Job Description

Program Specialist

Requisition IDreq6278
Working TitleCommunity Behavioral Health Program Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH), within the broader Department of Psychiatry, is seeking a self-motivated individual to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team. The mission of CBH is to address behavioral health care disparities through: health services research and evaluation; training and workforce development; and through increasing access to quality behavioral health services that are holistic, cost-effective and provided with respect to unique cultures and communities.

CBH is seeking a Program Specialist to help oversee and train our Division’s Research Team. This position will serve in a leadership role on the Division’s Research Team, and will provide research guidance and training to approximately fifty faculty and staff working across approximately twenty-five community-based and clinical research projects. Specific duties include: assist with research team meeting facilitation, and responsible for team training and compliance; oversee and produce Division human research and regulatory submissions, including quality assurance and HRPO communications; responsible for program databases, metrics, tracking systems, scheduling and logistics tools; responsible for programmatic administrative activities and fiscal management, including managing merchandise cards; assist with central data management services and data systems; responsible for regular assistance on research grant submissions and components, to include but not limited to: budgets, budget and project narratives, letters of support, and biosketches; assist with information dissemination and report writing; serve as a Division representative for State research and training initiatives; provide presentations and training to large audiences of diverse internal and external constituents; guide program development, implementation and evaluation; and more.

This is a high-energy position with tremendous responsibility that requires: programmatic vision; integrity and professionalism; the ability to see the big picture and attend to smaller details; resourcefulness, responsiveness and flexibility; superb organizational and communication/ relationship building skills. This position requires both independent and team work, and minimal in-state travel. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Must have extensive regulatory experience, including experience with Click IRB
* Demonstrated interviewing experience with community-based participatory and clinical research
* Extensive knowledge of research compliance issues
* Extensive experience with grant submissions and preparation, including budgets
* Leadership experience

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPsych Community Behavioral Health (451E)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date07/04/2019
StatusExempt
Pay$2,986.30 - $4,478.93 (Monthly)
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date
Application InstructionsTo be considered, applicants must supply 1. Cover letter - present a summary of relevant experience and why qualified for the position, specifically addressing preferred qualifications; 2. Resume; 3. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable;

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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