Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/06/19
Applications Due: 09/03/19
Vacancy ID: 72781

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration, M-6, Buffalo Psychiatric Center, P19741

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $135179 to $170030 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 Erie

Street Address Buffalo Psychiatric Center

400 Forest Avenue

City Buffalo


Zip Code14213

Job Specifics

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 serves as an essential member of the facility’s Executive Management Team. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Psychiatric Center, the DDPC 2 - Administration is responsible 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 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 and CMS standards for Administrative Services are met.

Additional Comments Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration (DDPC 2 – Administration). BPC is a 155-bed, State-operated, Joint Commission accredited, and CMS certified facility which provides adult inpatient, community services, residential, vocational, and wellness services to individuals residing in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara counties. For further information about Buffalo Psychiatric Center, 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 the 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.

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

Contact Information

Name Mr. Sean Wolf, Human Resources Specialist

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health

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 September 3, 2019 to:

Mr. Sean Wolf
Human Resources Specialist
Attention: DDPC 2 - Administration- BPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred