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Emerging Adult Initiative Project Director
incumbent will serve as the subject matter expert for the state for
Georgia's Emerging Adult Initiative (EAI);
- Act as
primary liaison between the Department and other agencies on issues
related to services for youth transitioning to adulthood and the adult
behavioral health care services;
the organization and implementation of the EAI State Advisory Committee;
all, Advisory Committee and workgroup meetings and functions related to EAI
goals and objectives.
all activities related to development of project work products; serves on
committees, task forces, and work groups at the discretion of the DBHDD
Federally Funded Programs Director to further the goals of the EAI;
requests for proposals and manages contracts.
knowledge of current trends and developments related to system of care
development for the target population;
changes or development of mental health policies and practices for service
the budget of the Emerging Adult Initiative and ensure funds are spent in
accordance with grant requirements;
manage and perform activities to implement the Emerging Adult Initiative;
program reports as required by federal, state and other entities are
completed in a timely manner.
as liaison to national technical assistance staff; facilitate linkage and
continuity of care between state agencies and other partners;
recommendations for priorities and assist with the state planning process
during infrastructure roll-out.
with and oversee the implementation of the designated local project in
Savannah and Atlanta Georgia for the EAI service pilots;
compliance with Emerging Adult Initiative policies and procedures.
evaluation plan and oversee work of evaluation team.
Completion of 90 quarter hours (60 semester hours) at an accredited college or university and four years of related experience OR a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university and two years of related experience OR Masters degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR two years of experience at the lower level or position equivalent.
Note: Experience in a related area may substitute for degree on a year by year basis
- Experience with administration and management of federal grants
- Knowledge of system of care framework to service delivery
- Experience or knowledge of issues related to transition aged youth
- Experience working with broad stakeholder groups including state and local level interagency collaborative, providers of services and advocacy and family organizations
- Experience at a state, regional or county level in program or project administration
- Experience managing contracts
In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.
This position is a pay grade 16 on the statewide salary plan.
This position is located in downtown Atlanta.
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We're located across from Underground Atlanta. Parking is nearby as well as direct access to MARTA's rail and bus system.
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Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Emerging Adult Initiative Project Director If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.
You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.