Program Coordinator II

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2024

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
Coordinate the successful completion of key deliverables as outlined in the Substance Use Deflection Initiative project in the Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence (CJ CCoE) within the Department of Psychiatry. Position responsibilities include programmatic and administrative duties.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of equity 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, commensurate with experience
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 Ohio substance use deflection initiatives. Coordinate day-to-day operations of the deflection project; Assist in devising statewide program development plans for Ohio QRT and other deflection programs; collate statewide plan and progress reports. Provide qualitative progress reports and work closely with evaluation and research staff on quantitative reports. Coordinate Project ECHO® for Ohio Quick Response Teams and similar deflection programs.
2. Communication with key partners, consultants, sub-contractors, and staff: Work closely with evaluation and research staff on maintaining accurate records of all aspects of the project, including expenses, QRT and other deflection program data, and progress of all deliverables. Work closely with key internal staff and external partners to ensure development and dissemination of regional and statewide training materials, best practice resources and other tools. Maintain clear lines of communication with sub-contracting entities, consultants, and community partners to ensure adequate progress toward project goals. Respond to and assign external and staff consultants to meet technical assistance needs. Serve as liaison between program(s) and constituents as directed.
3. Advancing Key Deliverables: Assist the Director of Substance Use Deflection Initiatives in outlining key program initiatives and forecasting for project expenses as needed. Ensure the design, coordination, maintenance and delivery of technical assistance activities, resources, and materials. Assist with promotional activities. Travel as needed to participate and provide coordination of committees, meetings, site visits, program inventory and quality improvement efforts.
4. Perform other duties as assigned
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of 2-year degree and experience required; preferably in public health, healthcare, business administration/ management or related fields.

Experience: Minimum of two to four years of related work experience in project coordination or delivery, especially substance use or criminal justice-mental health partnerships, public health initiatives or other cross-system 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 substance use treatment or prevention and consumers
  • Training, awareness, or interest in issues related to public health response to substance use, mental illness, and harm reduction
  • 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
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 the NEOMED Title IX Coordinator:

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
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