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The Department of Psychiatry in the University of Michigan Medical School is seeking an experienced, energetic, highly motivated, and organized individual to joinTRAILS (Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students), a growing school mental health research program, as a Clinical Project Coordinator.
The mission of TRAILS (https://trailstowellness.org/) is to provide more equitable and improved access to evidence-based mental health services for all students. TRAILS partners with a wide variety of community stakeholders to build capacity within K-12 schools so that their students affected by mental illnesses and mental health challenges are best supported. TRAILS provides clinical resources, training, and implementation support to educators and school or community mental health professionals with the aim of improving student health and social and educational outcomes and promoting health and healthcare equity. TRAILS has a particular focus on partnering with under-resourced communities with elevated Medicaid enrollment. Current major initiatives are centered in Michigan, Colorado, and Massachusetts.
The Clinical Project Coordinator will oversee daily operations, assist with high-level administrative tasks, and provide general support to clinical and program management teams. The Project Coordinator will work with the TRAILS clinical team, TRAILS program managers, and other team members to efficiently carry out a range of tasks.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I)Learning and working in environments designed for diversity, equity and inclusivity are necessary for TRAILS to address the vast inequities in access to evidence-based mental health care for young people of color and other marginalized populations. In addition to collaborating with faculty and staff on projects that explicitly focus on DE&I, TRAILS uses inclusive design and implementation processes in all of our work. Individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education and healthcare settings are strongly encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities, BIPOC, and individuals identifying as LGBTQIA+. For more information, please visit our website:https://trailstowellness.org/our-commitments
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide program support to the TRAILS clinical team
Assist with data collection (e.g. support for focus groups, survey development and administration, etc.)
Support data analysis and management, such as data entry, data cleaning, database management, and basic analyses
Develop, track, and communicate project timelines, objectives, and deliverables, and complete required reports summarizing progress towards these goals
Communicate and coordinate across TRAILS teams regarding clinical projects
Support TRAILS trainings and community events
Recruit community partners throughout Michigan
Coordinate and develop clinical communications for program partners (e.g. newsletter development, responding to inquiries, etc.)
Provide logistical support to TRAILS partners (e.g. troubleshooting user access to materials, ensuring user registration, etc.)
Facilitate purchasing, distribution of study incentives, honorariums, etc.
Assist with identification and review of articles, reports,and other media formats to help inform ongoing program improvement and development
Provide administrative support, including scheduling and attendance at meetings, assembly of meeting materials, note taking, and provision of written summaries,as needed
Bachelor’s degree with concentration in psychology, social work, public health, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
A minimum of one (1) current or previous experience supporting activities in research, development, clinical trials, and/or healthcare in either academic, non-profit, or for-profit organizations
Experience organizing and managing data, developing reports, and maintaining databases
Experience managing the participation and input of diverse stakeholders as part of a project or other initiative
Ability to organize and schedule tasks and appointments
Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team, and independently in a dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities
Proven ability to communicate effectively in both speech and writing
Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Suite, Google document sharing, task-sharing applications, etc.)
Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
Master’s degree with concentration in psychology, social work, public health, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
Interest in working in the area of community mental health research
Experience or familiarity with public schools or community settings particularly in large urban or rural low-resourced communities
Proficient technical writing skills for documenting database structure and content as well as writing data collection and analysis protocols
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00pm
This is not a remote position, however, due to COVID-19, the responsibilities of this role will be performed remotely until notified. Excellent benefits are available, for details, seebenefits.umich.edu/ The salary for this position will be based upon the selected candidate’s education and experience.The salary range for this position is minimum $48,310; midpoint $60,390; and maximum is $72,470
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan participates with the federal EVerify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR EVerify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the EVerify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the EVerify requirement.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 197995
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