Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Manager for the Child & Adolescent Services Department within Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The Program Manager position manages day-to-day operations and the expansion of the community school based programs. Takes a leadership role in program planning, development, and evaluation. Provides advanced level clinical management and supervision to staff that meets quality and quantity standards. Serves as primary liaison to community school based programs, prepares budget and conducts fiscal oversight. Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and ensuring the application of relevant treatment approaches for children (ages 0-12 years), adolescents (ages 12-17 years), and young adults (ages 18-21 years).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Responsible for the strategic planning as well as programmatic and fiscal development of the programs.
Supervises all program personnel and assures that the program complies with all contracted, procedural, and regulatory expectations.
Provides advanced level clinical management to clinical staff to insure that children and adolescents receive treatment interventions that meet their needs.
Manages the work operations of assigned staff, develops performance standards, conducts performance evaluations, provides guidance and counsel to staff, and approves personnel actions with the program including hiring and disciplinary actions.
Oversees data collection and reporting of activity and utilization to facilitate quality performance and program evaluation initiatives. Assures accuracy and validity of data and reports to funding and regulatory agencies.
Develops strong partnerships with constituent groups, including all entities of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Department of Education, various school districts and all local social services, medical, and mental health child serving agencies.
Designs and oversees the delivery of a continuum of professional development opportunities for school districts tailored to their needs.
Assures that programs are consistent with the missions of its funding sources as well as UBHC.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Master's Degree in a behavioral health discipline and five (5) years of postgraduate experience in a relevant behavioral healthcare setting serving children and adolescents.
Two (2) years prior supervisory experience.
An appropriate doctorate and professional licensure may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Extensive reading required.
Lifting of up to 10 pounds.
Extended periods of sitting. Hearing is essential.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.