Older Adult Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/11/2018

Address

1301 York Rd.
#505
Lutherville
Maryland
21093
United States

Description

General Statement of Duties: The Older Adult Project Manager will be responsible for assisting the Director of Older Adult Programs in the execution of overall program goals which include outreach and education to public and professional groups and advocacy to promote improved access to behavioral health care among older adults and their caregivers. A primary duty of this position will be the development and implementation of a program to recruit, train, develop and track a cadre of Peer Recovery Specialists to serve older adults with behavioral health needs in Baltimore County. This position will require maintenance of a website and data base and the ability to represent MHAMD and the Older Adult Program in professional networks and select meetings across Maryland. Reliable transportation, the ability to travel statewide and occasional weekend work is required.


Requirements:

  • Highly motivated and autonomous worker with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Willing to take initiative, problem solve, think creatively and contribute to a dynamic work environment
  • Able to develop, coordinate and deliver on projects with attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with confidence in presenting and representing the program across professional networks and audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task and collaborate in a team environment
  • Experience in community outreach, networking and team building
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, database programs and web applications
  • Competent to recruit, train, and manage others
  • Knowledge of aging and behavioral health issues preferred
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Maryland
  • BS or BA Degree: Masters in Gerontology or Social Work or related field preferred


Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in the development, implementation, evaluation, promotion and expansion of a new Peer Recovery Specialist training program
  • Meet grant deliverables, track outcomes, prepare reports
  • Develop and maintain excellent and responsive relationships with program partners, outside community organizations and program funders
  • Recruit, train, and track the utilization of specially trained Peer Recovery Specialists and nurture their utilization in Baltimore County
  • Provide public and professional education programs
  • Establish and nurture relationships with varied professional networks
  • Contribute, check and update content on assigned websites and pages
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Benefits

Non-exempt. Full Time. Benefits include vacation, sick, personal, floating holidays and (10) holidays, life insurance, long-term disability, pension, medical, dental and vision insurance and flexible savings account.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@mhamd.org

Send a cover letter noting your interest with salary requirement and resume to jobs@mhamd.org or mail to Attention: Susan Linkous at MHAMD, 1301 York Rd., #505, Lutherville, MD 21093. No phone calls please. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability or covered veteran status.


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