Are you someone with experience in administering contracts, state grant funding, and program development and evaluation? Do you feel you can work as a consultant on the administrative, policy, programmatic and management aspects of state funded grants? Health Systems Division needs someone to work with State Opioid Response Grant program and wants you to apply!
What you will do!
You will monitor grant budget and monitor deliverables by contractors!
You will provide coordination and oversight to a broad range of publicly funded substance abuse services and supports for adults with substance use disorders!
You will assist the grant administrator by serving as liaison to coordinate efforts and facilitate group discussions with other state agencies and contractors!
You will focus on planning, policy and program development, system performance and implementation of specialized programs serving specific populations!
You will research current trends in substance use disorder services related to agency operations, formulate policies and suggest legislative changes to support philosophy or changes in practice!
What’s in it for you?
We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and four years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.
· OR; Any combination of experience and education equivalent to seven years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.
· Experience in advancing health equity, addressing systemic health disparities, and collaborating with diverse, vulnerable and underrepresented populations.
· Good understanding of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)’s role in healthcare policy and collaboration with states.
· Process skills- facilitation, problem solving, analysis, collaborating, stakeholder management.
· Strong project management skills.
· Creates partnerships with colleagues to generate new ideas.
· Strong analytical skills.
· Responsiveness and problem-solving skills.
· Adaptability, innovation, results and teamwork-orientated at all levels of the organization with the ability to influence others to move towards consensus.
· Must have strong written and verbal communications skills to plan and executive effective communication with contractors, stakeholders, and federal partners.
· Computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio.
· Understanding of data driven assessments and operational metrics.