New job MH-PROGRAM DIRECTOR I in Mississippi
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MH-PROGRAM DIRECTOR I
Company : Mississippi State Personnel Board
Salary : $62,536 a year
Location : Mississippi
This is administrative work involved in formulating and directing the activities of various programs within the Department of Mental Health. An incumbent's responsibilities include assisting and advising the Executive Director/Bureau Director in analyzing administrative problems that affect agency operations; establishing, interpreting and enforcing rules, regulations, and policies. The incumbent is required to exercise a high degree of independent judgment. Duties are performed under general supervision of the Executive Director, Deputy Director, or Bureau Director with work reviewed through conferences, personal inspection and written reports for conformity with established policies, rules and regulations.
Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists the Executive Director/Bureau Director on all aspects and phases of supervision of the respective program to ensure effective operation in various areas such as quality assurance, planning, behavioral health services and or intellectual and developmental disabilities services, programming, substance abuse, personnel administration, licensure and accreditation, children's services, auditing, accounting, and alcohol and drug abuse programs.
Represents the agency when meeting with state officials, other state agencies and programs and the general public with regard to program interests of the program or bureau.
Reviews contracts, inter-agency agreements, and grants-in-aid with agency clients, sponsors, and consultants to achieve support in the performance of varied projects.
Reviews the work of programs coordinating with program activities to carry out program goals.
Supervises general program planning and evaluation of the various programs.
Approves or disapproves the decision or actions of subordinate employees to ensure conformity with agency operations.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
A Doctoral Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, child development, communicative disorders, counseling, education, guidance and counseling, nursing, psychology, sociology, social work, special education, speech pathology, or a directly related field;
Two (2) years of experience in work closely related to the described duties, of which two (2) years must have been in a supervisory capacity;
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business administration, child development, communicative disorders, counseling, education, guidance and counseling, nursing, psychology, sociology, social work, special education, speech pathology, or a directly related field;
Four (4) years of experience in work closely related to the described duties, of which two (2) years must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Essential Functions: Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Represents the interest of the Department of Mental Health and its programs to other public or private agencies and officials at the local, state, regional, and federal levels as well as the general public.
Supports and assists subordinate personnel and other programs to ensure the effective operation of the agency.