Crisis Center Director

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
Alachua County
Department: 
Community Support Services
FLSA Status: 
Full-Time
Deadline: 
Friday, June 13, 2014
Description: 

This is highly responsible administrative and professional work directing the Alachua County Department of Community Support Services, Crisis Center. An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for all activities, operations and functions of the suicide and crisis intervention program. Duties include the planning, coordination, and the supervision of professional and volunteer personnel, fiscal management, and policy formulation. Work is performed under the direction of the Community Support Services Director and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

Must possess doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) directly related to professional work in the mental health field, must be licensed by the state, and have five years progressively responsible administrative experience in a human service field including one year of supervisory experience in mental health, suicide and/or crisis intervention or similar work.; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Experience in working with an accredited crisis center, suicidal clients and lecturing/teaching methods of suicide and crisis intervention desirable. Apply now.

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