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Director - Behavioral Health Grant

Company: University of Texas Permian Basin
Location: Odessa
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Director - Behavioral Health GrantHiring DepartmentThe University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for the position of Director for our Behavioral Health Grant programSalary Range$85,000.00 depending on qualificationsEssential FunctionsThe University of Texas Permian Basin has announced a new behavioral health grant program to create a stronger workforce for the region. The Director will work with 4 academic graduate programs across three Colleges to recruit, support, and coordinate elements of BHG program. This new position will work with the communication, graduate studies, student financial aid and program stakeholders teams as well as faculty and staff to develop and implement strategic recruitment, outreach, marketing, and communication plans for the following programs: MA in Counseling, MA in School Counseling, MA in Clinical Psychology, and Master of Social Work. Under the supervision of the Provost, the Director will lead the BHG project till its closure.This position is responsible for leading, controlling, monitoring, project-related reporting on goals and objectives, and supervising its day-to-day operations. The Director will ensure that all the project objectives are achieved within the five-year project life cycle. The Director will collaborate with the other stakeholders on data and formative evaluation, adjusting project activities in conjunction with the Leadership Team, and others. The successful candidate will have significant decision-making authority and independence in prioritizing tasks, policy interpretation and will be expected to acquire familiarity with the specialized terms and practices of the university. Perform controlling, monitoring, reporting, and supervising day-to-day operations of the BHG. Work collaboratively with program coordinators, deans, and faculty along with university graduate admissions and communications teams to develop a comprehensive plan for recruitment, including long- and short-term goals and strategies. Prepare periodic reports showing progress toward meeting BHG goals including recruitment targets. Identify, recruit, and support enrollment for prospective students; conduct in-person visits; communicate by mail, email, telephone, and social media with prospective students. Create original and engaging content for all platforms including social media; maintain, update, and share social media activity. Track student success measures for students accepted in these programs. Support the scholarship selection committee, including administrative tasks of managing the process. Prepare preliminary reports for internal and external stakeholders of this program. Maintain and update college website pages and directory pages. Organize recruitment events; coordinate and represent the college at Falcon Days and other recruitment events; connect with industry partners to identify potential students and alumni. Work with Graduate Studies office to assist and identify any or all students related functions for the four behavioral health program. Maintain proper and timely communication with the stakeholders, administrative units, and academic units involved in the project. Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process. Form point of contact with the granting agency for the project and provide the required data for assessment on the progress of the project objectives. Track the progress of those project objectives and provide relevant data to the grantor. Inform the campus stakeholders in time about any shortfalls in meeting the project objectives and advise about corrective actions. Work with the graduate program coordinators, chairs and dean to maintain and manage proper advising of the project participants. Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation per each requirement with the planning and finance department. Analyze the budget trends and make recommendations for cost control and reduction for various grants. Provide detailed reports concerning the organization's progress to the funders and the UTPB leadership. Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs. Maintain records of all payments and receivables and prepare monthly records for all grant-related activities. Overview and finalize the project reports/presentations. Maintain Liaison with UTPB Advancement office for submission Answer special requests or solve problems, routing senior staff members as appropriate. Confer regularly with immediate supervisor to coordinate activities, exchange information, and resolve problems. Maintain appropriate levels of swag and leave-behind inventory.Required Qualifications1. Master's degree required in education, counseling, public administration or similar field.2. Three (3) years of experience in the areas of staff supervision; budget management; program development and evaluation; and reporting,Preferred Qualifications1. Doctoral degree2. Demonstrated work experience of increasing enrollment, retention, and graduation rates in an academic setting3. Working knowledge of Microsoft products and database systems.Additional InformationRequired Application Materials1. Cover Letter2. Resume3. List of References4. Transcripts (Preferred)5. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)Conditions of Employment1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.ScheduleGenerally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.Standard Working Conditions1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupationUniversity Benefits1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.About the UniversityThe University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S. As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas. Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment. Visit our social media sites below for more information. Thank you for your consideration in today's job market. We look forward to connecting with you more in the future.To apply, visit Copyright --2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-8691d76a851d1b4a996905d4789ea18c

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