Behavioral Health Ministries Project Coordinator
Location: San Bernardino Greater Area, IECAAC main office.
Job Type: Contract Position to last until July of 2022. Possible extension if needed.
Salary: TBD depending on qualifications
The Inland Empire Concerned African American Churches (IECAAC) in partnership with the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health is recruiting a Project Coordinator for the Behavioral Health Ministries Pilot Project (BHMPP).
The Behavioral Health Ministries Pilot Project will collaborate with African American congregations to discover and create culturally comprehensive strategies that will increase access to appropriate mental health services for African American families. The Behavioral Health Ministries Project will be implemented in four stages:
I. Conduct a collaborative assessment of the mental health needs and strengths of African American families and members who are connected to African American Congregations.
II. Analyze gathered data and provide technical support to participants in interpreting collected information.
III. Intentionally engage community and congregations regarding mental health findings during needs assessments.
IV. Evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Prepare a report to share with community stakeholders. Determine ongoing support for the program.
Project Coordinator Job Description
The Project Coordinator reports to the President of the Inland Empire African American Churches (IECAAC) and its officers. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the operational success of the Behavioral Health Ministries Pilot Project (BHMPP), ensuring seamless team management and implement strategies that achieve goals established by the IECAAC and the San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health (DBH).
A successful Program Coordinator should have knowledge of the following:
The ability to supervise, engage, support, and coordinate the BHMPP with the IECAAC congregations participating in the project and maintain continuity between IECAAC and DBH.
Actively participate and attend DBH meetings and, training pertinent to the viability of the pilot project and contribute ideas to its overall success.
Display the ability to successfully and culturally move in and around diverse communities, have cultural empathy towards others, and be respectful of others with possible mental health concerns.
The Program Coordinator must possess strong project management leadership skills. He or She must be able to manage multiple tasks including any staff supervision, grant monitoring, data collection, and pilot program reporting.
Possess excellent time management skills to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a limited amount of time with limited resources. Be proactive with others in the team to successfully accomplish pilot project phase goals and understand the various team members’ responsibilities to distribute and plan work efficiently.
General working knowledge of data collection procedures and statistical analysis and how to incorporate collected data into reporting and scheduling.
The ability to speak in public or in a group setting through face-to-face or electronic means to convey goals, accomplishments, strategies, and progress.
Knowledge of the Microsoft (MS) suite of Office programs with special focus on features of MS Word and MS Excel to communicate the pilot project to the group and stakeholders. Knowledge of how digital video conferencing functions and familiarity with Cisco WebEx or Zoom platforms.
The flexibility to work in an environment that may demand restrictions due to current health regulations imposed by city, county, and state governments.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. Please email your completed resume with salary requirements to with the following subject line:
Bishop Kelvin Simmons RE: Project Coordinator Pilot Project Position
We thank you in your interest in collaborating with the IECAAC and the San Bernardino Department of Behavioral Health