Project Manager, Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness Grant
American Psychiatric Association
July 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Health, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The Clinical Support System for Serious Mental Illness (CSS-SMI) is a 5-year SAMHSA funded initiative to support implementation of evidence-based, person-centered pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) including those with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and recurrent major depression. The grant creates a national resource center for clinicians (physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, recovery coaches, and others) where they can receive individual consultation, evidence-based education, and access to technology to enhance service delivery.
The project manager will be responsible for tracking grant deliverables, managing timelines, coordinating outreach efforts and engagement with partner organizations, interacting with vendors, and the tracking and reporting of milestones and quality measures. This position will focus heavily on implementation of the project deliverables, while also stepping in on other grant responsibilities as needed. The position is funded annually for the duration of the granting period currently through July 2023.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure the administrative and daily operations of the grant and grant-related projects to include but not limited to the following:
Maintains detailed timelines and project plans for grant related deliverables, including those deliverables to be provided by sub-awardees and contractors.
Provides technical coordination with outreach efforts such as webinars and marketing activities.
Sets up, develops agendas for, and manages meetings and conference calls with outside groups.
Oversees data collection of user metrics of online websites
Updates/revises language on webpages
Assist in preparing bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly grant reporting.
Oversees and/or coordinates the logistics and training materials for off-site trainings.
Assist project end-users with technical questions which arise
Communicates and works closely with the other Program Manager on the grant
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS
College degree, with 3-5 years of administrative experience and/or program management
Demonstrated track-record of tracking complex organizational tasks
Familiarity with online collaboration and project management tools (examples include: Google docs, MS Teams, MS Project, Zoom). Familiarity with online database and analytics tools (SQL, Google Analytics, Salesforce) a plus.
Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Self-motivated, able to work independently, as well as in multi-disciplinary teams.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Mental health /psychiatric systems understanding a plus.
About American Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Association (APA) is the world's largest psychiatric organization, with its 37,800 U.S. and international member physicians and 240 employees. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. APA has excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401k, flexible spending accounts, and tuition assistance. The APA is located in Washington, D.C. within walking distance of the L'Enfant Plaza Metro stop.