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DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience working with adolescents and young adults in a mental health, health or social service related field.
• Strong community engagement skills.
• Understanding of contemporary youth participation models and experience in the implementation of youth engagement strategies
• A knowledge of the mental health sector and trauma-informed practices
• Passion and experience working closely with young people
• Strong leadership skills and experience required to work effectively with senior management, staff and a diverse array of multidisciplinary stakeholders.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a productive team member
• Ability to work in a highly productive environment with time pressures and while managing multiple tasks

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):


• Education and experience working with adolescents and young adults in a mental health or health related field.
• Group facilitation skills.
• Strong community engagement skills.
• Proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders such as young people, family members and health professionals from other agencies.
• The ability to plan, implement, deliver and evaluate community awareness projects and mental health literacy programs.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including social media as an outreach tool.
• Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
• Basic analysis and problem-solving skills.
• Customer service skills.
• Relevant computer systems/technology experience.
• Understanding of financial transactions.
• Ability to learn compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

• Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
• Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Access to an automobile for local travel
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends


WORK STANDARDS:

• Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

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