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Adjunct NEPQR - Healing the Heartside Project Manager (Kirkhoff College of Nursing)

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Work type: EAP - 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Kirkhof College of Nursing

Summary: The NEPQR Grant Project Manager will be responsible for the management of all activities of a HRSA funded project to increase the access to and quality of behavioral health services through team-based care models in interprofessional, nurse-led primary care teams for underserved populations. The grant will increase the training of the current and future nursing workforce, and strengthen their ability to provide integrated behavioral health care services in primary care settings through academic-practice partnerships. The Project Manager will work with the Project Director (PD), GVSU Family Health Center and Kirkhof College of Nursing staff, a Licensed Behavioral Health Provider (LMSW), a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), a Community Health Worker (CHW), faculty, and students to accomplish goals, objectives, tasks, and activities for the grant as assigned in order to facilitate the successful implementation of this project.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Ability to work with a team on project development
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to lead and work independently 
  • Masters Level degree (MSN, LMSW, MPA, MPH, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills; ability to learn new computer programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • DNP degree
  • Project management experience
  • Behavioral health and/or primary care experience
  • Experience in data management and analysis, participatory evaluation methods
  • Expertise in integrating perspectives of diverse stakeholders
  • Experience in working with low socioeconomic, homeless, and/or Medicaid populations 

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Represents GVSU, KCON, and the PD through effective communication and interactions with LMSW, PMHNP, patients, other faculty/staff and students, and the public regarding grant activities.
  • Coordination and monitoring of grant activities
  • Development of procedures, policies, and manuals that support implementation of this project, in consultation with the PD
  • Coordinate and oversee meetings with grant staff, site staff, students, community members, and PD as stipulated in the grant
  • Oversee and assist with data collection and storage to ensure outcomes identified in NEPQR-BHI application are monitored and met; complete required NEPQR reports as required
  • Monitor project budget to include running budget reports, track expenditures, and schedule monthly budget meetings
  • Monitor grant activities per timeline and perform other related tasks as requested
  • Promote collaboration with community partners to develop care delivery models and thoughtful outreach efforts to improve access to behavioral health services for vulnerable populations
  • Develop project management manuals and quality assurance forms and protocols
  • Assist in all high-level project tasks as delegated by the PD
  • Supervise and monitor project staff as needed
  • Develop/implement recruiting plan, including building relationships with site staff 

Responsibilities – Non-Essential Functions:

  • Independent judgement and functioning with accountability for own actions, accuracy of work, and supervision of actions and accuracy of work of others
  • Effective communication and coordination between the PD, GVSU FHC staff, KCON Marketing, community members, students, and other faculty/staff

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and degree

Department/Division:  Kirkhof College of Nursing

Campus: GVSU Family Health Center, GVSU Center for Health Sciences

How To Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to Theresa Rowland, Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall,, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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