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MONDAY, MAY 21, 2018

RPCs Are Hiring: RPC Coordinator for Long Island Region

Job Responsibilities:  RPC Regional Coordinators monitor, manage and coordinate all elements and aspects of their region’s NYS Regional Planning Consortium. RPC Project Coordinators report directly to the State Project Director; however, they have a day-to-day reporting responsibility to the region’s RPC Co-Chairs.

Funding for this position is only guaranteed until December 2019. This position will cover the following counties: Nassau and Suffolk. Travel is expected within the course of business day, with very seldom overnight travel.

Coordinator Will Possess: 

  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective team organizer;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Tools;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to problem-solve and carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to comprehend & track committee processes to ensure group needs are addressed;
  • Ability to clearly and concisely present information in one-on-one and group situations;
  • Experience with Project Management tools and processes;
  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholders and adapt to changing tasks and expectations;
  • Background in Human Services (or related field)
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of progressive responsibility (required).

Duties of this Position Include:

  • Logistical arrangements to ensure project meetings are well-attended & well-run;
  • Prepare and distribute reports and project meeting notes;
  • Coordinate events and manage invitations/ registrations;
  • Travel to/from meetings with regional stakeholders;
  • Provide direct support and assistance to the RPC Co-Chairs;
  • Communicate and consult with other Project Coordinators across the State;
  • Provide regular and recurring update to the State Project Director and the Region’s RPC Co-Chairs;
  • Participate in conference calls to inform stakeholders of ongoing initiatives;
  • Manage and prepare data to inform the regional board;
  • Create and manage communications covering the activities of regional boards;
  • Track and report on progress made towards regional goals & objectives;
  • Coordinate regional activities;
  • Contribute to project planning, including development, implementation and monitoring of work plans, timelines, budgets, milestones and deliverables:
  • Write, edit, and format publications, presentations and reports related to assigned projects;
  • Support development of regional progress reports;
  • Strategize and implement the steps needed in the region to meet the goals/objectives of the region
  • Cooperate with researchers tracking the project;
  • Conduct background research and scope discussions for new project developments;
  • Provide accurate, consistent, and timely support for RPC Board Members;
  • Represent RPC/CLMHD at meetings and conferences;
  • Research and analyze project impact, strategic value and new options;
  • Document project activities and accomplishments;
  • Coordinate project activities with other RPC initiatives;
  • Keep Project Director informed about progress, milestones, potential and emerging challenges;
  • Represent the NYS CLMHD in working groups, task forces, and other shared initiatives;
  • Any additional duties assigned by the State Project Director or RPC Co-Chairs

In addition to the qualifications listed above, the ideal candidate will also possess the following professional qualities:

  • Confidence, judgment, and grace under pressure
  • Initiative and resilience in the face of ambiguity
  • Works well both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility; nimble in response to an evolving workload
  • End-user/customer/client/colleague service orientation; focus on product over process
  • Independent, strategic and critical thinking
  • Ownership of work; a self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage his/her time
  • Ability to see the connections among the discrete elements of a project, or across projects
  • Systematic approach to tasks that ensures consistent output quality
  • Openness to constructive feedback, input, redirection; positive, learning orientation
  • Attention to detail, but always in the service of bigger pictures objectives and outcomes
  • Commitment to the CLMHD Mission and the Vision and Values of the RPC
  • Education: Bachelor's

This position is a full-time/contract salaried position that occurs within a 35-hour work week. Vacation, Personal, Sick Time Included.

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to 

About the RPCs: RPCs are a statewide initiative closely tied to the public behavioral healthcare system in 10 regions of New York State.  The RPCs are an integral component in sharing local impact and collaboratively problem solving around the transition of Medicaid behavioral health care services into a Medicaid Managed Care benefit, and around other new initiatives (including HARP/HCBS, Health Homes, Primary Care/Behavioral Health Integration and Value-Based Payment) which impact the behavioral healthcare system in NY. An in-depth description of the project objectives and RPC structure can be found by visiting