Substance Use Disorder/Technical Expert Lead II
Company: JBS International
Posted on: November 17, 2022
The Substance Use Disorder/Technical Expert Lead II (TEL II) is the
in-house senior content/subject matter expert for an assigned group
of grantees and, in collaboration with other TELs and project
leadership, a team leader responsible for ensuring the design and
delivery of all training and technical assistance (T/TA) as well as
deliverables for/with JBS projects. The TEL II coaches and guides
staff in the support and implementation of effective, high-quality
T/TA and communicates with the JBS client(s) per the established
project guidelines. The TEL II may also be called upon to supervise
project affiliated JBS staff.Fundamental Requirement: The Substance
Use Disorder/TEL II must have a passionate commitment to
consumer-centric design and delivery of T/TA and an understanding
of and commitment to the project's model of T/TA as a
strengths-based, continuous process that supports each grantee
throughout its journey.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Maintain professional expertise in content area, ensuring that
subject area knowledge remains current; identify trends, emerging
issues, policies, and evidence-based practices (EBPs) and share
them with program area staff, other TELs, senior management, our
clients, and other JBS staff as appropriate.
- Maintain communication with assigned client contacts,
responding to requests; participating in meetings; providing
up-to-date information about trends, issues, policies, and EBPs;
offering recommendations regarding effective T/TA approaches for
grantees, topics for grantee meetings and workshops, and skilled
consultants and presenters.
- Ensure T/TA activities carried out by TEL II meet all
contractual obligations and requirements of the
- Manage, guide, and monitor the design and delivery of all TA;
ensure all T/TA related activities are documented (whether in the
designated TA tracking system or other method) in a timely
- Monitor expenditures to ensure all allocated funds are spent
and no overages are incurred; may assist with budget
- Lead preparation and finalization of written deliverables,
including site visit reports, meeting reports, literature reviews,
technical documents, and other products (e.g., PowerPoint
presentations) as requested by client.
- Guide, and manage assigned T/TA staff in carrying out the
support and logistical activities required for delivering all types
of T/TA and may supervise staff.
- Support professional growth, learning, and performance of each
staff person, leveraging each individual's strengths and maximizing
each person's contributions to the project.
- Work with other TELs, the project's senior management team, and
JBS client to identify trends in T/TA needs, analyze which types of
T/TA work and why, identify emerging issues, and design long-term
strategies for taking grantees to higher levels of
- Identify issues and successes to ensure transfer of lessons
learned and increased efficiency in the delivery of T/TA.
- Collaborate with other TELs to support the exchange of
information across all grantees served by the various
- May oversee expenditure tracking and analysis, consultant
agreements processing, planning, logistics, and follow up with
grantees and consultants, review of expense vouchers, timely and
accurate T/TA report preparation and submission.
- As assigned, work with senior management, operations, T/TA
staff, and client(s), assist with development of project budgets;
assist with monitoring the budget to ensure all allocated dollars
are spent and no overages are incurred; ensures expenditures comply
with contractual requirements.
- Guide and manage development of training content in substance
abuse evidence-based practices.
- Knowledgeable and able to train in substance abuse evidence
based practices, specifically Motivational Interviewing and
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Minimum Job Qualifications:Education:
Master's degree in relevant field Language: English Fluency (oral
and written)Experience: At least 15 years of relevant work
experience. Demonstrated applied expertise in specific Public
Health topic.Knowledge: Content Knowledge of current and emerging
issues for assigned grant program areas. Strengths-based approach
to delivering T/TA and to working with others.Skills: Interacts
well with others in a positive, courteous, and professional manner;
functions well as a member of a team and is also able to work
independently and without extensive supervision and follows chain
of command to address personnel or management concerns. Honors,
respects, and celebrates cultural differences. Effective, clear,
and professional writing and oral communication skills. Attention
to detail.Location: North Bethesda, MD or Remote work PREFERRED JOB
QUALIFICATIONS:Language: Fluency in a language other than
EnglishExperience: 3 years' direct program management experience.
At least 2 years' supervisory experience. Consulting and contract
management experience. Proficient in Motivational Interviewing and
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and ability to train on those
therapeutic modalities. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED: This position
description should not be construed to imply that these
requirements are the exclusive standards of the position nor will
it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations.
Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other
related duties as may be required by their supervisor.This position
is subject to availability of funds and to any and all restrictions
contained in the contract or contracts that provide funding for
this position. Application Information:If you meet the minimum
requirements for this position, please click on the "Apply" link
posted below and complete the application. Please include a cover
letter and resume. Our company is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's
status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO
is the Law" poster at EEOPost.pdf. Qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Keywords: JBS International, Rockville , Substance Use Disorder/Technical Expert Lead II, Other , Rockville, Maryland
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