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A113 Director for Substance Abuse Prevention

Company: Cameo Consulting Group
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Cameo Consulting Group, LLC, on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is sourcing a Director to lead the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). This position is part of the Senior Executive Service (SES). All candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability.Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA JOB SUMMARY: This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). CSAP disseminates effective substance abuse prevention practices and builds the capacity of States, communities and other groups to apply prevention knowledge effectively. Plans, develops, implements, and reviews disease prevention and health promotion policy related to alcohol and other drug abuse, and analyzes impact of Federal activities on State and local government and private program activities. Provides leadership in establishing and maintaining liaisons within the Agency, the Department and other public and private organizations engaged in related programs. Assess the implications of legislation and other initiatives which may have an impact on prevention activities.Serves as principal advisor on all CSAP policy and program activities and recommends what changes should be made or initiated based on the determination of the goals and objectives. Provides executive leadership and national direction in the establishment of short and long-range goals, objectives, plans, policy guidance and leadership in the emphasis on prevention in an effort to reduce the incidence and prevalence of alcoholism and drug abuse, through sponsoring regional and national workshops/conferences. Surveys the substance and content of a wide variety of prevention efforts on all levels to assure the quality of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention programs.Maintains and builds strong relationships across SAMHSA, the US Public Health Service (PHS), the Department of Health and Human Services, the White House, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), professional organizations and other groups concerned with substance abuse. Plans and develops CSAP policy and strategies, and advises on the adequacy of organizational structure, facilities and resources to effectively manage and successfully carry out the CSAP mission.Advocates and plans the development of model, innovative community-based public health programs to discourage alcohol and other drug abuse among young people, and promote mental health and wellbeing. Formulates innovative approaches to promoting and facilitating the internal integration and coordination of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention with other health care operations.As Director of CSAP oversees the mission of the organization which is responsible for providing national leadership in the development of policies, and programs and preventing the onset of illegal drug use, underage alcohol, and tobacco use, and reducing the negative consequences of using substances. CSAP disseminates effective substance abuse prevention practices and builds the capacity of States, communities, and other groups to apply prevention knowledge effectively. An integrated systems approach is used to coordinate these activities and collaborate with other Federal, State, public and private organizations.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have gained at or above the equivalent of the GS-15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state and local government
    • Advanced education such as a completed Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
    • Deep knowledge and passion for substance abuse prevention
    • This is a career position in the SES. Unless the selectee is already a member of the SES with career status or has successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program certified by OPM.
    • Must demonstrate progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level managerial capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Mandatory/Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications listed below.Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs):This position also requires that you possess PTQs that represent knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for success in this role. The following PTQs must be evident in your resume.1. Extensive experience supporting or implementing community public health initiatives aimed at preventing substance misuse.2. Extensive knowledge of current substance misuse prevention issues facing states and communities in the country, as well as research, developments and trends relating to the provision of substance use prevention and related mental and physical health promotion services.3. Executive-level experience leading a large, complex public health initiative, including leading strategic planning, overseeing program development and implementation, coordinating with stakeholders, and being responsible for budgeting, reporting and overseeing staff.4. Experience engaging in public health policy initiatives to analyze the impact of policies, engage with stakeholders of improving or revising policies, and managing change related to new policy implementation.5. Extensive experience utilizing data and/or research methods to drive public health programming, such as targeting high risk populations.6. Extensive experience engaging in community, state and national level discussions on critical public health topics.ABOUT CAMEOCameo provides a competitive benefits package to its employees that is replete with training programs and continuous education features few others even attempt to duplicate. Our packages are offered to all full-time exempt employees on day one* and they offer many standard features one would expect to find from an industry leader, the details of which are outlined in our handbook. Below is a highlight of our benefit offerings:
      • 401K Plan
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • 3 Weeks of Paid Time Off
      • 11 Paid Federal Holidays
      • Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave
      • Medical Insurance - Multiple Nation-Wide Coverage Options
      • Dental Insurance - 100% Employer covered for Employee
      • Vision Insurance - 100% Employer covered for Employee
      • Life Insurance Package - 100% covered by Employer
      • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance Options
      • Corporate Shopping Perks from
      • Employee Referral Bonus for Tough-to-Fill posts
      • Free annual membership to a professional organization of choice (i.e., NCMA, PMI)

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