Substance Abuse Program Manager - Limited Service
State of Vermont | VT,
The Vermont Department of Health (VDH) is seeking a dynamic individual to join the Clinical Services Team as a Substance Abuse Program Manager. This position joins a dynamic team working with substance use disorder intervention, treatment and recovery programs. This position is responsible for performing oversight of grants and will work with a variety of internal and external subject matter experts.
Planning, coordination, administrative and policy development work at a professional level involving implementation and evaluation of programs to enhance state wide substance abuse programming. Duties are performed with considerable latitude for independent judgment and professional expertise, and with Department of Health and Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs staff to ensure excellence in promotion and integration of substance abuse services across the department and with partners in AHS, other agencies, and the medical community. Coordinates program initiatives consistent with departmental priorities and manages and directs activities. Supervises a wide range of activities over multiple contractors. Work is performed under the general direction of the ADAP senior staff, the ADAP Division Director, and the VDH Deputy Commissioner of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strength-based relationships and results orientation.
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Who May Apply
This position, Substance Abuse Program Manager (Job Requisition #241), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a limited service position currently funded through 8/31/2019. Limited service positions are budgeted each year and can be extended accordingly based on programs and funding.
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Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. Some travel is necessary for which private means of transportation is required. Some evening or weekend work may be required. Incumbents frequently need to attend a variety of meetings with federal, state and local officials, legislators, advocacy groups, service providers, and others, occasionally under stressful conditions.
Master's degree in public health or a human services field AND two (2) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING one (1) year or more in program administration.
Bachelor's degree in public health or a human services field AND four (4) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING two (2) years or more in program administration.
Associate's degree in public health or a human services field AND six (6) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING three (3) years or more in program administration.
High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more of experience at a professional level in public health, health care administration, or a closely related field, INCLUDING four (4) years or more in program administration.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
VDH Affirmative Recruitment
The VDH strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the populations we are dedicated to serving. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
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