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12 Jun 2017

Full-Time Program Manager – DDAPT

Utah County Government – Posted by hamakermann Spanish Fork, Utah, United States

Job Description


Under general direction of the Program Services Director, supervises, plans, coordinates, and directs the activities of a program with multiple units including, but not limited to: Assessment, Referral, Tracking, and Case Management Services. Provides individual and group psychotherapy; Adult and Youth Services.

Coordinates activities between other programs and units within the Division of Substance Abuse.              


Supervises, plans, and directs the work of the assigned program and coordinates between other units and programs.  Makes staffing decisions within the assigned program including hiring, training, performance evaluation, scheduling of work load, and retention of assigned personnel.  Compiles, maintains, and reviews all reports, daily work records, time cards, payroll information, work specifications, and appropriate personnel documentation within the assigned program.  Supervises and correlates program involvement within the department, and with other County departments, outside agencies, and local, State, and Federal agencies.

Makes maintenance and purchasing decisions for equipment, tools, and supplies within the assigned program. Assists in the preparation of the program budget and monitors and approves program related purchase orders and expenditures and assists in the preparation of grant applications.  Monitors and assesses the quality of services of assigned programs and acts as a resource for resolving conflicts between staff and other entities including client issues.  Conducts audit inspections to assess accuracy and completeness of work.  Prepares and submits relevant data per program and agency requirements.  Assesses individual consumer needs and monitors consumer progress toward specific goals and objectives.  Performs chemical dependency assessments, counseling, and crisis intervention as needed.  Develops community understanding of the need for treatment services and provides professional presentations, training, and technical assistance to various groups to advocate support for services.


Knowledge of: Community organization.

Supervisory techniques.

Modern office procedures.


Ability to: Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities.

Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Work with groups and individuals at every level of society.

Conduct in-depth program analysis of substance abuse treatment programs.

Maintain files, records, and reports.

Coordinate multiple tasks efficiently.


Skill in: Creative thinking and analytical problem solving.

Training others.

Public speaking and interpersonal communication.

Word processing and basic programs.

Reading, writing, and basic math.

Document composition.

Counseling and psychotherapy. 


Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and additional background checks as required.

Equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Educational Psychology, or related social services field; and two (2) years work experience in substance abuse services including any combination of direct services, supervision, program planning, and administration OR three (3) years work experience in mental health services including any combination of direct services, supervision, program planning, and administration.


Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and obtain a valid State of Utah driver’s license within 60 days

of employment. Incumbent must be a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (LSAC) or mental health

practitioner in the State of Utah. An out-of-state applicant must possess similar licenses from another state and,

if selected, will be required to obtain all required Utah licenses during a probationary period. When multiaxial diagnosis is required in the performance of day to day job duties, must have a current Utah license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor, Psychologist, or Marriage and Family Therapist. Incumbent is required to complete continuing education required to maintain licensure.


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Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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