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Director of Behavioral Services
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This dynamic position will oversee case management and Mission Supportive Service programming in the Eugene Mission's main guest population, oversee the Eugene Mission's Life Change Program -- a 12-month Christ-centered residential relapse prevention program. Supervise and assign responsibilities to staff members, and ensure the proper performance and administration of all aspects of the programs.
*Develop goals for Life Change program and Supportive Services to achieve broader organization vision and achievement of these goals.
*Hire, train and develop performance and schedules of assigned staff members.
*Oversee development of curriculum and schedule of Life Change program.
*Lead team in Life Change enrollment selection of potential candidates based on application and interview assessment.
*Lead and oversee all activities and daily operations of the Life Change and supportive services educational programs.
*Lead the Life Change and supportive services teams to attain key volunteers, teachers and mentors.
*Oversee building use for two Life Change building(s) and supportive services wings, utilizing appropriate Life Change and supportive services staff to communicate issues to Director of Facilities and maintenance staff.
*Represent the Eugene Mission, Life Change and supportive services programs at requested and self-initiated speaking engagements and events held by community organizations, agencies and churches.
*Lead in providing crisis management of Life Change program members and the general guest population; providing support to staff in difficult situations.
*Work within the community to optimize the image of the Mission and collaborate with other social service organizations as a Mission representative.
*Teach classes, lead groups, give devotions and provide spiritual and recovery-based leadership to staff and Life Change program members.
*As a member of the senior management, develop with strategic planning team overall Mission policies, program goals and objectives, examining outcomes to make adjustments as needed.
Education, Skills, and/or Work Experience Requirements:
*Mature believer in Jesus Christ and ability to subscribe to the Eugene Mission's statement of faith
*Strong leadership and management skills and experience
*College degree required (Preferred emphasis: human services, counseling, social work) Masterâ€™s Degree preferred
*CADC certification required; CADC II or III preferred
*Genesis Curriculum training and experience preferred
*Extensive experience leading a relapse recovery program required
*Knowledge and experience dealing with the challenges of homelessness, poverty, mental illness
*Independent worker who is also a team player
*Strong organizational and administrative skills
*Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
*Computer literate with experience in MS Office, especially *Word and Excel and Outlook
*Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
*Ability to get along well with and have compassion for a diverse group of people
*Ability to think through complex problems and arrive at solutions
*Demonstrate humility, honesty, integrity
*Valid Oregon Driver's license and clean driving record (ability to be covered by Mission vehicle insurance)
*Ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time
*Ability to walk campus and climb stairs
*Ability to bend, push, pull
*Ability to lift up to 30 lbs on occasion
Category: Program Management
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