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Are you ready to join a team that is committed to strengthening behavioral health through education and training across the western United States and Pacific Territories? The WICHE Behavioral Health Program (BHP) is searching for a dynamic, team oriented, psychologist-leader. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, while maintaining a professional attitude and strong attention to promoting innovation, cooperation, resource-sharing and sound public policy.
Under the supervision of the WICHE Behavioral Health Program (BHP) Vice President and alongside the Director of Operations, the Director of Education and Training will perform and coordinate a variety of tasks involving the regular exercise of independent judgment and initiative, and is responsible for the planning, development, and management of educational and training focused initiatives of the behavioral health unit. The position is focused externally upon the development of applied educational programs (e.g., internships, residencies, fellowships) to enhance the preparation of a qualified workforce. The position is responsible for internal applied educational experiences (e.g., post-doctoral fellowships) with the behavioral health unit. Additionally, the position coordinates and provides training and continuing education as required by technical assistance contracts with customers (e.g., Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, etc.). The Director of Education and Training is responsible for the developing and managing related activities in a manner to ensure they are delivered on time and on budget.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience
Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience
Travel is frequent, often 2 to 3 overnight trips per month.
About the Behavioral Health Program
WICHE’s Behavioral Health Program (BHP) provides technical assistance, education, consulting, and research services to strengthen behavioral health care in the West. Initiatives focus on analysis and growth of the behavioral health workforce, as well as overall improvements within the public mental health system. The BHP has a long history of providing mental health services in rural area, and for providing training to support prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts throughout the West.
Since 1953, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been strengthening higher education, workforce development, and behavioral health throughout the region. As an interstate compact, WICHE partners with states, territories, and postsecondary institutions to share knowledge, create resources, and develop innovative solutions that address some of our society’s most pressing needs. From promoting high-quality, affordable postsecondary education to helping states get the most from their technology investments and addressing
WICHE offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical insurance with generous employer contribution to health savings account (H.S.A.), dental, life, and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent care); 403(b)retirement plan with employer match of 200% on employee contributions up to 5% after six full months of employment; and vacation accrual of four weeks per year, sick leave, paid holidays, and personal leave time.
WICHE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally-protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.