Job post

Senior Behavioral Health Manager

County of Santa Cruz
Salary Range: 
$8,486 - 11,324 / Month

THE JOB: Under general direction to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate major components of service delivery program in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division; and other work as required. The current position will be responsible for managing Adult and Children’s Outpatient Services, which includes: managing the Older Adult, Transition Age Youth, Housing Support teams; peer support services; and contracts with community based organizations that provide adult and child mental health services. The current vacancy is located in Watsonville.

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be: Five years experience in hospital or health care administration, three of which shall have been in the mental health or alcohol and drug field plus a Master's Degree in hospital administration, public health administration, public administration, psychology, social work, nursing or counseling from an accredited college or university. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education. A clinical license or certification as an alcohol and drug counselor is strongly desired but not required as this position supervises large, complex service delivery systems and clinical staff.

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement! The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits! Please apply at