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The Program Coordinator for the Warrior Mindset Grant is funded on a three-year, federal (SAMSHA) grant beginning in October 2021 and scheduled through 2024. Funding or continuation of the position after the completion date of the grant is guaranteed.
The Program Coordinator (PC) serves as the primary staff member responsible for implementing the suicide prevention SAMSHA grant submitted by Indiana Tech in 2021. The position will promote services, develop programming and outreach activities, collect and analyze data, and collaborate with local partners in the mental health community.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
- The PC will be responsible for identifying and implementing appropriate programing/outreach activities specific to the SAMSHA grant, including suicide prevention, QPR training, mental health wellness programs and services, etc..
- The PC will serve as the primary investigator with any assessment or campus climate survey for mental health at Indiana Tech. Analyzing and sharing results with appropriate stakeholders when available.
- The PC will prepare status and progress reports of ongoing outreach activities completed towards Suicide Prevention efforts.
- The PC will establish and maintain ongoing partnership with key local agencies for future collaboration towards program development.
- The PC will be responsible for collecting data and compiling reports to support the achievement of the measurable goals associated with the implementation and success of the grant.
- The PC will serve as an additional primary leader of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT).
- The PC will collaborate with the university counselors on case management to identify ongoing or new trends.
- Perform other duties, related to the grant, as needed.
- Master’s or doctoral level degree in psychology, social work, or public health.
- This position requires good organizational skills, ability to work independently, and communicate clearly, both in public and in writing. The PC should also be knowledgeable on current mental health and suicide trends. Training will be provided. Basic knowledge on data collection and analysis is also required.
- Minimal travel within the Fort Wayne community, Allen County, and Indiana to interact with partners in the suicide prevention program.
- Travel to an approved conference for professional development once per year.
Measures of Accomplishment
Deliverables as outlined in the SAMSHA grant application.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office. Some evenings and weekends may be necessary to support programs or trainings.
A cover letter and resume is required with the application. Applicants must be prepared to write a response in relation to the mission and diversity statement of the University. For preferred review of materials, please apply by November 10, 2021.