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County Drug and Alcohol Assistant Administrator

The Allegheny County Department of Human Services currently has one full-time vacancy for County Drug and Alcohol Assistant Administrator.

Applications will only be accepted between February 6, 2017, and February 17, 2017. When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Allegheny County.

Nature of Work: This is professional work in drug and alcohol (D&A) program administration as a principal assistant to the Single County Authority (SCA) Director. You will maintain and monitor a County Quality Improvement process at the Department of Human Services and provider levels. You will provide technical assistance/supervision to service provider staff related to the development, implementation, and monitoring of County Quality Improvement activities. You will serve as a designate for the Administrator at various meetings, trainings and committees. Note: You must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid. In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, and must meet the following minimum requirements: a master’s degree or above from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services) or other behavioral sciences, public administration or business management and two years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including one year supervising human service professionals; OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services) or other behavioral sciences, public administration or business management and four years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including one year supervising human service professionals; OR an associate’s degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services) or other behavioral sciences, public administration or business management and six years of professional experience providing direct service and/or program planning in a human service agency, including one year supervising human service professionals.

Starting Salary: $61,925/annually, with excellent benefits.

Have questions? Please contact Mary Friedman at mary.friedman@alleghenycounty.us or (412) 350-4274. How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage. Select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2016-085 for County Drug and Alcohol Assistant Administrator (Local Government) to submit your application and application supplement. The application supplement is the test. You may test once under this announcement.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of www.scsc.pa.gov.

Location: Allegheny County Department of Human Services 1 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222