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Portsmouth, Virginia 23704-3822
Phone: (757) 393-8626
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Title:
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Department:
BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Location:
BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Closing Date:
04/10/14
Original Advertised Date:
09/13/13
Job Description:
The City of Portsmouth is seeking an Assistant Director of Behavioral Healthcare Services to perform highly responsible supervisory and administrative work overseeing the Mental Health, Intellectual Disability, Substance Abuse, Prevention, Part C, and Supportive Housing programs of the department. Work involves planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring human services programs and department divisions in accordance with established policies and procedures, applicable local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, rules and regulations; and supervising assigned professional, technical, and administrative staff. Employee is responsible for overseeing the implementation of procedures and policies within the department, and recommending changes to existing policies and procedures; assisting in budget preparations and monitoring departmental spending; analyzing data and preparing various oral and written reports. Also, will assist the Director in the development of long-range plans to assure proper community care, development of new services, and maintenance of acceptable professional standards. Employee must safeguard the confidentiality of department information and clients.
Education/Experience:
Requires a Master’s Degree in human services, public administration, psychology or a related field, and 4 to 6 years of responsible leadership experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. In addition, must possess a professional license in the State of Virginia as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Special Req:
Salary:
$ 62,193-$85,000
Full Time / Part Time:
Full-Time
Job Code / Department #:
19136 / 55010
Apply At:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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