SPF-RX Coordinator

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma, OK

ID: 7115245 (Ref.No. ta222978)
Posted: November 1, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Director of Community Based Prevention, this position, is annually renewable position within the Southwest Prevention Center. The SPF-RX Coordinator is responsible for coordination of community-driven efforts to promote population-level change by providing culturally appropriate prevention and harm reduction services and support to communities and coalitions through the implementation of the Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs Program in Cleveland and McClain Counties.


  • Provide program management, technical support and monitoring to ensure that the communities of focus are successful in the implementation of the program services.
  • Participate in evaluation activities, including process and outcome assessments as specified in the final evaluation plan developed with the Evaluation team. Collect National Outcome Measures, and participation in the SAMHSA required Cross Site Evaluation and any other required evaluations.
  • Community collaborations-organizing, developing and sustaining community-based collaborations aimed at achieving goals of reducing the non-medical use of prescription drugs among youth and adults.
  • Training and Technical Assistance-provides training and technical assistance, facilitation, coordination and skills development services to communities and coalitions.
  • Planning and participation in coalition meetings-track details and maintain effective planning design methods to support successful grant implementation.
  • Engage in community outreach and development of targeted media campaigns addressing the priority.



  • Travel required within Cleveland & McClain counties.
  • Must be able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check.

Job Requirements


Required Education: Bachelor's degree, AND: 

  •  48 months of related experience.

Equivalent Substitution: Will accept 48 months of experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree to equal 96 months of related experience.


  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to effectively evaluate projects and programs and produce comprehensive reports
  • Must be able to read and interpret policy as well as State and Federal regulations

Certifications: None

Supervision: None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Sits for prolonged periods. Communicate effectively. Manual dexterity.
  • Standard office environment.

Departmental Preferences:

  • Prior community outreach experience.
  • Ability to obtain the required Certified Prevention Specialist credential within 18 months of employment
  • Experience in drug and alcohol prevention, public health, or working in the health field or social services
  • Related experience that includes organization, participation and facilitation skills.
  • Related experience with a community engagement focus.Knowledge of computer software and Microsoft applications (Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain project documentation, complete monthly reports and submit reports by deadlines.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing.

Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.