This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/07/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/16/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite in San Diego and remote.
UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under direction of project Principle Investigators within the Community Psychiatry Program in the Department of Psychiatry, the Community Psychiatry Program Management Officer 3 will function as senior academic grants project manager, including oversight of daily operations, regulatory compliance, project development, employee management, finances, and HR functions of various projects. The incumbent will coordinate and manage the execution of projects, analyze data, write-up, publish and present the data, design follow-up projects, and securing funding through new grants and contracts. They will be responsible for oversight, management, and coordination of all program participants, staff, and mentors, as well as liaison with internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent will work with and supervise technical personnel, train, lead, and advise the work of trainees, post-doctoral fellows and collaborators.
Community Psychiatry Program projects focus on addressing the mental health workforce shortage needs in high needs areas San Diego County and surrounding areas, including increasing the number of providers that enter the public sector workforce, and better understanding public-sector psychiatric needs and utilization. Incumbent will create and maintain a pipeline program in San Diego County for high school and community college students from underrepresented regions and backgrounds to pursue careers in behavioral health. Incumbent will also contribute to scientific manuscripts and grants applying knowledge and understanding of the projects relating to the purpose of the community psychiatry program. Apply expertise necessary to present clear, consistent, logical scientific arguments. Publish scientific findings on peer-reviewed publications. Be responsible for writing, maintenance and adherence to safety and other protocols.
Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR an advanced degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.
Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills. Strong decision-making and ability to use independent judgement and to respond effectively to unexpected events or changes.
Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.Proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
Advanced knowledge of or experience with mental health career paths.
Experience to contribute significant original ideas, develop and plan approaches to the project, and to make important original contributions to the design and implementation of research projects, and propose modifications to the course of the studies as needed.
Advanced ability to assimilate current scientific knowledge, and draw conclusions from data and statistical analyses.
Strong computer aptitude, including experience with word processing and/or spreadsheet software and/or data analysis and database software.
Demonstrated experience in scientific writing. Extensive knowledge of appropriate reporting formats and standards.
Advanced knowledge of current and relevant granting agencies and grant opportunities.
Demonstrated ability to contribute intellectually to grant applications and reports.
Strong proven ability to take the lead on drafting and submission of abstracts, slides, and handouts posters, panels, and seminars, for departmentally provided con
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