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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/28/18

Applications Due04/18/18

Vacancy ID50011

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 - Administration, Manhattan Psychiatric Center,P18310

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $132528 to $166696 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7:30 PM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address Manhattan Psychiatric Center

600 E. 125th Street/Ward’s Island

City New York


Zip Code10035

Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE:
Five (5) years of responsible management, administrative or supervisory experience in the health services field including two (2) years 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, developmental disabilities or mental retardation.



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.



Seven (7) years of the experience described above including three (3) 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 The Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration (DDPC 2 – Administration) serves as an essential member of the facility’s Executive Team. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Psychiatric Center, the DDPC 2 - Administration 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 2 - Administration will assist the Executive Director and provide administrative leadership; implement facility policies; interpret policy guidelines and monitor the effectiveness of these policies and ensures Joint Commission standards for Administrative Services are met. In addition, the DDPC 2 - Administration will manage and oversee multiple Capital Construction projects at MPC and Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center (KFPC), which is co-located with MPC on Ward’s Island.

Additional Comments Manhattan Psychiatric Center (MPC), a Joint Commission accredited mental health facility located on Wards Island in New York City, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration. MPC operates inpatient and outpatient programs for adults with mental illness. MPC is affiliated with the New York University School of Medicine, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and St. George’s University School of Medicine. For further information about MPC, 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.

Salary range of $132,528-$166,696 is pending approval and anticipated effective March 29, 2018.
Current salary range is $128,643 - $161,809.

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

Name Ms. Jennifer Nicosia, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health - Attention: DDPC 2 Administration – MPC

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 April 18, 2018 to:

Ms. Jennifer Nicosia
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: DDPC 2 Administration – MPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086


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