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Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training (BHWET) Grant Program Manager, College of Health

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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The University of Montana invites applications for a part-time 0.50 FTE Program Manager for the Behavioral Health Workforce Education & Training HRSA Grant within the Western MT AHEC. The BHWET grant is a joint project between the University of Montana and Montana State University which seeks to place teams of graduate students in their final years in clinical rotations in rural primary care settings. The emphasis is to connect students with underserved populations who have little access to behavioral health services, while simultaneously training students in youth and adolescent behavioral health.

This position requires a high degree of initiative, along with strong and creative problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work as part of a team. The BHWET Grant and Behavioral Health Training Program Manager will also need to work extremely well with health professions faculty, healthcare professionals, and hospital & school administration to strengthen internal and external community engagement as well as academic enrichment in integrated behavioral health.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a record in maintaining and monitoring activities to ensure the grant project timeline is on track, including: student applications, onboarding, training, grant reports, student meetings, events, etc. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and facilitate communication between faculty, students and providers/employers regarding the development of behavioral health services and trainings at hospitals, clinics, and schools in the western region of the state.

Other responsibilities for the BHWET Grant and Behavioral Health Training Program Manager include, but are not limited to: develop and lead weekly & monthly meetings, coordinate annual trainings and site visits, tracking student requirements, assist with federal reporting, assist program evaluator, and serve as the central contact for all program participants.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its essential values of innovation and creativity, impact, openness, and partnership [1] .

Position Details:
  • Position is part-time, 0.50 FTE, Letter of Appointment and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, and wellness program
  • Hourly position at $24.038 - $26.442/hr commensurate with qualifications, and overtime-eligible
Required Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with managing projects
  • Experience with grants and/or other extramural funding
  • Experience with speaking to groups
  • Experience with managing groups of people
  • Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project monitoring and implementation skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to manage projects and people
  • Ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases
  • Ability to prioritize and self-direct work flow
  • Skills in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software
  • Skills to collaborate with community and employer partners
  • Experience developing project timelines
  • Experience managing various computer programs and databases
  • Experience managing projects and people
Preferred Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Master’s degree
  • Experience with Montana’s behavioral health climate and educational offerings
  • Experience with HRSA federal reporting guidelines
Western Montana Area Health Education Center (WMT AHEC) is one of five regional Area Health Education Centers in Montana (plus the main office in Bozeman), located in Missoula, MT at the Missoula College Riverside campus. WMT-AHEC is a grant-funded, not-for-profit organization committed to making quality healthcare and health science education more accessible to rural Montanans.

How to Apply:

Priority Application Review: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by 11:59 pm (Mountain Standard Time)

Application review will begin on 5/12/2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following to the UM Jobs website:
  • Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required skills for the position
  • Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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