ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR THE OFFICE OF GRANTS ADMINISTRATION

at  Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System

Phoenix, Arizona, USA - 85034

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Immediate23 Oct, 2019USD 120000 Annual24 Jul, 2019N/AAnalytical Review,Written Communication,Conflict Resolution,Optimization,Mcos,Regulatory Compliance,Presentations,Cms,Regulations,Program AdministrationNoNo
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Post Date
07/22/2019
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of the Director (OOD) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Assistant Director for the Office of Grants Administration within the Office of the Director. This position will report directly to the Deputy Director for Business Operations, and work in close collaboration with the AHCCCS Executive Leadership Team. The position will also serve as the AHCCCS point of contact related to the pursuit, implementation and oversight of grants administered by the agency. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Community education, collaboration and outreach with state agencies, MCOs, advocacy groups and other stake holders regarding AHCCCS grant funded behavioral health services and access to quality care. Direct and oversee the statewide prevention plan.
  • Serve as the State Opioid Treatment Authority (SOTA).
  • Administration, management and program oversight of AHCCCS’ current portfolio of grants, ensuring proper spending and delivery of grant dollars in support of providing needed quality behavioral services.
  • Provide direct and indirect supervision of Office of Grants Administration staff.
  • Support AHCCCS Executive Leadership (Director, Deputy Directors, CMO and Assistant Directors) with meeting coverage, policy development and interpretation, data analytics, planning and grant project support.
  • The Division of Grants Administration will be responsible for the administration, management and program oversight of the agency’s current portfolio of grants, including but not limited to: the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG), the Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG), the State Opioid Response (SOR), Opioid State Targeted Response (STR), and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) state appropriation, totaling over $100 million dollars in grant funding.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAS):

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Arizona Public Behavioral Health delivery system including AHCCCS/Administrative policies and procedures, and AHCCCS contracted Managed Care Organization (MCOs) policies and procedures; SAMSHA and CMS regulations.
  • Operational knowledge of Arizona’s grant funded services, including Title 19 and Non-Title 19 services.
  • Operational and clinical knowledge in opioid treatment program administration; prevention planning and implementation.
  • Strong skills in leading and assisting with grant applications, grant monitoring and regulatory compliance; analytical review and evaluation of grant program activities and services; grant outcome evaluation; effectively lead and develop employees.
  • Produce effective written communication, including presentations, developing policies and producing work products with limited supervision and multi-task in a fast paced environment; facilitating and soliciting community and provider feedback; effectively interacting with federal regulators; be comfortable with public speaking and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to develop and improve programs and ensure quality delivery of mental health and substance use services; ability to understand and communicate data/health analytics.
  • Ensure proper budget adherence, management, and optimization.

Responsibilities:

The Office of the Director (OOD) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Assistant Director for the Office of Grants Administration within the Office of the Director. This position will report directly to the Deputy Director for Business Operations, and work in close collaboration with the AHCCCS Executive Leadership Team. The position will also serve as the AHCCCS point of contact related to the pursuit, implementation and oversight of grants administered by the agency. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Community education, collaboration and outreach with state agencies, MCOs, advocacy groups and other stake holders regarding AHCCCS grant funded behavioral health services and access to quality care. Direct and oversee the statewide prevention plan.
  • Serve as the State Opioid Treatment Authority (SOTA).
  • Administration, management and program oversight of AHCCCS’ current portfolio of grants, ensuring proper spending and delivery of grant dollars in support of providing needed quality behavioral services.
  • Provide direct and indirect supervision of Office of Grants Administration staff.
  • Support AHCCCS Executive Leadership (Director, Deputy Directors, CMO and Assistant Directors) with meeting coverage, policy development and interpretation, data analytics, planning and grant project support.
  • The Division of Grants Administration will be responsible for the administration, management and program oversight of the agency’s current portfolio of grants, including but not limited to: the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG), the Mental Health Block Grant (MHBG), the State Opioid Response (SOR), Opioid State Targeted Response (STR), and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) state appropriation, totaling over $100 million dollars in grant funding


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Phoenix, AZ, USA