Overview

Purpose of Position
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED FOR ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.  APPLICANT LISTS MAY BE SCREENED MORE THAN ONCE.
Why does the job exist?
This Injury Prevention Statewide Program Coordinator leads implementation of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant funded project designed to decrease injuries and increase prevention efforts in NM. This coordinator works with violence and injury prevention professionals and partners throughout the state to assess and increase capacity to implement injury prevention programs. The programs address risk and protective factors associated with injury in NM, along with the social determinants of health. The coordinator will be responsible for reporting to the CDC and will ensure timely completion of project deliverables. The coordinator will provide training and technical assistance to partners and others involved in the implementation of the project. The chosen candidate will manage contracts and budgets related to the project. The coordinator will identify best practices in injury prevention and provide leadership to statewide partners. The incumbent will participate on the New Mexico Injury Prevention Coalition and assist in convening and leading coalition steering committee meetings. The incumbent will be a member of the office of injury prevention, will participate as an active part of the team and will provide support to office initiatives and associated coalitions.
Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have:

Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Flexibility, team player;
Ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment and be responsive to multiple priorities and  deadlines that meet state and federal regulation;
Ability to think critically;
Experience and coursework in public health;
Ability to apply for and manage federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grants.

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About NM Department of Health, Epidemiology & Response Division

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Guidance and Counseling, Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Criminology and/or Family Studies/Services and four (4) years of any combination of experience including working with communities, working on health or social service related matters, social work/case management experience, behavioral health and/or health care. Substitutions apply. See Substitution Table below.
Substitution Table
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education

Experience

Education

Experience
1
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
8 years of experience
OR
High School Diploma or Equivalent
AND
8 years of experience
2
Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
6 years of experience
Associate's degree or higher in any field
AND
8 years of experience
3
Bachelor's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
4 years of experience

4
Master's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
2 years of experience

5
PhD degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification
AND
0 years of experience

• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

How To Apply:

The Department of Health has several positions opened at this time. If you are interested in applying for this position or any other job openings, please visit https://careers.share.state.nm.us and complete an online application.