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Director of Community and Crisis Services

Director of Community and Crisis Services

District 19 Community Services Board is offering this full-time, challenging, leadership position located in Petersburg, Virginia. The Director of Community and Crisis Services is responsible for management of all Emergency Services and Community programs to include: Central Crisis, the regional Crisis Assessment Centers (CAC), Hospital Liaison, Community Based Crisis Stabilization Program (CBCS), and Same Day Access Programs (SDA). Duties include attending RAC meetings, supervising the ES Manager, and participating on ES Councils and Regional ES meetings. Incumbent will be responsible for providing support to the South Central CIT Program to include; attending steering committee meetings, acting as a liaison to local law enforcement, Managed Care Organizations, hospital staff, DBHDS and other community stakeholders. Oversee the development and implementation of Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus, Medallion-4 and STEP-VA initiatives. This position is responsible for working with the Executive Director in the development of Special Projects relating to new CSB services and community initiatives. This position will work to develop funding streams through grant writing.
Requirements: (Experience, Essential Education, and Skills Needed):
Successful applicant must have: Master’s degree in human services field; professional license (LCSW, LMFT or LPC) through State of Virginia; Excellent Communication Skills, Excellent Organizational Skills, and computer skills. Experience working in community behavioral health field, crisis experience and knowledge of resources. Requires previous supervisory experience in the behavioral health field. Experience working with individuals experiencing Serious Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorder, and Developmental Disabilities. Local and periodic statewide travel required. After-hours availability required.
Preferred Qualifications / Other Relevant Job Information:
Preferred qualifications include experience with Training, Grant writing and Reporting.

Certified Prescreener preferred.

Bilingual (Spanish) candidate preferred.

Position is a grade 220. The minimum starting salary is $75,640.00/annual.

Starting salary for new employees will be based on the prospective employee’s knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the position’s duties. Current or most recent verified salary will also be taken into consideration prior to making an offer of employment. Starting salaries for new employees will not exceed the advertised maximum and will be based on the availability of funding within the current budget.

Excellent benefits include sick and annual leave and Virginia Retirement System.

Position requires valid Driver’s License in state of residence with a point balance of -6 or higher, and pre-employment extensive background check and drug screening.

District 19 is committed to developing a multicultural workplace. Minorities and persons with disabilities seeking career advancement are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Position is open until filled.

Sign-on bonus of $2,000.00 to qualified applicant. *Restrictions apply

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