Manager, Criminal Justice Substance Use Disorder Services

Manager, Criminal Justice Substance Use Disorder Services

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Salary: $6,400.00 - $9,701.00 Monthly
Location: Denver Metro, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Colorado Department of Human Services
Job Number: IIC 02354 10/12/17
Closing: 10/31/2017 5:00 PM Mountain
Department Information

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About Us
If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:

  • Employee wellness programs
  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans
  • Medical and dental health plans
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave
  • Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training opportunities, and more
 
Located within the Colorado Department of Human Services, the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is the State's behavioral health authority. OBH is responsible for policy development, service provision and coordination, program monitoring and evaluation, and administrative oversight for the public behavioral health system. OBH funds, supports and monitors numerous mental health and substance abuse community programs and providers, and reviews and designates the State's 27-65 providers. OBH also operates the Colorado Mental Health Institutes at Fort Logan and Pueblo. OBH executes the State's federal responsibilities as the State Mental Health Authority and the State Substance Abuse Authority for the purposes of administering federal mental health and substance abuse block grant funds.

Description of Job

This position exists to serve as the Authority on effective substance use disorder treatment and related services for substance abusing offenders. CDHS/OBH has been designated as the lead state agency on drug and alcohol abuse treatment issues. CDHS' OBH is the federally designated "Single State Agency". This position has primary responsibility for the criminal justice substance use disorder (SUD) statewide programs, policies, and procedures. Directs substance use disorder treatment services for the specialized SUD services delivered throughout Colorado and acting on complaints against licensed treatment agencies, examining critical incidents for further investigation, and enforcing corrective actions.

Serves as the primary liaison for the Jail Based Behavioral Services (JBBS) programs statewide. The position is responsible for routine communications with the contractors regarding outcomes, best practices and program requirement changes via written communication and in person meetings on a quarterly basis. The position coordinates data collection and reviews and processes progress reports from the contractors. This position develops annual reports to demonstrate services provides and outcomes of the JBBS programs.
 
Performs licensing and contract monitoring duties with programs and contracts that fall within the realm of offender SUD services.
 
Provides support to petitioners and county attorneys pursuing the state's involuntary commitment (IC) process for either alcohol or drugs. The Office's IC Manager will work collaboratively with this position to manage cases that are both pending and currently committed and under the care of a substance use disorder treatment provider. 
         

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in behavioral health, social science, criminal justice or closely related field.
AND 
Experience:  Four years of professional experience which includes a combination of drug and alcohol substance use disorder treatment and related services; working with individuals with substance use disorders in the criminal justice field; and jail or prison based behavior health treatment.

Substitutions:
A combination of work experience in drug and alcohol substance use disorder treatment and related services, which provided the same kind, amount, and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree.

A master's or doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral health, social science, criminal justice, or closely related field may be substituted for the bachelor's degree and at the agency's discretion, one year of general experience respectively.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently licensed or certified by the Department of Regulatory Agencies as a LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LAC or CACIII
  • 5+ years of experience working with individuals with substance use disorders in the criminal justice field
  • Experience in program management
  • Experience in program monitoring
  • Knowledge of OBH Rules

Conditions of Employment:
  • Required Annual Flu Vaccination, unless an authorized exemption is provided.
  • Have no felony convictions or history of domestic violence.
  • Pass a Colorado Background Investigation (CBI), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background investigations.
  • Pass a drug screen.

APPEAL RIGHTS:
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

How to Apply (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; your resume, cover letter and responses to supplemental questions will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process.  Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself.  Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered.
Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position.  If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below.
 
The comparative analysis process will consist primarily of a review of applications against the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position. Applications will be reviewed in comparison to all others in the applicant pool in order to identify a top group of up to 6 candidates who may be invited for a final interview. Depending on the size of the applicant pool, additional selection processes may be utilized to identify a top group of candidates.  Applicants will be notified of their status via email.

Note: Current and former employees (transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements) are required to apply and participate in the comparative analysis process.  Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.
 
Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.

Specializations

Application Deadline Date: 
October 31, 2017

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