DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
Executive Deputy Com
**Civil Service Title: DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH DISASTER PREPAREDNESS (HMH) In partnership with 12 city agencies and nearly 200 non-profits, ThriveNYCâs programs reach people with the highest need â those with serios mental illness, those affected by trauma, and those living in historically under-served neighborhoods. Our programs eliminate barriers to care for all New Yorkers by providing free services in over 200 languages, regardless of insurance or immigration status. The Crisis Response and Community Capacity (CRCC) lane oversees 18 funded and active initiatives across 8 agencies. This position reports to the Senior Director, Crisis Response and Community Capacity The Senior Manager will: -Oversee programs and initiatives in the Crisis Response and Community Capacity lane. -Assist in the implementation and oversight of citywide initiatives and programs focused on crisis response (e.g. Crisis Prevention and Response Task Force Recommendations, 30 Day Review, and a new health-centered 911 Mental Health Crisis Calls Pilot). -Conduct research on options for implementation issues as they arise -Work to develop consensus among partner agencies and constituencies -Gather input from community-based providers and advocates. -Closely monitor the implementation of initiatives and programs and -Support regular inter-agency after-action reviews of critical incidents -Review and analyze data programmatic and citywide data to inform decision-making on programing and initiatives.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
1. A masterâs degree from an accredited college in emergency management, public health, disaster management, emergency preparedness / administration, public administration, or related field and three (3) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following area(s): emergency preparedness planning / management, emergency medical services, fire safety, law enforcement, homeland security, social services, mental health, public health or a related specialized area; including eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of areas described above; or 2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four (4) years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one of the areas described in â1â above, including eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of areas described in â1â above; or 3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience as described in â1â or â2â above. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree and eighteen (18) months of experience in a managerial, consultative, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must include supervising professional staff in one of areas described in â1â above.
â¢ Bachelorâs degree and 5+ years of relevant professional experience required; Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred â¢ Experience working in city government preferred â¢ Experience working in program management, in a relevant field preferred â¢ Experience understanding and managing budgets and grants â¢ Experience shaping a novel program or service delivery strategy â¢ Excellent ability to build and manage relationships with diverse constituencies, required â¢ Excellent organizational and analytical skills, and comfort with data-driven analysis and strategic planning â¢ Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing; bilingual language skills a plus â¢ Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: â¢ A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driverâs license. â¢ Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. â¢ Current Resume â¢ Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this postingâs âMinimum Qualification Requirementsâ section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses. If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESS The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the programâs other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service FINAL APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET APPROVALâ
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 457439. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.
Work Location 1:
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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