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Job Summary

The Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) Implementation Coordinator is responsible for supporting Michigan OPEN's interprofessional collaboration efforts, opioid disposal strategies, and enhancing provider and patient education.


Interprofessional Initiative:

  • Lead recruitment and development efforts for Michigan OPEN's interprofessional advisory committee.
  • Plan and facilitate monthly committee meetings.
  • Coordinate ongoing meetings with community partners, healthcare professionals, and committee members.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of symposiums, events, conferences, forums, and/or meetings by managing logistics, preparing agendas, gathering materials.
  • Collect metrics for meetings, information sessions, workshops, and programs.
  • Support the coordination of Michigan OPENS's bi-annual Medication Take Back events with statewide and national partners.
  • Participate on workgroups, community coalitions, and task forces.

Care Pathways Initiatives:

  • Lead support for data collection, analysis and implementation of Michigan OPENS's Transition of Care initiatives.
  • Coordinate the development and management of best practices guidelines, toolkits, Continuing Education Credits, and trainings.
  • Support training and facilitation of Transitions of Care pathways.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a social work, public health, health care of similar field
  • Ability to exercise initiative as a critical member of a team and to work independently with high efficiency and productivity
  • Professional demeanor and customer-service oriented manner
  • Proven ability to successfully interact with a diverse group of people
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous event planning and meeting facilitation experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Contributes to a positive work community by approaching work with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind; treats others with respect, dignity, and in a manner where individuals feel they belong; listens, values feedback, and learns from the perspectives of others.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience in PowerPoint presentation development
  • Master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Information

This is a one-year term limited appointment with the potential extension, based on grant funding and performance.  At the end of the stated term, the appointment may terminate and will not be eligible for Reduction in Force (RIF) benefits.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.