Executive Director

Recruitment #190906-UNCE-460



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This job is located in Lawton, OK.

Executive Director

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is recruiting for an Executive Director for Jim Taliaferro Community Mental Health Center (JTCMHC) located in Lawton, OK. This position will develop & implement all phases of management, administrative & clinical policies & procedures for the operation of a large inpatient behavioral health facility. JTCMHC is a community based center with a primary focus on mental health and substance abuse treatment. The inpatient and outpatient services they provide include special groups and programs for adolescents, persons with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, seniors and older adults, women, men and criminal justice groups.

Master’s Degree or other advanced graduate degree in Health Services Administration, Public Health, Business Administration, or a related administrative, legal, or behavioral health field AND three years administrative experience in mental health services to include program oversight and development or administrative experience within a mental health facility, children’s treatment facility, or other health care setting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Location: Lawton, Oklahoma; $85,000 +

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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