Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at [email protected] opens new window' target='_blank' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2540199&targetURL=mailto:[email protected]'>[email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.
Summary of Duties:
The position supports the work of the Division of Behavioral Health Recovery (DBHR), Prenatal to 25 Lifespan Behavioral Health Section (P-25). The work location for this position is Olympia, WA. This position will report to the Behavioral Health Integrated Services Supervisor.
The Youth Liaison Manager position provides leadership in the areas of youth engagement and support. Acts as a liaison among/between Health Care Authority staff, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) and youth professionals in Washington State. Provides guidance throughout the System of Care and supports the work of HCA/DBHR/P-25 to create collaboration between Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) service providers, state and local partners and youth organizations to assure equal participation and partnership in all areas.
Under the direction of the Health Care Authority (HCA), Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) designee, the Youth Liaison position works as part of the Prenatal to 25 Lifespan Behavioral Health Section. This position also participates in the Office of Consumer Partnership by providing system wide consumer voice. The position provides formal and informal leadership, education and decision making to enhance a family led and youth driven system based on System of Care values and principles with the intended benefit of improved outcomes for youth and families receiving services through DBHR and other child serving systems.
A Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
A Bachelor's degree in social work, a health or social science, public administration or a related field and four years of professional experience in the field administering, developing, or delivering behavioral health, health, service treatment programs or other relevant experience.
Possession of or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Certified Peer Counselor or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.
Demonstrated commitment to supporting children, youth and families.
Experience with providing leadership in complex system change.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience. FTE: 100%
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Olympia, WA 98501 Permanent/Temporary: This is a temporary position due to end on June 30, 2023. Renewal is dependent on if additional grant funding is secured to extend employment.
Area/College: Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Department Name: Murrow College of Communication and Health Care Authority Department Link:murrow.wsu.edu and hca.wa.gov
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin on Thursday, October 21, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
1) Resume 2) Cover letter
Time Type: Full time
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected] opens new window' target='_blank' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2540199&targetURL=https://[email protected]'>[email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.