$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for directing resources to provide a continuum of care for behavioral health services.
Receives administrative direction from the Mental Health Superintendent 2 or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff and operations of program; develops plans and guidelines and monitors resource development programs including development of housing and other support systems for behavioral health services; reviews and analyzes existing regulations, policies, plans and resources affecting program; meets with local, regional and state agencies in order to identify needs that arise as a result of behavioral health services for clients and develops plans and policies to meet those needs; directs implementation of systems designed to meet physical and staffing requirements of program; encourages communities, municipalities and private organizations to establish facilities and programs for behavioral health services; provides consultation to education department staff, community agencies and housing developers about development and operation of housing for clients; advises and assists community mental health entities in identification of specific funding available for housing development; monitors and evaluates federal and state housing finance policies and regulations to identify strategies for development of housing; coordinates with federal and state entities development and enhancement of housing finance programs; analyzes future treatment trends and resultant staff requirements; assesses availability of these resources; develops and monitors training and recruitment programs designed to enhance that availability; identifies and acquires sources of funds for staff development; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of behavioral health resource systems; considerable knowledge of principles of continuum of care for behavioral health services; considerable knowledge of community support services and residential planning for behavioral health services; considerable knowledge of behavioral health human resource planning and development methodologies; considerable knowledge of state and federal housing funding sources; considerable knowledge of research and statistical methods; considerable knowledge of modern concepts and trends in behavioral health programs; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to deal effectively with mental health professionals, housing professionals, providers, consumers and general public; considerable organizational, administrative and consultative ability.
Ten (10) years of professional experience in the development and/or administration of behavioral health programs and services.
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity directing programs and services related to behavioral health.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Mental Health Director of Residential Resources in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective September 23, 1996. (Revised to modify content and retitle)