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Director of Street-Based and Justice-Involved Behavioral Health Services (0923 Manager II)

Recruitment: RTF0126691-01138102

Published: September 26, 2022

Accepting applications until: October 05, 2022

Contact:

Beata Chapman - beata.chapman@sfdph.org

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Department: Public Health
Job class: 0923-Manager II
Role type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
Exam type: Position Based Test
Rule: Rule of the List What does this mean?
List type: Combined Promotive and Entrance
 

About:

**This announcement was amended on 9/26/22 to reflect a change in the Minimum Qualifications. If you have already applied, there is no need to do so again.**

Application Opening - Tuesday, September 20, 2022

**Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job ad may close at any time but no sooner than October 5, 2022.**

This is a Position-Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.

Compensation Range: $131,248 and $167,492 annually. For more details see comp and class.

The Department of Public Health is accepting applications for a Director of Street-Based and Justice-Involved Behavioral Health Services (0923, Manager II).

Role description

The 0923 Manager II - Director of Street-Based and Justice-Involved Behavioral Health is responsible for overseeing behavioral health services that are focused on working with individuals who are involved with a civil or criminal court process, and those who are unhoused. These programs include Assisted Outpatient Treatment, Coordination with the Office of Conservatorship Services, Community Justice Center, Drug Court Treatment Center, Mental Health Diversion, Violence Intervention Program, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, Prop 47, Street Crisis Response Team, and HSOC. The role involves direct supervision, client contact, strategic planning, design and implementation of programs, grant writing, program evaluation and analysis, state reporting, presentations and subject matter expertise at the state and local level, and media communications. These programs have been largely political and require engagement with policy makers and community members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Director of Street-Based and Justice-Involved Behavioral Health (0923 Manager II) performs the following essential functions:

  1. Manages eleven (11) large, high-profile programs including, but not limited to: Assisted Outpatient Treatment Coordination with the Office of Conservatorship Services, Senate Bill 1045, Community Justice Center, Drug Court Treatment Center, Mental Health Diversion, Violence Intervention Program, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, Prop 47, and HSOC. 
  2. Coordinates, implements, and gives input to policy development; conducts program planning, and implementation including strategic planning, design and implementation of programs, grant writing, program evaluation and analysis.
  3. Coordinates with community partners for programs that have been largely political and require engagement with policy makers and community members.
  4. Coordinates with courts to provide oversight for behavioral health services that are focused on working with Individuals who are involved with a civil or criminal court process; represents the Department and Behavioral Health Services on various consultative and coordinating bodies, such as the Sentencing Commission, and the Re-Entry Council.
  5. Provides direct supervision and professional development for assigned staff.
  6. Communicates with policymakers (such as the Board of Supervisors) in areas including state reporting, presentations, subject matter expertise at the State and local level, and media communications, reports to the Department of Mental Health and their stakeholders, updates to the San Francisco Health Commission and other oversight bodies in coordination with community partners and the courts.
  7. Provides linkage to behavioral health services to the SMI and substance using homeless populations, interacts with clients directly; coordinates with law enforcement regarding these individuals' access to appropriate services.

The Director of Street-Based and Justice-Involved Behavioral Health (0923 Manager II) performs other duties as assigned or required.

How to qualify

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
All candidates must verify that they meet both elements below—professional license and experience that includes all types of experience listed
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1.         EDUCATION: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; 


AND
 

2.         EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of verifiable professional experience in a behavioral health program that includes policy coordination, implementation, giving input to policy development, and budget coordination and oversight.

EDUCATION SUBSTITUTION: Additional qualifying verifiable experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years. One year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester or forty-five (45) quarter units.

Note: One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours of qualifying work experience (one year if performed full-time at 40 hours per week). Any overtime hours that were worked above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine qualifying hours worked.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirements by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
The stated desired qualifications listed below may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process after candidates are referred for selection:

  • Possession of a valid, unrestricted, current license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences OR Licensed Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience

Note: Falsifying one's education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Verification of Education

Verification of Experience

SELECTION PROCEDURES

Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (MQSQ) (Weight: Qualifying): Applicants will be required to complete a Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire by email after you submit your application. This MQSQ is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. Applicants must also complete the official application. It is essential that applicants provide complete information identifying their education, experience, and training. The MQSQ will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.

Supervisory Test Battery (Weight: 40%) Candidates will be invited to participate in a computer-based examination designed to measure competencies in job-related areas, including but not limited to problem Solving; Leadership; Decision Making; Interpersonal skill; Human Resources Management; Team Building; Communication & Conflict Management. For more information about this Supervisory Test (and a suggested reading list) please visit STB Info. A passing score must be achieved on the Supervisory Test Battery in order to continue in the selection process. This is a standardized examination, and, therefore, test questions and answers are not available for public inspection or review. Scores attained on the Supervisory Test Battery will be valid and 'banked' for three years, starting from the date of the examination. This means that, during this three-year time period, you will not be required to take the Supervisory Test Battery. The Supervisory Test Battery may be used for many other classes; therefore, your test score may be applied to one or more of these classes if you choose to apply to future recruitments. If the selection process for the future announcement is held within one year of the date of this examination and it includes the Supervisory Test Battery, your score will be automatically applied to that announcement, However, after one year, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score to the other announcement or (b) re-take the Supervisory Test Battery. Re-testing is permitted no sooner than one year from the examination date and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which the Supervisory Test Battery is used. Please note that, should you re-test, your retest score would become your official score since it is the most recent.  

Supplemental Questionnaire Exam (Weight: 60%) Candidates who achieve a passing score on the Supervisory Test Battery (STB) will be emailed a Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) that is designed to measure the knowledge, skills, and abilities in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to knowledge of management principles and practices, knowledge of working with marginalized communities, and knowledge of the principles and techniques of program planning, development, budget and evaluation as applied to behavioral health treatment. The SQ will be emailed to the address listed on the candidate’s online application. Candidates will be required to respond to the SQ in the time frame indicated and must submit the completed questionnaire as directed in order to have it evaluated. Responses cannot be changed once submitted. Candidates will be evaluated based on their SQ responses. Candidates must achieve a passing score on the SQ in order to continue in the selection process and will be placed on the confidential eligible list in rank order according to their final score. A passing score must be achieved on each of the above-described exams in order to be included on the confidential eligible list. After the confidential eligible list is adopted the department may administer additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision.  

Eligible List/Score Report: 
A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created and used for certification purposes only. The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of six (6) months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Program Director. 

Certification: The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of the List. The hiring department may conduct additional selection processes prior to making final hiring decisions.

What else should I know?

Exam Type: Combined Promotive and Entrance (CPE)

Confidentiality: All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid, unrestricted licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform this job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment. Note on  

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.  

Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
All employees are required to participate in the Department of Public Health's work in equity, diversity, and inclusion through:

  • Commitment to providing first-class care and service to all members of the DPH service population, with heightened sensitivity and awareness to racial, ethnic, and culturally diverse members of the DPH’s workforce and patient populations.
  • Desire and commitment to lead and participate in antiracism, racial justice, and equity work that impacts quality of patient care, and improvements in employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to push and drive change in these areas.
  • Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse workforce and patient population.
  • Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, and sexuality.

Other useful information:

Exam Analyst
Beata Chapman
beata.chapman@sfdph.org
415-544-2912
/01138102

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.