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New Jersey Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma - Coordinator of Community Outreach and Partnerships


The Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma is seeking a Coordinator of Community Outreach and Partnerships, a nonexempt position, which reports directly to the Council Chairperson. The position is focused on representing the Council at community and other events in response to requests. In addition, this position will be responsible for originating presentations to represent the Council at community, business, education, religious, and other events.

The Council is comprised of representatives from a diverse group of stakeholder who provide expertise and perspectives on mental health stigma. This position will essentially be the face of the Council at community and other events, either as an attendee, a speaker, or a panelist. In addition, the individual will assist with the planning, coordinating, and implementing of official Council events. The purpose of the position is to educate on the elimination of mental health stigma, to seek out and initiate communication with entities appropriate for discussions on topics related to mental health stigma, and to develop strategic partnerships with community entities.

In addition to coordinating meetings, seminars, and educational events related to mental health stigma, the individual will also respond to requests for information on the Council and requests for presentations on mental health stigma. The individual will also be responsible for drafting meeting minutes, as well as correspondence and other materials related to Council business. Additional projects or responsibilities may be assigned as well.

This is a part-time position, and will be scheduled for 25 hours a week. The schedule will be flexible, and will include some evening and weekend hours as needed. The position will follow a hybrid work structure where the employee will work remotely or from the office, as needed, based on demands of specific tasks.

Qualities sought:

A minimum of:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of mental illness and New Jersey’s mental healthcare system
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical abilities and an understanding of emotional intelligence
  • Experience in conducting general research and writing of white papers
  • Experience in the development and presentation of educational materials
  • Strong computer skills, including the Microsoft 365 Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) or other comparable productivity software. Knowledge of databases is also preferred.
  • Should be enthusiastic, flexible, customer service oriented, able to take initiative as well as direction, detailed oriented, very organized and able to work under tight time constraints.
  • A valid New Jersey driver’s license
  • Self-motivated
  • A record of reliability and excellent attendance and pro-active response.


Individuals with lived experience and/or a background in diversity, equity, and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Being bi-lingual or multi-lingual would be a plus.


  • Salary: $46,875/year
  • 401(k) matching (eligible after one year if worked 1,000 hours)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (Holidays and pro-rated vacation, personal, and sick time based on number of hours worked)


To Apply: If interested in this position, please send a cover letter and your resume to:


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