NOW HIRING: Behavioral Health Collaborations Coordinator
This position is only open to Colorado state residents. This is a term-limited position and funding cannot be guaranteed beyond December 31, 2019.
This announcement will remain open until June 1, 2018 or when an adequate pool is identified (i.e., minimum of 25 qualified candidates).
For more information and to apply, check out the job description here.
Description of Job
The Work Unit The Violence and Injury Prevention - Mental Health Promotion (VIP-MHP) Branch exists to coordinate state and local efforts toward mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and the prevention of death and disability in Colorado due to unintentional and intentional injuries through health policy, legislation, public awareness and education, training, assessments, and intervention programs.
The Position This position works with partners across state, federal and local agencies as well as behavioral health stakeholders, health systems, public health professionals, health providers and epidemiologists to ensure coordination of activities under the project. The position provide leadership, oversight, coordination and management of activities related to mental health promotion, physical and mental health integration, and suicide prevention at the community level. Activities include the coordination and leadership of collaborative local, state and national partnerships and strategic processes. This position is responsible for: partnering with local, state and national partners on all collaborative activities and initiatives; budget and grants management; organizing and coordinating all collaborative meetings, taking notes, and coordinating any and all meeting follow-up; maintaining regular and ongoing communication with the collaborative partners at the local, state and national level; providing ongoing development, communication and leadership for all collaborative activities; providing coordination and leadership for collaborative strategic planning and implementation efforts; working closely with partners in local communities to ensure that implementation and evaluation strategies are aligned and progressing well; representing the project where appropriate at statewide and national meetings to coordinate prevention efforts across agencies; coordinating the execution and implementation of strategic priorities and implementation plans identified by local, state and national partners; coordinating the development of communication strategies and tools for disseminating priorities and activities to stakeholders statewide and nationally; serving as the lead writer of any implementation plans to be developed based on priorities and recommendations; providing leadership and consultation to highly regarded and influential professionals in suicide prevention, behavioral health, business, and other public and private disciplines; being responsible for developing, leading and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and leaders in order to organize local, state and national expertise, creating strategic plans and direction, and providing technical assistance for suicide prevention and mental health promotion; and, working collaboratively with other programs, state agencies, and non-profit and private organizations to develop and implement effective prevention strategies.