Montana State University Program Manager - SAMHSA in Bozeman, Montana
Announcement Number STAFF - VA - 21233
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Barb Allen at 406-580-4836 or email@example.com
Classification Title Program Mgr
Working Title Program Manager - SAMHSA
Brief Position Overview
The program manager is responsible for daily management of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ( SAMHSA ) opioid education grants. This position will require pro-active planning and communication skills in work with projects’ Principal Investigator; Project Director; Project Evaluator; Tribal Liaison and a variety of agencies and organizations across the state.
Position Number 4M1033
Department Administration - MSU Extension
Appointment Type Classified
Contract Term Fiscal Year
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Union Affiliation FOCUS-MFPE
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary Salary range of $17.710 to $20.895 hourly, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
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Recruitment Type Open
The program manager is responsible for daily management of the SAMHSA opioid education grants. This position will require pro-active planning and communication skills in work with projects’ Principal Investigator; Project Director; Project Evaluator; Tribal Liaison and a variety of agencies and organizations across the state. Candidates should have the ability to coordinate and manage multiple aspects of the program such as scheduling and facilitating meetings, generating reports, and managing budgets in accordance with University policies and in compliance with grant requirements. Some travel is required.
Duties and Responsibilities
Regularly meet with the Project Team for the program to ensure effective communication is continuously maintained and the project is being managed effectively.
Facilitate the implementation of all aspects of the project, including stakeholder and client communications, and reports.
Assure the program operates in compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract including federal, state and University regulations.
Coordinate plans for monitoring and evaluating the project’s’ goals, objectives, and performance.
Oversee the preparation and monitoring of the required performance reports, as well as other reports needed by federal, state, and University entities.
Plan and administer the grant’s budget and authorize all expenditures in accordance with University policies and in compliance with grant requirements.
Gather and analyze data for evaluation and improvement of programs.
Communicate project goals and objectives to the University and state communities.
Coordinate events and activities such as meetings and workshops.
Develop professional presentations for diverse audiences about project(s).
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Associate’s degree in business, social science, education discipline, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Demonstrated experience in an administrative or project management role.
Demonstrated experience in supporting program management, including coordinating program staff and activities, marketing and materials, with demonstrated competence performing entry into and accessing information from relational databases.
Demonstrated experience with personal computers using word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail such as Microsoft Office experience.
Demonstrated experience designing, writing, editing and formatting professional documents such as reports, business correspondence, spreadsheets, and brochures.
Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
Bachelor’s degree in business; social science; community health; education discipline; or related field.
Progressively responsible experience in an administrative or project management role is preferred.
Experience working collaboratively with agencies and organizations across the state.
Experience editing websites using WordPress.
The Successful Candidate Will
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of customers, (i.e. co-workers, program partners, and the general public).
Ability to organize and prioritize large volumes of work with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality, paying close attention to detail, meeting deadlines, and adapting to changing priorities while maintaining a positive and professional approach.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Must possess currently or be eligible to obtain a valid State of Montana Driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record (less than 12 point). Do NOT send a copy of the driver’s license.
Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funding.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This position has supervisory duties? No
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search
Position End Date (if temporary)
Applications will be:
Screening of applications will begin on April 27, 2021; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples (http://www.montana.edu/hr/dualcareer.html) .
Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.
Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; firstname.lastname@example.org .
In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.
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