Program Coordinator, SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/07/2018

Address

800 Maine Avenue Southwest
Washington
District of Columbia
20024
United States

Description

POSITION SUMMARY


This position provides support to daily operations of the SAMHSA-funded Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)which aims to increase workforce diversity and reduce mental health disparities. The position is funded 100% by SAMHSA. The incumbent will report directly to the Senior Program Manager,SAMHSA MFPP.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under supervision of Senior Program Manager of MFP, will conduct programs associated with the SAMHSA-funded Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant. The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Internal and external MFP-related correspondences
  • Organization of application and selection processes of MFP programs including, but not limited to, the SAMHSA-funded Minority Fellowship for psychiatry residents and four SAMHSA-funded Medical Student Grants (Annual Meeting Travel Grant, IPS Travel Grant, Summer Internship Grant, Addiction Externship Grant)
  • Expense disbursements/reimbursements associated with the grant
  • Coordination of MFP participant travel and accommodations to APA meetings
  • Organization of MFP-related activities
  • Travel arrangements of MFP Fellows and staff
  • Coordination of monthly Fellowship conference calls, selection committee calls, mid- and end-of-year evaluations, etc.
  • Development and maintenance of MFP participant rosters, listservs, and databases
  • Organization of data and materials from MFP participants
  • Gathering of material for All Fellows Newsletter
  • Participation in weekly in DDHE staff meetings and MFP related meetings at APA
  • Other duties as assigned


REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS 


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Well-developed meeting planning skills 
  • Understanding of cultural sensitivity and interest in diversity and health equity
  • Proficient writing skills, communication, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse team
  • Excellent proficiency with MS Office applications and The Internet
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet parallel deadlines

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


  • Normal demands associated with an office environment.
  • Ability to work on computer for prolonged periods, communicate with individuals by telephone, e-mail and face to face.
  • Some travel may be required.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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