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Youth Coordinator

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This position develops the program goals and plans for implementation for the underage drinking prevention and enforcement programs, young driver and bicycle safety programs and grants with State and local agencies. This position represents the State Highway Safety Office (SHSO) at the local, State and national levels. This position is responsible for developing grants with State and local agencies, monitoring and evaluating grant programs, and providing technical assistance to grantees. This position serves as the single State resource person for the U.S. Department Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant Program as well as serves as a Regional Coordinator for the assigned region of the State.

Duty 1
Plan and prepare the underage drinking prevention and enforcement, bicycle safety and young driver safety programs of the SHSO Highway Safety Plan based on research, national and State best practices and interaction with law enforcement and traffic safety professionals. 50% of time

Duty 2
Provide direction and oversight for grant development, implementation and evaluation for State and local agencies identified through contacts, written proposals submitted for review, and other traffic safety advocates implementing programs identified in the highway safety plan. 25% of time

Duty 3
Monitor and evaluate regional and programmatic grant programs to determine if they are impacting the problem and using resources in both an effective and cost-efficient manner on an ongoing basis. 15% of time

Duty 4
Represent the SHSO at local, State, and national meetings, conferences, workshops, training seminars, and other activities as the youth programs coordinator. This position also serves as a resource in response to requests from the general public, media and legislature on underage drinking prevention/enforcement, and young driver and bicycle safety programs. 10% of time