The Associate Director will coordinate, manage, and develop Center research initiatives focusing on evidence-based practices and community partnerships in behavioral health, with a focus on children, youth, young adults, and families.
The Associate Director will develop and foster community partnerships that bridge research, practice, and policy to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals and families across the lifespan.
The Associate Director will develop a grant portfolio that will add to the growth and stability of the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships (CYFCP) and support other researchers within CYFCP in their research work.
Doctoral degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or related fields. Applicants should have direct experience in providing mental health services and a track record of coordination and management of large projects, grant writing and management, experience in program evaluation and statistical analyses, and providing training and/or technical assistance to university and/or community stakeholders. Applicants should outline relevant experiences in their cover letter.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold a clinical mental health license or are license eligible in NC.
Preferred candidates should have clinical, administrative, and/or research experience connected with the juvenile justice system and/or justice-involved youth and/or families and can document this experience within their application.
Preference will be given to candidates who have System of Care experience and can document this experience within their application.
Internal Number: 014484
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.