The Operations Director is a newly created position that is part of the senior management team and will oversee the day to day operations of the BHRS Division, including: assisting with a multi-million dollar budget with complex and blended funding sources; oversight of administrative programs, policy development, and continuity of care; and collaboration and integration of services across outpatient clinics, subcontracted providers, inpatient hospitals, and inter-agency projects with other county departments. This position will be the key person for managing complex personnel matters involving represented employees, leading staff engagement and wellness efforts, coaching and developing teams, as well as writing and delivering annual performance reviews, and leading emergency response. The Operations Director also oversees the Contracts Management Team (with the help of a Contracts Manager) with responsibility for 200+ contracts, facilities, five clinics, quality management, infrastructure, IT and billing. The Operations Director will also play co-lead role in overseeing the prevention, early intervention and community engagement efforts.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, nursing, behavioral science, public administration, health care administration or a closely related field; AND five years of progressively responsible, post-graduate professional experience, including some combination of clinical, training, research and administrative functions such as planning, evaluation, and/or program or policy development. Two years of the above experience must include supervising staff in a mental health or behavioral health care setting.