Purpose: To assist the Project Coordinator, Project Manager and Project Director in the implementation of the Michigan State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant to reduce the number of opioid related deaths and gaps in treatment services for OUD patients.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Organize and manage considerable workflow effectively. • Create and maintain a technical assistance toolkit for the Michigan SOR grant. • Prepare bimonthly reports on all technical assistance activities. • Prepare quarterly reports of sub- grantee progress resulting from technical assistance provided. • Prepare and proofread all correspondence, including routine letters, quarterly reports, minutes of meetings, technical material, numerical data, charts, graphs, tables and workplans. • Ensure reporting requirements for the project are met by creating reporting templates, communicating with grantees to ensure timely and accurate submission, and compiling and editing responses. • Provide technical assistance to regional Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT) Directors, Substance Use Directors (SUD), Prevention Coordinators (PC), and other programmatic staff to create materials including but not limited to best and promising practices, ch¬arts, graphs, tables, and FAQ sheets. • Find and review relevant trainings and webinars as needed. • Participate in advisory groups, workgroups, and sub-committees for the purpose of enhancing technical assistance materials. • Liaise with program specialists from the SFP 10-14, Project ASSERT, Red Project, and Motivational Interviewing programs to coordinate technical assistance. • Assist the SAPT Director, SUDs, and PCs with onsite assessment and troubleshooting of barriers to implementation. • Maintain a positive, strong, credible, professional and interpersonal relationship with all parties relevant of MPHI projects, and represent the best interest of OROSC and MPHI at all times. • Perform other duties as assigned by Project Coordinator and Project Director.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major.
Experience: At least 2 years administrative support or intern experience in a professional office environment with program implementation. Experience with community outreach, local prevention, and the provision of technical assistance is desired.
Preferred Job Qualifications • Demonstrated commitment to and experience in working with diverse populations. • Demonstrated conflict resolution experience (mediation, facilitation, etc.), including experience building relationships and understanding various group dynamics. • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to navigate political landscapes; act diplomatically while handling complex relationships and projects. • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills such as reports, proposals, professional correspondence, presentation content and materials, etc. • Strong interpersonal skills, including one-on-one support, working on a team, and interacting with a wide range of community constituents. • Demonstrated understanding of unique concerns, issues, and relationships relevant to prevention, treatment and recovery work with person with substance use disorders. • Demonstrated ability in the provision of technical assistance and consultation.
Important Skills and Characteristics: Advanced knowledge and skill level in the use of personal computers and related software applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, graphics and tables.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Job may require moderate physical effort including lifting materials and equipment of <50# and involves viewing a CRT or VDT screen 25% to 75% of the time. Standard office environment. Requires a valid vehicle operator’s license to perform duties of the position.
Travel: ~ 50% of time will require travel throughout the State of Michigan.