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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/08/18

Applications Due12/06/18

Vacancy ID61411

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleExecutive Director, Psychiatric Center, Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center, P18838

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 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 New York

Street Address Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center

600 East 125th Street

City Ward's Island


Zip Code10035

Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:

1. An appropriate professional degree, and New York State
licensure/certification where applicable,*


2. Seven (7) years of responsible administrative management
or supervisory experience providing service to people
diagnosed with mental illness, including at least one year in
an administrative/management position comparable to an
executive staff level position in a psychiatric center, research
institute, or developmental center.**

*Physician applicants who possess a N.Y.S. limited permit and who are licensed in another state or possess a Canadian license issued on the basis of a written examination may be considered for appointment while applying for New York State licensure. Continued employment is contingent upon maintaining a current New York State limited permit or obtaining full N.Y.S. licensure.

**Physicians may substitute two (2) years of experience at the Chief of Service level for the one (1) year of executive level experience. Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or clearly equivalent certifying body is preferred for physician applicants.

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 Executive Director, Psychiatric Center serves as the Chief Executive Officer of KFPC and performs all the duties and functions prescribed in Section 7.21 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law. Through general supervision and close collaboration with the facility’s Executive Cabinet, the Executive Director is responsible for the administrative leadership and direction of all clinical and non-clinical programs and activities of the facility. The Executive Director works closely with OMH’s Central Office Division of Forensic Services, the New York City Field Office, local government units, and a network of community providers to ensure continuity of care and effective delivery of services.

Additional Comments Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center (KFPC), a Joint Commission (TJC) accredited mental health facility located on Wards Island in New York City, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director, Psychiatric Center. KFPC provides inpatient psychiatric treatment services to patients requiring evaluation, care, and treatment in a secure facility in the New York City metropolitan area. KFPC has 218 inpatient beds. For further information about KFPC, please visit the facility website at:

Background Investigation and Fees:

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.

Salaries are subject to approval, but OMH Executive Directors typically earn around $166,697.

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

Name Ms. Maranda Mango, Human Resource Specialist

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health, Attention: Executive Director, Psychiatric Center – Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center

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 December 6, 2018.

Ms. Maranda Mango
Human Resource Specialist
Attention: Executive Director - Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred


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