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State of Montana STR/SOR Program Specialist 2 (37433) in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has a career opportunity within the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Division, Prevention Bureau. Our mission at DPHHS is to improve and protect the health, well-being, and self-reliance of all Montanans throughout every stage of their life. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. Whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience, DPHHS has the opportunity for you! This position is located in the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Division. This position oversees the treatment and recovery activities under the State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant, which seeks to increase access to medication-assisted treatment, reduce unmet treatment needs, and reduce opioid overdose related deaths. This position is responsible for leading the development of evidence-based treatment and recovery support services for both opioid and stimulant use disorders, including Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). This position will coordinate strategic initiatives with service providers, communities, and technical assistance providers in order to implement programs to fidelity, evaluate the impact of programs, and support program sustainability. /This position may be eligible for partial telework within the state of Montana. Specific conditions will be provided by the supervisor and must adhere to state policy./ * * What we can offer you The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities within the largest state agency in Montana. What you can offer us • /Knowledge of evidence-based programming for substance use disorders./ • /Knowledge of program development and quality improvement practices./ • /Knowledge of federal and state laws related to grants and contracts./ • /Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking./ • /Meet minimum qualifications:/ • /Bachelor’s degree in health science, health education, behavioral or social science, public administration, or a related field./ • /Two years of job-related experience in health programming or health education, including administration of a federal grant program./ • /Other combinations of related education and experience will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis./ For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contactShandee * * How to Apply Submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application for this position. • Resume • Cover Letter • References To be considered for any DPHHS position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. * * /This position is open until filled with frequent screening of applicants./ Title: * STR/SOR Program Specialist 2 (37433)* Location: Helena Requisition ID: 23141471