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Aug 26 / Padmaja Rao

Job Posting: Senior Manager, Population Health and Health Equity  

Job Title: Senior Manager, Population Health and Health Equity
Reports to GDAHC President and CEO
Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Detroit, MI

Overview
The Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC), Michigan’s premier Regional Health Improvement Collaborative (RHIC) is pleased to announce an immediate opening for the position of Senior Manager, Population Health and Health Equity.

The Senior Manager, Population Health and Health Equity is responsible for the coordination and implementation of all of GDAHC’s strategies and programs related to population health, health equity, and chronic disease management, and related community outreach initiatives. This position leads the development and execution of GDAHC initiatives intended to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals who live, work, play and pray in southeast Michigan; with a focus on identifying and eliminating disparities in health outcomes and care delivery; designing and promoting programs to proactively address and mitigate health and health care delivery issues based on race, ethnicity and language; creating and implementing educational and outreach programs aimed at prevention of chronic diseases; connecting various community health improvement initiatives and facilitating information sharing across these initiatives; and engaging patients and consumers.

The Senior Manager, Population Health and Health Equity is GDAHC’s subject matter expert on population health, heath disparities and chronic disease management, and represents GDAHC on a number of State and southeast Michigan boards/projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of population health and health equity programs that enable GDAHC to achieve its vision of “Healthy people. Health economy.”
    • Contribute expertise to health improvement goal setting, evaluation of community needs, identification of policy and action options, program development, and creation of monitoring and evaluation plans
    • Monitor decisions and projects to ensure they achieve intended results and that work products are consistent with GDAHC’s broader strategy
  • Manage various programs, projects, and clinical initiatives
    • Design and develop project plans for new programs; this will include identifying analyses needed, conducting such analyses and/or coordinating with others
    • Play lead role in driving assigned strategies
    • Work with internal and external customers to provide appropriate deliverables (this may include developing and negotiating contracts as needed)
    • As required, manage, in part or in full, relevant staff to aid in project implementation
  • Establish realistic and stretch goals for each project in advance of project launch for review and approval by leadership/stakeholders
    • Plan and schedule project goals, milestones and deliverables, and evaluation plans working with relevant committees and program staff
    • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis to assure tasks are tracking with work plans and timelines
  • Meet project plan deadlines (these deadlines may require extended daily work hours)
    • Implement programs for maximum results
    • Regularly monitor, interpret, and summarize program progress and results using trackers, trends, metrics, etc.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
    • Cultivate the development of best practices and tools for project execution and management
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
    • Coordinate related activities across GDAHC to ensure that all aspects of each program are successful and that all impacted personnel are aware of progress/updates
  • Undertake strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation
  • Staff relevant committee(s), including supporting agenda development, supporting documents, working closely with the committee chairperson
  • Some administrative responsibilities in facilitating meetings
  • Liaison with relevant, local, state and national stakeholders, grantees and other organizations

Required Job Qualifications

1. Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, public health, or other field directly related to the duties of this position; a master’s degree is preferred

2. Experience

  • Four-to-five years professional experience in a role requiring writing, analytics, project management and making presentations
    • Demonstrated success in implementing and managing projects and a proven ability to deliver results
  • Working knowledge of the health care environment
    • Familiar with key health policy issues, particularly as related to community, public and population health; health inequities and disparities; and chronic disease management
  • Experience with multicultural health care environments and under-privileged populations
  • Experience in community health affairs, needs assessment and health program development
  • Experience in data analysis tools and techniques for program monitoring and evaluation

3. Leadership and supervisory experience

  • Two-to-three years in a leadership/managerial role requiring management of projects and accountabilities from inception to conclusion in an effective and comprehensive manner that appropriately evaluates implications and results in solid solutions, securing beneficial results that add value and contribute to strategic direction
  • At least two years supervisory experience

4. Planning, problem solving, decision making and flexibility

  • Outstanding planning and project management skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and work within tight project timelines
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to manage/prioritize multiple activities and responsiveness to requests
  • Able to identify and solve project issues effectively
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problemsolving capabilities
    • React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
    • Flexible during times of change

5. Communication skills

  • Positive interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work not only within a collaborative team environment but also with multiple external stakeholder organizations
  • Excellent and highly effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
    • Delivers targeted, culturally-appropriate information to help individuals and groups understand health promotion and disease prevention information
    • Uses appropriate methods for interacting effectively and professionally with persons of all ages and from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic, sexual orientations, lifestyles and physical abilities
  • Positive interpersonal skills
    • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
    • Ability to get along with diverse personalities; tactful, mature
  • Comfortable and professional in high-stress situations
  • Participative management style—advocates team concept

6. Other competencies and skills

  • Ability to build alliances and lead: demonstrates honesty, integrity, and follow-through on commitments, anticipates internal/external customer needs and meets expectations, strives for collaboration, supports others and team results, ability to manage different perspectives and find win-win solutions
    • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive
    • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies
  • Skilled consultant, able to appropriately recommend solutions that meet objectives, while offering deep insights and strategic implications
    • High level of creativity
  • Strong financial/analytical skills
  • Experience with foundations and fund development with a demonstrated ability to write grants and secure funding from external sources is preferred
    • Will be required to contribute to the development and preparation of proposals for funding from external resources for health promotion and disease prevention initiatives and programs
  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet and e-mail and scheduling applications

7. Background checks or licensing requirements

  • GDAHC may conduct the following: criminal background checks; reference checks; education, experience and salary verifications; and drug tests
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United State on a full-time basis

8. Additional requirements

  • GDAHC works in an inclusive, team-based environment and all personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time

How to Apply

Required Application Documents: A resume or CV; a letter describing qualifications, accomplishments, and professional experiences related to this position; names, titles, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

Please e-mail your resume and other required materials to TellKate@gdahc.org

No phone calls please

All materials are due by COB on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Aug 19 / Susan Crowley

ABT Elementary, Dearborn, MI Looking for a P/E Health Teacher (K-5)

 

ABT Elementary, Dearborn, MI

 

Position:  P/E Health Teacher (K-5)

Seeking certified teacher for full time physical education/health for grades k-5. Elementary school experience preferred. Benefits include: health, dental, vision. Teacher must be certified for K-5 physical education/health.

For questions, please call (313) 581-2223.

Interested individuals can e-mail a resume to paul.merritt@leonagroup.com

 

Aug 17 / Susan Crowley

CIA Hiring Event in Dearborn

Aug 11 / Padmaja Rao

Invite to Present at NA International Cyber Summit 2015

Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency is looking to identify sharp, talented veterans to be featured as presenters at the North American International Cyber Summit 2015 hosted by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, October 26, 2015 at COBO Center, Detroit, MI.

A select group of veterans will have the opportunity to participate as featured speakers for the presentation: Veteran Talent in IT and Cybersecurity with Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency regarding how their skills and experience – and those of veterans like them – can benefit Michigan’s Cyber Security/IT industry.

The Cyber Summit 2015 will bring together experts from across the globe to address a variety of cybersecurity issues impacting the world of business, education, information technology, economic development, law enforcement and personal use.

For more information on the North American International Cyber Summit 2015 please visit:  https://events.esd.org/CyberSummit.aspx

The link to the employment application if WSU student and alumni veterans are seeking employment:

http://mceea.org/Resources/Documents/2015%20Cyber%20Summit%20Presenter%20Application_final.pdf

Please note the deadline to apply is Monday, September 14, 2015, 5:00p.m.

For more information, please contact 

Leslie Smith, CMP
Phone: 248-353-0735, ext. 152
E-Mail: cybersummit@esd.org.

 

 

Aug 7 / Susan Crowley

Meridian Health Plan is still recruiting Social Workers!

Now Hiring! LBSW, LSW, LLMSW LMSW and RN’s at one of the fastest growing companies in the State of Michigan!

Meridian Health Plan is the largest Medicaid HMO in the State of Michigan, providing health care to over 420,000 Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). MHP is a physician-owned, physician-managed Medicaid health plan. Its corporate headquarters are located in Detroit, Michigan. Meridian Health Plan has over 700 open positions, and projected to double in size by 2017. At Meridian, growth is a pillar of our Culture and a unique characteristic that defines your ability to shape the direction of your goals. With opportunities as diverse as our team, you are certain to find the roles that speak to your passion. Take a moment to review the current list of opportunities available. Your next big move is just ahead!

Please review our careers website and apply to positions that suit your interest! https://careers-mhplan.icims.com/jobs/2246/care-coordinator-%28mi-health-link%29/job

Aug 4 / Padmaja Rao

Coordinator Position Available at The Michigan Association of CPAs

Summary:

A nonprofit professional association located in Troy, Michigan seeks a full-time Coordinator to support their membership department.  The Coordinator is responsible for engaging and providing assistance to members, potential members and other stakeholders.  The Coordinator supports the implementation of marketing efforts, researches and prepares statistical reports, and assists with all membership projects and activities. The Coordinator is expected to maintain a cooperative, communicative, and professional relationship with association members, staff, customers, and vendors to ensure consistent service/product delivery throughout the association.

 

Working Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm although must be flexible with the ability to work additional hours and weekends.

 

Job Requirements:

  1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.
  2. Experience: Minimum two years office setting customer service experience.
  3. Knowledge: a background in the usage of social networking and competent computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and e-mail software.
  4. Individual must be a self-starter, a team player, and able to multi-task
  5. Good communication and computer skills required with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  6. Physical Activity: Significant sitting, occasional standing, walking, and lifting up to 50 pounds
  7. Flexibility: Flexible hours and travel are required as needed.

 

Work Environment

Work environment is general office with cubicle workspace.

 

Great work environment and great benefits.

EOE

 

Mail, fax, or e-mail resume and salary history to:

Human Resources

P O Box 5068

Troy, MI 48007

Fax: (248) 267-3772

submithrmichigan@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 23 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time position at Community Health and Social Services Center

Job Title: Social Worker/Behavioral Health Care Worker
Department: Clinical
Reports to: Reports directly to the Social Work Supervisor
FLSA classification: Exempt
____________________________________________________________________________
Position summary:
Provide integrative and behavioral health care services to patients and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 Performs biopsychosocial Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) assessments.
 Establishes a treatment plan that provides maximum benefit to the patient.
 Involves the patient in identifying and understanding presenting problem.
 Consults with medical/referring providers integrating behavior and primary health.
 Educates and supports the patient regarding options and services available.
 Provides for a multi-disciplinary approach to a treatment plan, coordinating with other staff.
 Coordinates care of patients with referring health provider(s) or agencies.
 Assesses patient progress and modifies the treatment program accordingly.
 Maintains documentation on all case files including patient information, treatment plan, progress and outcomes.
 Attends and participates in conferences to discuss patients’ care and other staff meetings. Participates in committees as requested.
 Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
 Assists clients with interpreting when needed.
 Servicing clients on UCG results as needed.
 Reviews and refers screenings on the PH-Q9, Edinburgh, etc
 Conducts client services on HIV.
 Conducts home and hospital visits as needed.
 Maintains patient confidentiality by following protocol and procedures that all care staff have set for HIPAA guidelines
 Maintains patient confidentiality.
 Responsible for contributing to the patient team care approach as it relates to social worker supervisor/behavioral health care worker duties.
Education:
Master’s degree in Social Work.
Completion of an internship required by degree.
Experience:
Social work experience required.
Special requirements, qualifications, licenses or certifications:
Ability to speak Spanish preferred.
License as a Masters Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of Michigan.
Substance abuse certification or specialty

All candidates interested in transferring or applying, must submit their written request and resume to Angela Salgado, Human Resources Director asalgado@chasscenter.org

Jul 23 / Padmaja Rao

Full-Time Facility Manager Posting at Community Health and Social Services Center

Position summary:
Responsible for the day-to-day up keep and maintenance of facilities owned and /or operated by CHASS Center. Duties include but not limited to building & grounds, HVAC, janitorial services, electrical systems, lighting systems, building automation systems and oversight of the security operations. Maintain all appropriate documentation required to support facility management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:
 Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
 Understands building systems; construction, ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
 Researches and coordinates outside contractors to assist with facility maintenance not performed by CHASS personnel including annual inspections required by regulations
 Ensures proper certification of workers compensation coverage and required license/permits are in place.
 Manages contractual commitments for contractors including costs, quality, and schedule and field activities.
 Routinely conducts quality assurance activities through reviews, meetings, reports and observation of results, according to professional practice standards and regulatory compliance.
 Works closely with Administration on all building projects in order to communicate and direct repairs, construction and renovation, and preventive maintenance performed by outside contractors.
 Prepares and/or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by data.
 Acts as liaison to public utility, environmental, and energy agencies.
 Regularly surveys facility, grounds and equipment identifying and performing necessary repairs.
 Maintains building and grounds for security, cleanliness, and readiness to serve patients. Caring of grounds includes but is not limited to: coordinating and participating in the mowing of lawns, care and upkeep of shrubbery and mulch; weeding of shrubbery beds; picking up of trash on grounds and putting in proper receptacles; coordinating and participating in the clearing of snow and ice from sidewalks and roofs.
 Analyzes firm’s HVAC systems, electrical systems and lighting, maintains plumbing fixtures, and overall maintenance of the facility.
 Coordinates with IT the implementation and maintenance of the facilities security system.
 Participates in scheduled safety audits with Management team members and Safety Officer/safety team members to evaluate necessary tasks to ensure that the facilities continue to meet OSHA Environment of Care safety standards and regulation requirements and to maintain the upkeep of the facilities.
 Responsible for up keep of Material Safety Data Sheets.
 Coordinates and/or participates in the setup of the facility for meetings, seminars, and conferences as directed.
 Responsible for coordination of responsibilities for cleaning of facilities with the contracted cleaning services.
 Monitors and records operating conditions and function of all utilities and building equipment, including but not limited to heating and cooling units, thermostats and humidity controls.
 Reports unusual operating conditions and initiates corrective action, as required.
 Responsible for coordination of outside contractor for disposal of biohazard medical waste according to OSHA regulations. Assists in the coordination of annual OSHA training relative to Biohazard Material and Blood Borne Pathogens training.
 Responsible for coordination of recycling activities and removal of recyclable waste.
 Coordinates, manages and maintains all maintenance and security contracts.
Date Posted: April 27, 2015
 Responsible for overseeing buildings safety and security. Assists the Safety Committee/Management with the development and implementation of a disaster plan.
 Responsible for maintaining Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
 Coordinates quarterly fire drills for the sites and arranges for annual fire extinguisher training for all employees.
 Participates in professional development to keep current with maintenance trends. Attends workshops and conferences as needed.
 Responsible for coordination of shipping and receiving into the facilities as well as inventory control.
 Participates in Management meetings.
Education:
Bachelors Degree from four-year college or university preferred with two-five plus years of related experience and/or training at the supervisory level; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Supervision exercised:
Provides oversight to outside contractors
____________________________________________________________________________
All candidates interested in applying, must submit their written request and resume to Angela Salgado, Human Resources Director asalgado@chasscenter.org

Jul 21 / Susan Crowley

Carhartt opening this summer on Cass Ave. Need a job?

CARHARTT DETROIT RETAIL STORE - OPENING THIS SUMMER

 

Jul 15 / Padmaja Rao

State of Michigan Health and Human Services – Central Office is hiring!

Jul 9 / Susan Crowley

Meridian Health Plan now hiring LBSW, LSW, LLMSW, LMSW and RN’s

Now Hiring! LBSW, LSW, LLMSW LMSW and RN’s at one of the fastest growing companies in the State of Michigan! Meridian Health Plan is the largest Medicaid HMO in the State of Michigan, providing health care to over 420,000 Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH). MHP is a physician-owned, physician-managed Medicaid health plan. Its corporate headquarters are located in Detroit, Michigan. Meridian Health Plan has over 700 open positions, and projected to double in size by 2017. At Meridian, growth is a pillar of our Culture and a unique characteristic that defines your ability to shape the direction of your goals. With opportunities as diverse as our team, you are certain to find the roles that speak to your passion. Take a moment to review the current list of opportunities available. Your next big move is just ahead! Please review our careers website and apply to positions that suit your interest! https://careers-mhplan.icims.com/

Questions? Please contact Shannon Angel at 313-324-3700 x6053 or e-mail at Shannon.angel@mhplan.com.

Jun 23 / Susan Crowley

Art Van Furniture eCommerce Sales Consultant Opportunities

Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s premier furniture retailer and one of America’s top 20 furniture retailers, is rapidly expanding our internet presence and brand. Our rapid growth has created rewarding career opportunities for individuals as full-time or part-time eCommerce Sales Consultants.

In these exciting new positions, Consultants work with customers either via the internet or by phone, answering questions, providing information and suggesting items. The goal of these positions is to assist customers from order initiation to completion.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who has excellent communication skills (both verbal and in writing), has a strong interest or training in design and style and enjoys helping people. Specific responsibilities of this position include:

  • Checking inventory to ensure that requested product is available.
  • Computing pricing, discounts, shipping and other purchase related costs.
  • Handling customer questions and issues.
  • Preparing and emailing invoices.
  • Verifying customer and product information.
  • Working with customers to verify order and delivery information.
  • Selling add-on and/or additional products.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following background and experience:

  • A true desire to help others.
  • An outgoing personality and outstanding verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a fast-paced customer service environment.
  • An understanding of or experience in sales.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong independent decision-making, organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.

Art Van Furniture offers an excellent compensation package including; competitive hourly wages, incentive potential, career advancement as well as outstanding benefits.

Apply on-line today at: jobs.artvan.com.

Jun 18 / Padmaja Rao

Student Assistant Needed in Career Services

Wayne State University Career Services is seeking a Student Assistant

 

Qualifications:  Must be punctual, responsible, dependable, and able to handle sensitive and confidential information.  Excellent phone etiquette and professional demeanor required.

 

Duties: Greet and direct visitors, faculty, students, staff, and students who are seeking assistance. Provide routine information. Answer telephones and route calls to appropriate departments/individuals. Schedule appointments, set up meetings, and make room reservations. Assist with various student events. Other related duties as assigned.

 

Hours:  Up to 20 hours per week

 

Salary:  $10.00 per hour

 

Application Instructions:  Send Resume and both Summer 2015 & Fall 2015 Class Schedules to prao@wayne.edu.

 

Jun 11 / Susan Crowley

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR), Looking for a Research Program Analyst

Department of Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

 Division of Behavioral and Social Research

http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dbsr

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a pre-announcement of the vacancy.  A formal position announcement will be posted on www.usajobs.gov, in late June, and applications must be submitted through that website to be considered.  Please check that website regularly for updated postings, as the vacancy will be open for only 10 days. 

Research Program Analyst

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the premier health research center for the nation and the world.  The 27 Institutes and Centers at NIH employ approximately 18,000 employees in a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation.  The NIH mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

Located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, the Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) of the National Institute on Aging supports basic and translational social and behavioral research and research training on the processes of aging at both the individual and societal level.

BSR plans to hire a Research Program Analyst with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychological, behavioral, social, or health-related science to help develop and manage a research grant and training portfolio that covers the following areas:

  • Research on changes in cognitive functioning over the life course including interventions to remediate age-related cognitive decline and improve everyday functioning
  • Integrative research on psychological development, linking brain, behavior and biology to understand life course trajectories of health and well-being
  • Studies of family and interpersonal relationships at an individual and dyadic level, including studies of the impact of marital and other interpersonal relationships on health at older ages
  • Research on behavior change and behavioral interventions for adaptive aging, including interventions for health promotion, disease prevention and disability postponement
  • Genetic and genomic influences linking social, psychological, and behavioral processes with health and wellbeing over the life course.

The successful candidate will have solid project management, writing, and communication skills, and familiarity with research in the psychological, behavioral, social, and health sciences.  Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Working with senior staff to develop Funding Opportunity Announcements, new research initiatives, and exploratory meetings of scientific experts
  • Establishing, monitoring and updating systems for tracking research progress
  • Tracking pilot research activities of NIA-funded centers
  • Providing technical assistance and guidance concerning Division initiatives and priorities to applicants and grantees in the Division’s research portfolio
  • Responding to requests from Congress, NIH and NIA directors, NIA divisions, and the public
  • Maintaining and updating content on the Division website. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a pre-announcement of the vacancy.  A formal position announcement will be posted on www.usajobs.gov, likely in late June, and applications must be submitted through that website to be considered.  Please check that website regularly for updated postings, as the vacancy will be open for only 10 days.

For additional information contact:

Lyn Neil

NIH/NIA/BSR

301-451-4504

NeilE@mail.nih.gov

 

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers

Jun 4 / Susan Crowley

Crothall Healthcare looking to hire a facilities Engineer for Oakwood Helathcare

Looking to hire a Facilities Engineer for Oakwood Healthcare.

 

OUR FUTURE REVOLVES AROUND YOU

The Support Services division of Compass Group North America currently serves 3 industries: healthcare, business & industry, and education through our specialized sector brands: Crothall Healthcare, Eurest Services, and SSC Service Solutions. We are a people-focused company, managing nearly 50,000 associates every day to deliver an array of customized, high-quality support service solutions to industry-leading organizations throughout the United States.

CROTHALL HEALTHCARE was founded in 1991 to address the need for a specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services company, exclusively serving the unique needs of the healthcare industry. Today, Crothall Healthcare is composed of specialized professionals utilizing proven processes and tools, in the exceptional performance of five core support services:

  • Facilities Management
  • Patient Transportation
  • Laundry & Linen Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Clinical Engineering Solutions

Over the years, we have developed and maintained client relationships due to our proven ability to provide Operational Excellence in every solution we deliver. We guarantee Operational Excellence through our proven framework of People, Process, and Performance, which supports and structures the key elements of our service delivery. Crothall serves hundreds of hospitals and healthcare organizations in 38 states.

Join our “entry-level” Facilities Management Manager In-Training Program  today…..

COME WITH ENERGY AND PASSION and WE’LL TEACH YOU THE BUSINESS!

The Crothall Facilities Management Manager in Training Program provides a unique opportunity for highly talented and motivated individuals. During the program, participants will take on assignments in functional areas involving Plant Operations and Maintenance while receiving maximum exposure to the company’s core businesses, technologies and leaders. The Crothall MIT Program is a premier opportunity not only to prepare for a rewarding and challenging career, but also to make a significant contribution to the organization.

DEVELOP YOUR CAREER IN THREE PHASES

Phase I – Management Development Participants can expect to participate in functional and leadership development educational experiences and mentoring programs, as well as receive on-going coaching and feedback.

Phase II – Experiential Learning Hands-On Learning On-site training for all facilities maintenance programs. Training conducted at a designated account with support from a mentor Develop key training measurable for operational excellence.

Phase III – Strategy; Self Directed Assignments and Project Work No two participant’s assignments are the same. Assignments are determined based on the needs of the organization and the goals of the individual. Further development of the fundamentals of managing operations.

Participant Advantages Include: Networking, Challenging Hands-on Assignments, Flexibility, Variety and Career Development, Mentorship and Placement into Management

Qualifications for Participation: We evaluate recent graduate candidates based on grade point average, leadership abilities, communication skills and relevant experience. You must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 1 year of work experience prior to graduation. Candidates must have the flexibility to travel and rotate to other Crothall locations. Candidates may be required to relocate upon successful completion of the program.

Compass Group Support Services is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

The Facilities Engineer must have an Engineering Degree.  Sponsorship is not provided.  Position needs to be filled in the next two weeks.  Interested candidates can also check out www.crothall.com.

Interested in this position or have questions, please contact:

Scott Krewatch

Veterans & Campus Programs Manager

Compass Group North America

Office:  (610) 838-7527

Fax:        (610) 465 – 9687

Email: Scott.Krewatch@compass-usa.com

Jun 3 / Susan Crowley

EDUCATIONAL AWARDS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS PURSUING CAREERS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

THE 14TH ANNUAL BRIGHT FUTURES AWARD

Bright Horizons® is excited to announce the 2015 Bright Futures program!

We have developed this award as a way to encourage students of great promise to continue pursuing their dreams of teaching young children.

National Program for Aspiring ECE Teachers

The Bright Futures program offers financial assistance ranging from $250 – $1,000 for full-time students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood Education or in a related field. We recognize that education is a significant investment, and offer support to help offset associated costs for students. Selected recipients will be awarded funds directly for use toward books, technology, fees or other education-related expenses.

To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled in a program in ECE or related field.
Students must also have completed a minimum level of coursework in their program.

See application for complete requirements.
The application can be filled out online at www.brighthorizons.com/brightfutures. There you will find all the latest program information including requirements, eligibility, and the application process.

All applications are due June 10, 2015.

Only complete applications will be reviewed.

ABOUT BRIGHT HORIZONS:
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world’s leading provider of employer-sponsored early care, education and work/life solutions. With centers around the world, Bright Horizons is the partner of choice for hundreds of organizations, including more than 80 Fortune 500 firms and has been named fifteen times as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”.

May 29 / Susan Crowley

Social Work Positions Available at Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation

Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation
Madison Heights Co-op
Service Coordinator Job Description

The Service Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and providing service coordination and case management for members of a senior living facility, managed CSI Support & Development (CSI). The Service Coordinator’s responsibility is to enhance the ability for members to stay living independently in the facility, and includes collaborating with members, the Co-op council and/or the liaison, assessing needs and linking members and community members to services, providing case management, planning and implementing educational opportunities promoting health and well-being, and developing and supporting meaningful engagement between members in the Co-op and those of the surrounding community. The Service Coordinator is an employee of the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation and part of a joint Hannan/CSI team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Working collaboratively with the members, Council and other committees of the Co-op.
• Coordinating as well as conducting complete psychosocial assessments for residents on a voluntary basis who may be at-risk or frail on an initial and ongoing basis
• Helping transition applicants for residency by determining their current and potential needs
• Coordinating and/or providing general case management and referral services
• Maintaining accurate, complete, updated files on members, programs and activities through an online case management program
• Participating in regular meetings with the Co-op team and the Hannan service coordinator team and providing appropriate status reports
• Establishing relationships with local service providers who are currently providing or could provide services to residents who are at-risk or frail, and monitoring the quality and effectiveness of their service delivery
• Assuring that all service providers are “vetted” based on established criteria prior to making referrals
• Working with the Family and Community Resource Committee to plan and implement educational and group programs
• Assisting members to create and maintain informal support networks consisting of other members, family, and friends in their Co-ops and the community
• Supervising BSW and/or MSW and other interns as appropriate
• Attending all appropriate Hannan Foundation and CSI meetings
• Continuously improve the quality of member and community services that are provided by participating in regular training, research and evaluation of outcomes

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in social work or related subject. LMSWs encouraged
• 2 – 3+ years of experience working with older adults in a community-based setting required
• Must have knowledge of senior community and area resources
• Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve desired outcomes with older adults individually and in groups to fulfill the requirements of the HUD service coordinator program
• Good oral, written and computer skills required. Must be able to accurately record and maintain resident information and documentation
• Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel and Publisher
• Ability to communicate in Arabic and/or Mandarin a plus but not required

Resumes and applications for employment may be submitted by email or mailed to:

Denise Henderson
Human Resources Manager
Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation
4750 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48201.
hr@hannan.org

Interviews start immediately. For additional information, contact Denise Henderson at 313-833-1300, x26.

It is the policy of the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, pregnancy or handicap.

May 13 / Susan Crowley

Godwin Heights Looks to WSU for a District Wide School Psychologist

School Psychologist Job ID: 4472

Student Support Services/Psychologist

Date Posted: 3/25/2015

Location: District Wide

Date Available: 2015-2016 School Year

Responsibilities:
Conducts psycho-educational initial and three year evaluations of students. Attends child study meetings and all meetings
pertaining to the evaluation process. Participates with general education and special education teachers to design
instructional strategies, interventions and supports for students.

Qualifications:
Must have Michigan School Psychologist Certification, or be a Michigan fully licensed Psychologist.
Knowledge of Michigan Special Education rules, especially eligibility rules.
Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports.
Ability to analyze student/building data to design instructional interventions and supports.
Ability to work as a team member with parents, teachers, and administrators.
Excellent comprehension of a diagnostic-prescriptive model of evaluation.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Position will be open until filled.
Apply online at www.godwinschools.org

May 5 / Padmaja Rao

Transit Planning Internship Available at the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Due Date: May 21, 2015

Job Description
Would assist the Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis in implementing the RTA planning priorities, including work on the ongoing BEST: Gratiot Avenue, Michigan Avenue, and Woodward Avenue Corridor Studies, and the BEST: Regional Transit Master Plan; and work on airport service, regional fare integration, and jointly operated regional transit services. This will be done through:
. Collecting and preparing data for various planning projects
. Conducting field work, collecting ridership and boarding information, and visual images
. Preparing maps and planning reports
. Producing sketches and renderings
. Assisting at community meetings
. Researching funding sources and writing grant proposals

Reports To
Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis

Qualifications
An applicant must demonstrate strong experience and skills in the field of planning. An applicant should:
. Have completed at least one semester in a relevant graduate level discipline (e.g. transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering).
. Have experience in a urban planning techniques with an emphasis on transit and transportation, particularly survey research and design and GIS analysis (experience with ArcView)
. Have strong research skills
. Have strong written and verbal communication skills
. Have experience in graphic design including Adobe software platforms (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
. Have experience working at public outreach events
. Be willing to conduct basic office functions as needed, such as data entry, file management, and customer service
. GPA of 3.2 or higher

Time Commitments/Expectations
Office environment is similar to standard office and includes moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Some events will be held off-site and moderate travel is expected. Flexible work-time structures required accommodating community outreach events and staffing.

Compensation Range: $15-$20/hr, D.O.E.

Contact Information:
Interested applicants will submit resumes via email: tgunter@rtamichigan.org
Attn: Ms. Tiffany J. Gunter

May 5 / Padmaja Rao

Communications and Outreach Internship Available at the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan

REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN 

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Communications and Outreach Internship

Due Date: May 21, 2015

Job Description
Would assist the Manager of Community Outreach & Communications in maintaining and creating the RTA’s communications and outreach strategy. Implementation of the outreach strategy will be done through:
. Identification of stakeholders and community leaders in southeast Michigan for the RTA staff to engage
. Assist in scheduling of stakeholder events and one-on-one meetings
. Visual mapping of events throughout the four-county area
. Attending events hosted by the RTA to interface with the public
The communications plan involves press relations, messaging, and the utilization of social media. This will be done through:
. Identifying content to push through social media platforms
. Drafting content for RTA printed publications, press releases, and web platforms
. Monitoring popular news sources for coverage of transit and the RTA to brief staff on current events
. Assist the manager in drafting speeches and briefing material for the CEO and other staff

Reports To

Manager of Community Outreach & Communications

Qualifications
An applicant must demonstrate strong experience and skills in the field of community engagement and public relations. An applicant should:
. Enrolled in an undergraduate program pertaining to the field of community relations and/or communications
. Past experience in a position relating to communications
. GPA of 3.2 or higher
. Strong organizational skills
. Experience in graphic design including Adobe software platforms (ie. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

Time Commitments/Expectations
Office environment is similar to standard office and includes moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic), and are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Some events will be held off-site and moderate travel is expected. Flexible work-time structures required accommodating community outreach events and staffing.

Compensation Range: $15-$20/hr, D.O.E

Contact Information:
Interested applicants will submit resumes via email: tgunter@rtamichigan.org
Attn: Ms. Tiffany J. Gunter