Addiction Services Director

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Addiction Services Director
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: 07/15/20 05:00PM
Price: N/A
Salary: $76,157 - $98,083 annually

Description of Duties

This is an administrative position, located at the Department of Human Services, responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing a substance abuse outreach and advocacy program, an initiative of the County Executive, for Monroe County residents.  This position will work with the County Executive on an ongoing basis to identify and formulate key policies that will contribute to the delivery of the vision, and analyze on an ongoing basis all facets of the program in order to evaluate the need for updating policies to ensure its’ success.  Duties involve the overall supervision of programs that involve conducting outreach to individuals suffering from drug addiction (substance use disorder) with a concentration on providing outreach, education and referrals for treatment for opioid and other substance abuse.  Duties also involve obtaining and analyzing data in order to assess the needs of the local population.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Commissioner of Human Services.  General supervision is exercised over public health representatives, research and data analysis coordinators and other staff members.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's Degree in Social Work, or a counseling, psychology, human services or a closely related field plus seven (7) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional experience supervising or participating in counseling chemically dependent (alcohol and/or substance abuse) individuals, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity and two (2) years of which must have been in policy formulation (supervision and policy formulation can be performed simultaneously).

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