Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs
Job Description: Coordinator, Maine Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (MAPSA)
The Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs (MASAP), a private, nonprofit umbrella organization representing the substance abuse and addictions prevention, treatment and recovery communities in Maine, seeks a Coordinator for its prevention initiative, The Maine Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse, in Augusta, Maine.
The Coordinator will report directly to the MASAP Executive Director. Responsibilities include oversight of the Maine Methamphetamine Prevention Project, grassroots coalition building and advocacy, and facilitation of a strong statewide substance abuse and addictions prevention agenda.
The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in substance abuse prevention or health related prevention and education. Experience with evidenced based practice, proven ability to work with diverse groups, the ability to articulate research and data effectively, and successful experience in advocacy, coalition building, community outreach and grassroots initiatives. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required; Master’s in related field preferred.
This full time position is based in Augusta, Maine. Minimal in state and out of state travel is required. Salary range is $42000-52000 with 100% employer paid benefits. INtrested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to MAPSA Search, c/o MASAP, 295 Water Street, Suite 200, Augusta, ME 04330 or email@example.com. Deadline for application is January 24, 2014. EOE.
DEFINITION: Substance Abuse and addictions prevention advocacy, education and community
Outreach, state-wide. Position is based in Augusta, Maine. Work hours are variable, related to community
and advocacy needs. Travel throughout Maine and occasional out of state travel is be required.
REPORTS TO: MASAP Executive Director
EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. Master’s degree in a related field preferred. Experience and/or knowledge in substance abuse or health related prevention and education, using evidenced based practice. Ability to articulate research and data effectively to diverse populations. Experience in advocacy, coalition building, community outreach and grassroots initiatives. Proven ability to work with minimal supervision with diverse customer and constituent groups.
COMPENSATION: Salary range $42,000 – $52,000 Negotiated with MASAP Executive Director
|Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Substance Abuse Program Specialist
State Opioid Treatment Authority
CODE: 5289 RANGE: 24 (P&T) Salary: $37,918.40 – $51,376.00/Annual
Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $340.52 biweekly.
Value of State’s share of employee’s retirement: 17.07% of pay.
|Opening Date: October 30, 2013||Contact:||D. Webb|
|Closing Date: November 13, 2013||Telephone:||(207) 287-4263|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services which protect the public health and assist our customers and caregivers in meeting their needs; and that assist families in providing for the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) Office is responsible for providing leadership and active partnership in Maine’s comprehensive system of support to communities and individuals with substance abuse and mental health condition across the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery system and across the lifespan.
As a member of the treatment team you will be responsible for providing best practice program performance and service needs in order to plan for the continuation, expansion or termination of various treatment programs. You will also assist agencies and the licensing unit to insure that all agencies are in full compliance with licensing regulations and to assure the clinical aspects of contracts are being provided. This position serves as the State Opioid Treatment Authority and needs to maintain knowledge of best practice in opiate treatment and utilize this knowledge to provide leadership with the development of licensing regulations for Opioid Treatment Programs, and as it applies to providers and to the Department of Health and Human Services.
An eight (8) year combination of education and/or experiences in the development, implementation, and evaluation of substance abuse programs and services. Candidates must have current in depth knowledge and experience of working with substance abuse medication assisted treatment (MAT) programs, including clinical experience managing this mode of treatment.
Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge, training and experience in Process Improvement (NIATx Model) at an agency level. Also preferable is LADC licensure.
In order to properly evaluate your experience, you must respond to the following performance areas.
1. Please summarize your computer, writing, public speaking and training skills.
2. Please summarize your experience with substance abuse treatment agencies and compliance with licensing regulations.
3. Please summarize your knowledge and experience of working with substance abuse medication assisted treatment (MAT) programs, including clinical experience managing this mode of treatment
4. Please summarize your knowledge and/or experience regarding Process Improvement (NIATx Model) at an agency level.
Application and Information
For additional information about this position please contact Debra Webb, Personnel Officer at (207) 287-4263 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please forward a completed State of Maine application form, current resume and cover letter addressing the four (4) performance areas in the requirement section prior to the recruitment closing date.
Department of Health and Human Services
HR Service Center: atten: D. Webb
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
To apply for this position, please see the job posting.
|Department Name:||Department of Health and Human Services|
|Address:||1801 Main Street, Suite 1100 Columbia, SC 29201 Map/Directions|
The U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is
accepting applications for the Prevention Fellowship Program.
The Prevention Fellowship Program
invites qualified individuals who are seeking professional growth in the field
of substance abuse prevention. Fellows receive a yearly stipend of up to $37,000,
and will be required to work 32 hours per week.
These individuals will be assigned to a mentor from participating State
agencies throughout the United States and U.S. Pacific Jurisdictions. (Visit
the application Web site at www.seiservices.com/SAMHSA/csap/preventionfellowship for a list of participating States and US Pacific
Jurisdictions). Fellows are accepted on a location basis pending the site of
the State agency.
The SAMHSA CSAP Prevention
Fellowship Program was launched in 2006 in an effort to build a workforce of
substance abuse professionals. During the 2‐year fellowship
program, which combines Web‐based and in-person trainings,
fellows improve their skills and their knowledge of prevention practices.
During their Prevention Fellowship Program experience, fellows focus on
acquiring the necessary skills for success in the fields of public and
The Prevention Fellowship Program
prepares fellows for International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium
(IC&RC) certification as substance abuse prevention specialists. This
professional development program allows fellows to
Applications will be accepted from
eligible candidates beginning on Monday, June 10, 2013 and ending, Friday,
August 23, 2013. To apply, complete and submit the online application, which is
available at www.seiservices.com/SAMHSA/csap/preventionfellowship.
For additional information please refer to the program announcement here.
Selected candidates are tentatively
expected to begin the Prevention Fellowship Program on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Applicants will be notified of their selection status on or before Friday,
September 13, 2013.
may complete the application process in multiple sessions and in any order you
choose up until the application deadline.
For additional information, please
contact the Prevention Fellowship Program at (240) 485-1700, ext. 3287or e-mail
Please pass on this announcement to
organizations and individuals who would be interested in participating.
Partnerships for Success II Project Director/Grant Coordinator
Maine Alliance for Substance Abuse Programs
40-hour per week, salaried
Salary: $ 38,000 per year with benefits
Job Description: This position serves as the project director and manager of the Partnerships for Success II (PFS II) Grant with the Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) in Augusta, Maine. The PFS II grant is a three year grant bringing funding for substance abuse prevention services to communities in Maine. The project director will be housed at SAMHS and will be a member of the SAMHS Prevention Team. In-state and some out-of-state travel will be required for this position.
Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a Social Services related field and two (2) years professional experience in the development, implementation, and evaluation of substance abuse related prevention programs. A Master’s Degree may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
If interested, please email cover letter and resume to:
|Contact Name:||Ruth Blauer|
|Contact Phone:||207 621 8118|
Location: 2500 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona
Requisition #: 2369
Issue Date: May 7, 2013
Salary Range: $115,000-$120,000
Apply By: 1st Review 5/22/13
*Open Until Filled*
|ABOUT THE POSTION/DEPARTMENT:|
“Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans” is the motto of the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). ADHS promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults and sets the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy and leadership. ADHS is one of the largest departments in Arizona State Government with a budget of $1.9 billion dollars and a workforce of approximately 1600 employees. Visit http://www.azdhs.gov
ADHS is seeking a dynamic and progressive leader as the Chief Executive Officer at the Arizona State Hospital (ASH) and Assistant Director for the Division of Behavioral Health Services. The ASH provides long-term inpatient psychiatric care to the most seriously mentally ill Arizonans. This position reports to the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Services and will have administrative oversight directing the operations and managing fiscal resources of the ASH, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, accreditation standards, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as all applicable statutes, laws, rules, and licensure requirements. Develops plans and strategies for the administration and delivery of behavioral health services at ASH and provides overall direction for the care, supervision and treatment of sexually violent persons committed to the Arizona Community Protection and Treatment Center (ACPTC) a separately licensed facility located on the grounds of ASH. This position interacts with the media, stakeholders and the general public to keep them appropriately apprised of current events affecting the ASH and ACPTC. Provides information, feedback and responses to the Director, Deputy Directors’, Legislature and Governor’s office on a variety of issues; and continually analyzes information on promising trends in behavioral healthcare to ensure best practices.
Prefer a Master’s degree in health administration, business administration, public administration or a closely related field and at least 10 years administrative experience in the private or public sector healthcare industry with increasing responsibilities in a medium to large organization. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of mental health and psychiatric hospital administration; program development; State and Federal laws; ADHS and Division of Behavioral Health Services rules, regulations and licensure standards; and applicable standards of The Joint Commission, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The preferred candidate will be a skilled communicator and visionary and will have the ability to think and plan strategically and systemically. Must be able to lead and manage staff and systems in a large and complex organization and have the ability to work with community stakeholders, the media and the legislature. Any relevant experience in a public or private healthcare organization that provided integrated physical and behavioral health services is preferred. Must have and maintain a current valid Arizona Driver’s License. A State Hospital employee must be able to obtain a valid level one fingerprint clearance card pursuant to ARS §41-1758.07
This position is required to perform work at/attend meetings at alternate locations and/or travel when necessary, which requires the use of either a state or personal vehicle. An employee in this position must sign a State of Arizona Driver Authorization form when hired, which allows ADHS HR staff to obtain the motor vehicle driving record of the employee.
Apply: www.azstatejobs.gov click on SEARCH FOR JOBS, Choose HEALTH SERVICES, DEPT OF from AGENCY drop down, click on SEARCH and self-nominate for the position(s).
ADHS supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.
All newly-hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. – SHS 267
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
SAMHS – Behavioral Health Intervention Manager
CODE: 5094 RANGE: 28 (Supervisory) SALARY: $46,176.00 - $63,502.40/yr Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $341.08 biweekly Value of State share of employee retirement: 11.54 % of pay
|Opening Date: April 16, 2013||Contact:||D. Webb|
|Closing Date: April 29, 2013||
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides supportive, preventive, protective, public health and intervention services that protects the public health and assist our customers in meeting their needs; and that assist families in providing for the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. DHHS strives to provide these programs and services while respecting the rights and preferences of individuals and families.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) Office is responsible for providing leadership and active partnership in Maine’s comprehensive system of support to communities and individuals with substance use and mental health conditions across the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery system and across the lifespan.
This supervisory position is responsible for directing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of substance abuse and mental health intervention services statewide. Responsibilities include supervision of staff, developing and managing intervention programs and service delivery systems in order to ensure effective research-based intervention programs are implemented statewide, development of best practice standards and programs, oversight and management of state and federal sources for substance abuse and mental health intervention. Manages the SAMHS Drive Education Evaluation Program (DEEP), the Forensic Intensive Case Management Program, and oversees contracted Statewide Crisis Services and the Projects for Assistance in the Transition from Homelessness (PATH).
To qualify your background must include four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in social service or mental health/developmental disabilities, substance abuse treatment or prevention programs and a Bachelors Degree. At least three (3) years of the required experience must be in a supervisory and/or administrative capacity. The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:
1. Exceptional leadership skills demonstrated through prior experience successfully managing programs and staff. Please be specific in describing the scope and breadth of any programs you have managed.
2. A demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with state/federal officials and stakeholder groups.
3. Working knowledge of substance abuse and/or mental health services, experience in implementing and delivering evidence-based strategies, practices, or programs.
4. Experience working with staff that have clients that are homeless and/or in the criminal justice system, or experience working with these clients directly.
* Only post-secondary degrees from a College or University whose accreditation has been granted from a nationally recognized accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education will satisfy educational requirements. Information can be obtained at http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . Foreign degrees must be evaluated by the World Education Services for authentication and US equivalency.
For additional information about this position please contact Debra Webb, Personnel Officer at (207) 287-4263 or by e-mail @ email@example.com . To apply, please forward a completed State of Maine application form, current resume and on a separate sheet a written response to four (4) competency areas identified in the Requirements Section to:
Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Human Resources Attn: D. Webb
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Application material must be postmarked by the closing date.
For additional information please click this link: http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=dhhs_direct_hire_jobs&id=517908&v=dhhs
Directions: Go to www.oregon.gov, click on job opportunities, then search.
Principal Executive/Manager E (Addiction Services Manager)
JOB CODE: OHA13-0127
OPENINGDATE/TIME: 02/05/13 12:00 AM
CLOSINGDATE/TIME: 02/19/13 11:59 PM
SALARY: $5,304.00 – $7,811.00 Monthly
JOB TYPE: Permanent
LOCATION: Salem, Oregon
AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Addictions & Mental Health
OHA13-0127 The Oregon Heath Authority (OHA) is a state agency dedicated to helping peopleand communities achieve optimum physical, mental and social well-being through partnerships, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. We are absolutely committed to ongoing innovation in the delivery of services, and to recruiting, developing and retaining dedicated employees.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. OHA fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex,disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable bystate or federal law.
This employment opportunity is with the Addictions and Mental Health Division (AMH), within OHA, responsible for programs, policies, community services, and state-operated public institutions serving persons with mental illness, alcohol and drug, and gambling problems. With a biennial budget of approximately 1 billion dollars, the Office employs more than 100 persons directly and contracts for services with hundreds of programs at the county and community level across the state. There is one permanent, full-time position located in Salem (500 Summer Street NE).
This recruitment announcement will be used to establish a list of qualified candidates to fill the current vacancy and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
Please be aware that due to the economic downturn and subsequent state budget short-fall these positions will be required to take furloughs in thebiennium 2011-2013.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance to and act inconcert with the Addictions, Operations & Contracts Administrator the Addictions and Mental Health Division to set strategic direction for and manage the full range of substance use disorder and problem gambling prevention, treatmentand recovery support services throughout the state of Oregon for children, youth, adults and older adults. This position is responsible for providing program leadership in directing the development and implementation of policies, procedures and program priorities that ensure the access and quality of addictions prevention and treatment services for eligible Oregonians.
This position ensures conformance to legal requirements; advocates for community and client needs; integrates and coordinates interagency activities; and ensures effective use of resources. This position reviews, approves, and directs the unit’s budget requests and provides input and recommendations to the Division’s budget requests. This position analyzes the impact of state and federal regulations and policy on addiction programs and services. This position is responsible for presenting explanations and justifications for additional resource requests to executive leadership, including the Director of OHA, the Governor’s office, legislators or other high level officials in order to obtain approval of required resources to implement the division’s programs and policies. The individual in this position is part of the Division’s executive staff and is a key leader in establishing the overall direction and mission of the Division.
Act with full authority and in support of the Addictions, Operations & ContractAdministrator.
Act on behalf of the Administrator in the performance of delegated activities inhis/her absence concerning policy development, prevention and clinical program leadership, development and implementation of community programs for persons of all ages who need publicly funded alcohol/drug prevention and treatment services.
Determine statewide prevention policies through five professional prevention staff.
Provide leadership in the development of statewide substance use disorder and problem gambling policies and services through nine professional treatment and recovery support services staff.
Represent the mission, goals and objectives of AMH by providing leadership in alcohol/drug issues to other state agencies/departments, the Legislature, community mental health programs, consumers and advocates, the press and other interested parties.
Serve as AMH liaison to designated political, professional, service or advocacy groups i.e.; OHA Public Information Officer(s), Association of Community Mental Health Programs (AOCMHP), the Oregon Prevention, Education and Prevention Association (OPERA), Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs), and the Local Mental Health Authorities (LMHA).
Represent OHA and AMH by providing leadership in situations involving sensitive case issues of high media and public interest. This position may represent AMH as the National Treatment Network or National Prevention Network Representative, a component group of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).
Other duties as assigned.
This position is highly visible to agency and department staff, to the public, to advocates withboth local and statewide community planning groups, and to interagency professional and high level staff decision makers. Occasional travel throughout the state to community providers, stakeholders, and community partners is frequently required. Irregular work hours and overtime, including weekend meetings and travel can be expected. Must be able to exercise a high degree of tact and diplomacy in public relations and to demonstrate consistently sound judgment in making decisions that could have significant staff, client, or public impact. High volume of work with short time frames for completion is common. Occasional public speaking engagements, both in and out of state are expected.
You must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. If not, you must be ableto provide an alternate method of transportation.
QUALIFICATIONS & DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:
Your answers to the supplemental questions must be consistent with your described work experience. Your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet minimum qualifications. Qualified applicants with backgrounds that most closely match the needs of the position(s) willbe invited to interview. Resumes’ will NOT be used to determinequalifications unless it clearly states a resume’ is required in the jobposting.
Three years of management experience in a public or private organizationwhich included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals andplans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation.
Two years of management experience in a public or private organization whichincluded responsibility for each of the following: a) development of programrules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c)program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours(30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.
Three years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigningand reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including projectresponsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, andmonitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.
In the “Work History” section on your application, you must clearly describeyour experience in each of the a), b), c), d) areas listed. Failure to provide thisinformation may result in eliminating your application from furtherconsideration.
Note: If you are using education (a degree or coursework) to qualify for this position, transcripts must be submitted for all required or related courses. Transcripts can be official or unofficial at time of application. If you are using your education to meet the minimum qualifications and do not attach yourtranscripts your application may be removed from consideration.
All positions in OHA require a criminal records check.
Applicants should possess professional alcohol and drug credentials.
Applicants should possess experience leading and supervising a team ofaddictions treatment and prevention professionals.
This position also requires an understanding of addiction prevention and treatment technologies and evidence-based practices, knowledge of the treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders; indepthexperience working in this field is required.
Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and most closely match the desired attributes will be invited for an interview.
If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you areencouraged to call 503-945-6667 (voice) 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)Monday through Friday. TTY users please use the Oregon TelecommunicationsRelay Service: 1-800-735-2900.
If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome ofan abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check, and theinformation shall be shared with the OHA, Office of Human Resources (OHR).Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in thewithdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
OHA will communicate with all applicants by e-mail.
To apply, follow the “Apply” link above and complete the Oregon employmentapplication online. All application materials must be received by the closing dateand time posted on the announcement. A resume’ (text or attachment) will not replace the work experience section of the application. For help withapplying online, please contact 1-877-204-4442.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – Email Addresses Required
The State of Oregon requires all applications have a valid email address.
If you do not currently have an email address and do not know where to go toget one please refer to our Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s web page. Click on the linkbelow to go directly to question #14 to view several internet providers whereyou can get a free e-mail account. The state of Oregon does not endorse anyparticular provider.
Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s
If you need assistance with adding attachments to your profile or to a specificjob posting please go to Adding and Removing Attachments to a Profile and JobPosting for further instructions. This quick help guide can also be found on theState Jobs Page by clicking in the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s then click onApplicant Profile Maintenance.
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The Oregon Health Authority is committed to affirmative action, equalemployment opportunity and workplace diversity.
Directions: Go to www.oregon.gov, click on job opportunities, then search.
Job Code: OHA12-0288
Job Title: Principal Executive/Manager I (Addictions and Mental Health Director)
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 10/12/12 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $8,089.00 – $11,923.00 Monthly; $97,068.00 – $143,076.00 Annually
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Salem, Oregon – 45 miles south of Portland
Agency: Oregon Health Authority-Addictions & Mental Health
The AMH Director provides leadership and makes final decisions on goals, policies, and programs within broad legislative and OHA policy guidelines. For accreditation purposes, the AMH Director may serve singly or as a member of a committee constituting the Governing Body for each of the state psychiatric hospitals.
Oversees the compliance programs with budgetary and financial policy and procedure of OHA. The AMH Director leads the integration of the various programs into a productive, organizational whole.
The AMH Director institutes and maintains a coordinated and efficient management structure and process, and monitors and revises it to reflect dynamic changes in the field. The AMH Director creates an environment which communicates the need for and expectation of high standards of performance in mental health and addiction services and monitors the performance of its programs.
The AMH Director represents OHA to the public in matters relating to mental health and addiction services and may be called upon to address these issues directly before the Legislature and the Governor. The AMH Director is Oregon’s representative to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).
The AMH Director guides long and short range planning for mental health and addictions programs. The AMH Director appoints, meets with, and may chair task forces or committees engaged in planning.
The AMH Director develops and maintains effective relationships with local mental health and addictions programs and assures that service contrasts are properly and effectively developed, executed, and monitored. By statute, counties are the local mental health authority in the State of Oregon. Many, in turn, subcontract with private vendors for services. On occasion, the State may contract directly with private vendors for services.
New Jersey Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Deputy Division Director
The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services is seeking a progressive, experienced individual to fill the position of Deputy Director for the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. DMHAS is charged with providing a fully integrated and comprehensive system of services and supports that are effective, innovative, cost-efficient and responsible to meet the needs of persons with serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders and their families.
Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant Commissioner, the Deputy Director is responsible for New Jersey’s publicly funded mental health and addiction services community-based system of care, supervising daily program operations and providing operational and policy direction. This position has direct oversight of all programmatic aspects of DMHAS including quality assurance, workforce development, care management and regional coordination of mental health and addiction prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery support services. This qualified individual will serve as a member of the senior leadership team and will represent DMHAS in multiple venues.
Qualifications: The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and seven (7) years of experience as an administrator in a government or private organization involved in the mental health and/or addiction field. A minimum of a Master’s Degree in a human services related field is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skills, budgeting and community relations skills, including knowledge of community-based and institutional systems of care, Medicaid and managed behavioral health care system and best practices. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Residency Law: The New Jersey First Act requires that public employees reside in New Jersey, unless exempted under the law or currently a NJ State government employee. If not a NJ resident, relocation must take place within one year after employment. Please refer to the New Jersey First Act.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Send resume and cover letter by February 8, 2013, to the attention of:
Valerie Bayless, Director
Office of Human Resources
Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health
and Addiction Services
222 South Warren Street
P.O. Box 727
Trenton, NJ 08625
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