Behavioral Health Director


Summit County is recruiting for a Behavioral Health Director. Performs administrative and supervisory duties to manage county mental health & substance abuse services and programs as outlined in the state code and the Summit county Mental Wellness Strategic Plan.

With the Local Contracted Provider(s), coordinate, prepare and present for yearly approval, the Local Area Plan as required by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAHM). Upon approval by the County Council, submit the plan for final approval to DSAMH and implementation.

Oversee all State and Federal Medicaid funding, including block grants for prevention services. Ensure all Medicaid pass-through and oversight funds are used in accordance with established rules and regulations. Review all Amendments to Medicaid contracts and make appropriate recommendations to the signing authority for the County.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, and eight (8) years’ experience in managing community based coalitions involving public health or other community benefits and related strategic planning; or and equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Range:

  • Behavioral Health Director: $70,753.30 – $99,169.86/annually.  

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

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

Closing Date: Open Until Filled. First Review April 12th, 2019

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