Executive Director, Brewer-Porch Children's Center
Note to Applicants: As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation. Instructions for submitting letters of recommendation will be emailed to applicants after the job closes.
Job Summary: The Executive Director for Brewer-Porch Children's Center will have the primary responsibilities for personnel, budget, and facilities management for Brewer-Porch. This includes communicating, planning, supervising, and leading the services and programs operated by the Center. The Executive Director negotiates contracts/grants with various county and state agencies. This position has the responsibility to ensure all programs are working within the guidelines established by The University, DHR, Tuscaloosa County Department of Human Resources, State Department of Mental Health, State Department of Education and local school systems.
Required Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree and a minimum of five years of administrative experience working in a mental health treatment facility.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Experience developing and implementing complex budgets and contract development. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. Final candidates who are not current Brewer-Porch Children's Center employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen.
Preferred Qualifications: Prefer candidate with Ph.D. in a mental health or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning prior to December 2017. Prefer at least five years of post-master's progressive managerial experience in a mental health treatment setting and experience with writing and securing federal or state contracts and/or grants.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
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