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of relevant work experience or the equivalent combination of

education and experience required

0 Master's degree in a relevant field preferred

0 Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and the complexities of

masculine identity development, preferably in a higher education setting

0 Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to conduct educational

programs and training workshops

0 Ability to work with a diverse population of students and colleagues

0 Ability to use technology to effectively reach target audiences

0 Available to work some nights and/or weekends

Contact Information

To Apply and to view details about this position, please visit Brown University's career opportunities

website at: and reference Job No. 112247.

Brown University is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer — M/F/Disability/Veteran