Program Management Specialist
The University of Maryland School of Social Work has an opening for a Program Management Specialist. This administrative professional will support a workforce development program designed to train Master of Social Work students to work with the substance use disorder population and a grant designed to build a community-academic partnership network to study recovery support services in populations with opioid use disorders (OUDs). The University of Maryland School of Social Work (SSW) was created in 1961 and has grown to become one of the largest and most respected schools of social work. U.S. News & World Report ranks the School among the top 20 schools of social work in the country. SSW has become the leader in social work education for the state of Maryland with a growing national and international audience. For the last decade, the School's faculty publishing rate has placed it in the top 10 nationally in terms of the number of articles published in scholarly journals. The SSW provides 500,000 hours of social work services a year within the state of Maryland and surrounding communities. Through field placements, the Community Outreach Service, Promise Heights program, Family Connections program, the Ruth H. Young Center for Families and Children, and the Institute for Innovation and Implementation, the School is active in helping meet social work needs throughout Baltimore and beyond. This Non-Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that starts with 11 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. The University of Maryland, Baltimore was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. (Feb 2021) Essential Functions
- Collects compile, and organizes data pertinent to funded initiatives; Analyzes summarizes, and communicates this information to appropriate faculty and staff.
- Assists with gathering data for funder progress reports. Gathers data for use in the formulation of the organization's grant proposals, and project proposals.
- Interacts with internal and external stakeholders of the university. Handles sensitive and confidential information with tact and discretion.
- Assists with the dissemination of information and recruitment of workforce development initiative.
- Assists with compilation of information in the selection of student participants.
- Coordinates activities such as survey completion, grant submission reviews, and other scheduled activities across multiple community partner sites.
- Maintains the IRIS project and BHWISE websites by ensuring that content is relevant and current.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: Two (2) years of experience providing administrative support. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
- Skills in relevant PC applications (e.g. MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
- Ability to multitask and prioritize ongoing and new projects.
- Skill in communicating efficiently and effectively both oral and in writing with a variety of people internal and external to the organization.
- Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Social Work - General Instruction
Job Posting: Mar 3, 2021
Unposting Date: Mar 10, 2021, 11:59:00 PM