Behavioral Health Supervisor

Application Deadline: 2023-06-07
Job Type: County
Job Description:

This position is responsible to assist the Behavioral Health Administrator in providing the overall administrative oversight, visioning, leadership, planning, coordinating and management of the Behavioral Health Division in accordance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the division. This position provides daily oversight over the Emergency Service program, training and supervision in addition to assisting the Administrator in the development and administration of department programs and budgets.

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Directs the work of and manages the staff of the Division. Participates in the selection of new employees. Provides training and instructions and ongoing training needs. Assigns tasks, reviews work and prepares performance evaluations. Provides staff coaching/counseling. Recommends employee transfers, promotions, disciplinary action, and discharge.
• Provides leadership and management to all assigned staff.
• Provides administrative and clinical supervision to assigned staff.
• Where applicable, provides clinical supervision for staff and/or programming oversight for Substance Use Disorder as defined under DHS 75; Community Support Program as defined under DHS 63; Emergency Mental Health Services under DHS 34; Outpatient Mental Health Services under DHS 35; and/or Comprehensive Community Support Program under DHS 36.
• Identifies Staff Development needs; coordinates training opportunities with Behavioral Health Administrator.
• Provides programming oversight ensures programs operate in compliance with County, State and Federal laws and regulations; is a professional resource for staff guidance.
• Collaborates with other health and human service and county departments, and community agencies to facilitate service coordination opportunities.
• Represents the department at state, county and local meetings; Provides community collaboration through various committees and task forces; participates in community forums.
• Participates in long- and short-range division planning, directs and reviews progress, and reports results.
• Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures as well as development, implementation, promotion, and refinement of new and existing programs; monitors effectiveness.
• Assists in the development of annual division budget; forecasts necessary funding for program needs, staff, and materials. Monitors budget, contracts, services, and other factors to ensure compliance; identifies problem areas and recommends refinements; authorizes expenditures; projects anticipated revenues; and monitors revenues/collections.
• Responds to and works to resolve client and general public complaints.
• May serve as Behavioral Health Administrator in their absence; may make decisions, as needed in their absence.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Master’s degree in social work, human services, or related program.
• State of Wisconsin Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Professional Counselor License.
• Six years’ professional work experience related to area of developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health, substance use disorders, or children and families.
• Previous clinical supervisory experience.
• Substance Use Independent Clinical Supervisor, preferred.
• Previous administrative supervisory experience, preferred.
• Appointment will be conditional upon successful completion of a caregiver and criminal background check.

Full Wage Range: $84,261 – $113,462
Expected Wage Range: $84,261 – $94,416
FTE: 1.0
Department: Health and Human Services: Behavioral Health

St. Croix County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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