Public Safety Project Assistant

Anna Maria College is recruiting for a grant funded Project Assistant for a statewide project that will service public safety professions and ultimately citizens and the public of Massachusetts. The purpose of this initiative is to facilitate the training of public safety professionals in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) across all public safety sectors.

The public safety grant funded project seeks to increase the regional capacity for training public service employees to recognize and respond to individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues and, in so doing, to address the burgeoning mental wellness and substance abuse crisis in the area.

This full-time 18 month grant funded Project Assistant will provide the overall support for the management of the project including but not limited to:

  • The Project Assistant will aid the Project Director and members of the project team with operational and departmental tasks
  • Data management
  • Scheduling
  • Tracking and monitoring report due dates
  • Assist in coordinating training locations for Mental Health First Aid instructors
  • Efficient and timely with other duties as assigned

Reports to:

Grant Project Director, Program Director and Co-Director

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field from an accredited university
  • Excellent customer service, secretarial, writing, and basic technology skills (e.g. Microsoft Office products such as Excel)
  • Strong communication skills to liaise with the community at large and stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage databases
  • Past work experience as administrative assistant

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in supporting project management initiatives
  • Experience working with institutions of higher education
  • Experience in supporting professional development training and experience working on grants and/or grant-related activities
  • Experience in working in higher education
  • Past experience in data management and report writing

Anna Maria College is an equal opportunity employer.