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Assistant Director of Behavioral Health - Outpatient Services 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Open Date 11/23/2022  
Close Date 12/23/2022  
Position Assistant Director of Behavioral Health - Outpatient Services  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number ADM-22-00005  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health for Outpatient Services. The Assistant Director provides leadership and direction for mental health and substance use outpatient services teams, including substance use case management for adults. As a member of the Behavioral Health leadership team, the incumbent will mentor young professionals and seasoned clinicians alike, contribute to the strategic direction of the Behavioral Health Department, and contribute to VCSB’s mission to meet behavioral health needs of our community.


  • Hybrid work environment.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Continuing education provided at no cost.
  • Health Insurance as low as $20.00/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500.00 included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Nine paid holidays annually.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.

Summary of Essential Functions

  • Proactively monitors and adjusts services in order to ensure all aspects of the program are compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Develops, implements, and reviews department policies and procedures.
  • Monitors program budgets in collaboration with the Finance Department and program leaders.
  • Recruits, hires, and invests in team members.
  • Provides direct clinical services as needed.
Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Mental health and substance use treatment
  • Counseling theories and practices for individuals, families, groups, adults, and children.
  • Human development.
  • Current national, state, and regional laws, regulations, and standards related to behavioral health.
  • Financial coding, billing authorization, and insurance benefits/utilization.

Skills Pertaining to:

  • Crisis intervention.
  • Diagnostic assessment.
  • Program management and development, including team leadership, consultation, budget management, and interagency coordination.
  • Customer service.
  • Effective oral and written communication.

Ability to:

  • Exercise sound judgement.
  • Develop working alliances with clients and their support network, team members, and external partners.
  • Define and clearly communicate goals and expectations.
  • Effectively manage conflict.
  • Prioritize competing needs and deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in human services from an accredited college or university program.
  • Current, active credentials as a licensed mental health professional (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, or LCP) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • At least five years of progressively increasing leadership in the behavioral health field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in all its forms, and a demonstrated ability to interact with or serve individuals of diverse backgrounds, including clients, coworkers, and members of the community.
  • Previous experience in community mental health or substance use treatment.
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC).
  • Bilingual.

Mental health and substance use struggles affect everyone in our community. Valley Community Services Board needs a diverse, robust team of people to meet the growing challenges our community is facing. We encourage individuals from all walks of life to apply for our positions. Help us build a team that serves all members of our community. Apply today!

Salary Information Up to $85,000 annually, plus benefits.  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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