Program Coordinator - 10927BR

Program Coordinator

Department: 
Counseling/Psych Svcs
Location/Division: 
Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This Program Coordinator position is within the Clinical Service of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Counseling & Psychological Services is comprised of two units, the Clinical Service and Testing Service. CAPS is a unit within Student Affairs at the University of Kansas.

General Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the implementation of work plans and timely attainment of grant objectives for the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant (SAMHSA No. 62485), including provision of expertise for the development of same.

This position will:
  • Provide guidance to program Director on SAMHSA grant program requirements and expectations.
  • Respond to requests from SAMHSA Grant Project Officers and related SAMHSA personnel for information, data and compliance updates as directed.
  • Coordinate with and provide technical guidance, consultation and related support to the Advisory Council members, including campus policy review, training, awareness campaigns and other events.
  • Assist with development and performance of a university-wide needs assessment to collect information on current level of awareness, attitudes, and perceptions of suicide prevention gaps and barriers on campus, particularly related to groups at high risk.
  • Coordinate and provide on campus trainings to students, faculty and advisors
  • Collaborate with the Evaluator for the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data necessary for routine reporting and project evaluation.
  • Regularly submit required information on federal evaluation websites.
  • Write, edit and present comprehensive program reports.

Job Description

25% Coordinate and provide on campus trainings to students, faculty and advisors.

25% Coordinate with and provide technical guidance, consultation and related support to the Advisory Council members, including campus policy review, training, awareness campaigns and other events.

20% Assist with development and performance of a university-wide needs assessment to collect information on current level of awareness, attitudes, and perceptions of suicide prevention gaps and barriers on campus, particularly related to groups at high risk.

5% Provide guidance to program Director on SAMHSA grant program requirements and expectations.

5% Respond to requests from SAMHSA Grant Project Officers and related SAMHSA personnel for information, data and compliance updates as directed.

5% Collaborate with the Evaluator for the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data necessary for routine reporting and project evaluation.

5% Regularly submit required information on federal evaluation websites.

5% Write, edit and present comprehensive program reports.

5% Carries out other responsibilities related to the Grant not specified above as requested by the Principal Investigator.

Required Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in public or health service administration, human services or related degree, plus 3 years related experience.
  2. Experience with federal grant administration.
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
  4. Experience collaborating with partners and constituents to accomplish projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Training in suicide prevention and intervention.
  2. Experience providing public presentations and trainings.
  3. Experience creating training materials and informational materials.
  4. Knowledge of the principles and methods used in the collection, analysis and presentation of statistical, economic, health and administrative data.
  5. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively on interdisciplinary team, to take initiative, and to be flexible in response to developing demands and challenges of the position.
  6. Ability to work effectively, prioritize duties, and follow directions with minimum supervision.

Additional Candidate Instructions

In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position:

 

1. A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.

2. Resume or curriculum vitae.

3. Contact information for three professional references.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. First review of applications begins February 15, 2018.

Application deadline has been extended to March 16th.

Contact Information to Applicants

Heather Frost
hfrost@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

45,000

Application Review Begins

16-Feb-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
10927BR
Department:
Counseling/Psych Svcs
Location/Division:
Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
16-Feb-2018
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