THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, an equal opportunity employer, announces recruitment for a full-time Veterans Well-Being Program Manager. This position will work under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner, Outreach and Engagement.

Mandatory Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, Psychology, or similar
  • Minimum 4 years relevant community health or social services experience with 2 years in managing projects in organizational or community-based programs serving Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate, and coordinate efforts with diverse stakeholder groups including other government entities, service providers, community advocates/nonprofits, and individuals
  • Ability to work with broad guidance in a fast-paced environment where synchronization of efforts, excellent communication, and a high-degree of personal accountability with absolute integrity are expected
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Significant experience managing large-scale projects including cost, schedule, performance, analysis, and reporting
  • Experience with developing standard operating procedures, processes, and policies
  • Demonstrated military cultural competency and a calling to work with and serve those who have served and their families


  • Serves as primary ADVA coordinator for Alabama’s Challenge Program for Preventing Suicide among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families
  • Coordinating and managing programs that support Veterans well-being, such as the Alabama Challenge Program; Substance Use and Homeless Veterans issues; AlaVetNet initiatives; or other Veteran outreach services related projects, or events
  • Conduct evaluation of Veterans mental health care and suicide prevention programs
  • Identify the most effective Veterans mental health care and suicide prevention programs
  • Identify the cost-effectiveness of each of the most effective programs
  • Propose best practices for caring for Veterans who suffer from mental health disorders or are at risk of suicide, including such practices conducted or suggested by other departments or agencies in the Federal Government, including the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, and the Department of Health and Human Services

ATTENTION APPLICANTS – Veteran status preferred, but not required. Anyone meeting the mandatory eligibility requirements and interested in applying for this position may do so by forwarding their resume to no later than June 11, 2021.