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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/22/24

Applications Due03/05/24

Vacancy ID148962


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, P24303

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $247547 to $288802 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 Rockland

Street Address Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Minimum Qualifications 1. License and current registration to practice medicine in New York State;

2. Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN);


3. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in clinical psychiatry with demonstrated experience in psychiatric research and active involvement in academic pursuits, three (3) years of which must have included clinical supervision and administrative leadership of a psychiatric research program or of psychiatric programs in an integrated academic medical center.

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 Director of NKI and in close collaboration with other facility executive staff, the Deputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute (DDPRI) will assist in the management, administration, and oversight of all medical and research departments and programs at NKI. The DDPRI guides establishment of the facility’s long and short range research goals, develops and coordinates research programs, assists in establishment and interpretation of policy, and works with NKI’s researchers to maximize research grants submissions. The DDPRI also ensures that the research mission of NKI is successfully aligned with the overall mission of OMH to promote the mental health and well-being of all New Yorkers.

Additional Comments Plus: location pay $3,087

Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute. NKI is a state-operated research facility located on the grounds of Rockland Psychiatric Center in Orangeburg, New York, approximately 20 miles north of New York City. NKI has earned a national and international reputation for its landmark contributions in psychiatric research, especially in areas of psychopharmacological treatments for schizophrenia and major mood disorders, dementia research, clinical trials methodology, neuroimaging, therapeutic drug monitoring, and the application of computer technology to mental health services. Since 1952, interdisciplinary teams of distinguished Research Scientists have applied their expertise to study the causes, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of severe and persistent mental illnesses. NKI also has a strong academic affiliation with the New York University Grossman School of Medicine. For further information about NKI, 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 Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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

Name Amy Billetts, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health, DDPRI - NKI

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, March 5, 2024, to:

Amy Billetts
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: DDPRI – NKI
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) 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 all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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