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Group Home Counselor, Full Time Ashley Manor, Lacrosse, VA

 

Southside Community Services Board is seeking a full time Group Home Counselor for a group home in Lacrosse, VA.  This position provides assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the home.  Assistance includes daily living skills, social and communication skills, transporting individuals for community activities, etc. 

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are offered with this position.  High school diploma or equivalent with valid driver’s license is required.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities would be is required.  Must be able to complete required first aid/CPR training and other mandatory trainings (provided by Southside CSB).

Log onto the website at www.sscsb.org and click on the Careers tab to complete the online application.

Residential Support Services Personnel, Part time Mecklenburg County, VA

 

Southside Community Services Board is seeking part time residential support personnel in our Mecklenburg County group homes.  Residential support personnel provide assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting or day support program setting.  Assistance includes daily living skills, social and communication skills, transporting individuals for community activities, etc. 

Must be willing to work weekends and shift work and up to 28 hours per week.  High school diploma or equivalent with valid driver’s license is required.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities would be an advantage.  Must be able to complete required first aid/CPR training and other mandatory trainings (provided by Southside CSB).

To apply, log onto our website at www.sscsb.org and click on the Careers tab to complete the online application process.

Financial Services Specialist Clarksville, VA

 

Southside Community Services seeks a Financial Services Specialist for the Clarksville, Virginia, administrative office.  This position is responsible for handling all accounting aspects involving funds managed by the agency.  Responsibilities include using accepted accounting principles to complete reconciliations, accounting entries, reconciliation of financial records to various external units, petty cash audits, tracking appropriations allocation of funds and expenditures and other accounting functions for agency operations. 

Experience using computerized accounting systems, Microsoft Office software, and email systems proficiently are required.  Experience processing accounts payable, payroll and accounts receivable, auditing internal financial records, using cost accounting principles, and use of governmental and fund-based accounting is preferred.

Associate’s degree related to accounting, or comparable experience is required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are provided with this position.

To apply, log onto our website at http://www.sscsb.org/careers and complete the online application process.

Residential Support Services Personnel, Part time South Boston, VA

Southside Community Services Board is seeking part time residential support personnel in our Halifax County group homes.  Residential support personnel provide assistance to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting or day support program setting.  Assistance includes daily living skills, social and communication skills, transporting individuals for community activities, etc. 

Must be willing to work weekends and shift work and up to 28 hours per week.  High school diploma or equivalent with valid driver’s license is required.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities would be an advantage.  Must be able to complete required first aid/CPR training and other mandatory trainings (provided by Southside CSB).

To apply, log onto our website at www.sscsb.org and click on the Careers tab to complete the online application process.

Access Clinician South Boston, VA

Southside Community Services seeks an Access Clinician to handle mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse emergencies at the Halifax Behavioral Health Center during the office hours of the center.  This clinician will provide crisis pre-screening for voluntary hospital admissions and involuntary commitment, crisis intervention with individuals and families who are having difficulty, obtain placement for hospitalization following protocol, and provide information and referrals for individuals seeking information.  Communication with clients, other clinicians, hospital staff, and other human service agencies is critical to this position.  The ability to properly document information into an electronic health records system per protocol is also extremely important. 

Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or rehabilitative counseling with previous work experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse counseling is required.  Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is preferred.  Crisis intervention experience also preferred.

Completion of Certified Pre-Screener training by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are provided with this position.

To apply, log onto our website at http://www.sscsb.org/careers and complete the online application process.

Access Clinician Boydton, VA

Southside Community Services seeks an Access Clinician to handle mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse emergencies at the Mecklenburg Behavioral Health Center during the office hours of the center.  This clinician will provide crisis pre-screening for voluntary hospital admissions and involuntary commitment, crisis intervention with individuals and families who are having difficulty, obtain placement for hospitalization following protocol, and provide information and referrals for individuals seeking information.  Communication with clients, other clinicians, hospital staff, and other human service agencies is critical to this position.  The ability to properly document information into an electronic health records system per protocol is also extremely important. 

Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or rehabilitative counseling with previous work experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse counseling is required.  Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is preferred.  Crisis intervention experience also preferred.

Completion of Certified Pre-Screener training by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is required.

Competitive salary and excellent benefits are provided with this position.

To apply, log onto our website at http://www.sscsb.org/careers and complete the online application process.

CReST/REACH Crisis Counselor/Coordinator

Richmond Behavioral Health Authority

In Collaboration with the HPR-IV Consortium

POSITION DESCRIPTION

CLASSIFICATION/POSITION TITLE:  Exempt/ CReST/REACH Crisis Counselor/Coordinator


POSITION #: TBD     GRADE: 14/16           STARTING SALARY RANGE: $45,934 – 57,418                                        

SERVICE AREA: Children’s Mental Health Clinical Services/Child REACH

 

 

CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION/GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The position is responsible for the direct provision of emergency, counseling, and intensive case management/coordination services as part of the Region IV Children’s Response & Stabilization Team (CReST) and the Regional Education Assessment Crisis Habilitation Services. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS

(These are intended only as illustrative of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Provides continuous response to crisis situations according to on-call schedule.  This includes directly providing emergency supports and short-term crisis counseling services to children, adolescents, and families presenting with psychiatric symptoms and/or significant emotional and intense behavioral needs, as assigned by the CReST Program Coordinator and according to the program model.
  • Conducts and prepares intake assessments; prepares comprehensive/consultative service evaluations; develops and prepares crisis response plans; completes crisis triage forms.
  • Serves in the role of Certified Pre-Screener, when applicable. 
  • Consults with service providers; maintains contact with service providers to monitor behavioral changes and efficacy of crisis plans; connects service providers with additional resources as needed.
  • Identifies and coordinates necessary training and technical assistance needs for providers, natural supports and other components of the system of care.
  • Conducts home visits, school and other community site visits as required and/or permitted.
  • Monitors, documents, and reports on youth and family treatment progress.
  • Prepares, documents in, and fully maintains the electronic health records (EHR) of assigned CReST/REACH cases.
  • Collects and enters required individual consumer data, and submits reports on individual consumer progress, and produces documentation on consumer access and utilization of CReST/REACH.
  • Positively communicates and maintains good working relationships with community partners.
  • Actively participates in all required trainings and meetings with CReST/REACH team members, supervisors, and clinical staff, to include making presentations at clinical education teams.
  • Maintains CReST/REACH caseload as required. 
  • Performs work and assists with essential tasks as assigned. 
  • Basic knowledge of ES, MH, ID/DD, and SUD treatment services, as well as the CSB/BHA system and structure.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CREDENTIALS)

  • Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field;
  • Current Virginia license as an LCSW, LPC, or LCP, or License-Eligible/License-Eligible within 90 days of hire;
  • Experience in a behavioral healthcare setting, dually diagnosed children (I/DD and MH) and/or emergency services preferred;

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must demonstrate the physical capabilities necessary to perform job tasks, which may possibly include physical restraint of combative or aggressive youth; prolonged standing and walking and/or sitting; lifting and moving persons, equipment and supplies.  May be exposed to all elements of an individual in psychiatric distress, to potentially include threat of physical violence and possible exposure to infectious or contagious diseases.  Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls.  Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to, personal computer, calculator, copier and fax machine.  Some climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing and pulling required.  Most of the day is spent indoors working with or around others.  Position requires high mental alertness and is often subject to high levels of stress, frustration and fatigue.  Work is variable; hours of work may be irregular.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Clinic and community-based work required.
  • Travel required; must possess valid driver’s license.
  • This position will be based at Crossroads Community Services Board and serving in Charlotte County Courthouse. 
  • This position will cover both the Crossroads and Southside Community Service Boards, which include the counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Prince Edward, Nottoway, Halifax, Mecklenburg, and Brunswick Counties.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR

CReST Program Coordinator and REACH Child Manager

 

 

 

 

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Access Clinician - South Boston, VA

Southside Community Services seeks an Access Clinician to handle mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse emergencies at the Crisis Assessment Center during the open hours of the Center, which includes evenings and weekends.  This clinician will provide crisis pre-screening for voluntary hospital admissions and involuntary commitment, crisis intervention with individuals and families who are having difficulty, obtain placement for hospitalization following protocol, and provide information and referrals for individuals seeking information.  Communication with clients, other clinicians, hospital staff, and other human service agencies is critical to this position.  The ability to properly document information into an electronic health records system per protocol is also extremely important.  
 
Master’s Degree in counseling, social work or rehabilitative counseling with previous work experience providing mental health and/or substance abuse counseling is required.  Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is preferred.  Crisis intervention experience also preferred.
Completion of Certified Pre-Screener training by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is required.
 
Competitive salary and excellent benefits are provided with this position.
To apply, log onto our website at http://www.sscsb.org/careers and complete the online application process.
 

SCS - Executive Director Job Description

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Southside Community Services Board Position Description

Employee Name: 

Primary Location:Clarksville, VA

Position Title:  Executive Director

Grade:  Not Applicable

Position Number: 

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Program Location:  Administration

HIPAA Access:  Level One

Supervisor:  SCSB

Review Date:  Two years after effective date.

Effective Date: 

Latest revision: 

General Description:  Southside Community Services Board (SCSB) serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services for Brunswick, Halifax and Mecklenburg Counties that established the SCSB.  The executive director is employed by and serves at the pleasure of the SCSB Board of Directors (Board) under an annually renewable contract that contains mutually agreed-upon performance objectives and evaluation criteria.  The executive director is directly accountable and responsible to the Board for providing leadership and overall management of SCSB operations.  This includes program and service delivery management; strategic planning; financial management; human resource management; physical plant operations; information system operations; compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, regulations, and policies; quality improvement and risk management; support and assistance to the Board; and interface with state and local governments and advocacy groups.  The executive director has been granted authority by the Board to establish standard operating procedures concerning the delivery of SCSB services and the operation of SCSB facilities.

Position Responsibilities:  The incumbent will fulfill the following responsibilities.

A.  Board Governance

1.   Participate with the Board in developing and communicating SCSB’s vision and mission statements and help the Board articulate its own role and accountabilities and those of its committees and individual members.

2.   Work with the Board Chairperson and Executive Committee to enable the Board, its committees, and individual board members to fulfill the Board’s governance functions.  Provide information to and solicit information from Board members in order to facilitate the accomplishment of their responsibilities.

3.   Meet with the Board at its regularly scheduled and special call meetings and provide Board members with regular reports about SCSB programs and services and send informational packets out to members at least one week before each regularly scheduled Board meeting.

4.   Prepare for Board approval a written annual fiscal year report of services provided, individuals who received services, and revenues and expenses.

5.   Provide training and development activities for the Board including conducting an orientation of new members, providing a Board member handbook containing essential information about the Board and SCSB, and making additional training available as appropriate.

6.   Develop a yearly work plan including goals and objectives for programs and services and administration for the approval of the Board.

7.   Serve as the chief staff person for the Board and its members.

B.  Leadership, Management, and Services Development and Delivery

1.   Provide overall leadership and professional direction to SCSB mental health, developmental, and substance abuse programs and services and administrative operations and oversee day-to-day operations of the SCSB to assure a smoothly functioning, efficient, and effective organization.

2.   Develop, monitor, and evaluate strategic and operational plans for the delivery of SCSB programs and services and periodically conduct a needs assessment to determine needs for mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services in the SCSB’scatchment area and make recommendations to the Board.

3.   Implement a continuous quality improvement process throughout SCSB programs and servicesto promote delivery of high quality services and to manage and ameliorate risks.

4.   Provide reports to the Board that track program performance and outcomes and monitor ongoing programs and services for proper administration and effective use of resources.

5.   Direct the modification or development of programs and services in response to identified needs and priorities established by the Board.

6.   Ensure development and maintenance of a management information system that produces consistent and accurate data and information about services, individuals receiving services, and income and expenditures.

7.   Ensure agency policies and procedures are current and consistent with legal requirements and the SCSB’s vision and mission statements and goals and objectives.

8.   Adhere to the SCSB’s policies and procedures expectations in the SCSB’s Code of Ethics; ensure the SCSB is in compliance with all licensing, human rights, and other state and federal laws, regulations, and policies and satisfies requirements in its performance contract with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (Department); and ensure interagency agreements are current and reviewed as required by the Code of Virginia.

9.  Manage and oversee the human rights system for the SCSB and respond appropriately to complaints from individuals receiving services or their families.

10. Direct the implementation of federal, state, local, and Board policies and contracts.

11. Maintain positive working relationships with individuals receiving services and their family members, advocacy groups, and other public and private human services agencies.

12. Participate in local, regional, state, and national associations and professional activities related to planning, development, delivery, and coordination of mental health, developmental and substance abuse services.

13. Act as the SCSB’s chief liaison with elected and appointed state and local government officials, and participate in various planning, coordinating, and advocacy activities at state, regional, and local levels.

14. Serve as the SCSB’s representative on various community teams and boards to ensure collaboration and coordination on behalf of individuals receiving services and their families.

 

15. Perform other duties as assigned by the Board.

C.  Financial Resources Management

1.   Provide fiscal and budgetary integrity and accountability to the Board through a system of reports regularly submitted to the Board, local and state governments, and other funding sources.

2.   Ensure preparation and presentation of an annual operating budget for the provision ofmental health, developmental, and substance abuse services to the Board and local governments.

3.   Ensure timely submission of an annual performance contract to local governments and the Department.

4.   Monitor program expenditures through periodic revenue and expense reports.

5.   Assure appropriate financial statements and reports are submitted to the Department and local governments and fiscal records are kept in accordance with regulatory standards and generally accepted accounting procedures.

5.  Provide fiscal, budgetary, and programmatic accountability by monitoring revenues and adjusting expenditures to manage the SCSB’s budget.

6.   Manage grants, assets, and SCSB financial resources in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

7.   Maintain the SCSB’s reimbursement system and negotiate contracts with responsible third party payors consistent with the statutory mandate for the SCSB to maximize the collection of fees for services.

D.  Human Resources Management (Personnel) Operations

1.   Serve as the chief personnel officer and hiring authority for all SCSB employees.  With the Board’s approval, the incumbent may delegate these duties as is deemed desirable and appropriate.

2.   Establish and maintain a public sector human resources and healthcare workforce management and development system.

3.   Employ staff as necessary to support programs, services, and SCSB operations, following budgetary and personnel policies established by the Board.

4.   Develop and monitor SCSB human resources management policies and recommend revisions as necessary for approval by the Board.

5.   Support staff professional development through assessment of staff training needs and provision of or support for staff training opportunities.

6.   Respond to employee grievances and other staff issues that reach the executive director level.

E.  Community and Public Relations

1.   Enhance public awareness of and support for the SCSB’s mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services.

2.   Serve as the public relations officer for the SCSB by providing an effective public information program for the Board and its services; serving as liaison for media and public information; and assuring the maintenance of up-to-date public relations information describing SCSB services.

3.   Maintain relationships with contractual agency directors, local human service directors, local government executives, legislators, and other local, state and federal agencies and their staff as necessary to accomplish the requirements of the position.

4.   Collaborate and consult with other behavioral healthcare organizations in the community, other community services boards, and other agencies to heighten visibility, influence, and public relations at local, state and federal levels.

5.   Develop and maintain communication channels between the SCSB and appropriate local, state, and federal agencies by:

a.   appearing before local governing bodies to provide information regarding the SCSB’sprograms and budget,

b.   meeting with the city managers and county administrators as necessary,

c.   meeting with state community services administrators as necessary,

d.   communicating with state agency staffs as needed, and

e.   attending meetings and participating in the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards.

Position Qualifications and Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements

Education:  The minimum education required for this position is graduation from an accredited college or university with an undergraduate degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or another human services-related field or in business, public, or hospital or health care administration or another management-related field.  Comparable related experience may substitute for education.  The preferred education for this position is graduation from an accredited college or university with a graduate degree in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or another human services-related field or in business, public, or hospital or health care administration or another management-related field.

Experience:  The minimum experience needed to fulfill the executive director’s responsibilities includes:

●  Considerable (e.g., six - 10 years) experience in leading public or private organizations with functions and responsibilities that are similar or comparable to a CSB, including experience at smaller similar or comparable organizations or smaller units in larger organizations;

●  Some (e.g., two - five years) experience in reporting directly to a board of directors or other governing body structure that has policy, operational, and fiduciary authority and responsibilities or to the person who reports to the board of directors; and

●  Some experience in working with a broad range of constituents, including individuals receiving services, family members, and advocacy groups in the mental health, developmental, or substance abuse services areas or a similar or related human services field.

 

Experience:  The preferred experience includes:

●  Extensive (e.g., > 10 years) experience in leading public or private organizations with functions and responsibilities that are similar to this CSB and are comparable in size (budget, employees);

●  Considerable experience in reporting directly to a board of directors composed of citizen members that has policy, operational, and fiduciary authority and responsibilities and hires its executive director who serves at the pleasure of the board;

● Some experience in implementing high performance organization or similar organizational leadership development approaches; and

● Some experience with applying the concepts of recovery, empowerment, self-determination, or person-centered planning in mental health, developmental, or substance abuse services.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  The incumbent will possess the following demonstratedknowledge, skills, and abilities to fulfill the executive director’s responsibilities.

1.    Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of human services administration,business administration, or government program administration and of human resources management and financial management, including budgeting, resource allocation, contract management, monitoring, and auditing is required.

2.    Some knowledge of mental health, developmental, and substance abuse programs and services is required, and considerable knowledge of these programs and services and ability to provide clinical or programmatic oversight is preferred.

3.    Considerable knowledge of healthcare financing, contracting, and administration is required.

4.    Considerable knowledge of planning, evaluation, and quality improvement methodologies and human rights requirements and issues is required.

5.    Some knowledge of and experience in applying the concepts of recovery, self-determination, or person-centered planning as they relate to mental health, developmental, or substance abuse services and the provision of services to individuals with co-occurring disorders is preferred.

6.    Skill informulating policies, developing and administering budgets, negotiating and administering contracts, formulating program plans with goals and objectives, preparing and presenting reports and budget requests, and conducting effective community and public relations is required.

7.    Ability to provide effective leadership, inspiring others by example to achieve the mission and vision of the organization, supervise and elicit superior performance from senior managers and administrators, and maintain high levels of employee engagement within the agency is required.

8.    Ability to plan and implement services and related procedures and evaluate their effectiveness is required.

9.    Ability to interpret, communicate, and administer current federal and state laws, regulations, and policies that apply to the mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services is required.

 

 

10.  Ability to effectively work with other healthcare providers and leaders within the local healthcare system is required, and ability to integrate SCSB services and partner with other healthcare providers to plan and deliver desired treatment outcomes and results for individuals receiving SCSB services is preferred. 

11.  Ability to communicate persuasively and concisely, orally, in writing, and electronically, with a broad range of individuals, groups, and organizations and develop and maintain collaborative and supportive relationships with federal, state, and local government officials, individuals receiving services and family members, and advocacy groups is required.

12.  Ability to engage in logical, analytical, and rational thinking and use automated data and information to make decisions; work independently, set and achieve realistic goals, solve problems creatively, and mediate disputes effectively; and respond to changing circumstances, manage organizational and financial risk, and adapt during periods of transition and uncertainty is required.

Note:  Education, experience, and knowledge, skill, and ability requirements are based on the minimum qualifications established by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services pursuant to subdivision A.6 in § 37.2-504 of the Code of Virginia.

Other Information

Work Equipment: Telephone, PC, word processing and spreadsheet software.

Work Environment: General office environment with normal lighting levels, temperature, air quality, ventilation, and noise levels.

Work Hazards: Standard hazards associated with a human services office environment.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, regular office hours; additional hours as needed.

HIPAA Access Level 1:  Complete access to protected health information (PHI), limited to the minimum necessary, to fulfill agency management responsibilities (e.g., management of risk, quality, accountability, compliance, programs/services, etc.). Staff at Level 1 are allowed to seek out PHI about individuals receiving services as necessary to perform their assigned duties, but are expected to exercise due precautions to limit exposure to any PHI which is outside the scope of their need to know. Utilization of information will be in accordance with HIPAA regulations regarding use, limitations, requests for, and disclosure of PHI.

 

 

Positions Supervised:  The incumbent directly supervises the following positions:

Deputy director

Human services management director

Clinical services director

Human rights coordinator

Community support director

Quality assurance and risk management director

Finance and administrative support director

Consumer advocate

SCSB Executive Director Job Advertisement

Southside Community Services Board Executive Director

Southside Community Services Board(SCSB), which provides community-based services for individuals with mental health or substance abuse disorders or intellectual disability is seeking a dynamic, highly-qualified professional to serve as its Executive Director.  SCSB administrative office is located in Clarksville, VA. SSCSB serves Brunswick, Halifax and Mecklenburg counties. SCSBhas an operating budget of $13 million, and employs approximately 230 staff.  The Executive Director is directly accountable and responsible to the SCSB Board of Directors and provides overall leadership and professional direction of its mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services and all administrative operations.  The Executive Director is employed under an annually renewable contract with a nine (9) member Board of Directors and is evaluated annually by the Board.

QualificationsApplicants must have demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience in the following areas.

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, rehabilitation counseling, or another human services-related field or in business, public, or hospital or healthcare administration or another management-related field is required and comparable related experience may substitute for education; a graduate degree in one of these fields is preferred.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of human services administration, business administration, or government program administration and of human resources management and financial management, including budgeting, resource allocation, contract management, monitoring, and auditing is required.
  • Some knowledge of mental health, developmental, and substance abuse programs and services is required, and considerable knowledge of these services and ability to provide clinical or programmatic oversight of these services is preferred. 
  • Some knowledge of planning, evaluation, and quality improvement methodologies and human rights requirements and issues is required.
  • Some knowledge of the concepts of and experience in applying the concepts of recovery, self-determination, or person-centered planning as they relate to mental health, developmental, or substance abuse services and the provision ofservices to individuals with co-occurring disorders is preferred.
  • Skill in formulating policies, developing and administering budgets, negotiating and administering contracts, formulating program plans with goals and objectives, preparing and presenting reports and budget requests, and conducting effective community and public relations is required.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and administer current federal and state laws, regulations, and policies that apply to mental health, developmental, and substance abuse services is required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and supportive relationships with federal, state and local officials and advocacy groups is required.
  • Ability to communicate persuasively and concisely, orally, in writing, and electronically, with a broad range of individuals, groups, and organizations is required.
  • Ability to provide effective leadership, inspiring others by example to achieve the mission and vision of the organization, supervise and elicit superior performance from senior managers and administrators, and maintain high levels of employee engagement within the agency is required.
  • Ability to plan and implement services and related procedures and evaluate their effectiveness is required.
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances, manage organizational and financial risk, and adapt during periods of transition and uncertainty is required.
  • Considerable (e.g., six-10 years) experience in leading public or private organizations with functions and responsibilities that are similar or comparable toSCSB, including experience at smaller similar or comparable organizations or smaller units in larger organizations is required, and extensive (e.g., more than 10 years) experience in leading public or private organizations with functions and responsibilities that are similar toSCSB and are comparable in size (budget, employees) is preferred.
  • Some (e.g., two-five years) experience in reporting directly to a board of directors or other governing body structure that has policy, operational, and fiduciary responsibilities or to the person who reports to the board of directors is required, and considerable (e.g., six-10 years) experience in reporting directly to a board of directors composed of citizen members that has policy, operational, and fiduciary responsibilities and hires its executive director who serves at the pleasure of the boards is preferred.
  • Some (e.g., two-five years) experience in working with a broad range of constituents including individuals, family members, and advocacy groups in the mental health, developmental, or substance abuse services areas or a similar or related human services field is required.

                                                                                         

To Apply:  Please visit our website at www.sscsb.org for additional background information on services provided bySCSB.  Click here for the Executive Director Position applicationClick here for a complete job descriptionApplicants must submit a completed hard copy SCSB employment application, detailed resume, salary history, and cover letter outlining his or her interest in and qualifications for this position to Mrs. Frances Clark, Search Committee Chairperson, 984 Camp Road South Hill, VA  23970. On-line Applications will not be accepted.  The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience and SCSB provides an attractive benefits package. SCSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace committed to workforce diversity.

The Executive Director shall maintain a fixed, permanent, and primary residence within the catchment area served by SCSB during his or her tenure.

Deadline To Apply:  Position will remain open until filled.