Associate Director of Behavioral Health & Community Programs – Clinical Services

San Francisco, California
Jan 23, 2017
Feb 22, 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Position Description:

The Associate Director of Behavioral Health and Community Programs (BHCP) – Client Care Services Division, oversees design, implementation, and outcome of client care services, with a particular focus on services for multiply-diagnosed individuals with complex needs who are living with HIV/AIDS.  The Associate Director supervises a large team of service providers to deliver quality services, including case management and primary medical care services, outpatient mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, nutrition, and community drop-in spaces. The Associate Director is responsible for the strategic operational implementation of programs and carries out administrative requirements necessary to achieve the division’s mission and vision.  The Associate Director works to ensure program integration within the agency.


Essential Functions

  • Lead implementation of client care services, including federal, state and city funded wraparound programs for special populations living with HIV, within the organization toward the mission and vision of the BHCP department and the agency as a whole.
  • Build and foster teams, partnerships and collaborations, internally and externally, to achieve program impacts with quality and sustainability.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, coach and evaluate program staff.
  • Manage a portfolio of various contracts and grants, including contract modification, reporting, and adherence.
  • Prepare and manage budgets to ensure program sustainability.
  • Coordinate, prepare and submit reports and data as required.
  • Support and spearhead development of new program opportunities, including proposal development.
  • Leverage existing and new opportunities for program expansion in partnership with The Wellness Clinic, Development and Community Development departments.
  • Liaise with government and private funders, working closely with internal finance and management teams to meet contract obligations
  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field from an accredited university.
  • At least 3 years managing programs, budgets and contracts addressing the needs of disadvantaged populations with complex health disparities.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with HIV/AIDS, substance use, mental health issues, LGBTQ and homeless communities across communities of color.
  • Ability to master a wide range of information, taking initiative in a team-building environment.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • California LCSW (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Bay Area CBOs and the SFDPH


  • San Francisco, CA

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