Partnership for Success-Strategic Prevention Framework Director


Partnership for Success-Strategic Prevention Framework (PFS-SPF) Director

Position Title: Partnership for Success – Strategic Prevention Framework (PFS-SPF) Director
Department: Prevention Services
Opening Date: August 1, 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Funding Source: State of North Dakota
Accountable to: President
Salary: C7 – $34,143 – $37,070

Summary of Position: This position is responsible for implementation of project goals of the TMCC PFS-SPF SIG Underage Drinking Prevention Project and to perform all of the duties of the Job and Position description for Year One or Per Contract A of the project, which include:

  • Will insure that project staff take part in State Training/Technical Assistance which may be onsite, online and through attendance at required in-person trainings to include:
  • During the 1st year of the Project, Director will work to build the capacity of the program by providing 3 trainings to the coalition in such topics as Substance Abuse Prevention and Strategic Prevention Framework basics and principles, community organizing, evidence-based underage drinking prevention strategies and/or other information gained from State trainings (10/15 minute sessions at coalition meetings). Will provide notice to the State prior to trainings, along with sign in sheets and minutes from coalition meetings.
  • Collaborate with the consultant and/or coalition and other key community stakeholders to complete the Strategic Planning Workbook to the State by 6-15- 17.
  • Collaborate with consultant and/or coalition and other key community stakeholders to complete the Capacity Building Workbook (provided by State) and submit to the State by 4-15- 17.
  • Collaborate with consultant and/or the coalition and other key community stakeholders to complete the Needs Assessment Workbook and submit to the State by 2-15- 17 (involves collecting relevant data and statistics from the community).
  • Submit project advisory work group coalition information form to State by 12-31- 16.
  • Identify or establish a coalition to serve as the project local advisory work group.
  • Completion of Orientation Training for position via coordination with State.
    • Orientation/Assessment Training; November 8-9, 2016
    • Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST); 4 days, (TBD)
    • Capacity, Strategic Planning and Evidence Based Strategies; 3 days, (TBD)
    • Evaluation Requirements; 2 days, (TBD).
  • Facilitate, coordinate and host an on site focus group (comprised of 8 to 10 community stakeholders) meeting in conjunction with the State.
  • Submit reports per established deadlines (December 2016, January 2017, March 2017 and May 2017) via conference call or online meeting.
  • Take part in one interview with State a/o State evaluation team as to the project.
  • Coordinate with consultant and/or coalition to conduct one school survey and provide names of respondents (March 2017).
  • Work with IHS and/or consultant to set up a data collection system to obtain data and statistics as to prescription drug usage in categories such as: Emergency visits that are related to Rx drugs, percentage of hospital visits related to Rx drugs (as primary or secondary diagnosis) and the percentage of hospital discharges related to Rx drugs (as a primary or secondary diagnosis).
  • Submit electronic State provided reports monthly by the 10th of each month, beginning December 2016.

Supervision Exercised: Will exercise supervision over the TMCC Regional Substance Abuse Prevention Project.

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST) Certificate and Native American Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (NASAPST) Certificate (preferred).

Human Contact Skills:

  • Requires frequent/daily contact with the public that will require skilled application of appropriate oral communication and human relation techniques.
  • Participates in outreach activities.
  • Possess strong networking and communication abilities for working with clients, students, college staff/faculty and community partners.
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Attend all scheduled college functions and meetings as required.
  • Serve on college committees as appointed.


Responsibilities for Equipment or Facilities or Records

  • Maintains confidential records/files for project participants.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Work does not require handling money or budgetary responsibilities.


Job Environment and Hazards

  • Duties will occasionally require local and in state travel for meetings and trainings.

Physical Demands:

  • Position will occasionally require long periods of sitting and working on the computer and other office paperwork.
  • Infrequently lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to be organized; reliable; logical and rational under pressure; highly accurate in maintenance of records; meet and assist the public; maintain high level of confidentiality; communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow verbal and written instructions; establish effective working relationships. Able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven work environment.
  • Fosters mutually beneficial relationships with outside agencies, partner programs, and training institutions.
  • Observes work hours and demonstrates punctuality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Minimum of 4 year college degree in Human Services Field, Social Work, Substance Abuse Prevention or related fields of study.
  • Work Experience in prevention, social work, human service provision and related fields.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours to accommodate the needs of the program.
  • Experience working in situations that require interaction with people.
  • Must be team oriented, yet possess the ability to work independently.
  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing.

How to Apply

Application Packet / Submission:  To be considered for open positions at TMCC, prospective applicants must submit an Application for Employment, cover letter, curriculum vitae and/or resume, college transcripts, three current (within 1 year) letters of reference, and, if applicable, enrollment documentation from a federally recognized tribe and/or veterans preference.  Full time regular employees who apply for a position within the college will receive 5 in-house preference points.  Required licensure/certification as specified in the position vacancy announcement is also required.

The packet will be determined to be incomplete if any required documents are missing; thus the application will not be considered.

All completed applications must be submitted to the Human Resource Manager who will determine which applicants meet qualification requirements per vacancy announcement.

Employment Application (1.41 MB PDF)

Please Note


For more information on any of these positions please contact:

Holly Cahill, Human Resources Manager

Telephone: (701)477.7938


*Turtle Mountain Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. It is the general policy of the college to give preference to qualified American Indian applicants as allowed by the Indian preference provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Persons who are at least ¼ degree and wish to claim Indian preference must submit a copy of their tribal Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) and Agency enrolled.