Director of Behavioral Health Prevention

Summit County is recruiting a Director of Behavioral Health Prevention looking to improve the quality of life for all Summit County residents. The purpose of this position is to direct the overall operations of prevention services and staff in relation to the Division of Behavioral Health and in collaboration with the Division of Health Promotions. Considerable knowledge is required of current best practices for behavioral health prevention programs and services, Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health policies and directives, community coalitions, fundraising practices, grant writing and office practices. A working knowledge of Utah Code: 17-43-201 and the ability to supervise volunteers, oversee multiple projects and functions simultaneously, and communicate effectively, verbally and in writing is fundamental for this position.

Minimum Qualifications
a bachelor’s degree in Health, Behavioral, or Social Science, or closely related field and six years’ experience with behavioral health prevention programs at a Local Substance Abuse Authority or its corresponding Local Contracted Provider.

Special Qualifications -  a valid, non-restricted, driver’s license, reliable transportation, and must hold a current Prevention Specialist Certification through IC&RC*, or other nationally recognized prevention related certification as required by the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

Salary Range:

Director of Behavioral Health Prevention: $62,970.18 - $88,260.82/annually

We offer a generous benefit package with options for a premium, free health plan, dental plan and life insurance. We also provide State of Utah retirement, sick leave, parental leave, and vacation pay.

Applicants must submit their IC&RC Prevention Specialist Certificate with their application.   

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities, and the disabled to apply.

Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

Closing Date:   Open until filled. First review of applications will be July 29th, 2019.

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