Position title
Program Manager, Behavioral Health Pathways

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is hiring a Behavioral Health Pathways Program Manager to join our Workforce Development team at the System Office. We offer generous time off accruals, excellent benefits, and flexible work environments, including remote work within the state of Colorado. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a wide group of stakeholders in building Behavioral Health career pathways for students across Colorado, this position is for you!

In this role, you will provide project leadership within the Academic Affairs and Workforce Development teams to implement Behavioral Health Pathways work as outlined in SB22-181, Behavioral Health Workforce legislation. This includes successfully developing and mapping out processes in collaboration with a broad group of partners and providing communications on programs and pathways within behavioral health. This role involves managing a large-scale project and staying in constant conversation with our partners at the colleges as well as contractors and other industry stakeholders across the state.

Note: This is a term-limited position funded through 12/31/2026.

As a part of SB22-181, there is a $15 million-dollar allocation via the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) to CCCS to support the legislative requirements and the BHA’s strategic plan for workforce development in behavioral health occupations. The broad intention of this funding is to support college and System capacity-building through investments in personnel and program development.

Examples of Duties

  • Drive the evaluation of legislative and funding investments and develop project implementation plans including defining the scope, stakeholders, timeline, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with state agencies, CCCS colleges, and participating Institutions of Higher Education as a project leader in designing processes and implementing the directives of Behavioral Health Pathways legislative and funding investments.
  • Collaborate with CCCS colleagues in designing and implementing an aligned and complete pathway for Behavioral Health programs within CCCS.
  • Serve as project leader for external project consultants, including managing workflow, evaluating deliverables, and approving expenses.
  • Manage the $15 Million budget and related procurements, invoicing, reimbursements, and fiscal requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • Two years’ direct experience in program/project management and/or grant administration.
  • Bachelor’s degree. A combination of experience and/or education in addition to the experience listed above may substitute year-for-year for the degree.

To view the full job announcement and to apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cccs/systemoffice/jobs/4475999/program-manager-behavioral-health-pathways.

Job Location
9101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, Colorado, 80230, USA
Job Type
Employment Type
$70,000-$77,300 Per year
Date posted
April 23, 2024
Valid through
May 6, 2024
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