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Criminal Justice Program Manager

Recruitment #190509-UNCE-235




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This position is located in Oklahoma City, OK

Criminal Justice Programs Manager

Company Overview:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. Oklahoma consistently ranks highest among states for the number of people incarcerated.  For many, untreated mental illness or addiction is the precipitating factor in criminal justice involvement.  The Criminal Justice Services division provides support to law enforcement, jails, courts, community-based diversion programs, prison-based services, and re-entry programs to integrate evidence-based interventions targeting the reduction in behavioral health symptoms and criminal recidivism. 

Job Type/Salary: Full-time, M-F; $56,000+ annually

This position works under the direction of the Director of Criminal Justice Services to execute designated criminal justice project requirements as well as assure compliance with the ODMHSAS standards and best practice requirements in managing and delivering care in programs. The incumbent chosen for this position will provide/monitor training and technical assistance to criminal justice providers and others as needed. Additionally, this position will assist in building collaborative relationships between ODMHSAS, courts, treatment providers, and other organizations.

Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field and three years of program management experience or any related experience to include one year supervisory experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

NOTE:  No substitution for one year of supervisory experience. 

Preference may be given to individuals licensed as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or similar license in the behavioral health field.

As an employer of the State of Oklahoma, ODMHSAS is able to offer:
• Generous benefits allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible spending
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days paid vacation
• 15 days paid sick leave
• Retirement savings plan with generous company match
• Longevity bonus for years of service

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE


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