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The Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy (PBHJP) is an educational training center dedicated to coordinate the operation of legislative systems reform and behavioral interventions for justice-involved youth. The division has extensive involvement with juvenile justice professionals, legislators and staff, councilmembers and staff, judges, prosecutors/defenders/attorneys and advocates, schedule and monitor program activities to determine consistency with program goals.
The Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy (PBHJP) currently has an outstanding opportunity for a PROGRAM COORDINATOR.
The Program Coordinator will provide high level coordination and support for PBHJP's Juvenile Justice Program. This position will be independently responsible for managing the administrative aspects of this program including high level report and publication creation, maintaining and tracking deliverables and invoicing, coordinating and processing proposals as well as preparation and submission, and monitoring program activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate national juvenile justice reform policies, analyze current local juvenile justice practices, write proposals, and compile data and research findings.
Develop, coordinate and execute legislative work plans, media relations & communications plans and community engagement plans.
Coordinate with partners and stakeholders to develop and implement diversion interventions for system involved youth; contribute to the development of behavioral health response and training of street outreach workers.
Coordinate program development of community based and culturally responsive alternatives to detention for youth with behavioral health needs; liaise with community mentors, advocates and providers.
Coordinate development and implementation of behavioral health interventions in juvenile justice settings.
Confer regularly with representatives of off-campus organizations; provide information and advice to partners, program participants and the public regarding program content, policies, activities and outcomes.
Attend meetings and/or conferences as program representative.
Use word processing, graphics, statistical, spreadsheet and/or data base software.
Provide complex administrative leadership in support including development of administrative scope of work, timelines, and deliverables.
Monitor project activities and compose reports of expenditures and projections. Exercise independent judgment to ensure adherence to federal regulations, state regulations and University of Washington policies and procedures.
Create and coordinate the production of professional quality reports, fact sheets, conference programs, and other documents. Develop and maintain production and report standards for program consistency. This includes editing and composing drafts, assisting in the preparation of visual aids for presentations.
Provide coordination and support for meetings including equipment setup, preparation of participant materials including handouts, taking meeting minutes, coordinating room reservations, conference call numbers, and catering. Includes contact with other meeting participants to obtain handouts, slides, etc., as needed.
Establish hard copy and electronic filing systems.
Provide expert level word processing using MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher) and Adobe Acrobat.
Perform related duties as required.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in a healthcare or research setting.
Expertise with MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
Ability to prioritize, to work independently, and to meet deadlines.
Bachelor's degree and experience providing support in an academic environment.
Experience preparing and submitting manuscripts manually and electronically.
Experience creating reports and publication with complex graphics, figures and tables.
Background and familiarity with Law and the Juvenile Justice System.
Familiarity with UW policies and procedures.
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position may be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of a criminal conviction history check .
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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