Experience 3 Years
Industry Substance use disorder treatment
Final Filing Date: February 28, 2020
About the position
San Joaquin County is searching for an experienced professional who desires an exciting employment opportunity making an impact and difference in the lives of others as a Substance Abuse Program Manager.
The Substance Abuse Services Program Manager manages the activities of a large, independent alcohol and drug treatment program. This position will work in the Substance Abuse Services—Residential Treatment Services program within the Behavioral Health Services Department. This management position performs a full range of administrative duties including staff management, budget preparation and monitoring, program development and implementation and serves as liaison between the department and community agencies.
The ideal Candidate
The ideal Substance Abuse Program Manager will be a certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor with a bachelors degree in psychology, social work, business or pubic administration. They will have experience providing counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse program and at least two years experience supervising a substance abuse treatment program. As a management level position, the candidate will have knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to a substance abuse program and they should possess an understanding of the principles and practices of supervision, training, and management methods.
Education: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university, with a major in psychology, social work, business or public administration, or a closely related field.
Experience: Three years of counseling or case management experience in a substance abuse or social crisis program, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education up to two years.
Certification: Possession of a current certificate as an AOD counselor issued by a certifying agency.
Substitution for Certificate: Possession of a license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California; or Psychologist licensed by the Board of Psychology; or LCSW or LMFT licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or an Intern registered with the California Board of Psychology or the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, can substitute for the above-required certification.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.