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Coordinator for the School-Based Center of Excellence (SBCOE) for Prevention & Early Intervention

Posted: 02/25/2024

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Job no: 502915
Department: Psychology
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
The Coordinator for the School-Based Center of Excellence (SBCOE) for Prevention and Early Intervention is responsible for assisting the SBCOE Executive Director in leveraging extensive internal Miami University (MU) expertise and a wide range of collaborative external partnerships with Ohio’s K-12 schools, community organizations, academia, and state agencies to build, implement, and sustain an expansive, coordinated, and centralized system of care for school-based prevention and early intervention that is accessible to all Ohio school communities.

Duties/Physical Demands:
The Coordinator for the SBCOE for Prevention and Early Intervention will:

  • Provide administrative expertise to ED in formulating and implementing a wide range of fiscal, bureaucratic, and programmatic policies and practices; exercise independent judgment and, in consultation with the ED, has selectively delegated authority with regard to budget, personnel, and various intra- and inter-SBCOE dealings.
  • Provide support and recommendations to the ED in order to advance and sustain the SBCOE’s:
    • statewide school-based prevention and early intervention models and efforts;
    • research and scholarship of school-based prevention and early intervention throughout Ohio;
    • identification, recruitment and active participation of SBCOE Advisory Team members;
    • strategic planning to identify school-based prevention and early intervention infrastructure and capacity goals and objectives that are sustainable long-term;
    • alignment of the vision and mission of the COE with the school-based prevention and early intervention priorities of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and other Ohio state departments.
  • Supervise and oversee the work of the SBCOE’s graduate/undergraduate student assistants, reporting regularly to the ED.
  • Serve as the SBCOE’s primary contact for communication, dissemination of information and resources, and engagement with MU affiliates, external partners, the COE Advisory Team, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and other Ohio state departments, the COE Advisory Team, the Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Prevention & Promotion and other partners.
  • Lead efforts regarding the SCBOE’s records management, including official records and documents, and ensuring compliance with federal, state, local, and university regulations, reporting regularly to the ED.
  • Monitor, manage, and maintain regular financial reports regarding the SBCOE, including budgets, expenditures, fiscal procedures and practices, and auditing requirements, reporting regularly to the ED.
  • Provide administrative expertise regarding the personnel management of the SBCOE, including hiring, retention, training, evaluation of staff, and maintaining a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates diverse staff and volunteers of top-quality people, reporting regularly to the ED.
  • Lead efforts regarding the SCBOE’s grants management, including identifying funding opportunities, assisting with writing proposals, implementing grant initiatives and requirements, and serving as the point of contact to the SBCOE’s external evaluators.
  • Serve as the primary contact and lead staff regarding the public relations of the COE, including working collaboratively with other staff on diverse marketing, training, and awareness strategies to advance school-based prevention and early intervention across Ohio.
  • Serve as the SBCOE’s lead staff with access to MU’s processing systems (e.g., hiring systems, payment systems, purchasing systems, travel systems) to ensure timely processing of paperwork and documentation.
  • Support the ED’s work in ensuring Miami University’s strong reputation as a leader and convener of school-based prevention and early intervention efforts throughout Ohio.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience with financial budgeting.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with at least 3 years of post-baccalaureate experience working administratively in a higher education environment; ability to multitask, ability to manage competing priorities, and work independently; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds; ability to successfully supervise employees and to constructively exercise authority and independent decision-making; and expertise with work in an electronic/web environment, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, and Adobe Acrobat Professional; knowledge of Miami University and College of Arts and Sciences policies and procedures with regard to budget and personnel.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Barb Ribbler at


Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin March 14, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.


Benefits Eligible:




A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 28 Feb 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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