|Date Opened||11/6/2020 3:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/30/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$9,459 - 12,622 / Month|
|Job Type||Open & Promotional|
THE JOB: Under general direction to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate major components of service delivery program Behavioral Health Division; and other work as required. The current position will be a senior level manager within the Behavioral Health Division, with responsibilities to include program management inclusive of program development, stakeholder engagement, contract and budget development, supervision of program, supervisor, and management staff, and actively and collaboratively working with other senior level program managers to support the overall operations of the Behavioral Health Division. This is also inclusive of working with the Quality Improvement Team to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, for both County and Contract agency staff, working with the Behavioral Health fiscal team to prepare Board Letters, grant submissions when available and meeting program objectives, and the development of program goals and objectives to improve the overall service delivery system. This position will also continue the ongoing work towards developing an integrated service delivery system across all program areas. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies during the life of the eligible list. *Effective July 11, 2020, this position will be furloughed by 7.5%.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:
Five years of experience in hospital or health care administration, three of which shall have been in the mental health or alcohol and drug field plus a master's degree in hospital administration, public health administration, public administration, psychology, social work, nursing or counseling from an accredited college or university. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education. A clinical license or certification as an alcohol and drug counselor is strongly desired but not required as this position supervises large, complex service delivery systems and clinical staff.
Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of methods to assess and respond to community needs for mental health and/or substance abuse services; program planning, administration, coordination, management and evaluation; the principles of mental health and/or substance abuse disciplines and legal requirements; interrelationships of service provided by governmental, community and private mental health/substance abuse organizations; the principles and practices of supervision, training and personnel management. Working knowledge of grant proposal writing and legislative processes related to developing funding resources; budgeting, fiscal control and contract administration; and county requirements for approval and management of new complex programs of significant scope and size.
Ability to: Evaluate mental health and/or substance abuse programs and develop new or revised programs as necessary to meet the needs of the community; develop and coordinate services and maintain effective relationships with other departments, agencies and organizations; work with State Department of Mental Health and/or State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs to ensure program performance, appropriate funding and problem solving; plan, organize and direct through subordinate managers and supervisors the activities of staff working in mental health and/or substance abuse programs; prepare and monitor budgets and contracts; express aims, concepts and principles of mental health and/or substance abuse programs in oral and written form; speak effectively before groups; develop, negotiate and monitor funding sources; exercise initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment to solve difficult administrative and personnel problems; and work effectively to partner with many constituent groups and political entities on critical mental health and substance abuse services.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training, and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement. If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants. If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months, and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now! Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
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We encourage you to submit your application online as this is the preferred application method. If, for any reason, you are unable do this, we can send you an application packet by conventional mail.
|Contact us via conventional means.||You may contact us by phone at (831) 454-2600, FAX at (831) 454-2240, or e-mail at Personnel@santacruzcounty.us, or apply for a job in person at the Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, California 95060.|