Title: Program Coordinator - Transforming Youth Suicide P Prevention $56,900 - $81,500 / Posted thru: 9-27-19
Employee Name: TBD
Supervisor: Jennifer DeLaCruz
Purpose: This position is responsible for coordination and implementation of the workplan for the SAMHSA-funded program Transforming Youth Suicide Prevention in Michigan, Phase 3 (TYSP-Mi3). Duties and Responsibilities: • Serve as the implementation lead for a all grant program strategies and activities d designated to be undertaken by the Michigan D Department of Health and Human Services ( (MDHHS). • Coordinate implementation actions w with the project team at the University of M Michigan. • Assure that all program activities a are carried out as planned. • Manage and perform monitoring activities for all TYSP-Mi3 subcontracts. • Develop and maintain the program b budget. • Serve as the Injury & Violence P Prevention Section (IVPS) lead regarding i internal and external communications about s suicide and suicide prevention, including r responding to requests for information. • Convene the Youth at Risk and State G Government Interdepartmental Work Groups. • Maintain regular communication with a assigned program contacts at SAMHSA. • Have primary responsibility for w writing and submitting all reports and c continuation applications to SAMHSA. • Participate in technical assistance o opportunities from SAMHSA, including c conference calls, annual national grantee m meetings, and any other related m meetings/conferences. • Provide technical assistance to c communities working on suicide prevention, a as requested. • Coordinate the annual statewide M Michigan Suicide Prevention Community T Technical Assistance meeting • Maintain the IVPS suicide prevention w webpages and be responsible for another r related social media content. • Facilitate collaborations among inte internal and external partners around issues rela related to suicide prevention.
Education: A master’s degree in public he health, social work, psychology, or related fi field. Experience: Three years of professional, post-master’s experience as a consultant in a field of public health field, preferably in the area of youth suicide prevention. Strong knowledge of project management, with the ability to use Microsoft Office products. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter; who manages time and activities efficiently; team player; a leader.
Important Skills and Characteristics:
starter; who manages time and activities eff efficiently; team player; a leader.
Important Skills and Characteristics: • Ability to accept responsibility w with minimum day to day oversight. • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. • Experience with grant-writing and r reporting. • Knowledgeable about youth suicide p prevention strategies. • Ability to establish priorities and s set goals in the context of coordinating m multiple, diverse activities. • Ability to maintain relationships with a wide variety of partners and stakeholders, including—but not limited to—local, state, and federal agency staff; contractors; non-governmental organizations; f funding agencies; and the general public. • Advanced knowledge of the principles a and practices of public health and the p principles of program planning and field c consultation. • Able to recommend solutions to p public health problems. • Familiarity with state government, i including state procedures for contracting a and reporting is preferred. • Strong computer literacy in Mi Microsoft Office programs is expected. Work Environment and Physical Requirements: May require occasional physical effort for transporting display or educational material. Requires a valid vehicle operator’s license to attend off-site meetings, conferences, and trainings. In-state travel to meetings and trainings required. Limited overnight travel, including out state travel to meetings and trainings required. Limited overnight travel, including out-of-state, is likely. This po position will be located in Lansing, Mi Michigan.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WORK OF OTHERS: No assigned responsibility. Consulting the program’s Principal Investigator, IVP Se Section Manager, and other Section staff as ne needed, the coordinator will function in independently regarding: communication and te technical assistance to partners; de development of problem solving approaches; bu budget and work plan development, review, an and recommendations for approval and mo modification; trouble shooting project and co contract management activities; do documentation and maintenance of relevant re reports, correspondence, and contracts; me meetings, appointments, and travel ar arrangements/schedule; collaboration and co communication with multiple, diverse st stakeholders.
IMPACT ON PROJECTS, SERVICES AND OPERATIONS: This position is a member of the MDHHS Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control staff and is responsible for assisting with projects as indicated. To meet the growing need for staff, support and collaboration on community-based i initiatives, this position provides the n necessary staffing for an ongoing program a and its responsibilities within the D Division.