Job Posting: Coalition Coordinator

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The Town of Hopkinton seeks a full-time (Drug Free Communities) Coalition Coordinator.
The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and
believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall
qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.

Are you passionate about primary prevention and reducing youth substance use?
Would you like to work with an engaged and motivated community coalition?
Do you want to be a part of Team Hopkinton that embraces, fosters and
celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging?

Hiring Salary: $53,435.20 to $64,126.40 Annually, depending on qualifications

Competitive Leave and Benefits package

This position will implement the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Drug Free Communities Grant
Program in partnership with Hopkinton Organizing for Prevention (HOP) Youth Substance Use Prevention
Coalition. The Drug Free Communities (DFC) Coalition Coordinator is responsible for overseeing,
planning, developing and providing oversight of the Drug Free Communities program. This includes
developing strong community support and collaborative partnerships with other agencies. The DFC
Coalition Coordinator will facilitate the planning and implementation of community prevention strategies
in support of HOP’s mission. The DFC Coalition Coordinator will work to ensure the coalition continues to
effectively mobilize the community in the reduction of underage substance use and the overall
improvement of behavioral health.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor's degree Public administration, Public Policy or Social Work and five (5) to seven (7) years of
experience in community organization and engagement -- of which at least three years must have
progressively responsible coalition experience; program development; work in the human services; work
with adolescents and their caregivers; racial equity and social justice; teaching; or any equivalent
combination of education, training and experience. Grant writing and budget management experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in Public Administration or Public Policy, or Social Work (Macro).
Coalition Leadership experience.
Primary prevention experience related to alcohol, drugs, or tobacco (nicotine).
Ability to speak a second language.
Licensing/Certification:
U.S. Driver’s License Required
Certified Prevention Specialist or ability to obtain within the first 2 years of hire.
Please see attached position description.

Internal and External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the required
Application for Employment (attached), cover letter and resume to hr@hopkintonma.gov. Applications
received by 4:00 pm, Thursday, October 28, 2021, will receive 1st priority. Application deadline is 4:00
pm, Thursday, November 11, 2021. Individuals who may need an accommodation in order to participate
in the process should contact HR. While the preferred method of application is via email or online,
applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18
Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. There is a drop box in the front of Hopkinton Town Hall. The Town of
Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

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