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Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership Program Coordinator

at Boulder County Colorado

Posted: 7/8/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2809182

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Public Health of Boulder County is hiring a Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership Program Coordinator (TEPP).  The TEPP Program Coordinator plans, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive tobacco prevention and control program for Boulder County. This position is responsible for developing and monitoring program workplans and budgets, grant writing, and hiring and supervising program staff. The coordinator will advocate for and implement activities that reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke and vapor. This position requires travel throughout Boulder County and various parts of the state of Colorado. This position is a grant funded position with anticipated continued funding.

Work hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm.  This position will work out of Boulder, CO.  Under FLSA guidelines this position is exempt.  

Hiring Salary Range: $59,604.00 - $72,720.00 Annually
Classification Salary Range:  $59,604.00 - $85,836.00 Annually

Examples of Duties

  1.  Manage all tobacco grants for the TEPP program.
  2.  Identify and work with community organizations, businesses, civic leaders, and local citizens to implement/evaluate tobacco education/prevention/cessation/reduction efforts.
  3. Facilitate and support initiatives (as allowed by the grant) that engage community in best-practice systems-level and policy-level change.
  4. Identify, monitor, report, and assess budget resources and opportunities; administer assigned resources; and make budget recommendations that reflect program and department priorities.
  5. Assess community needs and effective strategies for tobacco prevention, education and cessation, integrating information gained into the annual action plan and/or a 5-year strategic plan, including program priorities, goals, objectives, and strategies.
  6. Oversee program implementation; including work plan development, workload analysis, work distribution, and evaluating program outcomes and service delivery.
  7. Apply established public health frameworks, including social determinants of health and health equity, to develop programs that address community needs and link people to needed community based resources.
  8. Supervise program staff, including recruiting, hiring, assigning, evaluating, developing, and disciplining employees, and volunteers.
  9. Serve as liaison to local, state, and regional tobacco prevention and cessation entities.
  10. Maintain current knowledge of local, state, national and international tobacco use reduction data, needs, and best practices.
  11. Understand, interpret, and apply statutes and regulations pertaining to related assigned program areas.
  12. Oversee education and outreach efforts, including media and social marketing activities.
  13. Serve as media spokesperson on tobacco issues for BCPH.
  14. Collaborate with Community Health Leadership team to create collaborative community efforts
  15. Participates in the division leadership team and agency-wide initiatives to support and positively influence peers, the agency and the community.
  16. Complete and submit monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports.
  17. Performs related duties as required.
  18. May be reassigned in emergency situations.

Required Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.


  • Nine years of professional experience in a public health or related program, including one year in a supervisory capacity, or
  • A bachelor's degree Public Health, Nursing, Social work, Human Services or a related field plus five years of professional experience in a public health or related program, including one year in a supervisory capacity, or
  • A master's degree in public health, nursing, social work, human services, or a related field and three years of professional experience in a public health or related program, including one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Applicants must pass a criminal background and fingerprinting

  • Applicants must have a valid driver's license to be considered

  • Applicants must attach a cover letter with application

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

Supplemental Information


  • Local policy work and community-based efforts.
  • Grant management.
  • Public speaking.
  • Project design and management skills.
  • Skill in program administration and supervision.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including grant writing, public speaking, and group facilitation.
  • Experience with program evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of tobacco prevention and cessation, including knowledge of tobacco public policy, public health education principles, and effective prevention/control strategies.
  • Ability to lead and/or assist the Tobacco Task Force in Boulder County
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees, community partners and the public, demonstrating integrity, respect and collaboration.
  • Ability to publicly represent the program and the agency in a professional manner.
  • Experience in community engagement.
  • Experience in youth/adult partnerships.

Agency Expectations:
• Creating health equity, which means everyone has the opportunity to attain their highest level of health, is a guiding principle of Boulder County Public Health (BCPH). All positions within the agency are expected to work toward achieving health equity in Boulder County.
• BCPH is committed to the diversity of its staff, as well as providing culturally responsive programs and services that help to reduce health inequities in Boulder County. As such, BCPH welcomes and encourages applicants from all diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply for positions within the agency.
• BCPH aspires to conduct its work in accordance with its core values: Foster Trust; Demonstrate Respect and Compassion; Collaborate and Build Strong Teams; Be Flexible, Creative, and Innovative; Pursue and Support Personal and Professional Growth; Recognize Leadership in Everyone, and Promote Inclusion and Honor Life Experiences of Others.

Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.