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Manager - Division of Behavioral Health

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$68,767/yr. to $103,151/yr.
  • Posted Date:11/17/2017 11:11 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:12/15/2017 5:00 PM

The Sheboygan County Health & Human Services Department has an opening for a dynamic, results oriented senior management professional to oversee the department’s behavioral health programs and related community services.  This is a full time exempt position with an annual 2018 salary range of $68,767 to $103,151 based on prior experience and qualifications.


Responsible for directing the work of behavioral health staff in the delivery of interdisciplinary, trauma informed, and recovery-oriented intervention, treatment, support, and related services. Works within the guidelines of Federal, State and local laws, rules, policies and procedures, and exercises considerable independent judgment to adapt and apply them to specific situations. Work requires extensive knowledge in the area of mental health and substance abuse treatment, public human services delivery, supervisory techniques, outcome based performance measures, quality assurance, and improvement methodologies.


Prepares annual comprehensive budgets, goals, priorities, and performance measures for behavioral health programs and services in conformance with Federal, State, and local policy, rule and law, and assists the Director in the development of intermediate and long range department plans. Manages programming, resources, and personnel with a focus on goal oriented strategic direction, leadership, quality assurance, fiscal accountability, efficiency, and integration with and between related systems of care. Facilitates department and community needs assessments, identifies gaps in service, and builds strategic alliances among and between staff, community partners, and consumers in order to improve the health and well-being of county residents. Administers personnel policies in the hiring, training, orientation, evaluation, and support of divisional staff, ensuring equal employment opportunity in hiring and promotion, and that proper labor relations and conditions of employment are maintained. Researches, promotes and supports data informed, evidence based and best practices for the development and delivery of holistic, interdisciplinary care, seeking continuous quality and efficiency improvement. Assures proper monitoring and investigation of events that constitute a threat to public safety or well-being and ensures the development and enforcement of protective measures as necessary when safety or well-being may be threatened. Interprets and executes laws, rules, policies and procedures and works with subordinates, the Director, State and Federal authorities, and elected officials to develop and improve them. Prepares, presents, and maintains required operational plans, budgets, rates, fees, grant applications, programmatic summaries, purchase of service contracts, expense, and other records and reports in compliance with activities. Maintains positive relations and serves as a representative of the Health and Human Services Department to State departments and on designated state and community boards, committees, and organizations. May provide back-up supervision as required. May oversee the operation of the Health and Human Services Department in the absence of the Director. Performs other duties as assigned.


The desired candidate will have graduated from an accredited college or university with an advanced degree, possess dual credentialing as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor, and have a minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in a publically operated human services agency. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Must have thorough knowledge of the basic disciplines, principles, procedures, techniques, trends, and literature underlying health and human services delivery; thorough knowledge and understanding of discipline specific laws, statutes, and administrative rules; thorough knowledge of the characteristics, conditions, and needs of the populations to be served; thorough knowledge of current trends in service delivery; thorough knowledge of the principles of management, including program planning, staffing, development, evaluation, and budgeting; thorough knowledge of training and supervisory techniques; the ability to obtain accurate data and, to record such data systematically; ability to plan, direct, integrate, and evaluate programs; ability to instruct, direct, and evaluate employees; ability to establish and maintain the confidence of others; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to work with other disciplines; ability to make sound independent judgments; ability to maintain records, prepare reports, and compose professional correspondence; ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing; must demonstrate high integrity and ethics; must have unlimited access to a car, a valid driver's license, automobile insurance, and the ability  to safely and efficiently travel in and out of county, as needed.

Applications will be accepted through 5:00pm on Friday, December 15, 2017.
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