The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences is a multi-division department within the UNM School of Medicine. We provide excellent, innovative education to residents, medical students, and health professionals; the highest quality mental health care to the citizens of New Mexico; and pursue outstanding multidisciplinary research that helps solve important health problems.
The UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Community Behavioral Health (CBH) is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team. The mission of CBH is to address health care disparities through: health services research and evaluation; capacity building; training and workforce development; and through increasing access to quality behavioral health services that are holistic, cost-effective and provided with respect to the unique cultures and communities.
CBH is seeking a Program Coordinator to coordinate a project aimed to address the opioid crisis in New Mexico by expanding access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorders (OUDs). Duties include: assisting with project coordination, implementation and logistics, including contract development, budget monitoring, reporting and deadline adherence; coordinate project logistics and guide lower level staff as needed; manage complex scheduling; develop data collection tools, policies and procedures, as needed; provide daily support to project faculty, staff and partners; build positive relationships with external agencies and stakeholders; assist with continuing education and activity reporting as needed. This position will work closely with the project PI, clinical and non-clinical partners, and will assist with training and meeting facilitation. This position will require limited travel within New Mexico.
The qualified candidate should have in-depth knowledge of and experience with: project coordination and logistics; familiarity with behavioral health issues and human services-related programs; familiarity with substance abuse related issues; outreach and implementation; establishing and maintaining positive community relationships; scheduling meetings and events; and fiscal and administrative functions. The desired candidate for this high energy position is customer service-oriented, efficient, and able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position with funding through 4/30/19. Additional funding beyond this date may be possible. This position will require limited travel within New Mexico. We may hire multiple people for this position.
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High school diploma or GED; at least 5 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.
Demonstrated project coordination and administrative experience
Experience with substance abuse related issues
Experience providing extensive outreach and training to local and state partners
Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
Psych Community Behavioral Health (451E)
Term - Full-Time
Term End Date
This 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.
Temporary 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 Required
For Best Consideration Date
To be considered, applicants must supply: 1. Cover letter - present a summary of relevant experience and why qualified for position, specifically addressing preferred qualifications; 2. Resume; 3. Three supervisory references - only past/present supervisors who the hiring official can contact are acceptable;
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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