Friday, December 5, 2008

People In Progress Position

Project Director

People In Progress, New Elements Treatment program is recruiting for a Project Director to work on a SAMHSA/SAPT grant. This is a full-time position.

Job Functions:

- Oversees and directs a staff of 8 treatment professionals to assure full compliance with the grant

- Coordinates services with existing provider partners and community based organizations

- Obtain data from program staff and partner agencies, reviewing data for consistency and completeness

- Conduct field-based record reviews of clients engaged in services

- Coordinates data with the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Dept. of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences – the contracted evaluation researchers

- Meet with administrative and supervisory staff to ensure that grant procedures are conducted according to protocol guidelines and that fidelity to the treatment model is maintained

- Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports to monitor productivity and help prepare reports of research findings as required

- Other duties as required to meet grant objectives

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master's degree from an accredited college with specialization in a field of behavioral or social sciences OR A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college with a specialization in behavioral or social sciences and- any combination of subsequent education and experience in a field of behavioral or social sciences for a total of 2 years.

Desirable Qualifications:

* Knowledge of/experience with homelessness and addictions
* Ability to handle highly confidential information.
* Experience working with patients, providers, and diverse individuals.
* Experience conducting interviews and documenting evidence based practices.
* Strong problem-solving skills.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Strong attention to detail.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Access and Power Point).
* Bilingual in Spanish not required but is preferred.

To apply, submit the following documents:

A cover letter describing interest and qualifications in the position, accompanied by a resume.

Documents should be submitted to:
Sonya Perry
Executive Assistant
People In Progress, Inc.
672 LaFayette Park Place, Suite 16
Los Angeles, California 90057
Email: –or- Fax: (213) 384-7279

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