The Missouri Institute of Mental Health (a research institute at the University of Missouri-St. Louis) has an immediate opening for a part-time Research Project Manager (20 hours per week).
Nature of Work
The Project Manager will coordinate support functions for statewide behavioral health conferences and trainings 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
Coordinate behavioral health conferences and trainings for professionals seeking continuing education for re-licensure.
Speaker selection - prepare call for presentations, invite, negotiate fees, arrange travel, gather speaker documents and handouts, prepare/execute speaker agreements, approve reimbursement & payments, send evaluations. Work with speakers to develop schedule and topics.
Arrange program facility - negotiate fees, secure space and dates and execute facility contracts.
Market programs using brochures and email; seek and secure mail lists from outside sources along with in-house database. Research accreditation requirements for social workers, psychologists and counselors (etc.,) regarding state requirements for relicensure and help develop trainings pertaining to requirements.
Learn about mental health trends and what professionals in the field working with clients should be knowledgeable of.
Manage on-site logistics, which requires some travel. Working on-site to keep training/conference running smoothly and on-time. Trouble shoot problems. Work with facility staff. Work with audio visual staff.
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. Experience in the field of behavioral health.
Master's degree in Social Work or a related field preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Exceptionally well-organized and detail-oriented
Strong communication skills
Strong writing skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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