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JC-418645 – Health Program Specialist I
HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST I

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Program Operations and supervision of the Chief of Innovation and Program Operations, and in close consultation with the Consulting Psychologist, the Health Program Specialist I (HPS I) will provide technical assistance and consultative support to counties and community behavioral health providers and stakeholders. The HPS I will identify quality improvement strategies for county partners and review and share trends across the behavioral health field. The HPS I will conduct site visits of county-funded behavioral health programs to gather information and technical support on behavioral health programs, policies, and outcomes. The HPS I also has primary responsibility for managing the Commission’s review of the County Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plans and Annual Updates, and MHSA annual Revenue and Expenditure Plans. Key responsibilities include: (a) review and analysis of county MHSA plans and reports, (b) research of plan submittals and preparation of position papers and policy recommendations for consideration by the MHSOAC to brief the Legislature, the Administration, relevant State agencies, and the public; (c) consultation with county partners, relevant state agencies, service providers, interested stakeholders, providers of mental health training and technical assistance, and others engaged in and affected by public mental health.

Read more about the position and apply at CalCareers:
https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=418645

JC-419593 – Information Technology Specialist II
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST II

Under the general supervision of the CIO, the Information Technology Specialist II (ITS) is responsible for implementation and maintenance of all aspects of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission’s (MHSOAC) Information Technology (IT) program.

This recruitment has been posted for more vacancies than currently exist as it may be used to fill additional identical vacancies which occur with 180 days of the closing date of this bulletin.

Read more about the position and apply at CalCareers:
https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=419593

JC-409615 – Research Scientist III
RESEARCH SCIENTIST III (SOCIAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES)

Under the general direction of the Chief of Research and Evaluation, the Research Scientist (RS) III uses advanced research and analytic skills to further efforts of the evaluation of the public community-based mental health system, with particular focus on the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) and the Mental Health Student Services Act (MHSSA). The RS III will independently and as a team member plan, direct, and conduct scientific research studies and evaluation activities for management, the Commission, stakeholders, and committees on MHSA/MHSSA components, programs, and policies. The RS III will work with Research Scientists, Research Data Specialists, and other staff within the Research and Evaluation Unit to utilize information from grant partner data reporting, surveys and publicly available databases to develop summary statistics at the statewide and county levels, and for policy research projects. Duties require a high-level of contact with commission members, other State agencies, county mental health directors, county MHSA/MHSSA coordinators, educators and school mental health professionals, advocacy groups, mental health clients and family members, and various stakeholder organizations.
The RSIII may be required to be involved in all or some of the following activities: 1) Development and implementation of systems for continual tracking, monitoring, and evaluating mental health/school mental health program implementation, outcomes and indicators; 2) Data collection and technical assistance related to school mental health and the MHSSA \ and 3) Statewide data collection and reporting systems, including development of expertise in currently available data at the county and statewide level, data/reporting needs and requirements, and development/modification of statewide data systems.

This recruitment has been posted for more vacancies than currently exist as it may be used to fill identical vacancies which occur with 180 days of the closing date of this bulletin.

Read more about the position and apply at CalCareers:
https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=409615

New to public service?

Contact the Commission’s Human Resources team at hr_recruiting@mhsoac.ca.gov for assistance in navigating the application process.