University of North Carolina at Greensboro-Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships
The Project Manager manages the overall scope of work for the pilot program. The PM will work closely with other NC DMH/DD/SAS Child Team members, LME-MCOs, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure timeframes are met and outputs are delivered. The PM identifies implementation barriers as they arise and works with the state team to find timely solutions. This position will be stationed in Raleigh. Major functions of the position include the following:
State Office (50%)
Oversees the development of the training plan for all tiers of case management/care coordination.
Develops and monitors scope of work and facilitates contracts for all training vendors.
• Convenes application review committee and facilitates review of applications for additional sites in FY18.
Develops allocation letter(s) for selected LME-MCO(s) with scope of work and timelines.
Monitors evaluation contract to ensure tracking of 1) outcomes, 2) system changes, and 3) return on investment and the development of accessible progress reports.
Elicits assistance from state level agencies when local teams face challenges in coordinating care that cannot be resolved on the local level.
Prepare for scaling up with additional sites by revising protocols, procedures, and training based on continuous quality improvement process.
On-Site Work (30%)
Convenes local work group (or connects with existing group) of LME-MCO, provider, juvenile justice, and social services to collect or review baseline data on flow of young people through both juvenile justice and child welfare systems. This work group will develop/revise protocols to improve flow of children through the system and work through challenges through a continuous quality improvement process.
Consults with implementation science experts and assists local team to use implementation science to support the pilot.
Supports local team in sharing successes and needs of pilot project with local cross-systems groups.
Coordinates with LME-MCO for training space and other logistics for the training.
Works with the Center for Child and Family Health to develop training and certification process for supervisors on trauma informed assessments.
Works with Center for Child and Family Health as they convene an expert panel to develop protocol and training plan for assessments for youth with problematic sexual behavior.
Coordinates with DMH/DD/SAS and DMA staff in the development of a wraparound service definition.
Coordinates with DMH/DD/SAS staff to connect training and technical assistance resources to other DMH/DD/SAS initiatives as is feasible and relevant without compromising this pilot project’s success.
Coordinates with Wraparound Implementation Specialists to support training and certification of wraparound team
To learn more or to apply to this position you must visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and view position #014313.
Required Education and Experience
Education: Master’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Public Health, or a related field of expertise.
Experience: Three (3) years of related experience working in behavioral health, public health, or related human service field with at least two (2) years’ experience of overall responsibility for project management, coordination, and implementation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of child serving systems including child welfare, juvenile justice, and mental health.
Effective project management skills including setting goals and timelines; evaluating and monitoring progress; and engagement with multiple stakeholders in order to gain and maintain their focus on project over time.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work cooperatively by demonstrating professional, ethical, and respectful behavior.
Uses data to problem-solve and develop a continuous quality improvement process across systems.
Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills
Ability to manage conflict and works well with diverse workforce.
Approachable, calm style encourages open communication across stakeholders.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Busi...ness; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.