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MHTTC Project Manager

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
Closing date
Oct 2, 2021

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Project Manager
Job Type
Full Time
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The MHTTC Project Manager position will be located at the offices of the MHTTC and be responsible for coordination and management of day-to-day operations of the MHTTC. The MHTTC is a collaborative model of mental health science that increases access to specialty treatment in rural and underserved areas by providing front-line providers and health care teams with the training and technical assistance they need to empower them through evidence based practice to better manage care with complex conditions. This position is grant funded for 2 additional years with an intent to apply for renewal. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Project coordination

  • Collaborate with lead program team members on educational curriculum/materials.
  • Coordinate the development and preparation of marketing and promotional materials.
  • Serve as the point of contact with WICHE

Project implementation


  • Create and implement quality improvement strategies.
  • Arrange & participate in team meetings, including logistical arrangements, drafting agendas, and recording minutes.
  • Present and/or exhibit at workshops, conferences.
  • Organize virtual training.

Tracking of project events & activities


  • Collaborate with lead program team in the development, implementation, and management of MHTTC project objectives and short and long-range plans to ensure deliverables.
  • Oversee program initiatives and the day-to-day project management working with Region 8.
  • Stay current with MHTTC activities and share, as appropriate, with lead program team and others.
  • Write and submit required project reports.

Required Competencies

  • Experience participating in large and small group meetings, in person and by video-conferencing.
  • Skills and ability using the internet and search engines.
  • Experience, skills, ability in organizing and tracking programmatic activities.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to be self-directed.
  • High level of attention-to-detail and the ability to generate timely work products.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, take initiative, and to collaborate effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to travel to MHTCC events/meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, health related field, communications, or similar.
  • Experience working with computers and technology supporting distance learning/meetings using video- conferencing such as Zoom, WebEx or similar.
  • Strong computer aptitude.  Ability to troubleshoot IT issues.
  • Skills and experience writing programmatic reports.
  • Applicant may be asked to submit two samples that demonstrate report-writing skills as part of application materials.
  • Must have skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite, in particular MS Word, PowerPoint, & Excel.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal & communication skills; capacity to work with interprofessional team
  • Willingness to travel six states (in Mountain Plains MHTTC). Prior project management experience.
  • Successful criminal history background check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, health related field, communications, or similar.
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people.
  • Experience facilitating meetings.
  • Demonstrated ability to connect resources, empower interested persons or organizations, and take on leadership roles

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

$50,000+ depending upon experience/annually, exempt

Work Schedule/Start Date

Monday - Friday 8-4:30 p.m., may include occasional evening and weekend work. 


Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To Apply

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.


The University of North Dakota is one of the largest employers in the region. The University provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes full health insurance premium coverage for single or family plans, a retirement plan, tuition benefits for employees, as well as for the spouse and dependents of the employee, on-campus training programs, exclusive internal recruitment opportunities, as well as many other benefits.

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