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Psychological Program Manager

at North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Pay: $65373 to $117589/year
$65373 - $117589
Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2558372
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description of Work

THIS IS A REPOST.  PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY. 
This position is located at Lumberton Correctional Institution.  This class recognizes the dual responsibility of providing direct psychological services at a high level of technical expertise as well as supervising a small program. This is the first level of management in the psychology series and includes some planning, organizing, supervising and training responsibilities. Employees serve as program experts in performing advanced testing, assessment, and treatment of complex behavioral, emotional, and learning disorders, independently. Approximately 50 percent of the work is administrative and supervisory in nature.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Listed below are the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) associated with this position.  These KSAs, along with the minimum education and experience listed, are required in order to be deemed "eligible" for the position.  Therefore, you must demonstrate through documented experience or provide supporting information within the body of your application to demonstrate your possession of ALL KSAs listed.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices of the field of psychology including human behavior, learning, and development throughout the life span.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of therapeutic intervention, including interpretive therapy and behavior modification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the causes and effects of atypical and disruptive behavior patterns
  • Demonstrated knowledge of psychological, educational, and developmental tests and the application of those tests

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Eligibility for licensure in North Carolina under the provisions of the NC Psychology Practice Act (G.S. 90-270) and two years of professional psychological experience, one of which must be postdoctoral. Refer to the law for specifics regarding experience requirements.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The NC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
 
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
 
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
 
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the applications form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
 
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
 
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
 
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
 
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/831a884b-7b81-42bf-aa64-6d725bbbd49e/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards.aspx for specific certification requirements.
 
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the "National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape" under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to http://www.ncdps.gov/document/prea-hiring-and-promotion-prohibitions for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
 
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Teresa Kelly
HR Technician II
Teresa.Kelly@ncdps.gov