Mental Health Program Administrator

State of Utah

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Job Description


Turn your management aspirations into administrative leadership with Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) Mental Health Team. The Utah Department of Clincial Services Bureau is looking for a Mental Health Program Administartor.

The Mental Health Program Administrator is a mental health leadership position under the direction of the Correctional Health Services Administrator. The Mental Health Administrator will provide administrative oversight to the Mental Health department working in conjunction with the Clinical Services Bureau.

Responsibilities include:Serve as a catalyst for change in keeping with the latest in mental health practices.
Providing leadership that inspires and uplifts the clinical staff.
Function as the interface between mental health and clinical services, ensuring the mission of the Clinical Services Bureau as a whole is accomplished.
Plan and organize workload of staff and monitor the production/efficiency at the mental health facility.
Monitor contracts, spending, and budget.
Direct/supervise mental health staff.
Plans and manages projects and/or programs.
Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating, assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
Coordinates program activities, services, and/or program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:Must be a current licensed Mental Health Clinician in the State of Utah.
Must have a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience, in a mental health setting.

What’s in it for you?We seek out only the best – the best skills, the best attitudes – and expect the best results from our employees. In return, we will not only offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package but the training, development and support to make our employees a success in whatever they do for us.

To start your meaningful career in corrections, visit us online today and explore our open opportunities.

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

must be a current licensed mental health clinician in the State of Utah.
must have a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, making hiring/termination recommendations, etc.
principles, theories, and practices of budget management
use basic/business math to solve problems
communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
plan, organize and prioritize time and workload in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines
coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and/or organization(s)
speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
lead the work of others by monitoring, reviewing, training co-workers and/or delegating work
monitor or track information or data
agency and/or organizational program(s)
evaluate information against a set of standards

Supplemental Information

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.