Partnerships for Success Project Director

Full Time

Full Year

Job Summary:

This is a professional position responsible for the lead coordination and implementation of the Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success Project (PFS Project), as well as budget management, data collection, and progress update reports. The PFS Project goals of preventing substance misuse and related problems in Greene County, Missouri will be accomplished by recruiting stakeholders to ensure broad-based community support and engagement in prevention efforts, implementing evidence-based prevention activities, and focusing on collaboration to enhance alignment of local substance use prevention efforts to reduce duplication and increase collaboration.


The Vice President of Prevention and Youth Services, following adopted policies of The Community Partnership of the Ozarks, evaluates the Partnerships for Success Grant Project Director.

Reporting Structure:

The Partnerships for Success Grant Project Director reports directly to the Vice President of Prevention & Youth Support.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily administration of PFS Project planning, implementation, and budget management.
  • Prepare progress reports and make recommendations of project changes.
  • Provide support to individuals, coalitions, collaborative partners, and community leaders regarding how to identify problems, build capacity, develop plans, implement evidence-based programs, practices, and policies, and evaluate those efforts.
  • Develop and implement education programs and training.
  • Develop outreach materials and media campaigns.
  • Support prevention coalitions and project advisory board in various capacities.
  • Maintain positive relationships with partner agencies.
  • Provide monthly reports for the CPO Board of Directors.
  • Work closely with contracted organizations to develop, collect, and input implementation data, track measurable outcomes, and develop evaluation reports.
  • Actively seek out new resources and collaborative opportunities for prevention efforts.
  • Represent CPO at meetings and conferences.
  • Ensure compliance with grant-mandated implementation and reporting requirements.
  • Participate in CPO’s resource development activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years paid professional experience in the field of mental health, public health, education, social work, public administration, human services, or a closely related field.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple organizations.
  • Proven written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency – Microsoft Office programs, email and using the internet.
  • Committed to prevention through a collaborative approach.
  • Ability to prepare, track, and manage a program budget.
  • Ability to write clear reports and planning documents.
  • Ability to speak effectively in public.
  • Ability to facilitate groups.
  • Excellent organizational skills and follow through; ability to coordinate multiple activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and interest in working with individuals and community groups of diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Experience in working with volunteers and community groups.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Self-motivated and solution focused.
  • Committed to supporting and modeling the Community Partnership of the Ozarks (CPO) values of integrity, compassion, teamwork, creativity, compassion, excellence, diversity, and inclusion.

Position Clarification:

The position of Partnerships for Success Grant Project Director is a grant-funded position and is based upon funding availability. This is a full-time, exempt position. Grant funding dictates the pay range for this position. CPO receives federal grants and contracts and therefore must comply with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. Marijuana is considered an illegal drug under federal law, with no exception for medicinal use and is not protected under ADA. Community Partnership of the Ozarks is an Equal Opportunity Employer