COSSAP Project Coordinator


Cordata is looking for a passionate COSSAP Project Coordinator that has the same values, mission and beliefs we follow. To further understand these values, our mission and beliefs please visit our about page. The COSSAP Project Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and reporting activities as part a multi-site statewide program in Ohio. The position requires strong prior experience in managing projects focused on improving health outcomes, as well as an understanding of interventions that address addiction, and opioid use disorder, specifically. Experience should include designing and implementing projects, identifying or developing standard assessment tools, coordinating activities and data across multiple sites or organizations, collaborating with researchers or program evaluators, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, as well as developing reports to share findings with internal and external stakeholder audiences. This is a three year, grant funded position, and priority will be given to candidates who have managed or evaluated grant funded projects.


  • General Project Management
    • Oversee the planning, funding, implementation and tracking of program initiatives identified in the program and authorized by Ohio’s Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS).
    • Serve as the public face and voice of the COSSAP Project and a central unifying figure for all community partners.
    • Collaborate with OCJS to facilitate a planning process, set budgets for each site, and monitor activities.
    • Plan regular communication between key project stakeholders, including OCJS and the evaluation team.
    • Assure that all relevant paperwork (i.e., MOUs, budgets, etc.) is completed and regularly updated for each site.
    • Ensure that each site has completed a work plan and meet regularly with sites to ensure progress toward the plan.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for all sites.
  • Support for Evaluation and Reporting
    • Coordinate with the evaluation team and community projects to ensure that communities collect all the data required for the evaluation.
    • Provide raw data and basic analysis to sites, evaluation team and key stakeholders as necessary.
    • Collaborate with sites to facilitate process improvement and identify training needs based on data and feedback from the evaluation.
    • With assistance from evaluation partners, participating sites and OCJS, prepare reports to meet grant requirements
  • Support for Technical Assistance and Training
    • Collaborate with sites, BJA, OCJS and the evaluation team to identify training and TA needs for individual sites and the entire cohort.
    • Plan and facilitate shared learning opportunities such as webinars, regular calls, etc.
    • Plan and implement software training for sites
    • Coordinate Technical Assistance activities with BJA as needed
    • When relevant, assist sites as they seek funding (local or other grant sources) to support or expand their work


  • An understanding of addiction, and community interventions for the opioid crisis.
  • Experience managing projects with multiple partners and stakeholders.
  • A love for data, and the ability to use it to support programmatic work.
  • An understanding of the role technology plays in supporting and improving programs.
  • Customer service skills (Hint: you must be self-driven, collaborative, organized, strategic, and quick on your feet).
  • The power to influence team members and build consensus.
  • The ability to balance competing demands and resolve conflicting needs within a project.
  • A bias towards solving problems and getting things done.
  • The ability to work with a variety of people, including data wonks, public health professionals, researchers, law enforcement officials, and industry experts.


  • Normal office environment with little exposure to dust, noise, temperature and the like
  • Travel required

Note: To protect the health of our community and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Cordata’s offices are closed and our team is working remotely. A successful candidate will be willing and able to work remotely with equipment provided by Cordata. When we re-open our offices, we expect that this role will involve travel within Ohio, and occasional out-of-state travel.

Cordata is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to Michael Brooks at