PROGRAM MANAGER II
Opioid Intervention Team Coordinator
|Department||Maryland Emergency Mgmt. Agency|
|Date Opened||11/14/2019 08:51:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||12/2/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$59,914.00 - $78,078/year (with potential for growth to $96,197)|
|HR Analyst||Kristi Metzger|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
NOTE: This position operates within an on-call rotating schedule according to assignment within the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) to attend to all emergencies on a statewide 24/7 basis.
The Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) coordinates the efforts of all state and local public health, human services, education, and public safety entities to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic.
The Opioid Intervention Team (OIT) Coordinator serves as the OOCC's lead coordinator with approximately twenty four local OIT agencies and with numerous non-governmental partners, including private-sector providers and advocacy groups. The OIT Coordinator assists local agencies in implementing best practices; monitors progress toward achieving the statewide plan; and directs resources to local jurisdictions.
Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as primary contact with governmental and non-governmental OIT Partners relative to overall programmatic activities and planning efforts
- Oversees a team of local OIT Partners from 24 jurisdictions and various local non-governmental associations, including direct coordination with operational staff and agency leadership, evaluating and pursuing new initiatives, and ensuring effective program implementation and performance measurement
- Pursue and develop relationships with non-government and community response partners, including non-profits, faith-based organizations, private-sector entities, and community organizations
- Lead and support cross-agency state coordination and collaboration to share knowledge, strengthen communication, and foster relationship building, including providing meeting facilitation, logistical support and assistance in planning workshops, meetings, educational events, and preparedness training exercises
- Develop and implement opioid-related preparedness and response planning/guidance as needed to ensure coordination with local OIT partners necessary to successfully complete the plan
- Support efforts to overcome challenges and close gaps as identified by local OIT partners
- Facilitate the provision of technical assistance to OIT partners
- Attend and conduct regional meetings, preparedness education and training opportunities with local Opioid Intervention partners
- Emergency and disaster response and recovery operations as needed and/or assigned by Agency Executive Director, Directors, or Operations Personnel
Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Six years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. Two years of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.
1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
- Experience with Public Speaking
- Experience in Community Outreach/Community Liaison
- Degree in Public Health/Behavioral Health/Social Work or related field
- Experience working with Substance Use Disorders
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COMPLETING THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.