Program Coordinator II

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Program Coordinator II

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Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Program Coordinator II
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health (OPCSMH) is currently searching for a new Program Coordinator II. The Program Coordinator II is a full-time, bachelor’s level, non-student facing position in the Department of Psychiatry here at NEOMED. This position coordinates the successful completion of deliverables, activities, and initiatives for the Ohio Program for Campus Safety & Mental Health and involves both programmatic and administrative duties. The Program Coordinator provides coordination and management of the Campus-Community Collaborative Grants and Ohio Wellness Campus-Collaborative Initiative, communication with our key partners (including staff, consultants, and sub-contractors), and assists the Director of the OPCSMH with campus suicide prevention related projects and mental health awareness initiatives. This is a state-wide program and position which will work with a variety of college and university campus leadership in Ohio. This position does not require direct service-related or teaching provisions to students. They will work closely with all of the staff of the OPCSMH.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 7
Starting Salary Range: $41,156 – $48,701
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace (Up to two days remote after 6 months; Policy Number: 3349-7-151)
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1. Coordination:

Coordinate, promote, and support key initiatives and program development activities for campus-community programs. Manage day-to-day operations of the Ohio Wellness Campus Collaborative and other projects; act for and make decisions in Ohio Program for Campus Safety and Mental Health Director’s absence within prescribed limits of authority and specific to assigned projects. Assist in devising specific program development plans for OWCC and other programs; collate statewide plan and progress reports. Provide qualitative progress reports and work closely with OPCSMH Dissemination Coordinator on quantitative reports.

2. Communication with key partners, consultants, sub-contractors, and staff:

Work closely with the OPCSMH Dissemination Coordinator on maintaining accurate records of all aspects of projects, including expenses, grantee, and co-director rosters, project data, and progress of all deliverables. Work closely with the OPSMH Dissemination Coordinator to ensure development and delivery of regional and statewide training modules and workshops. Maintain clear lines of communication with sub-contracting entities, consultants, and community partners to ensure technical assistance needs are adequately recorded. Respond to and assign external and staff consultants to meet technical assistance needs. Serve as liaison between program(s) and constituents as directed, including conducting routine check-in conference calls with OPCSMH Campus-Community Collaborative Grantees.

3. Manage and oversee key OPCSH events

Work closely with the OPCSMH Dissemination Coordinator to coordinate training and stakeholder events for conferences, workshops, and regional suicide prevention trainings. Assist the OPCSMH Director with planning and developing initiatives and projects that align with the centers’ mission of mental health promotion, suicide prevention and safety. Assist with development of materials, including reports, scholarly articles, presentations, and website content.

4. Advancing Key Deliverables:

Ensure the design, coordination, accountability, and delivery of mini grants to campus-community partners. Travel as needed to participate and provide oversight of committees, meetings, trainings, and workshops. Participate on statewide suicide prevention and other committees as assigned.

5. Perform other duties as assigned
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree required
Experience: Minimum of two to four years of related work experience in project coordination, especially campus-community partnerships, suicide prevention or other campus mental health collaboration programs.

Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite – required.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • High professional standards and integrity and commitment to excellence
  • Experience with mental health consumers
  • Training, awareness, or interest in issues related to mental illness, the mental health treatment system and criminal justice
  • Ability to work independently to move projects forward
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and work with individuals/groups with diverse educational philosophies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willing to travel as required

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree preferred in public health, social work, healthcare, business administration/ management or related fields.
Experience in higher education environment preferred.
One or more years supervision experience preferred.
Certificates/Training: Evidence of completion of QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) and/or other suicide prevention training strongly preferred.
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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