Missouri received a federal SAMSHA grant (FR-CARA), Connecting the DOTS: Drug Overdose Trust and Safety, or DOTS for short. The DOTS project will leverage existing infrastructure, tailor the evidence-based training to fit local needs and address all types of first responder audiences, enhance occupational safety, and bridge the gap in post-overdose receipt of care. Simply put, the DOTS project will "connect the dots" between overdose prevention and response initiatives across Missouri.
Nature of Work
The Project Manager will coordinate support functions for this statewide, federally-funded project to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications.
Performs a variety of assignments and analyses that impact the Program and Project Administration function
Understands key business drivers and uses this understanding to accomplish/complete programs/projects
Develops and implements programs/projects, providing guidance and oversight as necessary
Solves problems in straightforward situations
Analyzes potential solutions using technical experience, judgments and precedence, providing input and recommendations
Impacts the quality of own work and the work of others on the team, ensuring efficiency, productivity, compliance, etc.
Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations
Represents the program/project to administrators, faculty, staff and other internal or external constituents
Work closely with the Project Director and the Missouri Department of Mental Health to ensure that the scope and direction of the project activities are consistent with grant priorities
Assist with the planning, coordinating, budgeting, oversight, and documentation of all activities performed through DOTS.
Organize and attend project and subgroup team meetings; serve as a point of contact for project involvement and correspondence
Write brief project summaries and reports as requested by state and federal representatives
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Master's degree preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Possesses expanded conceptual knowledge of the Program and Project Administration function and broadens capabilities
Exceptionally well-organized and detail-oriented
Possess understanding of public-health responses to emerging drug crises - particularly the role of naloxone in opioid overdose prevention
Strong communication skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
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