The Project Coordinator, MacArthur SJC Grant will manage the day-to-day administration of the project in coordination with Cook County Health (CCH), Behavioral Health Providers and Justice Stakeholders to effectively implement the Deflection and Diversion Strategy. This is a grant funded position.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Manages and monitors the implementation of the Deflection and Diversion Strategy.
Convenes and manages the Deflection and Diversion Work Group.
Prepares reporting on project activities and development of contracts for review and approval of leadership.
Identifies the needs of the community, including collecting and analyzing administrative data.
Works with project staff to design an appropriate outreach and prevention strategy based on data.
Monitors expenditures by quarter and ensures the budget is adhered to.
Works to ensure all project vouchers and expenditures are submitted in a timely manner.
Designs and manages data collection system to meet the requirements of the funding.
Collaborating with participating provider organizations and other project stakeholders to ensure timely required data submissions.
Provides monthly updates regarding progress on key milestones to the Steering Committee.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in human service administration, public health, social work, mental health or substance abuse counseling is required (Must provide official college/university transcripts at time of interview)
Three (3) years of experience in administration of grant management is required
Knowledge of Mental Health (MH) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) recovery providers in Cook County is required
Experience in the coordination or management of multi-agency, cross-systems human service or behavioral health initiatives is required
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required (A test to validate advance proficiency may be administered.)
Must be able to travel throughout Cook County and participate in offsite meetings is required
Five (5) years of experience in administration of grant management is preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Thorough knowledge of project management techniques including experience with planning and tracking scope, time and budget associate with the project.
Knowledge of justice system stakeholders and priorities.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work, and meet firm deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to organize effective, productive meetings.
Ability to perform a quality review of materials for accuracy before distribution to stakeholders, funding agencies.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
* Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
* Basic Term Life Insurance
* Pension Plan
* Deferred Compensation Program
* Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
* You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER