<h1 class='title'>MDC is Hiring!</h1>

MDC is Hiring!

Metro Drug Coalition, Inc.

Project Director

Metro Drug Coalition is a non-profit organization that serves as the drug abuse prevention, professional training and public awareness arm of Knoxville and Knox County

Mission: To improve the health of the greater Knoxville community by reducing the use of alcohol and drugs through policy, systems and environment change

Vision: A healthy and safe community free of substance misuse

 

MDC Project Director duties include:

  • Provide support services, organization and coordination of all community anti-drug coalition activities.  Prevention programming should target specific populations including Knox County Schools, youth-serving organizations, the faith community, parents, medical professionals and others.
  • Assists the Executive Director with MDC partnership efforts including community education forums, community workshops, and leadership training.
  • Create and submit quarterly grant progress reports
  • Track efforts to ensure project goals, objectives, activities and evaluations are being successfully completed in a timely manner
  • Assist Executive Director with recruiting and engaging future coalition partners
  • Recruit, maintain and coordinate the efforts of coalition volunteers
  • Continually upgrade and revise marketing, development and research collateral to support the coalition’s goals and objectives
  • Maintain all records
  • Assist in agency grant writing, management and reporting
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by Executive Director
  • Phone Referrals for treatment, counseling and/or other needs may be necessary
  • Attend required grantee meetings
  • Obtain and maintain Certified Prevention Specialist credential

 

Organizational Support

The MDC Program Director provides support services when necessary to all other MDC staff, as well as programs and community involvement.

Qualifications:

  • Four year college degree in health education, social work, or other related fields
  • Two years experience working with community groups, including youth
  • Must submit to a background check prior to employment
  • Must maintain a valid Tennessee Driver’s license and show proof of insurance
  • Experience in grant writing, grants management and reporting preferred
  • Must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills

 

MDC is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. 

 To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Karen Pershing, kpershing@metrodrug.org by March 1, 2019.  No phone calls please!