Implementation Coordinator

Job Title: Implementation Coordinator

Department: Implementation

Reports to: Direction of Implementation and Quality Improvement

Job Class: Job Group 2 – Professionals


Job Overview: Judge Baker Children’s Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, is seeking a full-time Implementation Coordinator to assist with one or more behavioral health implementation and quality improvement initiatives focused on improving the quality of care and services for children and families. The primary responsibility of the Implementation Coordinator will be to collaborate with the Director of Implementation and Quality Improvement to carry out an array of activities, including implementation and quality improvement activities, coordination of training, and to ensure communication between project staff, trainers, and community partners receiving training and/or technical assistance. The Implementation Coordinator will also provide technical assistance and support as needed to promote quality implementation and improvement activities. The Implementation Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Implementation and Quality Improvement. The Implementation Coordinator will work within Judge Baker’s Quality Care Initiative (QCI). The QCI works to create lasting improvements in the quality of mental health care and other services for all children and families. Our expert staff works collaboratively with families, service providers, schools, state agencies, academic institutions, and funding organizations to help ensure that all children and families have access to the highest quality care. Our approach focuses on translating the most cutting-edge research and proven strategies for helping children and families into sustainable practice changes in real world settings. By using thoughtful, evidence-informed, and carefully planned implementation strategies, we work to close the research-to-practice gap.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Coordinate all implementation activities, meetings, trainings, contracts, invoices, and other implementation

supporting activities.

• Work closely with Judge Baker staff, subcontractors, and training consultants to ensure that all

implementation deliverables are met and are on time.

• Work with staff from state agencies and/or behavioral health providers to provide consultation through in-
person site visits, one-on-one telephone calls, and conference calls.

• Work with Judge Baker staff to coordinate and assist with data systems development and maintenance, data

collection, coding, management, and reporting of both process and outcome data.

• Collaborate with Judge Baker staff to develop and disseminate implementation strategies for identified

• Collaborate with Judge Baker staff to develop and disseminate quality improvement strategies for internal

and external projects to Judge Baker.

• Conduct literature and data searches/reviews.

• Conduct ad hoc research for implementation projects and papers.

• Participate in off-site meetings with external partners.

• Assist with other aspects of implementation including administrative and operational support as needed.


Qualifications and Skills

• Possess at least an M.A. / M.S. in psychology, social work, public health, counseling, education,

organizational behavior, or closely related field.

• Requires at least two-years of experience with project coordination and program implementation.

• Requires experience and training with an array of children’s behavioral health evidence-based practices.

• Experience in utilizing implementation methodologies and frameworks and quality improvement strategies.

• Knowledge of the mental health, education, child welfare, and/or juvenile justice systems.

• Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be comfortable collaborating with a range of


• Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

• Experience with SPSS is desirable.

• Experience using online database systems and/or survey tools.

• Ability to work and complete assignments independently.

• Must be extremely organized, efficient, adaptive, and a good team player that likes to work in a collaborative



Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation)

Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear and be capable of repetitive motion. Position requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly. Work requires close visual acuity. Position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions


Salary and hours: Compensation will be based on experience, and will range from $52,000 – $62,000 annually (a full-time, salaried position). A generous benefit package is provided.


Founded in 1917, Judge Baker Children’s Center is a Harvard Medical School affiliate with proven leadership in children’s behavioral health. Judge Baker’s mission is to promote the best possible mental health of children through the integration of research, intervention, training, and advocacy. For nearly 100 years, Judge Baker has been instrumental in creating a continuum of care that supports children’s healthy development at the policy, systems, and practice levels. Our research, direct programs and services, training, and advocacy make Judge Baker a preeminent voice and active resource on issues of children’s mental health. At Judge Baker, the practices created and tested today will become the best practices of tomorrow. Our programs help children and families chart their own best course for developmental, emotional, and intellectual well-being in community-based settings. Judge Baker Children’s Center is dedicated to the achievement of equality of opportunity for all its employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected group status under federal, state or local law. Judge Baker Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The preceding statements shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements of the job. There may be other duties and responsibilities required to achieve the principal functions of the position and to advance the mission of Judge Baker Children’s Center.


Interested applicants should send (1) a cover letter specifically addressing your experience related to the job responsibilities above, (2) a writing sample, and (3) a curriculum vitae to Christopher Bory, The position is available immediately, will remain open until filled, and is contingent upon available funding.