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October 31, 2018




OPEN: October 30, 2018

CLOSING: Open until filled

Primary Function:

The Program Manager will oversee operations in a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder residential and day treatment program for youth. This is a professional position requiring experience in staff supervision, youth program implementation, monitoring, caseload assignment, evaluation, and on-going youth therapy. Reports to the Juvenile Facility Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

• Serves as the administrator of the Center's Treatment Program, with responsibility for staff recruitment, hiring, retention, evaluation and dismissal of employees, interns and volunteers.

• Directly supervises the Counselors

• Attends weekly staff meetings. Serves on the Youth Advisory Committee, comprised of professional staff, dealing in youth programming and disciplinary matters. Attends monthly staffing reviews for youth and targeted families.

• Assigns youth caseloads to the Counselors.

• Travels to the various member and other counties as necessary to meet with Court and other agency officials, youth and parents in in-home therapy sessions with the Counselors as may be required.

• Assists the Superintendent in commitment youth assignment and case management matters.

• Consults with Center professional staff in youth commitment/treatment planning matters.

• Assists in program and facility-wide assurance of security, physical plant maintenance, sanitation, and personal hygiene, health and safety integrity for youth clientele and staff.

• Provides for facility emergency operations and youth clientele medication dispensation.

• Carries out other duties as may be assigned by the Juvenile Facility Director.

• Responsible for coordinating all counseling, case management, education, recreation, assessment, referral, ensuring safety and healthy lifestyles for youth

• Develop proactive strategies management for juvenile case management plans identifying the community and/or state services that will prevent juvenile offenders from committing more offenses and help them become responsible Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indian citizens

• Testify at hearings or trials regarding court involved youth as needed

Education/Work Experience/Qualifications:

• Master's degree in Social Work with clinical experience is preferred (Licensure track certified clinical supervision will be provided).

• A Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) is preferred.

• Mental Health Practitioner will be considered.

• Experience working with Indian community is preferred

• Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, Access, Excel and Microsoft Outlook is required.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.

• Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.

• Attention to detail and accuracy is required.

• Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.

• Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Red Lake Nations Personnel Policies.

• Subject to pre-employment and annual state and federal background checks.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218) 679-4176.


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