The Project Manager position for the Young Adult and Family Center’s Next Mission Project in the Department of Psychiatry will provide direction to the project team; manage and monitor logistical and technical details, timelines, content organization, and delivery of various project specific components related to the Next Mission project. And will develop curriculum and teach in-person and online Next Mission suite of courses.
Currently there are three courses planned. In addition, will develop health promotion “Playbooks” for programs using ASSEMBLE social interactive action plans that require teamwork. The coursework of Next Mission provides returning veterans and active duty service members with the information, skills, and support necessary to recognize, understand, and overcome the effects of traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and the challenges that they and their loved ones face upon their return home.
Assist YAFC Director in developing relationships and partnerships with various veteran support groups and other organizations at and outside of UCSF that support active duty and veteran service members in order to share best practices and resources, thereby expanding the global network of services available to healthcare providers, veterans, and their families.
Fulfill general analytical and administrative tasks as required. It is required that the candidate have experience with teaching and curriculum development. In addition, the candidate must be self-motivated, conscientious, with demonstrated depth of knowledge of and experience with the use and application of online website technology. The ideal candidate will have experience in military and post-deployment health care and mental health issues will be able to work both independently and in collaboration with the larger team, and have knowledge of how to develop online communities with a focus on military mental health education.
This position is funded for two years with the possibility of extension if funding is identified.
• BA/BS in a related science and 3 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience, such as having led a critical mission while serving in the military.
• Advanced organization, written and oral communication, and creative aptitude are mandatory.
• Experienced in web writing, and the process to extract and import motion picture and video content and graphics onto a website, as well as obtain use rights.
• Must have experience working with veterans and their families.
• Must be highly motivated, conscientious, innovative, creative, well-organized, and resourceful.
• Have a passion for the subject matter and areas of research which will appeal especially to veterans, but also to their loved ones.
• Be able to work independently, quickly grasp new concepts then to analyze research, create, edit and produce the deliverables for the Next Mission project within designated timeframes.
• It is required that the candidate have experience with teaching and curriculum development.
• Be able to anticipate programmatic needs, to be able to think outside the box to problem solve and to come up with creative ways to further project goals.
• Have knowledge of and ability to apply web-based technologies into online applications.
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with the group and external partners to accomplish project deliverables.
• Work independently as well as in collaboration with other members of the project teams by participating in weekly work session meetings.
• Enforce compliance with UCSF security processes in the management of intellectual property.
• Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability.
• A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; crawling; climbing stairs;; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying 20 pounds; pushing 20 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; differentiate color; verbal communication; operating motor vehicles.
• Strong preference for candidates who are US military veterans.