Utah State University

Tribal & Rural Opioid Program Coordinator II

City Roosevelt
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/30/2020 3:49 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Kinesiology & Health Science
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


TROI Program Coordinator II will plan and coordinate the day-to-day administrative, and operational activities of the Tribal and Rural Opioid Resource Center. The TROI Resource Center, located at the Roosevelt Extension Office, serves clientele in the Uintah Basin and tribally affiliated communities throughout Utah.

Program Coordinator II will work with TROI team and provide recovery support education for rural and tribal Substance Use Disorder affected community members at the Roosevelt Office, and assess and conduct Harm Reduction needs assessments for Utah tribal communities. Facilitate Tribal and Rural Opioid Resource Center Community education classes for life skills classes such as relationship education, financial education, nutrition and holistic health topics. Recruit clientele for face-to-face and online classes to meet grant objectives. Assesses local resources and provide educational outreach to SUD service providers and community members, in particular people affected by opioid use disorder and in the recovery community. Ability to complete grant objectives on a two-year timeline. Successful applicant will work in close partnership with the Tribal Opioid Resource Center Program team for outreach and Community Needs Assessments objectives with Utah based tribes. 


  • Design, coordinate, and implement the aspects of a community wellness education program for the public and OUD affected community members in the Uinta Basin.
  • Facilitate seminars, meetings, and special projects as required.
  • Coordinate activities of support staff, consultants, faculty, and/or volunteers engaged in implementation and administration of Tribal and Rural Opioid Initiative program objectives.
  • Monitor and administer program revenues and expenses.
    • May develop or participate in the development of funding proposals for the program.
  • Write, edit, and coordinates development of promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program.
  • Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program records and statistical information.
  • Ensures completion of clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and other publications.
  • Writes and/or assists with writing grants and proposals as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program.
    • May participate in other fundraising activities.
  • May maintain and create content for program website.
  • May perform specialized activities of a programmatic nature in direct support of the accomplishment of program objectives and protocol.
  • May train and direct lower level staff, student employees, volunteers, and/or graduate students.
  • May contribute to business and operational decisions that affect the department.
  • May teach or lead seminars, classes, and/or workshops.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of principles and practices related to public community based health initiatives.
  • Knowledge of research and information gathering methods and procedures.
  • If applicable, knowledge of grant development, implementation, budgeting, fiscal control, and reporting.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skilled at records maintenance.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.
  • Program specific knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in recruitment notices.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of creativity, decision making, problem solving, and discretion as work is varied and may be undefined.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field plus two years of relevant work experience; or a master’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1.Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2.Cover Letter to be typed/pasted in a text box at the end of the application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.



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