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Coordinator, Practice Improvement
Title:Coordinator, Practice Improvement
Department:Public Policy, Practice Improvement and Consulting (PPIC)

Project Coordinator

Organization Overview:

The National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare. Together with our 2,900 member organizations, we serve our nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than ten million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life. We are committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive team that shares this mission.

Position Summary:

The National Council’s Policy, Practice Improvement & Consulting Department engages in several government and privately-funded initiatives to support quality improvement and workforce development in our member organizations and beyond. These initiatives directly align with our policy platform, which is promoted through our advocacy efforts. As directed by the Director, Practice Improvement, the Project Coordinator supports the needs of the department through logistics and administrative support for various projects as well as assisting in the day-to-day operations of the department within the framework of the National Council's policy goals, priorities, and annual organizational work plan.

We seek candidates who can hit the ground running and are positive, inventive, proactive, and efficient while maintaining an approachable and professional presence to internal and external audiences. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of technical assistance, project support, and general department support, executing deliverables for National Council practice improvement projects.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and monitoring of project workplans
  • Developing tools/templates/systems to support project goals
  • Coordinating logistics for in-person and web-based meetings
  • Anticipatory project coordination
  • Positive communication with subject matter authorities and project participants
  • Support for grants and contracts proposal development
  • Developing content about practice improvement initiatives for National Council’s network
  • Track product and project inquiries
  • Respond to member requests for public policy or practice improvement related information
  • Other duties, as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • At least 2-4 years’ experience in related field; project management experience is a bonus
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Results-oriented with a high attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines in a demanding, dynamic environment
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Proficiency in virtual meeting/collaboration and project management software (e.g., GoToWebinar, Higher Logic, Redbooth)
  • Previous experience in grant and proposal development
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