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HJF is seeking a Regional Coordinator (Remote) to support the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) within the Uniformed Services University of the Health Science (USUHS) located in Rockville, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CDP and USUHS.
The incumbent will assist with activities related to the expansion of the Star Behavioral Health Providers Program (SBHP) to several new states. The CDP has the mission to train military and civilian behavioral health providers and other health professionals to provide high quality deployment-related behavioral health services to military personnel and their families. The SBHP Program targets community providers serving the military population with an emphasis on members of the National Guard in select states.
Each Regional Coordinator will be an experienced project coordinator who will provide a wide range of coordination, organizational, administrative and training-related duties in managing the development of the SBHP Program in a designated region of states. This position requires up to 40% of travel time, which means the ability to travel as much as twice a month for 4 days at a time to training sites across the U.S.
- Assists the SBHP Program Associate with the launch of SBHP in multiple new states and ensures a regional approach in the SBHP expansion efforts.
- Works closely with the CDP Training and Education Directorate to coordinate all aspects of the SBHP program in the respective states.
- Collaborates with other Regional Coordinators in the SBHP expansion efforts.
- Coordinates SBHP launch activities with the National Guard, the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, and state organizations/groups.
- Works closely with National Guard personnel including National Guard Tier One instructors and National Guard Behavioral Health Officers to promote and implement SBHP in the respective states as well as to facilitate relationship building and bridging communication between the civilian and National Guard communities.
- Supports new states in providing face-to-face in-person and online Tier One, Two & Three workshops including coordinating and acting as point of contact for workshops (e.g., attends trainings and handles registration, sign-in, welcomes, provider questions, etc.).
- Collaborates with the CDP Event Venue Coordinator to help position Tier One, Two & Three workshops in strategic geographic areas of the respective states as well as to set up online Tier One, Two & Three workshops.
- Attends the Train-the-Trainer workshop and presents at Tier One workshops.
- Recruits and engages providers from all parts of the respective states to join SBHP and coordinates their participation in face-to-face and online workshops for the respective states.
- Recruits local Tier One instructors as well as local military-connected individuals who can share their military/deployment experiences at Tier One workshops for the experiential component.
- Supports tasks to ensure each training event covers continuing education credits for participants.
- Works closely with MFRI to learn how to use the SalesForce platform. Incumbent will be responsible for managing the SBHP provider registry (e.g., adds providers to the registry, updates training completion and performs licensure checks) and for maintaining and updating the SBHP website for the respective states using SalesForce.
- Ensures overall SBHP program fidelity within the respective states including performing fidelity checks (observations) at Tier One workshops through use of a fidelity checklist.
- Coordinates all logistics with MFRI related to ensuring data collection at trainings including pre/post survey completion at each event. This includes mailing completed pre/post surveys to MFRI.
- Provides community education about SBHP in the respective states including educating military members, veterans and families about the SBHP registry.
- Drafts marketing materials and performs marketing mailings and campaigns. This requires regularly updating flyers with scheduled workshops and distributing them electronically on a monthly and as-needed basis. It also requires working with CDP’s Communications Specialist to get permission in advance to send out announcements and flyers via Mailchimp, ensuring adherence to the CAN-SPAM Act, which gives recipients of commercial emails the right to opt out of future marketing emails.
- Works with CDP’s Communications Specialist and Social Media Coordinator to post information, flyers, and blurbs about SBHP on CDP’s social media outlets.
- Performs other marketing activities under the supervision of the SBHP Program Associate.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent coordination and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with the National Guard and diverse groups of providers and to deliver educational trainings and program overviews. He or she must have excellent organizational and administrative skills as well as skills to manage the database of providers and maintain and update the registry on the program website. Travel is required in this position and may account for up to 40% of annual time.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree; military background or experience is preferred.
Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0-2 years of experience required.
Physical Capabilities: Requires walking, standing, lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. and sitting.
Work Environment: Office setting; candidates are eligible to telework but will need to be on location for trainings.
Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and 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 protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.