UNH Extension Seeks a Program Manager-Brentwood, NH

This position is for a program manager, working to coordinate Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) trainings statewide, increase the number of YMHFA instructors, and coordinate other related professional development opportunities for school and youth development organizations. This position is located in our Rockingham County Office in Brentwood, NH.
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Summary of Position

This position is for a program manager, working to coordinate Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) trainings statewide, increase the number of YMHFA instructors, and coordinate other related professional development opportunities for school and youth development organizations. This is a 100% grant funded position with an anticipated grant end date of 9/29/2022. Although the grant is expected to end on that date, additional funding may be obtained to extend employment beyond the end date. The position will coordinate day-to-day administrative, and operational activities of special programs, projects, and events; provide professional administrative support independently, in accordance with priorities, time and funding limitations, or other specifications; and serve as resource person in support of the program.

Acceptable minimum level of education

Bachelor's

Acceptable minimum years of experience

2 years

Other minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in youth development, education, behavioral health, or other related field and two years of related experience or Master’s degree.
  • Knowledge and ability to coordinate multiple program activities.
  • Experience in program implementation with fidelity.
  • Ability to work effectively with the staff, faculty and the public.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with computer programs (e.g., Microsoft Office, Drupal web editing software, Salesforce, Destiny One, Adobe creative suite).

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

This position is located in our Rockingham County Office in Brentwood, NH. The position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on June 18, 2021.

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1. Coordinate YMHFA trainings as requests come in from schools and organizations statewide.

  • finding instructors for each training request that comes through
  • assist instructors with participant registration
  • ensure the instructors have all the necessary materials they need
  • ensure that all YMHFA instructors complete necessary reports

2. Develop NH YMHFA instructor network.

  • hold regular meetings with the NH YMHFA instructors as an opportunity to connect and discuss their role as a YMHFA instructors
  • promote professional development opportunities with instructor network
  • coordinate YMHFA and tMHFA instructor trainings with the National Council on Behavioral Health – Includes all logistics: recruitment, registration, meeting set up, evaluations, etc.

3. Serve as liaison to the National Council on Behavioral Health.

  • communicate any updates to the NH YMHFA instructors
  • as well as work with the National Council on any questions and concerns of the instructors

4. Deliver YMHFA trainings as an instructor needed.

5. Review evaluation data, assemble data, and prepare reports on program activities, progress, status, or other areas of significance.

6. Coordinate and promote additional youth behavioral health professional development and programs for schools and organizations across the state.

7. Pursue professional development and perform related duties, as assigned.

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide