Adelphi University Project Coordinator - GRANT in Garden City, New York

Project Coordinator - GRANT

Job department/School: Social Work

FT/PT/Temp: Full time

openings: 1

Job Title: Project Coordinator - GRANT

Location: Garden City, N.Y.


SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment - Grant

Title Position Reports To: Project Director, SBIRT- Grant


The Project Coordinator is responsible for planning and coordinating SBIRT trainings, and tracking and documenting the number of students and professionals who are trained as a result of grant activities, creating assessment and tracking instruments (including online surveys), and overseeing databases used to track project objectives. The Project Coordinator will work closely with the directors of Field Education (and field liaisons) for nursing, social work, and psychology to identify and recruit field supervisors to be trained by the Project, and will coordinate focus groups and other methods of obtaining feedback from student, faculty, and community professionals trained by the Project. The Project Coordinator will become a certified trainer for SBIRT, and will provide these trainings on a regular basis to students and professionals.


Planning, coordinating, and providing SBIRT trainings for community mental health professionals

Coordinating Project activities with collaborating SBIRT grants

Creating assessment and tracking instruments to measure Project goals and objectives

Managing evaluation efforts, including maintaining databases used to track Project objectives.

Tracking and documenting the number of patients treated with SBIRT practices as a result of grant activities

Working with Directors of Field Education to identify practice settings and field supervisors to recruit for SBIRT trainings

Working with the Director of Continuing Education and Professional Development to offer and disseminate SBIRT trainings

Communicate regularly with field practice settings to support students’ ability to implement SBIRT practices at their internships

Help to integrate SBIRT practices into existing undergraduate and graduate level coursework.

Assist in coordinating the activities of the project assistant, including task supervision of the project assistant.

Other duties as assigned


Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with social work students, field instructors, agency administrators, grant program officers, social work faculty and staff;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Familiarity with social work education and social work practice;

Knowledge of evidence-based substance abuse interventions

Ability to manage time in a fast-paced environment, and to work on multiple projects simultaneously;

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, including the ability to create detailed presentations;

Ability to manage computer databases which will be used to track goals and objectives


Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology

Experience coordinating complex training and/or service delivery programs involving multiple constituents

Experience providing instruction/training to graduate students and/or health professionals

POSITION(S) SUPERVISED: Task supervision of Project Assistant