Assistant Deputy Director Community Services Board
Provides senior-level expertise in behavioral health and developmental disabilities as part of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) executive and service leadership teams, to achieve the overall mission, goals and initiatives of the CSB in an integrated human services system within the county and region. Assists the executive and deputy directors with development of policies, procedures, processes and best practices in support of strategic planning, resource utilization, and service improvement and development. Actively participates in strategic planning processes and oversees the implementation and evaluation of strategic initiatives in cooperation with multiple stakeholders at the local, regional and state levels. Represents the CSB on county wide initiatives and cross agency services coordination. Under the direction of the CSB Deputy Director for Clinical Services, provides senior leadership, direction, and oversight for half the agency's clinical services comprising nearly 500 employees and budgeted expenditures of $86 million dollars. This position exercises oversight in the areas of public policy implementation, regulatory compliance, services development, utilization review and management, outcome and performance measurement, budget management, contractual services, workforce planning, and staff performance management and development. The assistant deputy directly supervises all service directors within Community Living and Treatment Supports which includes the following service areas: Adult Behavioral Health Outpatient and Case Management, Intensive Community Treatment and Discharge Planning, and Supportive Residential Services, which primarily serves individuals with behavioral health issues in the community; and the full Developmental Disabilities continuum inclusive of Support Coordination, Assisted Community Residential Services, and Employment and Day Services.
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- Leads, plans, organizes, develops, directs and monitors a comprehensive system of services supporting individuals with either/or co-occurring serious mental illness, substance use disorders, intellectual disability, youth with or at risk of serious emotional disturbance, and infants and toddlers with or at risk of developmental delays;
- Provides leadership and direct supervision to service directors, consulting with senior CSB leadership and other County agency staff as needed or required to provide effective oversight and to address and resolve complex or difficult professional, managerial, personnel, or administrative problems;
- Ensures goals, objectives and priorities are established and implemented for assigned service areas in support of CSB and County strategic plan and initiatives;
- Ensure systems of accountability are established and implemented to manage service utilization, evaluate service efficiency and effectiveness, and budgetary compliance;
- Provides direction and support in developing requests for proposals for consultant services and in negotiating contracts for services to be provided by affiliated agencies;
- Facilitates effective collaborative relationships between and among CSB Board members, state and locally elected officials, other Community Services Boards, County and state human service agencies, private sector programs and professionals, and community groups and agencies;
- Monitors service areas' adherence to all applicable CSB, Federal, state and local regulations, procedures and policies, revenue collection and maximization, and budgetary guidance;
- Serves as the CSB's primary staff liaison and resource for specific populations (developmental disability, serious mental illness, substance use disorders), specific non-County funded services or programs, and/or specific legislation or public policies, keeping CSB leadership informed of important developments and changes which impact service delivery, program stability, or revenue maximization;
- Serves as a primary staff support to any of the CSB Board's committees or workgroups as directed, through attendance at scheduled public meetings, making informal and formal presentations, providing orientation, education and on-going information, and producing written reports and analyses as needed/requested;
- As directed serves as the CSB's principal contact with state, regional and local agencies (e.g., Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), and the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) on matters relating to disability specific programs, regulations and/or the CSB's performance contract with the state. As directed, participates as a member of the Regional CSB Executive Directors Forum and the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards (VACSB) representing the CSB on various councils, committees or initiatives;
- As directed, represents the CSB as principal population specific or program specific staff, providing information to the news media, developing public informational and
- educational materials, and making presentations to various community groups and organizations;
- Meets with groups to identify areas of mutual need and develop cooperative working agreements.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities, community-based treatment and services, evidenced-based practice and principles of person-centered and recovery best practices;
- Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration, personnel management, and program evaluation and analysis;
- Ability to synthesize the long-range plans of the individual service areas in a systems-wide approach that is comprehensive, realistic, and attainable;
- Ability to effectively lead, motivate and supervise others;
- Ability to understand and monitor budgets within allocated resources and to project or forecasts financial needs of program initiatives and expansions;
- Ability to elicit collaboration and cooperation among disparate groups and individuals of varying philosophies;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other governmental units and agencies, private provider agencies, citizen and advocacy organizations, and the community;
- Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a master's degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to behavioral health or developmental disability services or public health administration, plus five years of increasingly responsible experience working in behavioral health or developmental disability services, to include at a community level, at least two years of supervisory responsibility over subordinate professionals and two years of administrative responsibilities involving program planning duties.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a check with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to the satisfaction of the employer.
Five years or more of management experience in a community behavioral system, such as a Virginia's Community Services Board and/or a private community behavioral healthcare organization. Licensed Mental Health Professional or additional Masters in Public Administration, Public Health, or related degree. Experience managing and leading teams in a managed healthcare environment. Professional registration or certification, in fields where this is established, is preferred.
Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor, incumbent must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. Must communicate with others. Employee may require lifting up to 15 lbs. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview, may include written exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.