Friday, November 2, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
2% COLA effective January 5, 2019
Salary: (I): $19.21 - $23.38
(II): $24.55 - $29.87
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Status: Permanent
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Under general direction, this position has responsibility for the planning, organization, and implementation of consumer-centered programs/activities at the Calaveras Mental Health Services Division Peer Drop-in Wellness Center in San Andreas. The scope of work for this position includes coordinating and promoting community awareness and education programs, day-to-day management and implementation of Peer Center, support and direct Peer Center volunteers, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, developing and monitoring program and volunteer schedules and program budgets, tracking and maintaining a variety of data and records, ensuring trainings for peer volunteers, coordinating services with outside agencies and organizations, and other assignments and related work as may be required.
Program Coordinator I: This is the entry-level position in the program coordinator series. Incumbents at this level are expected to perform professional work under direct supervision while being trained in departmental procedures and accruing experience with more complex projects/programs.
Program Coordinator II: This is the journey-level position in the program coordinator series. Incumbents at this level are expected to competently perform all aspects of the job responsibilities with minimal supervision. Incumbents may be assigned responsibility for small projects/programs or portions of larger projects/programs.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates and implements programs.
- Coordinates the assigned program activities with other community agencies and/or services.
- Establishes targeted priorities and develops intervention and evaluation strategies.
- Plans and develops training programs.
- Provides periodic review and program evaluation to ensure conformity with program guidelines.
- Attends required trainings, meetings and conferences; assists in budget preparation.
- Maintains records and prepares required reports for local and state agencies.
- Prepares grant applications and processes grant documents including all progress and final payment reports.
- Acts as liaison with State and local contractors.
- Develops and monitors project and program schedules and budgets.
- Prepares reports, correspondence, and memos.
- Tracks and maintains a variety of data and records.
- Coordinates community awareness programs through education and promotion of program services.a
Principles of program planning, implementation, operation and evaluation; practices and methods of public information programs; basic organization procedures; basic public relations techniques, skills in managing resources; management and teaching skills; correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Plan, implement and evaluate programs; prepare grant applications and related documents; establish and maintain cooperative working relations with staff, general public and agencies; prepare clear, concise and competent reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Training and Experience:
Program Coordinator I: High school degree and two years of experience in implementing programs.
Program Coordinator II: Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree in a related field or four years of experience developing and implementing programs.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Interested individuals must submit the following:
- Calaveras County application
- Cover letter
- Supplemental Questions
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
The purpose of this supplemental questionnaire is to assess your qualifications, training, and experience in specific job related areas. Your answer to this question, along with your completed application, will be used to select the most suitably qualified candidates for the interview process. Applications submitted without completed Supplemental Question will not be given further consideration.
Respond to each question fully, but limit your response to only one to two “8-1/2 x 11” sheets of paper (single or double spaced.) Responses must be legible. Typewritten responses are preferred.
1) In one double space page or less, describe your understanding of recovery and wellness as it applies to mental illness.
2) In one double space page or less, describe your vision for a recovery-oriented, peer-run, drop-in center.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a standard office environment; use standard office equipment; physical ability to sit or otherwise remain stationary at work post for long periods of time; manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large documents holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone.
This class description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Not all duties are necessarily performed by each incumbent. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in the documents and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.