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PRISM offers numerous opportunities for personal and professional growth. PRISM team members receive opportunities to participate in conferences, internal learning opportunities, and contribute to publications.



PRISM's community-based research proves to be deeply fulfilling. You will have the opportunity to see the impact of your work within the broader community and engage in research that has the potential to change lives. 



As part of Washington State University, PRISM employees are entitled to the benefits offered by Washington State University. This includes low-cost medical & dental insurance, employer sponsored retirement, paid time off, and more! 


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The Grants, Contracts, and Staff Manager position is responsible for managing all grants, contracts, fiscal and administrative staff at the Promoting Research Initiatives in Substance Use and Behavioral Health (PRISM) Collaborative, which includes multiple investigators and an operating budget of over $4 million annually.

In this capacity, the Grants, Contracts, and Staff Manager will manage the strategic pre-award grant and contract process, post-award grant and contract management, strategic budgeting, and management of fiscal and administrative staff. This position also includes leading PRISM level activities and liaising with Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) Office of Research and Business Services, WSU Sponsored Program Services (SPS), and multiple external partners. The Grants, Contracts, and Staff Manager will act on the behalf of the PRISM director and have the authority to make fiscal and operational decisions.

This position is intended to be based in Spokane, but could be located at another WSU campus or a hybrid work accommodation may be available.

Core Areas of Focus: Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Opened 5/8/2023, Screening Begins 5/18/2023, will be closed on 5/31/23 at 11:59pm

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The Fiscal Analyst 1 or Fiscal Analyst 2 will work under general supervision as a member of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) PRISM Collaborative, the Fiscal Analyst performs financial duties for PRISM Faculty and Office of Research Staff for pre- and post-award grants and contracts activities, including grant preparation, review and submission, and renewal documentation, effort reporting, financial reconciliations, and final award closure.

This position prepares and reviews, pre- and post-award grants management and research finance data, ensuring efficient operations of all research grant and contract activities, providing compliance support, while meeting all institutional, state, and federal compliance requirements.

Core Areas of Focus: Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Opened 6/2/2023, Screening of applications will begin on June 13, 2023. Applicants must submit their completed application by June 27, 2023 at 11:59 p.m (close date).

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Reporting to the Principal Investigator, with supplemental supervision through external partner Valley Cities Behavioral Health, the Family Peer Navigator will participate in an active research study focused on improving access and engagement in coordinated specialty care programs for youth experiencing the early stages of psychosis as well as their families. The Family Peer Navigator will work with a multidisciplinary team that includes behavioral health researchers as part of Washington State Center of Excellence in Early Psychosis clinical staff at coordinated specialty care programs, and other community-based organizations.

This position will participate in implementation of a grant funded research program with practices that are effective and consistent with the goals and mission of the department. Responsibilities include serving as a community support liaison, assisting youth and their families to navigate access to specialty care, collecting research data, and assessing study data. The incumbent will work closely with the Principal Investigator, New Journey’s Clinical Service Manager, Research Coordinators, and community organizations, and serve as a liaison to ensure effective communication and appropriate data collection and integrity.

This is a project position and is expected to end on April 30, 2025. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension to complete the project and if additional funding is secured to extend.

This position will work remotely from home, traveling throughout the King County area, and requires the use of personal vehicle. The role is a 50% FTE at 20 hours per week.

Core Areas of Focus: Contingency Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Mental Illness

Opened 6/6/2023, Screening of applicants will begin on June 14, 2023. Applicants must submit their completed application by June 27, 2023 at 11:59 p.m (close date).

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

The PRISM Collaborative is part of the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. All application materials must be submitted to WSU's online application portal. Application materials received through any other channel will not be reviewed or considered. 

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