Career Opportunities

 

“The Best in Benefits award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plans relative to their peers. Using plan designs, premiums, and contributions from employers in the Michigan Mid-Market Benefits Survey Results, the benefit value and cost for each plan is calculated using proprietary actuarial cost models. Plans are then ranked by the lowest cost-highest benefit metric to determine who is Best in Benefits.”

Director of Behavioral Health Services

Supervises the following roles: Behavioral Health Supervisors, Office Supervisor

Job Summary
Directs program operations by overseeing the fiscal, programmatic, and personnel function the Behavioral Health Services program on a day to day basis.

Principal Accountabilities
• Managerial – Recruit, select, orient, train, mentor, discipline and recommend termination of staff members. Complete annual performance appraisals of supervisees and on an ongoing basis monitor staff productivity and goal attainment.
• Revenue Oversight – Implement and monitor program budget, through authorizing expenditures, monitoring trends, ensuring compliance with funding source guidelines, reviewing collections and billed services, and ensure compliance with reporting requirements of funding sources.
• Programming Knowledge & Research – Provide input and support for program service philosophy, including knowledge of trends within service area, to further enhance program offerings.
• Internal Support-Represent services program on a day to day basis within the agency, and provide peer consultation and resource when needed.
• Security and Privacy –Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
• Employee Philanthropy –Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
• Mission Dedication –Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
• Misc. – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Minimum of five years program management experience in behavioral health services.
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field
Certifications or Licenses Required: Licensed Master’s Social Worker or equivalent

Minimum Competencies

Skills
• Technology – The successful Director will be able to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to effectively communicate with staff, funders, and other professionals.
• Analytics – Able to conduct data analysis to discover, communicate, and generalize meaningful patterns and trends for program evaluation and strategic planning purposes.
• Interpersonal – The Director is committed to quality customer service and is able to utilize empathy and mediation skills to resolve customer service complaints.

Knowledge
• Education and Training – Understands and applies adult learning principles to the ongoing professional education of therapists providing services within the program.
• Behavioral Health – Maintains knowledge of current research on evidence-based and best/promising practices in the treatment of mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders.
• Cultural competence – Recognizes specialized service needs of unique sub-populations within the Jewish community (such as Holocaust Survivors, Eastern European immigrants, religiously observant, LGBT, etc.)

Behaviors
• Collegiality – Able to build and maintain a professional network for purposes of strategic collaboration.
• Motivational – Communicates a clear vision and creates an environment in which employees are fully engaged in contributing to that vision.
• People management – Able to establish accountability, communicating clear expectations and feedback about progress towards priorities.
• Drive – Embraces continuous improvement on both personal and organizational levels.

How to Apply – Interested & qualified candidates should forward their resume & salary requirements to HR@jfsdetroit.org

Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer