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Director of Community Services
Columbia County is searching for a highly skilled community and mental health professional responsible for the oversight of the Columbia County Department of Human Services, its services and the provision of a comprehensive mental hygiene system of services. In addition, the Director will serve on the Community Services Board and its’ three (3) subcommittees: Mental Health, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. The Director will work under the general supervision of the Community Services Board and the County Board of Supervisors’ Health and Medical Committee.

Salary Range: $ 105,000 - $ 115,000 annually plus a comprehensive benefit package
Position: Director of Community Services
Organization: Columbia County
Location: Hudson,  NY 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 11/6/2020
1) the individual shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine in New York State who shall be deemed board certified or board eligible in psychiatry, neurology, pediatrics; OR

2) the individual shall be a psychologist who is currently licensed as a psychologist by the New York State Education Department; OR

3) the individual shall have obtained a master’s degree in social work, and is currently licensed as a certified social worker by the New York State Education Department; OR

4) the individual shall have obtained a master’s degree in psychiatric mental health nursing and shall be licensed by the New York State Education Department as a registered nurse; OR

5) the individual shall have obtained a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling, psychology, social work, public health administration, public administration, hospital administration, human services administration, business administration or other equivalent degrees as determined by a curriculum reviewed and approved by the New York State Education Department; AND

6) the individual must have obtained a degree or degrees from a college or university recognized by the New York State Education Department; AND

7) the individual with a doctoral degree or medical degree, or an individual with a master’s degree shall have had at least five (5) years of progressively responsible clinical and. or administrative experience in a governmental, private, not-for-profit or proprietary program providing services for people who have a diagnosis of mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disability, alcoholism or substance abuse. At least two (2) of the five (5) years shall include functioning in an administrative capacity for the management of a program in which the candidate was responsible for the overall direction and control of an identifiable organizational unit or program. Such experience shall be specifically related to the powers and duties of the director of community services.

To Apply: By November 30, 2020, send resume, cover letter and three professional references

Columbia County Director of Community Services - Search Committee
Attn: Department of Human Resources
401 State Street, Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-4086 Fax: 518-828-1991
Email: mwr@columbiacountyny.com

Columbia County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Status: This listing expires on: 12/6/2020
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Organization Information
Columbia County
401 State Street

Hudson,  NY 12534
United States
(518) 828-4086
(518) 828-1991
Department of Human Resources