|Employer||LOS ANGELES COUNTY|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Salary||$133,114.32 - $207,019.44 Annually|
WHEN TO APPLY :
We will be accepting online applications from March 20, 2023 8:00 AM (PT) until April 3, 2023 before 5:00 PM (PT).
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT :
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
EXAM NUMBER :
The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health is committed to playing a key role as partner and contributor to the County's broader vision for addressing critical challenges and helping communities thrive.
The Department has a great opportunity for the position of Chief, Mental Health Programs Evaluation. You will be responsible for the review and monitoring of mental health programs and services for conformance with Federal and State mandated requirements including financial reporting, program quality, and other applicable program standards. Do you have a strong working knowledge of major mental health programs, program compliance requirements, and multi-faceted departmental operations; refined written and verbal communication skills; and a level of leadership skills requisite to obtaining consensus from high-level departmental managers, medical professionals, and program staff on a wide range of complex program compliance issues? Then come join our team!
Essential Job Functions
What does a Chief, Mental Health Programs Evaluation do?
Directs the review and monitoring of mental health programs and services for conformance with Federal and State mandated requirements including financial reporting, program quality, and other applicable program standards.
For more information, please view the classification specification: Chief, Mental Health Programs Evaluation .
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We are looking for an individual who has:
A Bachelor's* degree from an accredited college or university - AND - four years experience in an administrative** or staff capacity *** monitoring program or financial operations for a public jurisdiction providing psychological, health, or social service programs through Federal and State program funding.
Such experience must be obtained while reporting to a public jurisdiction director or primary program manager on the most complex**** and sensitive***** financial and operational compliance issues, and with responsibility for formulation and implementation of jurisdiction policies to ensure compliance programs and other assessment measures meet established Federal and State program quality and financial reporting standards. Membership in the California State Bar -OR- Certification as a public accountant (CPA) by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Accounting -OR- A Masters Degree* in Public Administration or a closely related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience. One additional year of the required experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*In order to receive credit for any degree, such as a Bachelor's degree or higher, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma/certification, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the degree has been conferred and the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from application submission. Note : Foreign studies must be evaluated by an academic credential evaluation and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. (See Accreditation Information under Employment Information).
** Administrative is defined as work involving the application of a substantial body of knowledge of principles, concepts, and practices applicable to one or more fields of administration or management. While positions in this occupational group do not require specialized education, they demand the type of skills (analytical, research, writing, judgment) typically gained through a college-level education, or through progressively responsible experience.
*** Staff Capacity is defined as working in an advisory capacity to line managers to provide program and administrative support. Work includes assisting and supporting administration by doing research, analysis, and making recommendations to line managers on matters such as: utilization of personnel; allocation of funds; workload and workload fluctuations; and programs and procedures for accomplishing work objectives. Works under general supervision of the line or division manager.
**** Complex is defined as requiring independent analysis and the making of recommendations for the solution of problems affecting multiple interconnected parts of the organization including budget, personnel, programs, and other compliance matters.
***** Sensitive is defined as being concerned with highly confidential government information or involving discretionary authority over essential policy matters.
No withholds will be allowed for this examination. Required experience and education must be fully met and indicated on the application by the last day of filing.
ENDORSEMENT OF COUNTY QUALIFICATIONS:
County employees who wish to meet the requirements using out-of-class experience must provide official documentation such as an additional responsibility bonus, out-of-class bonus, temporary assignment bonus, or reclassification study from CEO Classification with your application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from filing closing date. Out-of-class duties should be accurately described in the application work history, and questionable experience will be verified through the Departmental HR Manager when necessary.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
2 - Light. This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved.
EXAMINATION CONTENT :
This exam consists of TWO (2) parts, weighted 100%:
Part I: A multiple choice and/or simulation test assessing:
MULTIPLE CHOICE AND/OR SIMULATION ASSESSMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19 .
Part II: A Training and Experience evaluation assessing competencies gained in the following areas:
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A COMBINED PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON PARTS I AND II OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST.
All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org , and email@example.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.
TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS :
TEST PREPARATION :
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help you preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
VACANCY INFORMATION :The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies at the Department of Mental Health.
AVAILABLE SHIFT : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application BEFORE 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. You may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements to Qualify as listed on this job bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Selection requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.
ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI):
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator at TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov . You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form as well as provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.
Testing Accommodations Coordinator: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
Department Contact Name: Kelly Ty & George Tung
Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2929 & (213) 351-7264
Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Closing Date/Time: 4/3/2023 5:00 PM Pacific