(1521) Director of Crisis Services

Job Description

This position is responsible for planning, developing and supervising person-centered and trauma-informed crisis programs in Williamson and Burnet Counties. This position oversees the San Gabriel Crisis Respite Unit, the Extended Observation Unit, the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team and the Walk-In Crisis Clinic. The position also supports services for Ambulatory and Residential Detox services. In addition, the Crisis Director provides training for and consultation to other staff and community members. The position promotes collaborative professional relationships with community partners to build a network of care to prevent crises and serve individuals in crisis.

This position is responsible for operational oversight to Williamson County crisis programs and budgets. The Director of Crisis Services will implement strategies to increase revenue and reduce expenses in order to achieve balanced budgets. This includes special grant projects.

The position is responsible for achieving all state and grant performance contract metrics related to crisis services and follow-up. This includes (a) monitoring reports, (b) implementing plans of improvement, (c) informing current and developing new policies and procedures, and (d) developing new assessments which capture outcome data. This position will lead a Crisis Workgroup for the entire agency to promote continuous quality improvement.

The position will directly supervise an Assistant Director of Crisis Services and other assigned staff.

CountyBurnet County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Must meet qualifications as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). At least 3 years of experience providing behavioral health crisis services and 2 years of clinical supervisory experience. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications: Licensure as an LPC, LCSW, LCDC or LMFT preferred. Bilingual in Spanish.
Salary Amount$TBD/hr
Closing DateOpen until filled
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