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Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017 12:03 AM


Company Name: AOCMHP

Suicide Prevention Alliance Liaison Job Announcement: The Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs (AOCMHP) is seeking applicants for a full time coordinator to manage all aspects of the Alliance to Prevent Suicide*, funded by the Oregon Health Authority, and to serve as a liaison to Community Mental Health Programs and community stakeholders who are implementing suicide prevention and postvention activities.

*The Alliance to Prevent Suicide is a statewide group of stakeholders charged with recommending public policy initiatives to the Oregon Health Authority to address the aspirational goal of Zero Suicide among children, youth, young adults and people at disproportionate risk of suicide.

Qualified candidates must have: excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy in MS Word and Excel, website content and development skills, and outreach and public speaking experience. Organization and attention to detail are additional essential skills.

Specifically, the Coordinator will support implementation of the Youth Suicide Intervention and Prevention Plan by:

1. Providing meeting logistics, materials, facilitation and minutes for quarterly Alliance meetings and supporting Alliance committee work.
2. Coordinating with Local Mental Health Authorities/Community Mental Health Programs and community stakeholder groups by promoting and managing prevention, intervention and Postvention programs and trainings.
3. Developing and updating a Strategic Action Plan, including collaboration with researchers and program evaluators to assess suicide prevention, intervention and postvention outcomes, coordinating and monitoring activities of the Alliance, managing and reporting progress, and developing/monitoring communication and marketing strategies.

Education required:
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, or related field; Master’s preferred.

Experience required:
3 years project coordination/management experience in related field. Experience in working with diverse populations preferred.

Travel requirements:
Position based in Salem, but some travel in Oregon will be required for quarterly Alliance meetings, committee meetings, and community-based trainings.

is commensurate with experience and health benefits are provided.

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter by August 21 to Diana Bronson, Executive Assistant, Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs, to, or to 544 Ferry Street SE, Salem, OR 97301.

• Location: Salem, Salem, OR

• Post ID: 20677163 salem is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017