Prevention Insights at the Indiana University School of Public Health Bloomington is a renowned public health organization in the United States. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana and operating entirely on extramural funding (grants and contracts), Prevention Insights provides a range of public health services that include training and technical assistance in Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mental Health, Organizational Wellness, and Workforce Development. We also provide services in Evaluation, Survey, Software Engineering, Grant Writing, Communications, External Agency Management, and Regulatory Compliance of Alcohol, Gambling, Tobacco, and Other Drugs. As the national evaluator of SAMHSA's Technology Transfer Centers, Prevention Insights works with single state agencies, technology transfer centers, prevention networks, hospitals, companies, and organizations across the country. Our SBIRT, MI, and Evaluation services have received national recognition from state and federal agencies over the past 30 years.
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Under the direction of the Executive Director of Prevention Insights, this position's primary role is to provide mid-level management and administration for the public health trainers, project managers and other staff in Unit 1 within Prevention Insights. Plans, directs, and continuously improves the operations, staff relations, fiscal responsibility, and service standards of Unit 1. Provides strategic planning for workforce development, training, and regulatory compliance services in the organization.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Engages in strategic and tactical planning for the unit's success and efficiency in coordination with the Executive Director. Oversees the accounts and payroll assigned to Unit 1, including ensuring that FTE coverage is divided in the most efficient manner possible, coordinating FTE coverage among individuals, reviewing monthly account statements, and updating payroll. Coordinates proposal writing activities for Unit 1, including the identification of appropriate RFP, RFA, and FOA documents. Externally, this position is expected to coordinate all contract negotiations for Unit 1 and foster relationships for future funding opportunities.
Performs personnel and supervisory activities, including: conducting performance reviews, empowering members of Unit 1 to utilize unique skills and talents, coordinating access to resources needed to complete projects, ensuring the unit is following proper IU procedure, setting clear expectations and standards, and providing recognition. Communicates with members of Unit 1 to keep them informed of organizational policies and goals, gives feedback to enable staff to perform well and/or to improve, and responds to concerns and questions. Advocates for staff needs, promotes ideas to improve efficiency, provides project oversight, helps develop team member's ideas, provides quality assurance of deliverables, oversees day-to-day operational needs, and assists as needed with project tasks and issues that arise.
This position is expected to perform training, project management or logistical support on grants or contracts as needed.
Master's degree in Public Health, Social Work, Education, Business, Health Care Administration, Public Affairs, or a related field and five years of work experience.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to lead groups and programs. Problem solving, analytical, mediation and conflict resolution skills. Ability to understand fiscal reports and budgets. Well developed administrative and management skills, including demonstrated ability in personnel management. Ability to lead quality improvement initiatives. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Five years of supervisory experience. Two years of experience writing, securing, and managing grants or projects.
Working Conditions / Demands
This position is not allowed to telecommute and is required to work at our Bloomington office.
This position requires prolonged intense mental concentration to manage duties on tight deadlines. Must be able to lift 10 to 20 pounds, work on a computer for several hours a day, mobilize to pick up or deliver documents, and photocopy.
501 North Morton Street, Suite 110
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4RS
Job Function: Research
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