Lead Specialist - Abilene - Youth Aware of Mental Health

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Abilene, TX, USA
  • Aug 01, 2022
Full time

Job Description



Lead Specialist - Abilene - Youth Aware of Mental Health


Position Description

Performs advanced, specialized work to assist in the organization and implementation of various projects and programs. Work is performed under minimal supervision within established policies with latitude for independent judgment. Works on special projects as assigned. May substitute for supervisor during his/her absence.

Org Level 7

512401 - Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Lubbock


Psychiatry Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions

  • Travels to ISDs in our regions to assist Training Specialist(s) in the delivery of mental health promotion program (YAM) with diverse groups of junior high and high school students.
  • Maintains timely and accurate Helper Notes related to YAM program delivery.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with independent school districts (ISDs), communities, and providers in our region.
  • Works with ISD counselors and teachers to ensure student safety and program fidelity.
  • Completes assigned trainings in a timely and efficient manner. 
  • Attends consultation calls to ensure student safety and program fidelity. 
  • Evaluates the success of the learning experiences through soliciting feedback/assessment.
  • Drafts, edits and prepares correspondence, reports and other material using word processing, spreadsheets and/or databases.
  • Coordinates educational activities, including scheduling, logistics, and follow-up communication with internal and external participants and venues.
  • Prepares and maintains program records.
  • Prepares and organizes training materials and curriculum.
  • Provides for smooth day-to-day flow of communications within the programs.
  • Maintains administrative workflow by studying methods, implementing processes, developing reporting procedures, and implementing changes when needed.
  • Collaborates with professionals in a variety of settings such as higher education institutions, school districts, and others through face-to-face, email, phone or mail contact.
  • Constantly maintains a professional rapport and upholds TTUHSC values throughout all interactions.
  • Guides employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating administrative policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating developments to management.
  • Develops and updates monthly productivity reports.
  • Maintains and updates professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, staff meetings, workshops and serving on special committees.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school plus six years experience in related field. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum


Pay Grade Maximum


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Office and Admn Wkrs All Other



Travel Required

Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Application Details

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