Native Connections Program Manager
Salary: $50,000 annually
Job Type: Full-time (Exempt)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
- Administrative oversight for Native Connection employees, including hiring, training, assigning, reviewing, coaching, and evaluating work performance. Administrative oversight for development and achievement of program goals and objectives.
- Monitors the program’s budget including financial, data and grant reports in accordance with the grantor reporting guidelines.
- Provides leadership in all facets of the planning and development of the Native Connections Program.
- Establishes sustainable partnerships with NACA Behavioral Health, school administration, staff and other community schools, community mental health providers and organizations and behavioral health providers for referral, early intervention response, and networking.
- Partners with community mental health and behavioral health agencies for youth mental health programs.
- Reports to and maintains compliance with all regulations and guidelines.
- In conjunction with NACA behavioral health, community members and coalitions, develops a program advisory board to establish mechanisms for the development of systems of care approach to Native American youth mental health.
- Assist in the development and distribution of educational and informational materials to increase individual, youth, familial, and community awareness of and provide educational information regarding the suicide and substance abuse prevention, and related issues.
- Attends local, regional, and national project meetings and trainings, as needed, and promotes community development services.
- Advocates for Zero Suicide and integrated health care at NACA.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral health, social work, human services, or related field; Two (2) years of previous, experience working with grants a grant project manager, community coalition building and leadership; or equivalent experience. Must complete/pass a criminal background investigation & fingerprint clearance in accordance with NACA policy. Preferred: Master’s degree in social work, community or organizational development, behavioral health, or equivalent field; background in the field of behavioral health prevention and related programming and at least two years of previous experience administering and/or managing community development programs, experience working with grants and/or as a grant project manager. Must complete/pass a criminal background investigation & fingerprint clearance in accordance with NACA policy. Level I Fingerprint Clearance; CPR; First Aid; HIPAA Certification. Preferred: Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of grant writing including budget preparation and monitoring.
- Knowledge in children’s mental health and related services system; with demonstrated experience in planning and building service systems, management, policy analysis and strategic thinking; change oriented leadership; and, demonstrated ability to foster collaborative relationships.
- Familiarity with Native American culture(s), society and working knowledge and respect for the Native American culture, traditions and customs.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272).