Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Direct Hire Vacancy Announcement
Social Service Program Manager
SAMHS Quality Services Manager
CODE: 5094 RANGE: 28 (Supervisory Services B.U.) $46,176.00 - $63,502.40/yr
Value of State-paid Health & Dental Insurance: $341.08 biweekly
Value of State share of employee retirement: 11.54 % of pay
Opening Date: August 23, 2012
|| D. Webb
September 6, 2012
| (207) 287-4263
|Restrictions: Only employees with Promotional Status within the Department of Health and Human Services May Apply|
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine people living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in Meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. It serves the public in an environment that reflects a caring, responsive and well-managed organization. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS) Office is responsible for providing leadership and active partnership in Maine's comprehensive system of support to communities and individuals with substance use and mental health condition across the prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery system and across the lifespan.
As Quality Services Manager, you will directly manage and oversee, operate, evaluate and support administrative functions of Data Quality Management for the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services. You will oversee and supervise the quality services team, policy development, contract oversight, training and technical assistance for mental health and additions treatment providers. You will also be responsible for the administration of the data portion of the federal Block Grant and work under the direction of the Associate Director of Data, Quality Management and Resource Development and Director of SAMHS.
To qualify your background must include a Bachelors Degree and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in social service, mental health, substance abuse treatment or prevention programs. At least three (3) years of the required experience must be in a supervisory and/or administrative capacity. Additional year of professional work experience may be substituted for education requirements on a year-for-year basis. The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:
1. Exceptional leadership skills demonstrated through prior experience successfully managing programs and staff. Please be specific in describing any programs you have managed and the number and job titles of your direct/indirect reports.
2. A demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with state/federal officials and stakeholder groups.
3. A proven ability to identify, analyze and report on key metrics that measure the success of social service programs and to identify and formulate desirable program enhancements.
4. Exceptional analytical skills including experience in policy development and contract oversight.
Application and Information
For additional information about this position please contact Steve Smith, Personnel Officer at (207) 287-4263 or by e-mail @ email@example.com . To apply, please forward a completed State of Maine application form, current resume and separate sheet addressing the four (4) competency areas identified in the Requirements Section by the posting end date to:
Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Human Resources Attn: D. Webb
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
The Department of Health and Human Services is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.