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Ad Title: Deputy Director
Contact: Brenda Cronin
City: Sandusky
State: OH
Zip: 44870
Website: visit our website...
Serves as the Deputy Director of the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie and Ottawa Counties.

Job Duties in Order of Importance
25% Maintains Board policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains a quality, client driven system of care in Erie and Ottawa Counties. Works closely with Executive Director to develop, monitor, and evaluate all services and programs funded by the Board including program compliance and quality improvement.
20% Reviews, analyzes, and prepares recommendations to the Executive Director. Serves as a liaison between Executive Director, providers and community. Creates referral source linkages and leverages external relationships. Represents Executive Director at meetings and conferences.
15% Coordinates development of annual Community Plan and ensures document is comprehensive and responsive to Department’s requirements. Works closely with Executive Director in development of annual Board report.
15% Coordinates and may be required to attend community relations projects such as school consortiums, community festivals, coalitions, screenings.
15% Serves as the designated alternative to the Executive Director in the event of the director’s absence. Serves as support staff to the Board’s committees; attends all Committee and Board meetings; promotes Board initiatives.
5% Conducts research for grants and funding opportunities. Organize writing and submission of grant applications.
5% May serve as the delegated Section 504 Coordinator and Civil Rights Coordinator.

As required: Performs any and all other duties as requested or assigned.
May require overnight travel.
Valid driver’s license is required.

 Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Health, Social Sciences or related field from an accredited four-year college or university; Masters degree in a Behavioral Health, Human or Social Services field preferred.
Two years experience in mental health and substance abuse; Two years supervisory experience;
One year experience in upper level management; One year experience in budgeting.
 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Clinical Licensure preferred.

Submit resume to Brenda Cronin, Executive Director, 416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870 or email to:
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017.

Ad Title: Director, Practice Implementation and Evaluation
Contact: NEOMED
State: OH
TITLE: Director, Practice Implementation and Evaluation
Position No. A18266 Pay Grade 80
ECLS A1 FLSA, Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry
REPORTS TO: Director, BeST Center
DIRECT REPORT TITLES: 1 Senior Consultant Trainer, 1 Managing Consultant Trainer, 3 Consultant Trainers, 1 Program Evaluator, 1 Training/Instructional Specialist, and 1 Program Assistant
DATE: July 2012; May 2014; June 2017

SUMMARY: Responsible for leading evidence based practice implementation, quality improvement, and program evaluation for the BeST Center in partnership with the BeST Center team. Support BeST Center consultants in building strong collaborations with administrative leadership, key stakeholders, and clinical supervisors at local community organizations for completion of organizational readiness assessments, data/outcome plans, outreach strategies, training/consultation, quality improvement/fidelity monitoring and sustainability plans. Conduct cost benefit analyses of evidence based practices using service utilization and outcome data. Foster strong team, departmental, university, and external collaborator partnerships. Work with BeST Center team and expert collaborators to author publications and deliver presentations on BeST Center practices. Manage contracts and contractual budgets and recommend resource allocations. Ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures and contractual obligations. Serve on University Committees. An eligible candidate may be considered for a faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry.

Brief Detail of Responsibility % of Time
1) Lead evidence-based practice implementation, quality improvement, program evaluation, outcome reporting, and cost/benefit analyses of BeST Center practices. 45%
2) Develop, negotiate, and manage contracts and contractual budgets to support community practice implementation and ensure compliance with university and departmental policies and procedures. 20%
3) Support the development and updating of training and implementation materials and foster their professional growth and development. 15%
4) Author publications and deliver presentations in partnership with BeST Center team and expert collaborators on BeST Center program practices. 15%
6) Perform other duties as assigned 5%

Education/Degrees: PhD or MA (with equivalent experience) in public health, psychology, social work, counseling or related field. Professional licensure in respective field.

Experience: Expertise in implementation, quality improvement, and evaluation of mental health evidence-based practices. Expertise with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Program leadership and management experience (5-10 years required).

Key Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics:

• Experienced manager with a commitment to and passion for the education, research and service missions of the University;
• Exceptional ability to build and manage collaborative projects and teams;
• Expertise in the implementation of evidence based, promising or best practices;
• Expertise in schizophrenia spectrum disorders;
• Ability to provide presentations to general public and stakeholders;
• Understanding of public and private reimbursement system opportunities and challenges;
• Expertise with quality improvement and outcome measurement approaches;
• Expertise with data systems and software;
• Experience with managing contracts and budgets;
• High professional standards and integrity;
• Commitment to excellence;
• Demonstrated success in developing and sustaining effective relationships with internal and external constituents;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Highly developed analytical and organizational skills;
• Excellent work ethic and high energy level;
• Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion;
• Willing to travel as required

Key Competencies:

• Communication: Builds and maintains open, transparent and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve team members and customers; appropriately tailors written and verbal messages to target audiences.
• Business Acumen: Demonstrates a clear understanding of all areas affecting the University’s business (teaching, research, service) – customers (i.e., students, faculty, community), resources, educational trends, new advances – and uses skills in planning, prioritization, decision-making, and resource allocation to drive desired results.
• People Management Establishes clear and focused expectations and accountabilities, coaches for success, shows managerial courage and champions talent development.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.