Fairfield University is a co-educational, comprehensive Jesuit
university with a 200-acre campus located along the scenic
shoreline community of Fairfield, CT. The University is comprised
of approximately 3,500 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students
pursuing degrees within 5 schools: The College of Arts and
Sciences, The Charles F. Dolan School of Business, The School of
Engineering, The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health
Studies, and School of Education and Human Development. As an
expression of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity, Fairfield
embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging
critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering
ethical and religious values.
School of Education & Human Development
The project coordinator will collaborate with university and
community partners to coordinate all aspects of FCHC program
(behavioral health workforce development grant) as well as manage
school-wide assessment data.
UNUSUAL WORK CONDITIONS:
Flexible work hours (M-F) and some
remote work possible.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL NEEDED:
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree in a behavioral health
A minimum of 3 years of experience working in community and/or
social service agencies is required.
Experience with data management and related software systems,
advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and other Office tools,
knowledge of data management and analysis tools.
Familiarity with behavioral health training programs and ongoing
Ability to collaborate with diverse community partners, students,
faculty, and administrators across university and community
Expertise in, and a commitment to working in underserved
communities and across diverse populations.
The successful candidate will possess strong organizational,
communication, and relationship-building skills, flexibility and
creativity in problem-solving, and must be team-oriented, maintain
confidentiality, and represent the University in a professional
SEHD Associate Dean
The project coordinator will support the following
Fairfield University Collaborates for a Healthier Connecticut
(FCHC) Behavioral Health Workforce Development HRSA Grant. The FCHC
Program will deliver enhanced education & training in
integrated, team-based care to competitively selected students in 4
masters programs at Fairfield University (MSW, MFT, CMHC, Psych NP)
who are committed to providing behavioral health services in
underserved areas. The ultimate goal is to collaborate with
community partners to improve the health/mental health care of
underserved populations in Southern CT. (60%)
Data Management, Assessment, and Program Effectiveness Needs of
Education & Behavioral Health Programs within the School of
Education & Human Development (SEHD). (40%)
The project coordinator will report to the Associate Dean and
receive day to day supervision from 2 project managers: The project
director of the FCHC program and the Associate Dean. The project
coordinator will collaborate closely with the Coordinator of
Assessment, Data & Program Effectiveness and Dean’s Office
staff. The project coordinator will be responsible for planning,
organizing, and implementing grant activities and SEHD assessment
data needs under the guidance of the project directors.
As the Project Coordinator for FCHC Program
- Develop relationships with and communicate routinely with
community partner agencies where students will be interning.
- In collaboration with the PD, develop trainings for students
and community agencies on relevant behavioral health topics,
roll-out a professional development program for grant awardees, and
coordinate student peer mentoring program
- Administratively support grant-related activities, ensuring
that activities operate within the policies and procedures of the
University, community partner, and HRSA regulations.
- Supervise and mentor a graduate assistant who will provide
ongoing support for the FCHC program
- Oversee data collection, maintenance, and retrieval of program
metrics for ongoing program monitoring and evaluation for the FCHS
Program and SEHD.
- Communicate with faculty across the 4 behavioral health
programs as well as with students, supervisors, and staff from
internship sites to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of
the program objectives; participate in regular administrative
As the Project Coordinator for School of Education & Human
Development Assessment Needs
, specific responsibilities
- Collect, organize, and prepare candidate files for
- Collect, organize, and input assessment data into multiple
- Oversee/monitor syllabus collection and key assessment
- Assist with data collection and organization for annual
reporting, including Title 2 Report Card.
This position is based at Fairfield University’s Fairfield, CT
campus and is a grant funded role.
Duties may change and/or be added at any time.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been
designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed
by employees within this classification. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees
assigned to this job.
Academic - Admin
All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory
Fairfield University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and, in this
spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of
color, Veterans, and members of historically underrepresented
groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to
all qualified individuals with a disability.
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