Prevention Education Supervisor

Job Closing: Sep 25, 2019

Division: Health Services, Alcohol/Chemical Dependency Prevention (A/CDP)

Job Code: 11-9151

Salary Range: $37,356.80 to 71,344.00 ($17.96 to 34.30)

Status: Full-time, permanent, non-exempt

Summary: To work in conjunction with the A/CDP Prevention Program Coordinator in the development and implementation of the Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program's Prevention Component of the Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Supervise the Prevention Education Program staff; Follow proper procedures and compliance requirements of the NYS OASAS Prevention Grant, Federal SAMHSA Drug Free Community and Native Connections Grants and SRMT Health Services Personnel Manual.
  • Responsible for the proper data entry of all grant-related data i.e. WITNYS (NYS data reporting system), the Indian Health Services RMPS system, and Federal SAMHSA reporting requirements.
  • Promote and work in a team based setting to meet program goals.
  • Coordinate the Prevention Needs Survey that identifies community needs.
  • Responsible for implementing procedures for prevention education activities in the local school systems, community, businesses, workplace and with parents.
  • Facilitate Prevention school curriculum and activities, when needed.
  • To monitor the Adolescent Education Component, check files and other necessary forms for completeness.
  • Partake in the facilitation of the Akwesasne Coalition for Community Empowerment meetings and communicate effectively to promote the group collaboration and implementation of community prevention strategies.
  • Ensure grant activity compliance for the Federal SAMHSA Drug Free Community and Native Connections project periods.
  • Provide operational insight to the Prevention Program Coordinator for the development of the annual Prevention Budgets (NYS OASAS, Salmon River Central School Prevention activities, Tribal General Fund Enhancement and Third Party Supplement, SAMHSA Drug Free Community and Native Connections grant funding}.
  • Provide supervision to Prevention Education Program staff members and make recommendations to the Prevention Program Coordinator regarding training initiatives, job performance, prevention scope of work, program activities and disciplinary actions.
  • Responsible for training and preparing Prevention Education Program staff for obtaining NYS OASAS professional certification and monitor re-credentialing process for credentialed employees.
  • Supervise and guide all interns and volunteers involved with A/CDP Prevention Component.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly, and annual benchmark reports to the A/CDP Prevention Coordinator.
  • Initiate purchase orders for spending grant funding for approval.
  • Attend all committee meetings and staff meetings as a representative of the A/CDP Prevention Program.
  • To perform other duties as may arise.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for the direct supervision of NCDP Prevention Educators and the SAMHSA Native Connections Grant Coordinator.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information maintained within the office, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

Must have a thorough understanding of the disease concept of alcoholism, and how the disease affects the family and Native American communities in general. Must have a strong understanding of the 12 step based treatment process and prevention strategies. Must have two years of sobriety for a recovering person. Must not abuse alcohol and/or any other drug for a non-recovering person.

Education and/or Experience: Have at least an Associate's Degree in Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency or related field, with one-year supervisory experience. Preferred at least two years' experience in the provision of alcoholism/chemical dependency field. Being a "qualified health professional" is an asset. Qualified health professionals include: Credentialed Prevention Specialist (NYS OASAS CPS), Certified Alcoholism Substance Abuse Counselor (NYS OASAS CASAC), Certified Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Professional Nurse, Rehabilitation Counselor, Therapeutic Recreational Specialist and Family Therapist. Must maintain credential.

Other Skills and Abilities: Strong listening, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills. Possess individual and group counseling skills. Knowledge of computer applications is preferred. Work in a team based setting.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.