Open Positions

Los Angeles County

Regional Director– Los Angeles County:  The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time Regional Director for its LA County-based programs focusing on preventing alcohol, tobacco and other drug-related harms using equity centric, community-level strategies. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must lead a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to regionaldirector@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Program Coordinator — Tobacco Multi-unit Housing Initiative: The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator for a program that focuses on preventing exposure to tobacco and marijuana smoke in multi-housing units and outdoor areas in the communities of Alhambra and Pico Rivera through policy change. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with divergent ideas and work styles. This at-will, grant-funded position is based out of Culver City, CA, with opportunities for extensions contingent upon funding.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to programcoordinator@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Community Engagement Coordinator — LA City — Smoke-free Multi-unit Housing Initiative (MUH): The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a part-time LA City Community Engagement Coordinator for a program that focuses on preventing exposure to tobacco and marijuana smoke in multi-housing units in Los Angeles communities through policy change. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with divergent ideas and work styles. This at-will, grant-funded position is based out of Culver City, CA, with opportunities for extensions contingent upon funding.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to communityengagement@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Community Engagement Coordinator — LA County — Tobacco Initiative:  The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time LA County Community Engagement Coordinator for a program that focuses on preventing exposure to tobacco and marijuana smoke in multi-housing units and outdoor areas in the communities of Alhambra, Montebello, Pico Rivera, and Whittier through policy change. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with divergent ideas and work styles. This at-will, grant-funded position is based out of Culver City, CA, with opportunities for extensions contingent upon funding.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to communityengagement@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Prevention Assistant — Tobacco InitiativeThe Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a part-time Prevention Assistant for a program that focuses on preventing exposure to tobacco and marijuana smoke in multi-housing units and outdoor areas in the communities of Alhambra, Montebello, Pico Rivera, and Whittier through policy change. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. This person must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. This at-will, grant-funded position is based out of Culver City, CA, with opportunities for extension contingent upon funding.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to preventionassistant@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Media Advocacy Specialist — Los Angeles County: The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time Media Advocacy Specialist for programs that focus on preventing substance use disorders and related harms using equity-centric, community-level strategies. This position requires a candidate with direct experience in traditional media: developing media plans, authoring press releases and opinion editorials, hosting media events, building media lists, and developing working relationships with editors, reporters, and assignment desks. Please do not apply if your experience is solely with social media. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. This position is based out of Culver City in Los Angeles.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to mediaspecialist@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

San Diego County

Bilingual Prevention Specialist — San Diego South Bay and Border Region:   The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time Prevention Specialist that is proficient in English and Spanish for a program that focuses on preventing substance use disorders and related harms using community-level strategies through a trauma-informed equity lens. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. This person must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. This position is based out of Mission Valley in San Diego and serves the South Bay Region of San Diego County.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to preventionspecialist@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Youth/Community Organizer – East County: The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a part-time, entry-level Youth/Community Organizer for a program that focuses on preventing substance use disorders and related harms using equity-centric community-level strategies. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. Our corporate office is based in Mission Valley in San Diego but this position will be required to work in the East Region of San Diego County.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to communityorganizer@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

San Bernardino County

Program Manager – San Bernardino County — High Desert Program:  The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a Program Manager for a program that focuses on preventing substance use disorders and related harms using equity centric community-level strategies that focus on the social determinants of health. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. This position is based out of Victorville and serves the communities of Victorville, Hesperia, Adelanto and Apple Valley.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to programmanager@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.

Community Organizer – San Bernardino County — East Valley Program: The Institute for Public Strategies (IPS) is seeking a full-time Community Organizer for a program that focuses on preventing substance use disorders and related harms using equity-centric community-level strategies that focus on the social determinants of health. This position requires a creative problem solver who can manage the details without losing sight of the big picture. The candidate must work well as part of a diverse team with varying ideas and work styles. This position is based out of San Bernardino and serves the communities of Highland, Yucaipa and Redlands.

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To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to communityorganizer@publicstrategies.org in a single PDF.