Interventions&Partnerships Manager/HEAL

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Job Title:

Interventions&Partnerships Manager/HEAL

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Working Title:

Interventions & Partnerships Manager/HEAL

Department Name:

40113:Opioid Abuse Research Strategic Invstmnt

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

6 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

The essential job functions of this position require: communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; providing exceptional customer service and positively representing the university; ensuring work is detailed, accurate, and completed in a timely manner; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on campus and off campus; traveling regionally; interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university; and working successfully with a team, as well as independently.


Primarily days, with core hours from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Weekend and evening hours may be required as workload demands.

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky is seeking a strong leader to serve as the Interventions and Partnerships Manager for the NIH HEALing communities grant. This is a four-year grant aimed to decrease opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent in 16 Kentucky communities. The Interventions and Partnerships Manager will provide oversight to, direct, and otherwise organize contracted community research and treatment interventions. Providing technical support to community partners and maintaining compliance with Study goals and methods, this position will ensure that all administrative, operational and logistical goals of the grant are being met by the Study’s contracted and other community partners. Partnering with the Study’s scientific leads and staff, the Interventions and Partnerships Manager serves as the primary liaison from the Study to the Study’s contracted partners, and directs and coordinates partner efforts to effect compliance with Study goals, objectives, and contracted deliverables. Continuously striving towards successful implementation of the Study’s goals, the position will formulate and implement strategies to optimize partner involvement in multiple regional areas by organizing the establishment of integrated care networks with local communities designed to reach those at the highest risk and increase access to evidence-based care.

This monumental opportunity brings together talented and dedicated individuals from the university community, Kentucky state government and treatment providers, as well as community criminal justice and public health departments to address one of the nation’s biggest public health crises.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Masters degree preferred. Experience in substance use treatment or similar services preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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