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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/29/21

Applications Due11/24/21

Vacancy ID88248

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 - Administration, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI), P21471

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $112155 to $141538 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

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 Reasearch

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

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, 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.



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.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:
• Demonstrated experience in managing federal grants (i.e., National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation); and private and industry grants and contracts, including pre and post grant award experience as either a department administrator in a research setting or as a member of a sponsored programs office.
• Knowledge of compliance issues impacting research.
• Ability to interpret and apply federal and state regulations governing research.
• Expertise in budget preparation.

Duties Description The Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Administration (DDPC 1 – Administration) serves as an essential member of the facility’s Executive Management Team. Under the general direction of the Director, Psychiatric Research Institute and in close collaboration with the Deputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute, the DDPC 1 - Administration is responsible for the day-to-day development and direction of administrative management and support services for NKI, including human resources, information technology, budget and fiscal services, animal facility, physical plant and grounds, environmental services, grant sponsored programs, compliance, and safety and security. The DDPC 1 – Administration also provides administrative oversight to the OMH Consolidated Clinical Laboratory. The DDPC 1 - Administration assists the Director, Psychiatric Research Institute and provides administrative leadership; implements facility policies; interprets policy guidelines and monitors the effectiveness of these policies, ensuring all standards for Administrative Services are met and services are completely integrated with NKI’s research and clinical programs; and develops and maintains relationships between NKI and academic affiliates.

Additional Comments Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Administration (DDPC 1 – Administration). 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:

Background and Investigative 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.

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. Appointment to this position is contingent upon Division of Budget approval to fill.

Salary posted is anticipated.
There is a Downstate adjustment of $3,026

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

Name Ms. Maranda Mango Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health - Attention: DDPC 1 Administration - 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 November 24, 2021 to:

Ms. Maranda Mango
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: DDPC 1 Administration – 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 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. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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