Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management
The Education Program Mangers is an Exempt Full-time 40-hour employee of NAMI Metro-Suburban.
Position Purpose: Oversees the coordination of all education programs, staff, volunteers and interns, directly working with them in all aspects of planning, organizing, and execution to support the organization's education programming. Assures effective service delivery, quality of care and accessibility of services to all persons seeking education, support and community-based programs within the organization's catchment area
Essential duties and Responsibilities
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Assures Effective Delivery of Services to all participants.
Leads the recruitment, recommendation for hire, train, evaluate and retain professional and para-professional staff, volunteers, independent contractors and student interns who provide direct services to the participant population,
Maintain current teacher, speakers, seminar presenters and support group facilitator databases.
Manages all education courses, seminars, conferences and support groups. Schedules dates, location, and time arrangements for all education courses, conferences, seminars & support groups.
Delivers presentation in schools and community when needed.
Assures all updates of all education & support group manuals are current and informs teachers and support group leaders of the new content.
Assure program adherence for all programs based on grant/funding parameters
Evaluate efficacy of the program through gathering data about participation patterns in programs and compile program reports, statistical monitoring, and quality improvement reporting.
Ensure proper and complete documentation of all services provided within the program.
Authorize and/or purchase program supplies and equipment. Oversees curriculum & supplies for teachers & support group leaders.
Promotion of any education courses & support groups through community presentations, brochures and flyers
Update the website throughout the year on education & support group courses offered.
Communicate and collaborate with other mental health facilities to provide appropriate resources to participants of the Center.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
The position requires a Master’s degree in social work (MSW), or other allied health profession, with state licensure of LSW/LCSW/
A work history in mental health service delivery is desirable.
Up to 5 years of progressive management experience working in the mental health field in a community based setting.
Advanced levels of knowledge of recovery principles and their application to psychosocial rehab and other recovery services provided in a Drop-In Center service environment.
Experience with adults preferred, although a mix of adolescent/adult experience would be allowed.
Work experience in grant writing and grants management is required.
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
Intermediate level of skills in use of Microsoft office components of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Demonstrated skills in areas of customer service and team leadership.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Bi-lingual is highly desirable
Internal Number: 7085242582
About NAMI Metro Suburban
NAMI METRO SUBURBAN IS AN AFFILIATE OF THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS, THE LARGEST GRASSROOTS PROVIDER OF EDUCATION, SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY FOR INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MENTAL ILLNESS. WE HAVE BEEN PROVING HOPE AND RECOVERY FOR OVER 28 YEARS TO RESIDENTS IN OAK PARK, BERWYN, RIVER FOREST, PROVISO AND LYONS TOWNSHIPS