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.

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & CREDENTIALS:

  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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