SDSU Research Foundation

  • Roadmap to Recovery Program Specialist/Coordinator (PS I)

    Req No.
    Full-Time Contract
    $21.00 - $23.00/hr
    Dept/Proj Name
    Academy for Professional Excellence
    Close Date
  • Overview

    The Academy for Professional Excellence, a project of San Diego State University School of Social Work, was established in 1996 to support the health and human service community by providing training, technical assistance, organizational development, research, and evaluation. Serving over 4,000 people annually, the Academy continues to grow with new programs and a diversity of training focused on serving the health and human services community in Southern California and beyond. The Academy manages an annual operating budget of over four million dollars, which is comprised of grants and contracts from the state, federal and local governments, and private foundations.

    The Behavioral Health Education and Training Academy (BHETA) provides County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that will increase competency in culture, co-occurring disorders, family centered services and resiliency as is required to outreach, assess, and support the recovery of severely mentally ill adults, children, and their families. BHETA coordinates classes, conferences, and training; provides curriculum and trainer development; develops eLearning courses; and offers consultation, research, and staffing needs assessment in the area of mental health and substance abuse under a Mental Health Services Act contract with the County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services. BHETA also provides the County of San Diego Behavioral Health System with staff development services that increase competency in health integration, culture, cooccurring disorders, and the provision of resilience, family focused, and recovery based services, and provides peer education groups for people new to recovery.  BHETA Programs include:  Adults System of Care Training, Childrens System of Care Training, Geriatric Certificate Program, Roadmap to Recovery Program, Cultural Competency Academy, and Pathways to Well-Being Training Program.


    Under the supervision of the BHETA Assistant Program Manager, the Roadmap to Recovery Program Coordinator am responsible for providing administrative support for the Roadmap to Recovery (R2R) program.  Oversees the facilitators and the general functions of the R2R program; coordinates and maintains the class schedule, off-site supplies and materials; advertises Roadmap to Recovery, recruits facilitators, conducts meetings, and takes meeting minutes.  Schedules initial training for facilitators, and trains and provides ongoing training and professional development opportunities. Serves as the liaison between the BHETA program and the R2R site contacts.


    The PSI is responsible for but not limited to:


    R2R Program Coordination 95%

    Provides supervision and direction to multiple facilitators; provides onboarding training for facilitators and recruits for new R2R facilitator staff; schedules facilitators; tracks, records and approves time cards for facilitators; reviews evaluations to determine changes or updates to the program. Provide information about R2R program at events in an effort to recruit facilitators. 


    Produces reports, memos, documents and correspondences as required; performs data entry to various tracking programs and provides tracking reports as requested. Tracks forms (provides, collects and processes) as required. Coordinates and maintains class schedules; schedules initial training for facilitators.  Orders and maintains office supplies and materials; conducts meetings and takes minutes. Serves as a liaison between BHETA and R2R sites. 


    Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned 5%

    Represent R2R, BHETA, and/or the Academy for Professional Excellence at meetings; may cover by serving as co-facilitator in education classes when facilitators are unavailable.






    • Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in appropriate field related to program/project, or additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.




    • Two years of progressively responsible experience in technical or administrative assignments.




    • Previous experience working in a lead or supervisory capacity
    • Experience with the Behavioral Health system of care
    • Previous experience working with people in recovery
    • Experience leading group discussions


    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer


    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation


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