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Job Title: 5575 - Mental Health First Aid Coordinator
Job Number: 2024-00598
Organization: Pima County
Posted: 5/3/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Promotion
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tucson,  AZ   
Compensation: $52,251-62,701 annually
Position Description: Salary Grade: 11

Pay Range Hiring Range: $52,251 - $62,701 Annually Full Range: $52,251 - $73,151 Annually

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

Pima County Health Department is excited to offer an opportunity to lead a variety of impactful grant-funded programs as a Mental Health First Aid Coordinator within the Community Mental Health, Addiction, and Injury Division (CMHAi). This role focuses on vibrant community outreach, educational initiatives, and event coordination, all geared towards increasing awareness and support for mental health and substance use issues. The ideal candidate will be an experienced communicator with strong interpersonal, strategic, and problem-solving skills, capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects with finesse. This position will report directly to the CMHAi Public Health Program Manager I, placing you at the heart of our mission-driven efforts. If you are highly organized, excel in public speaking, and thrive in group facilitation, we invite you to join our team. Duties/Responsibilities As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, this classification may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class. Work assignments may vary depending on the department’s need and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.

Researches, coordinates and develops materials for use in training staff and educating clients on procedures, rules, regulations, forms, requirements and equipment for area of assignment; Assists management in the identification of training needs for staff and education for clients; Collects, compiles, prepares, updates and assembles training and presentation materials and manuals; Designs new training and education materials and/or updates materials on a regular basis; Conducts initial training/orientation for newly hired staff to increase understanding of procedures and position responsibilities; Delivers training to classes and individuals through lectures, demonstrations, exercises and workshops; Conducts continuing education to comply with changes in federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures, and to resolve specific performance deficiencies; Coordinates and investigates compliance with federal, state and/or local policies, laws and regulations and conducts quality control audits and reports on findings; Participates in the review of productivity levels for activities and staff, analyzes problem areas, identifies training needs and recommends solutions to management; Assesses implementation of policies and/or procedures and makes recommendations to management regarding changes and/or supplemental training; Provides additional training as needed, under management direction; Serves as the technical advisor for interpreting federal, state, and County policies, laws, rules and/or regulations governing are of assignment; Compiles statistical data and prepares reports for area of assignment for presentation to management and the Board of Supervisors; Develops and evaluates student surveys/assessments on training/education provided; Coordinates and maintains training/education materials, audio-visual equipment, laptops, tablets and supplies utilized for training and education; Maintains manual and computer-based documentation on training and/or education conducted, competency checklists and assessment files.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications (1) A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in, education, business, public administration, government, political science or a field applicable to the department’s operations as identified by the department head at the time of recruitment AND two years of professional experience conducting staff/client training and education.

(Relevant experience and/or education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)


(2) Four years professional experience conducting staff/client training and education.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

Minimum one (1) year experience facilitating training, public speaking, or leading group sessions or meetings. Minimum one (1) year experience coordinating and organizing projects to meet program requirements, (i.e. writing reports, meeting deadlines, working with partners/stakeholders). Minimum one (1) year direct service experience working with individuals with substance use and/or mental health disorders. Minimum three (3) years experience with PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and other electronic software and data management systems. Possess a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Trainer Certification. Selection Procedure: Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process.

Organization Description: Established in 1864, Pima County encompasses over 9000 square miles in Southern Arizona. Pima County headquarters is established in Tucson

Closing Date: 8/3/2024
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  5575 - Mental Health First Aid Coordinator
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress

Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Location: 150 W. Congress
  Tucson   AZ  85701
Contact Phone: 520-724-8028 
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How to Apply: s/4491542/mental-health-first-aid-coordinator- 5575-training-and-education-coordinator-i

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