Program Director (Licensed Counselor)
Company: Bay Area Community Resources (BACR)
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Job Title: -Program Director/ Licensed Counselor
Reports To: -Chief Program Officer
Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000
Job purpose: Provide clinical, administrative and budgetary
management/oversight to diverse behavioral health programs
Clinical and Supervisory Roles
Provide ongoing, regular clinical supervision and consultation to
licensed, pre-licensed, certified and registered counselors
Supervise and support Program Managers through team and individual
consultation, training, coaching and regular performance reviews to
address staff development and support needs
Provide assessment and individual counseling, group counseling and
treatment plans for adolescent and gender specific adult SUD
Hire, train and supervise staff. Ensure quality of staff
performance. Create an environment among staff consistent with BACR
Best Practices that includes team building and celebration.
Monitor adherence to agency policies and procedures
Clinically supervises a variety of behavioral health prevention and
Oversee all grants, contracts and subcontracts to ensure
fulfillment of and compliance with funding and contractual
requirements and agreements
Oversee administrative and budgetary aspects of programs to support
their effective operation, including annual planning, reporting,
documentation and data gathering, curriculum development,
Develop and maintain policies and procedures necessary for
effective programs and regulatory compliance
Works with fiscal staff to develop and monitor budgets and
allocations, prepare for annual audits, and prepare submission of
local, federal, state and funding sources reports
Actively participate in agency committees, agency planning and
other agency sponsored activities.
Work with Development and grants team; assist with grant writing as
Clear and direct communication with CPO on all pertinent matters
related to the operation of the project.
Program Development and Stakeholder Relationships
Develop and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders,
including other service providers, community leaders, client
groups, government and civic organizations
Ensure effective delivery of programming by monitoring programs and
analysis of evaluation results and improving upon quality where
needed. -Create standardization of program elements where
beneficial; become knowledgeable of the qualities of "model
programs" i.e. Evidence Based Practices and Programs.
Provide leadership to the development of additional program
elements (e.g. community service, parent involvement) which
increase the quality and effectiveness of programs;
Pursue program development opportunities including promotion of
programs through printed materials, participation in outreach
events, and proactive engagement of potential program
Conducts community outreach to build awareness, promote
partnerships, advocate for program/community interests and a
variety of other purposes; builds strong relationships with
community leaders; may participate in or sit on community boards
and committees; responds to requests for information on agency
programs and activities, may make oral presentations before
committees, boards, commissions, advisory groups, or community
groups as requested.
Promote and maintain effective collaborations with institutional
partners such as: other CBOs, government entities, and advocacy
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Ability to conceive, initiate, develop, implement and evaluate a
wide range of programs.
Knowledge of and ability to uphold all legal and ethical
professional treatment standards
Proven record of applying for and obtaining public and private
Experience collecting, analyzing and reporting complex data.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Non-profit or government agency experience strongly preferred
Ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required for the
First Aid and CPR training and certification must be obtained
within three (3) months of hire and maintained throughout
Education and licensure : Completed Master's degree in counseling
and/or psychology. Licensed as an LMFT, LCSW or psychologist in the
state of California.
Experience: At least five years of employment as a counselor
including both substance use and mental health areas, and at least
one year as a supervisor or coordinator, including one year of
administrative and budgetary responsibility.
Skills : -Demonstrated skills in clinical supervision, SUD and
other behavioral health treatment, finance, budgeting, program
development, planning, personnel administration and supervision and
Personal Qualities : -A commitment to and strong belief in the
mission of the agency; ability to maintain goals and priorities in
dealing with varying problems, demands, and limitations; ability to
be flexible in working with people and organizations with different
viewpoints. This position requires excellent communication and
BACR promotes the healthy development of individuals, families and
communities through direct services, volunteerism and partnerships
in the San Francisco Bay Area.
BACR Best Practices
We persevere, are dependable and act with integrity.
We recognize the needs and strengths of customers and support their
We are continuous learners - stretching, growing and
We build healthy relationships and are guided by a caring
Our services are based on proven models and methods.
We work within communities and build alliances to meet community
We focus on results.
We are humble, hopeful and have a sense of humor.
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@BACR.org
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