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Director Office of Criminal Justice - 335462

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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City, NY

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Director, Office of Criminal Justice

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$ 58,675.00 - $105,000.00 (Annual)

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Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location:

42-09 28th Street

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Executive Deputy Com

Job Description


The Mental Hygiene Division of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is responsible for policy, programs and provider oversight related to mental health; alcohol and drug use and developmental delays and disabilities. The Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner provides leadership and coordination across all bureaus and offices, including The Office of the Criminal Justice, charged with reducing the intersection of individuals with behavioral health issues and the criminal justice system.

The Office of Criminal Justice (OCJ) seeks a Director to achieve the Office mission to eliminate the overrepresentation of people with behavioral health issues in the criminal justice system through advocacy, policy, cross systems partnerships, and public education, with particular focus on marginalized groups, including people of color and LGBTQI.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong degree of professionalism with advanced skills in communication as well as the ability to perform effectively with minimal supervision, to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and make substantive contributions to organization excellence. This individual will be highly analytical and thrive in a team-based environment.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to :

--Oversee all Office programmatic, budgetary and contractual activities.

--Oversee Office data, research and information management, and performance outcomes.

--Oversee Office training, personnel and quality assurance.

--Manage/supervise, directly or indirectly, all office staff, providing on-going coaching, feedback and support to build their capacity to further the mission of the Office.

--Provide vision and strategy to meet the Office mission and goals.

--Represent the Office and/or Special Advisor on Criminal Justice, as assigned.

--Liaise with other divisions and Sr. leadership.

--Represent the office in internal/external efforts around the intersection of health and safety.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in 1 above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in 1 above.

Preferred Skills

- MA/MS in public health, statistics, or a related social science or health care field with a focus on quantitative research or BA/BS with extensive data analysis experience

- Management and supervisory experience within a complex organizational structure

- Knowledge of NYC criminal justice and healthcare systems

- An established ability to work independently or as part of a team

- Ability to manage multiple activities and prioritize appropriately

- Ability to think strategically, remaining focused on goals and objectives

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Knowledge and experience of evaluation and research methods to inform program development

- Knowledge and experience developing and implementing new programs

- Experience in program performance management;

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to (please use the apply button below)

In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 335462.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.





The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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