Project Director for JMU SUDE: Expanding Addiction Education Across Health Professions

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
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Position Details

Working Title Project Director for JMU SUDE: Expanding Addiction Education Across Health Professions
Position Number 1984
Posting Number S1913
State Role Title Program Administration Specialist II
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division College of Health and Behavioral Studies
Pay Band 5
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $25.00 per hour
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? Yes. This is a grant funded position and is contingent upon continued funding.

General Information

The Department of Graduate Psychology is accepting applications for a part-time Project Director for a Substance Use Disorder Education (SUDE) project. The JMU SUDE project is a two year SAMHSA grant funded project to select/design addiction education curriculum for student training in existing courses across the College of Health and Behavioral Studies eight departments. The project will include faculty training and collaboration with community education partners to support student learning and field experiences. The goal of the project is to expand instruction and training for students for screening and treatment for individuals at risk or experiencing substance use disorders.

This is a grant-funded, wage position making an hourly rate of $25.00 per hour for 28 hours a week for fifty weeks per year for a two year period.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a part time position with dual responsibility to coordinate training and work on community coalition. This position will be responsible for quarterly reporting, working with department champions to initiate interprofessional faculty trainings, developing specialized curriculum for departments, coordinating with community partners for training programs and developing field experiences, collecting outcomes, and managing the budget. This position will be responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies.

The Project Director will be responsible for supervising the Graduate Assistant and Department Champions. The Project Director will provide support through supervision to the champions to have the information and materials they need to impact the SUD education within courses in their respective professional training programs.

Local travel within the surrounding counties and cities is expected for meeting with community educational partners in their place of service and expanding access to field placements for students. Anticipated travel is expected for attending required or optional SAMHSA conferences related to grant administration or updated substance use disorder educational information.


• Skilled in workforce training
• Knowledge in curriculum design
• Knowledge of SBIRT and evidenced-base substance abuse identification and treatment
• Knowledge in community engagement
• Knowledge of interprofessional collaborative training
• Should be personable and have prior relationships with local health and behavioral health community entities or high potential for developing these relationships.

• Master’s degree in appropriate field of study preferred.
• Preferred knowledge of budget management

Condition(s) of Employment

This is a part-time, grant-funded wage position working an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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Posting Date 05/07/2020
Beginning Review Date 05/15/2020
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 06/01/2020
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