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Injury Prevention Program

Job Title:                    Injury Prevention Program

Reports To:                 RMTEC Program Director

Department:               Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Epidemiology Center

Classification:             Full- time, non-exempt

Range:                         $21.99 – $24.62 DOE

Opening Date:            August 16, 2019

Closing Date:              September 02, 2019

Starting Date:             Immediately

 

Position Overview:

Under the direction of RMTEC Program Director, Injury Prevention Program (IPP) Epidemiologist II, is responsible for Providing technical support and assisting with various RMTEC projects and programs.  The position salary will be based upon experience and education.  The IPP Epidemiologist will report to the RMTEC Program Director.

 

For a more detailed job description, please follow the link below.

https://www.rmtlc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Injury-Prevention-Program_.pdf


Opioid Program Director

Job Title:                     Program Director

Reports To:                   Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Epidemiology Center Director

Department:                 Tribal Epidemiology Center

Classification:              Full- time, Exempt

Range:                          $57,366 – $80,600

Location:                      Billings, Montana

Opening Date:             August 16, 2019

Closing Date:               September 2, 2019

Starting Date:               Immediately

 

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and RMTLC job application to jobs@rmtlc.org.  Any applications without the requested documentation will not be considered.

This position is subject to background screening. Please contact us if you have any questions.

For application form and this job description, please visit:  https://www.rmtlc.org/about-us/work-with-us/

Position Overview: The Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC) is seeking a Program Director to lead opioid related grant funded projects.  The opioid projects aim to develop cohesive prevention, public health, treatment, and recovery strategies and activities through collaborations and implementation of strategic plans to combat the opioid epidemic in Billings and tribal communities.

The Program Director will work with community agencies and businesses to increase awareness of opioid misuse, both legal and illegal, support cultural events, foster workforce competency, assist with developing medication assisted treatment services, enhance peer mentor opportunities, and strengthen data availability.

Position Description:  The Program Director must be self-motivated, meticulous, highly organized, creative, hospitable and innovative.  This person supervises a small team and must assist in developing our vision for the future of the program and implement that vision through strategic collaborations, community relationships, meticulous grant management, fundraising, and leveraging networks through the states of Montana and Wyoming.  The primary responsibilities of the Program Director are to develop RMTLC’s opioid capacity, provide leadership for the team, carry the program into the future and maximize its impact.  This position requires strong leadership and communication skills; experience with recovery from substance use disorders; experience managing a small team; and the flexibility, motivation, and creativity to establish opioid programs.  This is a full-time position and may require travel for several days at a time.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of grant requirements and adhere to funding agency guidelines and requirements, including budgets
  • Fundraising and grant writing experience a plus
  • Build relationships with community partners, tribes, and non-traditional organizations
  • Refine and implement policies and procedures related to opioids
  • Work with the City of Billings, Tribal communities, states of Montana and Wyoming to develop and sustain opioid activities
  • Receive and respond to feedback about the program and its staff
  • Utilize resources provided by granting agency, such as technical experts, to strengthen and develop the program
  • Investigate best practices and their potential application
  • Work closely with program evaluator to implement appropriate and comprehensive data collection policies, to include GPRA management; train staff accordingly as needed
  • Work with program evaluator to conduct random quality checks on data gathered
  • Develop strong partnerships and collaborations with other Billings and tribal service providers to improve services
  • Work with Program Coordinator to monitor program success
  • Ensure adherence to RMTLC Core Principles in all activities, communications, collaborations and services

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working in a public health and/or recovery environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience supervising a team and resolving conflict
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to speak well in front of large groups and give concise, coherent presentations to a variety of stakeholders at meetings, conferences, summits and RMTLC board meetings
  • Ability to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism with grace
  • Experience working in a trauma-informed setting, or demonstrable knowledge of the principles of being trauma-informed
  • Ability to demonstrate authority while maintaining humility and hospitality
  • Experience communicating or working with mental health and substance use disorder treatment providers
  • Experience navigating networks and systems of treatment providers to maximize positive health impacts for service beneficiaries
  • Experience managing long-term federal grants with large budgets
  • Ability to set clear boundaries while maintaining a service-oriented approach
  • Experience in Microsoft Office

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health or other relevant study area strongly preferred, a bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 5-7 years’ experience in similar job role, especially in supervisory position
  • Demonstrable expansion of responsibility for managing teams and interpersonal relations
  • Must be able to communicate effectively orally, in writing and deliver clear, effective public presentations with ability to respond to questions. Ability to conform to varied work schedule when appropriate, (i.e. weekends, emergencies, etc.) and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Experience working in tribal communities
  • Exhibit ethical and professional behavior in all facets of this position
  • Work independently, with minimal supervision, in a team-based atmosphere
  • Experience with social marketing and media development a plus
  • American Indian/ Alaska Native preferred
  • Veteran’s preference will be considered

 Additional Functions:

  • Work in a cooperative and professional manner with all RMTLC / RMTEC staff.
  • Other functions as assigned by Executive Director.

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Regular status, non-exempt, full-time position with a six-month probationary period.

 Upon hiring, applicant must read, sign, and comply with the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Policy and Procedures.

 Working Environment:

 Environmental Factors:

  • Performs duties in a controlled, tobacco/drug free office environment.
  • Must have valid driver’s License and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Travel to Montana and Wyoming reservations and state meetings occasionally required.
  • Employment period based on performance as well as duration of grants funding this position and successful application of new grants.

Statement of safe work practices:

As an employee of Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC), you will be required to comply with all RMTLC’s safety standards, RMTLC’s policies and procedures, and all other applicable Federal, State, or Local safety laws and regulations as a condition of employment. This is a condition of employment to promote a safe working environment for all employees, contractors, and tribes.  This will be accomplished through observation and enforcement of safe work practices, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping yourself informed of conditions affecting your health and safety;
  • Participating in training programs, as required and as they become available to you;
  • Adhering to healthy and safe practices in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting potential hazard(s) in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting any injuries or accidents to your supervisor;
  • Properly using RMTLC’s property/equipment and protecting it from damage or misuse;
  • Respecting other RMTLC employees, contractors, and tribal employee rights to a safe environment.

At-Will Employment:

All employment with Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council is At-Will Employment.  While we strive to provide fulltime employment to all of our employees who desire, we make no guarantees, expressed or implied, to provide and guarantee number of hours of employment in a given week.  Changing conditions in Federal and private grants make it impossible to predict the demand for our services and as a result, all of our offers of employment are offers of At-Will Employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE):

Within the scope of Indian preference (http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/xbie/documents/text/idc015515.pdf) all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin or other non-merit factors.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA):

RMTLC, abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

RMTLC abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.  Furthermore, RMTLC will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

 


Staff Epidemiologist

Job Title:         Staff Epidemiologist

Reports To:       TEC PHI Project Director

Department:     Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Epidemiology Center

Classification:  Full- time, non-exempt

Salary Range:   $21.99-$24.62 DOE

Location:         Billings, Montana

Opening Date:  August 15, 2019

Closing Date:    September 02, 2019

Starting Date: Immediately

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and RMTLC job application to jobs@rmtlc.org

Position Overview:

Under the direction of TEC PHI Project Director, Staff Epidemiologist, is responsible for developing Infectious Disease Report and Maternal and Child Health Report, organize training/ meeting and provide technical assistance to Tribal Health Departments in Montana and Wyoming. The position salary will be based upon experience and education. The Staff Epidemiologist will report to TEC PHI Project Director.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for analyzing and developing infectious disease and MCH report.
  • Assist epidemiologists in data collection, entry, cleaning and data reporting.
  • Assist with training on statistical package to Tribal Health Personnel.
  • Assist with organizing meetings and conference calls for RMTEC projects.
  • Assist RMTEC in media publications.
  • Writes minutes and draft RMTEC programmatic letters, demonstrating a thorough knowledge of Professional Microsoft Office.
  • Travel to Montana and Wyoming reservations and various out of state meetings/conferences is required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Additional Functions:

  • Demonstrate experience with basic and some advanced commands in either SAS, SPSS, or R for data management and
  • Demonstrate experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Power Point. Must be willing to learn other software as
  • Work in a cooperative and professional manner with all RMTLC / RMTEC
  • Sensitivity to others and ability to work respectively and cooperatively with the organization’s
  • Excellent communication skills in writing, telephone, webinar, and face-to-face
  • Other functions as assigned by TEC PHI Project

Qualifications\ Requirements:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree or preferred master’s degree in public health or Statistics or Equivalent and 2 – 3 years’ experience working in public
  • Communicate
  • Organized and able to carry out all responsibilities of the position with minimal day-to-day supervision.
  • Demonstrate discretion, tact, knowledge, judgment, and overall ability in working effectively with federal, tribal, and other professionals and facilitating participation and partnership in the activities of the
  • Sensitive to cross-cultural differences, and able to work effectively within their
  • Must be able to pass a background
  • Experience working with Tribes preferred
  • Design and implement
  • Work with minimal supervision in a team-based
  • American Indian
  • Veteran’s preference will be
  • Valid driver’s

Job Classification: Regular Status, non-exempt, full FTE position with a six-month probationary period.

Upon hiring, applicant must read, sign, and comply with the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Policy and Procedures.

Environmental Factors:

  • Perform duties in a controlled, tobacco-free office
  • Employment period based on performance as well as duration of grants funding this position and successful application of new grants.

Statement of safe work practices:

 As an employee of Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC), you will be required to com- ply with all RMTLC’s safety standards, RMTLC’s policies and procedures, and all other applicable Federal, State, or Local safety laws and regulations as a condition of employment. This is a condition of employment in order to promote a safe working environment for all employees, contractors, and Tribes. This will be accomplished through observation and enforcement of safe work practices, which includes, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping yourself informed of conditions affecting your health and safety;
  • Participating in training programs, as required and as they become available to you;
  • Adhering to healthy and safe practices in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting potential hazard(s) in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting any injuries or accidents to your supervisor;
  • Properly using RMTLC’s property/equipment and protecting it from damage or misuse;
  • Respecting other RMTLC employees, contractors, and Tribal employee rights to a safe

At-Will Employment:

All employment with Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council is At-Will Employment. While we strive to provide fulltime employment to all of our employees who desire, we make no guarantees, expressed or implied, to provide and guarantee number of hours of employment in a given week. Changing conditions in Federal and private grants make it impossible to predict the demand for our services and as a result, all of our offers of employment are offers of At-Will Employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE):

Within the scope of Indian preference, American Indians are encouraged to apply; however, all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin or other non-merit factors.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA):

RMTLC, abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and con- siders age a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

RMTLC abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, RMTLC will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.


Opioid Prevention Coordinator

Department: Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council, Epidemiology Center
Classification: Full-time, non-exempt
Range: $17.53 – $21.99 DOE
Location: Billings, Montana
Opening Date: August 16, 2019
Closing Date: September 2, 2019
Starting Date: Immediately

Position Overview:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the Public Health Workforce Expansion in Indian Country (PHWEIC) projects to increase public health knowledge and improvements in Montana Tribal communities. Position salary is negotiable depending upon experience and education.

How to apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and RMTLC job application to

jobs@rmtlc.org

For application form and this job description, please visit: https://www.rmtlc.org/about-us/work-with-us/

This position is subject to background screening. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Position Overview:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the Public Health Workforce Expansion in Indian Country (PHWEIC) projects to increase public health knowledge and improvements in Montana tribal communities. Position salary is negotiable depending upon experience and education.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Program Manager and in carrying out all activities specific to the project
  • Assist with the coordination of activities related to Opioid Prevention Program to implementation for completion of goals and objectives, with the possibility of assessing cultural considerations
  • Will work closely with the Opioid Prevention prrogram Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  • Meet weekly with the Program Director to assess progress and planning
  • Plan and conduct project-related trainings, workshops, or information sessions at tribal site
  • Prepares reports, travel memos, purchase orders, etc. relevant to the project
  • Responsible for preparing financial and annual progress reports, continuation applications, yearly budgets, and budget modifications as needed
  • Manage and train RMTLC, interns, and tribal employees
  • Assist in research and development of sustainability plans for the project
  • Must be able to work independently and with others.

Supervisory relationships:

  • Provide written communications and reports to all appropriate agencies and staff
  • Report to the Program Director

Additional Functions:

  • Work in a cooperative and professional manner with all RMTLC staff
  • Other functions as assigned by Program Manager
  • Grant writing experience a plus
  • Will assist with clerical work as needed

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in public health, Psychology, American Indian Studies or any other health related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience planning and conducting trainings is preferred
  • Experience working in tribal communities in this region preferred
  • Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word Processing software experience required
  • Time management skills and working under deadlines to meet project goals and objectives
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with programs, departments, other organizations, and agencies
  • Exhibit ethical and professional behavior in all facets of this position
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Work independently, with minimal supervision, in a team-based atmosphere
  • Experience with chronic disease prevention, including commercial tobacco prevention, preferred
  • Experience with social marketing and media development a plus
  • Non-commercial tobacco user preferred
  • American Indian preferred
  • Veteran’s preference will be considered

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Regular status, non-exempt, full-time position with a six-month probationary period.

Upon hiring, applicant must read, sign, and comply with the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council Policy and Procedures.

Environmental Factors:

  • Performs duties in a controlled, tobacco-free office environment.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Travel to Montana and Wyoming reservations and state meetings occasionally required.
  • Employment period based on performance as well as duration of grants funding this position and successful application of new grants.

Statement of safe work practices:

As an employee of Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC), you will be required to comply with all RMTLC’s safety standards, RMTLC’s policies and procedures, and all other applicable Federal, State, or Local safety laws and regulations as a condition of employment. This is a condition of employment in order to promote a safe working environment for all employees, contractors, and tribes. This will be accomplished through observation and enforcement of safe work practices, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping yourself informed of conditions affecting your health and safety;
  • Participating in training programs, as required and as they become available to you;
  • Adhering to healthy and safe practices in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting potential hazard(s) in the workplace;
  • Promptly reporting any injuries or accidents to your supervisor;
  • Properly using RMTLC’s property/equipment and protecting it from damage or misuse;
  • Respecting other RMTLC employees, contractors, and tribal employee rights to a safe environment.

At-Will Employment:

All employment with Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council is At-Will Employment. While we strive to provide fulltime employment to all of our employees who desire, we make no guarantees, expressed or implied, to provide and guarantee number of hours of employment in a given week. Changing conditions in Federal and private grants make it impossible to predict the demand for our services and as a result, all of our offers of employment are offers of At-Will Employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE):

Within the scope of Indian preference, American Indians are encouraged to apply; however, all candidates will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin or other non-merit factors.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA):

RMTLC, abides by the mandates of the ADEA (protecting individuals 40 years and older) and considers age a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

RMTLC abides by the mandates of the ADA and considers disability a non-merit factor in all employment decisions and considerations. Furthermore, RMTLC will make any practical, feasible, and reasonable arrangements to accommodate qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.