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Program Specialist

Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo

Agency Contact: Sergio Covarrubias

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • County: Kalamazoo
  • Salary Range: $16.34/Commensurate with experience per Hour
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Do you have a passion for improving the health of individuals receiving behavioral health services and are involved in the criminal justice system?? Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? Are you looking for work/life balance and an excellent benefit package? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work as a Program Specialist/Data Analyst!

What You Will Be Doing
Working as a Program Specialist/Data Analyst in the Corrections Recovery Unit you will be providing efficient administrative and clerical support to the department. Your role will specifically focus on the Police Mental Health Collaboration (PMHC) through Bureau of Justice Administration (BJA) funding. You will be responsible for implementation of assigned tasks specific to the PMHC, including obtaining data collection, running reports and develop/maintain tracking mechanisms including database administration and file administration for recordkeeping and information retrieval as directed. You will create, maintain and update database queries to facilitate reporting requirement, assist in database administration, and serve as a key process and system resource including the development or reporting templates. You should understand existing data models and assist in developing new data models as well as compiling reports into simple and understandable format for management of the PMHC. You will provide clerical support for assigned meetings including preparing and disseminating agendas, recording/taking minutes, maintaining historical records and facility preparation. This position will be knowledgeable about and actively support 1) culturally competent, recovery-based practices, 2) person centered planning as a shared decision-making process with the individual, who defines his or her own life goals and is assisted in developing a unique path toward those goals and 3) a trauma informed culture to aid consumers in their recovery process. This is a grant funded position currently funded through September 2024.

What We Require
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or other relevant field and three years’ experience in related field working with target population preferred. Ability to support the confidential nature of developmental disability, mental health and substance abuse services. Excellent communications skills, interpersonal and human relation skills. Advanced computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database management and e-mail. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and assist with data reporting as well as grant requirements.

Why Work For ISK
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve in the Kalamazoo community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, work/life balance and encourages ongoing education for professional development

We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, with some of the best retirement plans in southwest Michigan. You will also enjoy 12 paid holidays, 23 days of PTO and the opportunity to earn additional PTO hours for participating in our wellness program! Kalamazoo is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise!

Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.

Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.
We look forward to meeting you! Apply online at

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts – Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.

Working Conditions – Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of computer screen for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing computer screen. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.

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