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SAMHSA Project Manager (Grant Position)

Company: Navajo Technical University
Location: Crownpoint
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: The position is responsible for managing the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Garrett Lee Smith Suicide Prevention grant and implementing a program for suicide prevention for the student population at NTU. The position will coordinate program services and activities including training, communication, and information dissemination. The position reports to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collaborating and coordinating with all grant partners, including contracted vendors and community partnersContinuous monitoring and coordination of all grant activities Provide management and oversight of the project budget Provide oversight and management of all federal reporting requirements; including but not limited to, continuation applications, carry-over requests, quarterly reports, semi-annual reports, annual reports, and no-cost extension requestsPartnership development with health serving agencies within the Navajo NationDevelopment of marketing and informational brochuresCoordinate of monthly grant meetings and federal callsCoordinate with the project team to ensure that all data and indicators are collected, reported, monitored and submitted to the federal SAMHSA's Performance Accountability and Reporting SystemMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in psychology,
  • social work, education, public health, or closely related field
  • Experience equivalent to five or more years of full-time professional work in a setting using suicide prevention methods such as mental health and/or substance use disorder programs, school social work, crisis intervention, etc.
  • Working knowledge of suicide prevention research
  • Demonstrated proficiency in grant management, public speaking, group facilitation, training, prevention program development, prevention evaluation, strategic planning and implementation, and data compilation
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, team-building skills, and attention to detailValid and clean state driver's license.Must be able to pass a background check, with NO prior convictions of any felonies and no history of child abuse and/or neglect.The Navajo Nation Preference in Employment Act applies to all hiring, promotions or transfers of individuals into this position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    Manage a detailed project schedule and adhere to deadlines. Track project costs in order to meet budget.Serve as a point of contact for the project staff to ensure that the project actions align with goals and are completed on schedule.Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress.Measure project performance and identify areas for improvement.Create and maintain relationships with community partners. Coordinate and attend monthly project events for students and faculty.Write and submit quarterly, mid-annual, and annual reports.Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.Knowledge of the field of study.Knowledge of techniques and practices in the field.Knowledge of University policies and procedures.Skill in operating computers, computer software, and office machinery.Ability to write reports and business correspondence.Ability to organize and express ideas, give directions, and organize data in a logical sequence to describe a process.Ability to present materials effectively.Ability to manage interpersonal conflict situations requiring tact, diplomacy, and discretion.Ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.Ability to communicate effectively in the Navajo and English language.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently sits stands, walks, bends, stoops, and squats. Uses hands for the dexterity of motion, and repetitive movement of both hands.The employee must occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT
    Work is typically performed within an office setting.Tight time constraints and multiple demands are common. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.

Keywords: Navajo Technical University, Rio Rancho , SAMHSA Project Manager (Grant Position), Executive , Crownpoint, New Mexico

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