Human Services Supervisor 3 - Promotion, Prevention, and Early Intervention Supervisor, St. Paul, Minnesota

Created 06/09/2021
Reference 11399476
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City St. Paul
Zip 55102
Salary $50,000 - $74,999
Job Class: Human Services Supervisor 3

Working Title: Promotion, Prevention, and Early Intervention Supervisor

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/07/2021

Closing Date: 06/21/2021

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Human Services Dept / DHS Central Office MMA

Division/Unit: DHS-Central Office / CO BH Promotion Prevent & Dev

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $32.46 - $46.76/hourly; $67,776 - $97,634/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 216 - Middle Management Association/MMA

FLSA Status: Exempt - Executive
Connect 700 Program Eligible : Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary
The Promotion, Prevention, and Early Intervention Supervisor's responsibility is to provide leadership, oversight, and direction for substance abuse prevention under the Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Award, SAMSA discretionary funding programs, the State's Problem Gambling Program as mandated by the Minnesota Legislature. These responsibilities are carried out in accordance to county, state, legislative, tribal and federal government mandates and compliance in and within the framework of the vision, mission, and strategic plans for the Behavioral Health Division (BHD) of the Department of Human Services. This position is designed to supervise the staff within that team. Responsibility involves coordination and development of statewide long range plans for drug and alcohol abuse prevention and problem gambling resources. Work includes responsibility for coordinating planning efforts among various agency programs, provider groups, working on an ongoing basis with the Department's Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling and integrating programs for substance abuse prevention, mental health promotion and problem gambling services in the state.
Responsibilities include:
  • Provide leadership and direction to senior management in the areas of substance abuse prevention, mental health promotion and problem gambling programming, policy development and funding.
  • F oster and build an integrated, data-driven , evidence-based and comprehensive primary substance abuse prevention initiative, integrated with mental health promotion and problem gambling support and service system.
  • Coordinate ongoing revisions and implementation of Block Grant and discretionary funding requirements in the area of substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion , as well responding to legislative and management inquiries related to problem gambling program services.


Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated leadership experience. Leadership experience can include:
  • Experience as a supervisor, leadworker, team lead, project lead;
  • Completion of a State of Minnesota leadership program (e.g. ELI, L4);
  • A paid/unpaid position leading a program or chairing a committee (e.g. ERG) - Experience must include:
    • 1+ year of experience identifying issues, goals and strategic actions
    • 100+ hours per year time commitment
4 years of specialized professional work experience working in substance abuse prevention or related field.
Experience to demonstrate:
  • Leadership and management skills sufficient to delegate effectively, coach and develop staff and resolve conflicts.
  • Demonstrate strong human relations skills; communicate clearly and professionally with a variety of individuals/groups, in person and in writing.
  • Knowledge of theory and principles of chemical health services and chemical dependency treatment, detoxification services, child welfare, or mental health.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to draft and interpret legal contracts, legislation, technical documents, and reports.
  • Thorough understanding of issues of confidentiality and data privacy and laws.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in addiction services with a concentration in substance use disorder prevention , gambling addiction or in human services or public health field.
  • Variety of experiences working effectively with others from different backgrounds and cultures
Additional Requirements
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . Please indicate what assistance you need.
Employer Minnesota Department of Human Services

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