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Ad Title: Administrative Assistant - OACBHA
Contact: Fonda Freeman
State: OH
The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. This position will provide administrative assistance to the leadership and senior staff of the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities while supporting the day-to-day operations of the organization’s offices. Qualified candidates will have prior administrative or secretarial experience; be flexible and energetic; be forward thinking and creative with a passion for providing quality customer service. The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and previous relevant work experience. EOE. All interested persons should submit a resume, references, and salary requirements to OACBHA at 175 S. Third Street, Suite 900, Columbus, Ohio 43215, or by email to

Ad Title: System Improvement Coordinator - Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Board
Contact: Beth Watson
City: Canton
State: OH
Zip: 44702
Phone (W): 330-455-6644
Website: visit our website...
Job Title: System Improvement Coordinator
FLSA Status: Not Eligible
Reports To: Continuous Improvement Manager
Classification: Classified
Department: Clinical

Responsible for system improvements including efficiencies, program utilization, service standards and service delivery experience. Responsible for the oversight of established non-specialized programs/services of the full treatment and recovery support continuum, priority areas 3-5. Researches and informs evidenced based (informed) strategies within Stark County based on data driven information.

Responsible for researching and maintaining a repository of evidenced based/informed standards of care, strategies, and models for use in program utilization, service review, and efficiency oversight;

Monitors, identifies, and communicates risks and opportunities to improve service delivery across the behavioral health system and with community partners;

Collaborate with providers, system partners, and stakeholders to promote and set behavioral health standards of care and positively impact the client experience;

Work collaboratively with Clinical Department staff to review provider submitted reports and make data informed recommendations for improvement related to program oversight;

Work collaboratively with StarkMHAR facilitated coalitions to identify areas of system opportunity and recommend strategies to address gaps;

Responsible for oversight of established non-specialization programs of the full treatment and recovery support continuum that fall under priority areas 3, 4 and 5;

Responsible to maintain relationships with providers and stakeholders needed to coordinate, troubleshoot, and identify potential areas for enhancements, efficiencies, and behavioral health system solutions for system success;

Supports workforce development initiatives and completes projects that support workforce improvement and client care;

Manages and facilitates meetings and trainings with providers, vendors, contractors, and stakeholders as appropriate;

Ensures a high degree of family and consumer involvement in all aspects of initiatives;

Ensures that work activities are delivered in a culturally and linguistically competent, trauma informed manner in accordance with evidence-based practices;

Assists in providing trauma informed and cultural and linguistic competent responses to the public and clients/consumers who are seeking information and assistance with behavioral health questions or system navigation by phone, email, website, or walk-ins;

Attends and represents StarkMHAR on community & state committees and at community events & trainings as requested/required;

Must work congenially and cooperatively with co-workers and affiliated boards and providers;

Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed to support the operations of StarkMHAR;


Education, Training and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in human services or related field and five (5) years’ behavioral health program administration experience required; Experience with system improvement and system level oversight preferred; Project Management experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
Working knowledge of OhioMHAS services and regulations governing behavioral health system; Expertise in implementing behavioral health programs for youth and adults; Experience in macro level behavioral health systems; Experience with and knowledge about youth and adult service organizations, including education, justice, developmental disability, behavioral health, and job & family services; Skilled with Microsoft applications including intranet and internet usage; Ability to create system change; Ability to prioritize multiple projects and adhere to deadlines; High degree of initiative and independent judgement; Well-developed analytic and problem-solving capabilities; Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both oral and in writing; Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with public and staff in a personable and professional manner; Maintains high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.

Certification, Licenses, Registrations:
Dependent clinical licensure required with independent clinical licensure preferred.

Nature of work requires ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Travel by automobile will be required occasionally

Work performed in a general office environment. May require availability for additional hours during peak periods. Requires periodic participation and attendance at organization sponsored events and meetings.

*This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.*


Note: The final applicant selected for this position, prior to appointment, will be required to submit to a drug test for illegal drug use. The test site shall be chosen and paid for by the Board. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment. Applicant will also be subject to any other requirements of Ohio law.

Salary Range: StarkMHAR Grade 4 $49,088 - $73,632 *Suggested Starting Range $49,088- $61,360

Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM with one-hour unpaid lunch. Alternative scheduling and location available.

Application Deadline: May 28, 2023

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Attention: Human Resource Department
Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery
121 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702