Project Coordinator

Location
Connecticut
Posted
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2019
Ref
52211BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Focus:

Designs, implements, presents and evaluates health promotion programs and provide direct supports to Latinos and Latino communities and the mental health and recovery community. Provides comprehensive administrative support for one or more projects. Coordinates a variety of activities, provides data analysis, and supports the Latino Opioid Recovery Project team. Performs duties of a recovery peer supporter/wellness coach on other grants and projects. Works with communities of people with mental illness, addiction and histories of incarceration. Develop and assist in the training and implementation of Latino peer supporters.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Serves as principal source of information to project team and impacted individuals and communities on project activities.
  • Tracks project timeline and resource allocation, performance metrics and other project related information.
  • Communicates with project team as necessary to monitor and ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Composes substantive correspondence and written material. Assists with communication of project status and other information as necessary.
  • Determines logistical needs for meetings, including developing and assembling meeting materials, arranging rooms, catering and transportation as necessary.
  • Oversees, instructs, and coordinates activities of support staff.
  • Performs duties of a recovery peer supporter/wellness coach on other project grants and programs.
  • Develop and assist in training and implementation of projects for Latino recovery related projects in collaboration with mental health, addiction, and faith-based community.
  • Supervise peer supporters.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties 

  1. Provides high level administrative support for project team. Establishes, selects, implements, and coordinates administrative procedures and systems.
  2. Serves as principal source of information to project team and impacted students, staff, and faculty on project activities.
  3. Works with a variety of project management and spreadsheet software to maintain project timeline and track resource allocation, performance metrics and other project related information
  4. Communicates with project team as necessary to monitor and ensure timely completion of deliverables. 
  5. Monitors expenditures and reconciles financial statements to ensure compliance with budgetary parameters and guidelines.
  6. Composes substantive correspondence and written material. Assists with communication of project status and other information as necessary.
  7. Determines logistical needs for meetings, including developing and assembling meeting materials, arranging rooms, catering and transportation as necessary.
  8. Oversees, instructs, and coordinates activities of support staff.
  9. May perform other duties as assigned. 

Required Education and Experience 

Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level and a high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated ability and certification as a Recovery Support Specialist in addition to education/training in recovery oriented approaches.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability to work with and share experiences with individuals with histories of addiction, mental illness, and incarceration.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Bilingual/bicultural Spanish speaking Latino/a.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Demonstrated personal first-hand lived experience of addiction, mental health, and incarceration because of program’s peer support model.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated program development and coordination ability in recovery field.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Recovery Support Specialist Certification, in addition to education/training in recovery oriented approaches.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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