Deputy Director, Evidence-based Interventions - CAI Buffalo Office

CAI (Cicatelli Associates Inc.), is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented and organized individual for the full-time position of Deputy Director, Evidence-based Interventions (EBIs). The Deputy Director works as part of a senior team, under direction of the Initiative Director, to engage and mobilize the Buffalo community to implement a set of OAH-approved, evidence based teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) programs, to reduce teen pregnancy by 30% over the next five years in nine zip codes in Buffalo, New York (14201, 14204, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14211, 14213, and 14215). This position is based in Buffalo, NY.


  • Provide day to day direction and management for all activities associated with implementation of EBIs in school and community settings.
  • Provide leadership for coordinating final adaptation of the OAH-approved EBI, Raising Healthy Children, and coordinate piloting and final packaging of the adapted EBI.
  • Arrange for training of community agencies on OAH approved evidence-based interventions and fidelity monitoring protocols.
  • Act as a technical assistance advisor for agencies in implementation of, and continuously improving, EBI implementation.
  • Plan and facilitate regular meetings EBI implementing agencies to promote achievement of initiative goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate EBI fidelity monitoring activities in partnership with evaluation team.
  • Develop and implement plans to ensure EBIs are being implemented in safe, supportive, trauma-informed, and LGBTQ-friendly settings.
  • Prepare and present regular updates on progress, successes, lessons learned to community, partners, and funders.
  • Work as part of a team to inform development and implementation of EBI sustainability plan.
  • Maintain and strengthen systems among agencies implementing EBIs to link and refer adolescents to health, behavioral and supportive services.
  • Maintain working relationships with community agencies, other stakeholders, and community members.
  • Enter EBI implementation reach and progress in funder reporting systems.
  • Record and disseminate meeting proceedings.
  • Provide support to initiative director in monitoring budget expenditures and addressing funder reporting requirements.
  • Ensures adherence to funder, federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.


  • Master’s degree in public health, education, community engagement, and social work or a related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least five years of program management experience.
  • Significant knowledge of the Buffalo Community and Buffalo Public School System.
  • Ability to establish rapport and work productively and sensitively with diverse stakeholders, community members and partners, including youth.
  • Ability to identify and leverage existing resources to support achievement of initiative objectives.
  • Has applied knowledge of principles and practices associated with group facilitation, the design and delivery of training and technical assistance.
  • Has applied knowledge of principles and practices of providing social services to culturally diverse populations, addressing social determinants of health, and community mobilization.
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyze administrative, personnel and organizational problems and identify appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing for professional and community audiences.
  • Knowledge of various word processing/computer programs, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and etc.
  • Team-player and self-starter.


CAI offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and working conditions. Apply for this job.