Advertised Summary Job Description: The Department of Psychiatry is currently seeking a Module Coordinator for the Global Mental Health Program (GMHP). The GMHP is an interdisciplinary program advancing advocacy, research and training programs that promote mental health and aim to reduce the burden of mental illness worldwide. The Module Coordinator will be the primary person responsible for management of digital and print communications on behalf of the Global Mental Health Program. The primary responsibility of the Coordinator will be managing the program's two flagship websites: cugmhp.org, and GCP. Network, including developing editing and curating content for both sites. GCP. Network is the multilingual portal for the World Health Organization's Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN). The GCPN currently consists of over 13,500 mental health and primary care professionals from more than 150 countries who are participating in the development of the 11th Revision of the WHO's International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Programs (ICD-11). The Coordinator will work closely with the GMHP team to expand the GCPN and the resources available through GCP. Network. Additionally, the Module Coordinator will have primary responsibility for coordinating publications related to dissemination and training on the use of the ICD-11, authored and edited by world-recognized authorities in the field. Communications duties will also include overseeing GMHP's social media engagement (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), working with the GMHP Program Coordinator to manage our mailing lists, and drafting external communications.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and business experience, plus a minimum of two to three years related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Applicant must have strong organizational and self-management skills; be detail-oriented; have the ability to take initiative and responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress; and have strong spoken and written communication skills. While web design and development expertise is not a requirement, the applicant should have an understanding of these processes and be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with professional web designers and developers. Motivation to engage in and manage a wide range of projects is necessary. Basic computer skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint are required. The successful candidate will have experience with social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn). The successful candidate will also have experience with conducted targeted literature searches using available databases (e.g., PubMed).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree or a Bachelor's degree with at least two years of related experience or equivalent in training and experience, including project management skills, writing and editorial experience, and evidence of facility with digital communications. A degree in a related field (e.g., Psychology, Public Health, Social Work) is preferred.
Experience with conducting scholarly literature reviews and manuscript editing is not required but a plus.
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