School of Nursing & Health Studies - Collaborative
The Collaborative to Advance Health Services at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies seeks an outstanding senior program support coordinator whose primary role will be to serve as Project Coordinator on a one federally funded project, the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network Coordinating Office (NCO). This is position is available immediately through September 30, 2019 with an expectation that it will be renewed for an additional four years through September 1, 2023. This position is 100% funded through a contract and is contingent upon available funding. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide leadership in program and resource development. Direct national initiatives in the behavioral health field, create project and serve as for project development and completion.
Participate in and represent the Collaborative to Advance Health Services in high-level meetings for a high-visibility project. Facilitate collaboration and communication among key stakeholders, including local/state/federal government officials and across the United States.
Lead a team of experts in substance use disorder prevention to provide high-quality, appropriate training and technical assistance to build the capacity of the country to comprehensively prevent and respond to substance use disorders. The team of experts will include educators, , physicians, nurses, counselors, social workers, community outreach workers, recovery peer support professionals, and others.
Develop and oversee grant project deliverables that
Ensure objectives of sponsored projects are successfully and efficiently met within appropriate timelines.
Create and deliver presentations.
Prepare and assist in the preparation of project-related reports and grant applications.
Supervise consultants, contractors, and other team members.
Supervised by Project Directors/Principal Investigators of sponsored programs.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL QUALITIES
Must have extensive experience in leading teams and facilitating collaboration.
Must have exceptional project management skills and be detail-oriented.
Must be culturally competent, with the ability to work effectively with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
Must have awareness of the prevention and implementation science literature.
Must be innovative and creative in programming.
Must have a participatory management and planning style with the ability to motivate and inspire staff. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Must be articulate and professional in oral and written communication.
Must be able to use Microsoft Office programs proficiently. Preference is given to individuals with skills in Microsoft Project and the Penelope case management system.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Senior management and supervisory experience.
Preference is given to individuals with experience in the human services fields, especially as it relates to the prevention of substance use disorders.
Familiarity with federal policies related to behavioral health, especially substance use disorders.
Preference is given to individuals with lived experience related to the health and wellness of people with special healthcare needs that relate to the grants implemented by the Collaborative (e.g., LGBT health, women's health, behavioral health).
Full Time/Part Time
$47,476 - $65,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
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Valid driver's license and good driving record required for extended automobile travel in leased vehicle
Frequent regional and national travel required (approximately 5 out-of-state trips per month)
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