Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 10/25/21
Applications Due: 11/08/21
Vacancy ID: 93282

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration, M-6, Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, P22025

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $137883 to $173431 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Variable

"Other" Explanation To Be Determined

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Suffolk

Street Address Pilgrim Psychiatric Center

998 Crooked Hill Road

City Dix Hills


Zip Code11717

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 Pilgrim Psychiatric Center (PPC), a New York State Office of Mental Health state-operated, Joint Commission accredited, and CMS certified facility is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Administration (DDPC 2 – Administration).
PPC provides a continuum of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric, residential, and related services with approximately 265 inpatient beds and 4 outpatient treatment centers, plus one ACT Team providing services throughout Suffolk County. Inpatient Services are in two modern complexes and offer a wide variety of treatment options. The campus, which houses multiple tenants: housing providers, mental health court, ATC, and Crisis Residence, is within easy access to parkways, public transportation, and local shopping.

For further information about PPC, 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 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.

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: $137,883- $173,431 (Plus $3,026 Location Pay)

Effective December 10, 2021, OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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

Contact Information

Name Sean Wolf

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 November 8, 2021 to:

Sean Wolf
Human Resources Specialist
Attention: DDPC 2-Administration – PPC
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.