Project Coordinator, Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Grant

Cook County Sheriff Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in social work, mental health or substance use disorder counseling, public health or social service administration (official transcripts at time of interview)

  • One (1) year of experience providing direct service to justice involved population

  • Two (2) years of experience administering grants

  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook)

  • Knowledge of Mental Health (MH) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) recovery providers in Cook County

  • Experience in the coordination or management of multi-agency, cross-systems human service or behavioral health initiatives

  • Must be able to travel throughout Cook County and participate in offsite meetings

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Thorough knowledge of project management techniques including experience with planning and tracking scope, time and budget associate with the project.

  • Knowledge of justice system stakeholders and priorities.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work, and meet firm deadlines in a fast-paced environment.



When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"

  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable


A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference


Benefits Package

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link:


  • Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.

  • Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

  • CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.


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Project Coordinator, Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Grant

Cook County Sheriff