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The Program Coordinator works for the Center for Excellence (CoE) for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC). The CoE for IECMHC is a Center funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and strives to provide training and technical assistance to states, communities, and tribal nations across the country on best practices for IECMHC. The incumbent works closely with the web developer and IT architect to build and maintain the website. In addition, s/he is responsible for monitoring, coordinating, and contributing to social media platforms for the CoE and the GUCCHD. Reporting directly to the Project Director who heads this federally funded contract, the Program Coordinator has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Works with the website development team to update and improve the website over time.
Develops a social media plan in conjunction with the Center leadership and partners and working with other GUCCHD staff to develop, and implements a coordinated social media approach, ensuring appropriate and relevant content.
Collects and analyzes data and develops written reports in collaboration with Center Directors.
Assists the Project Director in conceptualization and preparation of significant portions of report writing and grant preparation to include tracking deliverables, coordination of evaluation data, and other statistics and relevant information as required.
Participates in meetings with Center staff and partners to understand and contribute to the development of efficient processes for disseminating the products developed and providing technical assistance appropriately.
Manages sub-contracts for Center Partners and ensure that contracts, purchase orders, and invoicing of third parties are managed in accordance with University policies and procedures.
Provides overall guidance to the Program Assistant in coordination with Project Director for all tasks.
Training and Technical Assistance Coordination
Tracks and coordinates technical assistance requests, training, training products, and product deliverables to include coordinating with Center partners, project faculty, consultants and staff to ensure deliverables and trainings are completed according to the established timelines.
Works closely with the project director to monitor workflow requests from the website, ensuring all Center Partners are receiving appropriate amounts of work.
Contributes to the dissemination and/or marketing of presentations and products through electronic networks, publications, and social media as appropriate.
Conference and Meeting Planning
Works with the Project Director and Program Assistant to complete tasks related to planning conferences and meetings.
In collaboration with the Project Director, oversees all aspects of conference and meeting planning including but not limited to: budgeting, site selection, contract negotiation, participant communication and registration, invoice payment, and travel reimbursement.
Ensures compliance with University policies related to travel and meeting logistics.
Ensures contracts are executed in compliance with University policies for conferences and meetings.
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in the Human Services, Public Policy or Social Sciences fields or related field
Two to three years' experience in coordinating/managing within a service oriented organization or child health or mental health field preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem solving, and the ability to work well both collaboratively and independently
Strong organizational, management, conceptual, and analytical skills
Computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and Project Management software
Proficient in major website content management systems
Knowledge of state and community service delivery systems and current federal directions preferred
Knowledge of early childhood mental health and technical assistance preferred, but not required
This is a term position located off-campus at the Harris Building at 3300 Whitehaven Street in Washington, DC.
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