John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is seeking a skilled project manager and trainer to build the capacity of health centers and other organizations to integrate substance use disorder screening and treatment into their practices and work.
JSI is a public health research and consulting firm dedicated to promoting and improving health around the world. This position is with the Health Services Division, which builds and conducts JSI’s work in the U.S. The Consultant will support a range of behavioral health projects with a primary focus on a new project referred to as the Center of Excellence (COE) for Behavioral Health Technical Assistance, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The COE for Behavioral Health provides training and technical assistance to HRSA grantees to support the integration of evidence-based, culturally and linguistically competent behavioral health services into primary care, with a specific focus on substance use disorder, including opioid use.
HRSA Center of Excellence (COE) for Behavioral Health Technical Assistance
Provide exceptional training/technical assistance (TTA) related to SUD treatment integration into primary care, which may include webinars, virtual technical assistance, practice transformation coaching, and/or serving as subject matter expert (SME) for other training/technical assistance offerings for HRSA grantees
Develop and oversee training/technical assistance plans, including curriculum planning, identifying and managing SMEs/faculty, ensuring quality of TTA, and managing budgets for TTA events
Develop written TTA materials including reports, toolkits, job aids, e-learning curriculum to advance best practices
Develop capacity of larger COE team related to research and evidence and new directions related to SUD treatment
Works to develop JSI’s portfolio of projects through proposal writing and partnership development
Participate as Project Manager or SME on other JSI projects as appropriate
US-based travel as needed.
Candidate can select placement in JSI’s Boston, MA; Denver, CO; or Berkeley, CA offices. Applicants should indicate desired office location. Please include resume and cover letter.
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Master’s degree in human services, social work, public health, or a related field; credentialing or licensing in the SUD field a plus
At least 7 years experience in the SUD field and an in-depth knowledge of treatment best practices; knowledge of integration of SUD into primary care a plus
At least 5 years experience providing training and/or technical assistance
A passion for this type of work and commitment to improving health and health equity
Demonstrated experience effectively managing and prioritizing a large number of projects and clients simultaneously with competing deadlines in a complex and fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
Excellent written, oral, and public speaking skills
Communicate effectively, respectfully, and professionally with colleagues, clients, and all other persons encountered through work
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About John Snow, Inc.
John Snow, Inc. is a public health consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals throughout the world. JSI works across a full range of public and community health, strengthening health systems to improve services - and ultimately people's health.
In the United States we work with public and private sector clients to address complex public health issues and ensure equity. We are successful because we achieve optimal results for our clients through collaborative, customized approaches and our goal of improving the health of individuals and communities, in particular underserved and vulnerable populations.
Globally, we focus on gender-sensitive development approaches that create lasting solutions to priority health and development challenges and empower communities, families and individuals to advance their own skills. Drawing on our long experience and leveraging strong partnerships across sectors, JSI shapes and advances the global public health agenda.