Program Coordinator

Rutgers University – Piscataway, NJ

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Program Coordinator
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Administrative Services
Department UBHC-Outpatient Services-PISC

Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHCs 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey. Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Child & Adolescent Services-School Based Program at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.

The Program Coordinator coordinates and supervises day-to-day operations of the School Based Program and takes a leadership role in program planning and development. Provides clinical supervision to staff in varied disciplines. Coordinates referral process and ongoing collaboration with district personnel. Provides advanced level clinical treatment which meets quality and quantity standards.

  • Responsible for the strategic planning, as well as programmatic and fiscal development of the program.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the programs serving children
  • (ages 3-12 years) and/or adolescents (ages 13-21 years).
  • Supervises all program personnel and ensures that the program complies with all contracted, procedural, and regulatory expectations.
  • Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff to ensure that children and adolescents receive treatment interventions that meet their needs.
  • Develops a strong partnership with the school district and other constituent groups, including entities of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Department of Education, and all local social services, medical, and mental health child service agencies.

  • Position Status Full Time
    Hours Per Week
    Daily Work Shift Day
    FLSA Exempt
    Grade 27S
    Position Salary
    Annual Minimum Salary 64349.000
    Annual Mid Range Salary 78715.000
    Annual Maximum Salary 93082.000
    Standard Hours 37.50
    Union Description CWA, Local 1031
    Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

    Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

    Seniority Unit
    Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
    Position Pension Eligibility ABP

    Minimum Education and Experience
  • Masters degree in a behavioral health field, plus four (4) years of postgraduate experience.
  • Independent license to practice in New Jersey (i.e. social work, psychology, counseling or marriage and/or family therapy).
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure, as required by State Board of Social Work.

  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to work with clients and staff, both individually and in groups.

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • One (1) year supervisory experience.
  • Experience in working directly with children with severe and persistent mental illness, their families, and the agencies that serve them.

  • Equipment Utilized
    Physical Demands and Work Environment
    Special Conditions
    Posting Details

    Posting Number 19ST2213
    Posting Open Date
    Special Instructions to Applicants
  • All candidates will be required to upload professional licenses and certifications.

  • Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
    Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
    Location Details
    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

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