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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Michigan Opioid Collaborative (MOC) is seeking a new Project Manager. MOC helps Michigan providers who are treating patients with opioid use disorders (OUDs). We provide consultations with Psychiatrists and Physicians who specialize in use of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder/Medication Assisted Treatment (MOUD/MAT) and connect them with community-based Behavioral Health Consultants (BHCs) to provide assistance linking patients to other treatment, community supports, and resources.


We are currently seeking a Project Manager to lead a state-wide project to increase medical provider support to provide medication assisted treatments for patients’ opioid use disorders. The Project Manager will have a working home-base at the University of Michigan and travel state-wide for meetings with community partners.

MOC is an independent project with a designated start and end date.



The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of MOC.


They will engage with clinical sites in target counties, plan enrollment meetings, be the primary point of contact for personnel and medical staff, ensure timely response to all requests for consultation to providers and telepsychiatry to patients by overseeing UM clinical scheduling, oversee contracting and legal documentation, provide technical assistance to clinical staff in the participating counties for using the referral systems, and producing evaluation reports for the program.

Also responsible for program promotion and strategic planning for the project including interaction with funding sources for new opportunities and growth/sustainability.

The PM will be responsible for hiring and supervising project staff.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of relative experience.
  • Minimum of two years of project management experience;
  • Minimum of two years’ experience supervising others in a complex environment;
  • Work well independently;
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed to accommodate meetings with community partners and funders;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with individuals at all levels across multiple fields;
  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate and detailed project records;
  • Ability to organize, set priorities, and manage multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines; ability to manage multiple and competing priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Minimum of two years of previous budget and financial experience to ensure the longevity of the funding and programs;
  • Experience working with an interdisciplinary team and managing and collaborating with staff effort at all levels;
  • Demonstrated strong writing and communication skills;
  • Previous experience obtaining and maintaining funding, including adhering to the funding restrictions;
  • Demonstrated ability to make strong project decisions that align with the funding source, the project aims, and the capacity of the team;
  • Demonstrated ability to work within data to assess progress, develop improved processes, and develop standard operating procedures;
  • Strong proficiency in the use of work productivity tools, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree;
  • Previous experience hiring and supervising personnel;
  • Managing relationships with community partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience developing and maintaining databases;
  • Experience writing and submitting proposals;
  • Experience with research regulatory oversight and submitting necessary documentation and justification for each project;
  • Work experience with State-funded projects;
  • Experience balancing multiple aspects of a project all at once;
  • Certification in project management.

Additional Information

This position is a 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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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