Manager - Youth Liaison - Washington State University in State of Washington

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Washington State University

State of, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position supports the work of the Systems of Care (SOC) teams, the Youth and Family Leads as well as work of Division of Behavioral Health Recovery (DBHR). The work location for this position is Olympia, WA. This position will report to the Youth and Family Behavioral Health Supervisor.

The Manager positions provides leadership in the areas of youth and family engagement and support. Acts as a liaison among/between DSHS headquarters staff Regional Support Network (RSN) Administrators and youth and families. Works directly with youth, family and system partner leaders to promote collaboration and enhanced integrated leadership for system change grounded in SOC values and principles. Provides leadership and supports the work of DBHR to create collaboration between Regional Support Networks (RSN), service providers, state and local jurisdictions and family and youth organizations to assure equal participation and partnership in all area.

Under the direction of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) designee, the Manager position works, as part of the Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Programs Unit (CYFMHPU). The position provides formal and informal leadership, education and decision making to enhance a family led and youth driven system based on SOC values and principles with the intended benefit of improved outcomes for youth and families receiving services through BDHR and other child serving systems.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Peer Counselor.

Demonstrated commitment to supporting children, youth and families.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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