Essential Functions: The Project Manager, Medication Assisted Therapy candidate will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of various medication assisted therapy (MAT) grants for the School of Social Work Center for Behavioral Health and Justice (CBHJ). Serves as program, grant, and project liaison with center, school, university and external stakeholders in support of the project success. Essential Functions:Provide overall project management on concurrent MAT grants. Adhere to university & grant policies. Administer and monitor budget expenditures according to WSU and grant agency requirements. Utilize fundamental project management processes, methodologies, tools and techniques to ensure project success. Direct activities of MAT grants within communities across the state including coordinating CBHJ staff assigned to and/or working in collaboration with grant activities; serving as primary liaison to internal and external stakeholders; and maintaining high-level partnerships with county- and state-level officials. Serve as content expert to internal and external stakeholders for MAT initiatives including institutional- and community-based medication protocols and first responder, hospital, and jail processes. Maintain knowledge of legal, federal, and state regulations to ensure program adherence. Communicate project progress and milestones to funders, stakeholders, CBHJ staff, and others as required by the grant or requested by Associate Director or PI including written reports and presentations. Provides overall leadership and direction to staff. Sets expectations & focus, assigns duties, delegates responsibilities, evaluates activities, prepares performance appraisals & professional development plans. Provides coaching, mentoring and teaching. Manages the administrative process for assigned staff including hiring, promotions, terminations, disciplinary procedures, and salary adjustments. Provides timely communications to staff.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work or Public Health.Experience with MAT and the provision of medical services within jails/prisons, and experience in working within or navigating community systems, jail/prison systems, interfacing with law enforcement.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Program Management: Able to independently manage a variety of grants while ensuring appropriate quality control and follow-up.Supervisory Skills: Able to delegate responsibilities, support, manage and, if necessary, discipline staff.Organizational Skills: Ability to prioritize and plan work activities to meet deadlines. Ability to work effectively with established deadlines and pressure. Communication Skills: Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage a variety of relationships with various stakeholders.Interpersonal Skills: Able to build cooperative, effective relationships, facilitate communication and understanding among professionals. The ability to build consensus, anticipate problems and difficult situations, and develop workable strategies and solutions. Results oriented: Demonstrated strong skills and a track record for sustained measurement of program and project outcomes, ability to work independently and with others to achieve desired results. Knowledge of and the ability to effectively utilize project management processes, methodologies and tools.
Internal Number: 76_206904
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