Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center Project Coordinator II

MCD Global Health

Posted: Monday, September 25, 2023

MCD Global Health
105 Second St., Suite 2A
Hallowell, Maine 04347

MCD Global Health is a nonprofit global health organization recognized in the United States and around the world as a leader, innovator, and trusted partner.

Our Vision & Mission:
We envision a world in which all people have access to high quality and enduring solutions to improve and maintain their health and well-being. MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide through enduring, high-quality, cost-effective, and universally accessible public health solutions.

We are looking to bring on board a Project Coordinator to provide project coordination for HRSA’s Northern Border Region Rural Behavioral Health Workforce Center (RBHWC) in Maine. In addition, the Project Coordinator will maintain and coordinate the program’s extensive network of contacts and partners, and the deliverables they produce.

The successful candidate will have excellent skills and experience coordinating projects with multiple timelines and stakeholders, and superb grasp of project tracking and communication techniques for multiple audiences. Knowledge of or experience with workforce programs, mental health and/or substance use challenges and treatments is a plus.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a diverse team focused on growing our impact in the globally in the public health field.

Job duties:

The RBHWC Project Coordinator will:

  • Collaborate and partner to facilitate online and in-person training programs, build and sustain Core Group and Network relationships and coordinate associated meetings, contribute to creation of resource repositories, and other RBHWC-related activities, including planning, organizing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating activities and partnerships.
  • Assist with design and delivery of annual work plans, contracts, and deliverables associated with RBHWC.
  • Develop and aid in development of evidence-based training resources using needs assessment findings, subject matter knowledge, and theories of learning and instructional design; provide relevant technical assistance; and maintain existing eLearning web platforms and educational content.
  • Use education/adult learning methodologies to share information, build leadership, and promote workforce capacity in behavioral health, especially the opioid and other SUD workforce.
  • Help oversee data coordinator activities.
  • Complete Project ECHO® Immersion training and additional training as requested
  • Stay abreast of and contribute to reports to funders promptly and accurately.
  • Provide technical assistance to sub-contractors and network members, and customer support to online training users, including Project ECHO and the Recovery Jobs for Beginners Workshop.
  • Monitor content updates, such as guideline changes, and ensure timely revisions to online resources.
  • Formulate outreach and marketing materials for contractors and stakeholders to use in eLearning promotion.
  • Work with the RBHWC director and MCD team to ensure the required work plan, contracts, agreements, and reporting mechanisms are in place and maintained.
  • Carry out assigned RBHWC Project Coordinator duties within the project work plan, and assist in monitoring the project budget.
  • Coordinate and participate in all team, core group, network, and regional meetings and coordinate related activities as necessary.

Job requirements

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least three (3) years of related experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to develop plain language messages about complex information
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of disseminating health education information effectively
  • Work effectively across cultures and communities (including professional and organizational cultures).
  • Skilled in applying best practices and standards for health communication, page layout, and information design
  • Effectively communicate information through public speaking, training, presentations, and/or written products.
  • Skilled in writing and developing digital content for various platforms
  • Able to direct and manage webpage development and print production projects implemented by outside contractors
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office programs, including PowerPoint
  • Able to give presentations about basic program information and to conduct trainings for a variety of audiences
  • Able to work on multiple projects consecutively while maintaining accuracy, paying attention to detail, and meeting project deadlines
  • Able to function effectively both independently and collaboratively within a team environment

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are preferred:

  • Knowledge related to public health topics, including topics such as Social Determinates of Health
  • Subject matter expertise and work experience in Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and related behavioral health topics
  • Fluent in two or more languages
  • Proficiency in Zoom and other distance technology applications that support online training
  • Experience with instructional design and eLearning platforms

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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