Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Prevention Research and Surveillance Project Manager
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 132126
Work Location: Other
Summary of Duties: The Prevention Research and Surveillance Project Manager participates in the substance use disorder (SUD) prevention evaluation and research support for programming and service delivery. This includes planning, coordinating, interpreting, and reporting findings of research that inform the development of programming for the behavioral health system. Ongoing projects include developing, monitoring, and reporting performance indicators; and developing, implementing, and improving methods for collecting and using relevant behavioral health data. The Prevention Research and Surveillance Project Manager supports policies and services for the Substance Use Disorder Prevention & Mental Health Promotion Section of the Division of Behavioral Health Recovery (DBHR).
The work location for this position is Olympia, WA. This position will report to the DBHR representative and section supervisor.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.