Managing Director, Center for Global Mental Health

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 22, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

The Department of Mental Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% FTEManaging Director, Center for Global Mental Health (GMH). The Managing Director will be responsible for a comprehensive set of activities including program operations management, research coordination, fiscal and grant management, marketing, and communications. Core competencies for this position include strong communication, program management skills, organizational skills, professionalism, and independent problem solving.

The Managing Director will plan, organize, and support the development and implementation of communications and outreach (in collaboration with the departmental communications associate), educational, training, and research programs in global mental health. The Managing Director will contribute to the coordination of global mental health research studies conducted by the Chair and affiliated DMH scientists.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

Marketing & Communications

  • Develop marketing and communications plan in collaboration with departmental Communications Associate.
  • Develop content, maintain and update website for Global Mental Health.
  • Manage Global Mental Health Program’s social media presence.
  • Compose monthly Global Mental Health Program e-newsletter and distribute to selected audiences.
  • Manage mailing list communications.
  • Coordinate outreach to build networks, partnerships, and collaborations.




Global Mental Health Planning & Operations Coordination

  • Assist with implementation of strategic planning activities.
  • Conduct landscape analyses to identify strategic areas of focus for GMH.
  • Plan and manage logistics for campus-wide meetings of global mental health researchers.
  • Plan and manage logistics for quarterly external speaker series.

Global Mental Health Education & Training Coordination

  • Assist with development of education and training content in global mental health.
  • Plan and coordinate activities of the regional global mental health lab in collaboration with faculty leads.
  • Assist with planning of global research and practice electives.
  • Support processes for course development and coordination in global mental health.
  • Plan and manage processes for periodic review of global mental health educational and training activities across the university.
  • Plan and manage processes for student/trainee engagement in global mental health educational activities, (e.g. global mental health journal club or seminar series)

Research Development & Management

  • Organize proposal development team meetings and communications.
  • Prepare Human Subjects, Facilities and Resources, Budget, Budget Justification, and References sections.
  • Coordinate acquisition of biosketches and letters of support.
  • Coordinate access to existing datasets, including development of procedures for access and utilization.



Human Resources & Supervision

  • Lead the recruitment and hiring process for graduate research assistants and program staff for the Center.
  • Liaise with Department Administrator to process graduate research assistant offer letters quarterly’ oversee set-up through department payroll.
  • Onboard newly hired graduate research assistants/research fellows.
  • Assist with faculty recruitments in the center’s area of research and practice.

Financial Management & Administration

  • Work closely with Dr. Collins and center leadership to develop budgets for projects.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting to funders.
  • Coordinate the program’s travel arrangements including airfare, lodging, transportation.
  • Process all program travel reimbursements.
  • Procure items by following department policies and procedures.
General

  • Facilitate communication through coordination of project-related meetings and calls.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Strong interest in mental health, public health, mental health needs of populations in adversity.
  • Excellent technical communications skills, both written and verbal, and ability to communicate to a range of audiences.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand, synthesize, and distill large amounts of information.
  • Ability to appropriately communicate with external partners.
  • Experience with social media and website content generation and management.
  • Experience leading/managing projects and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience with managing research or other programmatic budgets.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with demanding and/or shifting deadlines.
  • Excellent work attitude and habits including strong interpersonal skills, reliability, flexibility, self-motivated and the ability to think and work independently and as a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and critically in problem-solving and project implementation.
  • Ability to stay abreast of relevant current global mental health research, news, developments and events and keep global mental health faculty up to date and proactively engaged as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Five years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in public health.
  • Seven years related experience.
  • Strong interest in mental health, global health, mental health disparities/ equity.

Classified Title: Program Manager
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Managing Director, Center for Global Mental Health
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: Min $64,000 - Max $112,200 Annually ($95,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: ​​​​​​​Mental Health Research Projects
Personnel area: School of Public Health

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visitaccessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visithttps://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
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