Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disability Services Program Director (Behavioral Health), City of Philadelphia

Posted by City of Philadelphia on July 14, 2020

Exam Title Behavioral Health/Intellectual Disability Services Program Director (Behavioral Health)

Exam Number 5F30-20200713-OC-01

Salary $121,273-$136,430 per year – New employees may be appointed at any step in the pay range depending on qualifications.

Competition Open-Competitive

Announcement Date 07/13/2020

Close Date 08/07/2020

General Definition
This is administrative work directing one of the City’s comprehensive health care programs for behavioral health or intellectual disability services. Employees in this class direct, through subordinate managers and supervisors, the planning, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of comprehensive citywide programs and services for either: the care, treatment, and supportive rehabilitation of individuals with behavioral health issues in various phases of recovery in addition to the general provision of behavioral health services; or the care, treatment and supportive rehabilitation of intellectually disabled persons. Coordination of contracted provider programs and services; oversight of federal, state, and county fiscal resources; and contact with government officials, agency and community representatives, behavioral health professionals, individuals, and families to promote effective and accessible behavioral health care or intellectual disability services are significant aspects of the work. Work is performed under the direction of an administrative superior.

Minimum Training, Education & Experience

The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Candidates must meet requirements within 30 days after the last date for filing applications.

Completion of a master’s degree program at an accredited college or university in the social or behavioral sciences, education, administration, public health or social work;


Five years of administrative experience in program management of a general behavioral health services program;

Three years of experience in a management capacity in a state or large county-wide organization directing the operations of a large behavioral health program including emergency, forensic, case management, residential support services and contract/budget monitoring.

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