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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/30/23

Applications Due12/12/23

Vacancy ID142842

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 - Administration, M-4, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, P24739

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $120187 to $151674 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation To be determined.

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County St Lawrence

Street Address St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg


Zip Code13669

Minimum Qualifications Experience:
Four (4) years of responsible management, administrative or supervisory experience in the health services field including one (1) year as manager of one or more of the following areas functioning in support of clinical or treatment services: budget, fiscal, human resource management, affirmative action, information systems management, or support services in a general hospital, community mental health center, health care facility or a facility or agency providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness or developmental disabilities.


A Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational standards in hospital, health care, public or business administration or a related field.


Six (6) years of the experience described above including two (2) years as a manager as described above.


A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational standards.

Additionally, all candidates must be eligible to participate in Federal health care programs (e.g., Medicaid). Individuals excluded from participation in these programs will not be considered

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Psychiatric Center, the Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Administration (DDPC 1 Admin) will have responsibility for the day-to-day development and direction of administrative management services (human resources, fiscal services, and support services) of the facility. The DDPC 1 Admin, as part of the management team of the facility, assists the Executive Director and provides administrative leadership; implements facility policies; interprets policy guidelines and monitors the effectiveness of these policies and ensures Joint Commission standards for Administrative Services are met.

Additional Comments St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center (SLPC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 - Administration. Located in Ogdensburg, New York, SLPC provides a comprehensive range of quality outpatient and inpatient services to adults and children covering a six (6) county service area in Upstate New York. These services are delivered in a respectful, safe, and caring environment with a primary focus on hope and recovery. SLPC promotes a system of care in which treatment, rehabilitation and recovery are realized through ongoing collaboration with patients, their families, and the service providers within the facility’s catchment area. Emphasis is on services that are person centered, strength and evidence-based, and that recognize the importance of individual preferences. For further information about SLPC, please visit the facility website at:

All prospective employees will be fingerprinted and undergo a complete Criminal Background Check against New York State and federal criminal history records. Candidates will also be subject to a check against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) maintained by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Candidates may be required to pay the fees associated with these background checks. Employment is contingent upon your complying with and satisfactorily meeting these background investigation requirements.

1. It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor.

2. In order to be hired and to maintain your employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists. If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists, you may be terminated from your employment.

3. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

4. If appointed, the selected candidate must establish and maintain residency in New York State to continue employment in this position.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Amy Billetts, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone (518) 474-1261


Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health - Attention: DDPC 1 Administration – SLPC

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by Tuesday January 12, 2023 to:

Amy Billetts
Human Resources Specialist
DDPC 1 Administration - SLPC
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518)4741261
Email Submissions Preferred

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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