State Human Rights Director
Dept of Behavioral Health & Developmental Sv - Richmond, VA

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The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services' Office of Human Rights is seeking a highly skilled professional to direct and manage the Department's statewide Human Rights program through the following activities: maintaining a comprehensive program of effective advocacy, including mechanisms for receiving and investigating complaints and facilitating resolution in a timely manner; recruit, support, and training of local and state human rights committee members; promotion and monitoring of provider compliance with the regulations; and system wide training on human rights. Provide supervision, direction and training to Office of Human Rights, Office of CO Abuse Investigation and DBHDS Privacy Officer. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs including Human Rights, CO Abuse Investigations and Privacy. Integrate Human Rights into all aspects of Departmental Operations.

Minimum Qualifications
Ability to manage a statewide program with demonstrated progressively responsible management experience. Demonstrated experience in managing professionals in a large, complex organization. Skill in planning, data analysis, program evaluation and monitoring. Extensive experience with monitoring program compliance and service quality. Experience monitoring and developing quality improvement activities. Experience in human rights advocacy or a related occupation, which includes conflict resolution, client intervention and case investigation. Significant experience and knowledge in human service delivery systems and Medicaid funded programs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree in social science or related field preferred (i.e., social work administration, public administration, etc.). Direct training & experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.

Special Requirements
DBHDS is a tobacco-free, smoke-free work environment.

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