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Workgroup Project Coordinator

Company: Opioid Response Network
Location: East Providence
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Opioid Response NetworkPosition Title: Workgroup Project CoordinatorLocation: Rhode Island / Remote -The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), based in East Providence Rhode Island, is seeking a Workgroup Project Coordinator for the Opioid Response Network (ORN) grant.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded the State Opioid Response Tribal Opioid Response - Technical Assistance grant to the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry to lead the initiative in collaboration with the University of Missouri- Kansas City- Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Columbia University Division on Substance Use Disorders, and a large national coalition.
In response, a coalition of over 45 national organizations representing over 2 million stakeholders, formed the Opioid Response Network (ORN). This grant's goal is to provide training and education to support the prevention, treatment, recovery, and harm reduction of opioid and stimulant use disorders. ORN has consultants in all 50 states and nine U.S. territories to respond to local needs by providing educational resources and training at no cost. These resources are available to states, communities, organizations big and small, as well as individuals.
The Workgroup Project Coordinator will provide administrative support to the project's population and topic focused workgroups. -Major Responsibilities Include: - - - - - - - -Attend meetings of the workgroups - - - - - - - -Provide administrative support including scheduling meetings, providing agendas, taking notes and summaries of each meeting - - - - - - - -Coordinate project staff attendance at meetings with the workgroup co-chairs when appropriate, including appropriate follow-up - - - - - - - -Track requests that are relevant to the workgroup - - - - - - - -Organize and keep current the workgroup's Google Drive ensuring that members have access to the documents they need to support their work - - - - - - - -Process workgroup members' invoices - - - - - - - -Liaison between workgroup and ORN staff to execute and renew contracts for workgroup members and consultants vetted by the workgroups - - - - - - - -Collaborate with the Conference and Event Coordinator on workgroup relevant conferences - - - - - - - -Travel to conferences to exhibit at conferences that represent the populations the workgroups serve - - - - - - - - -Provide support to the workgroup on special projects - - - - - - - -Other duties as assigned -Required Skills: - - - - - - - -Bachelor's degree - - - - - - - -Excellent organizational skills - being able to track and manage multiple projects at once - - - - - - - -Strong oral, and written communication skills - - - - - - - -Experience in the substance use field - - - - - - - -Proven interest in health equity issues - - - - - - - -Understanding of the importance of cultural competence and use of non-stigmatizing language - - - - - - - -Ability to work accurately in a fast-paced, changing environment, with people across different work environments - - - - - - - -Excellent attention to detail, project management, and problem-solving skills - - - - - - - -Proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as G-Suite - - - - - - - -Highly skilled with extensive experience in Excel - - - - - - - -Willingness to be flexible, help on a team, and able to function independently - - - - - - - -Ability to work well with AAAP members, staff, and outside professionals -Salary Range: -$55-60K - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to HR@aaap.org
About the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)AAAP is a national professional society that focuses on evidence-based prevention, treatment and recovery approaches, particularly for people with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

Keywords: Opioid Response Network, East Providence , Workgroup Project Coordinator, Other , East Providence, Rhode Island

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