Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administrator

Mar 21 2019
Job Description

 

Department of Health

Rev.  02/11/19

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination s 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122 

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

 

 

OPENING DATE:  February 11, 2019

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met

     

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administrator

$8,459.00 per month (EM 07)

Recruitment No. 19X002

Ewa, Oahu

 

JOB DUTIES:  This position serves as the Chief of the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) and provides overall direction and guidance to the entire organization.  ADAD is responsible for providing a variety of programs and services as well as for planning, organizing, directing, and coordination the statewide operations of alcohol, substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment services.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.  In addition, qualifying work experience is credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

 

1.      Education Requirement:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Excess work experience as described under General or Specialized Experience, below, or any other progressively responsible administrative, professional or analytical work experience which provided knowledges, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.  To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledges, skills and abilities. 

 

The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.

 

2.      Experience Requirement:  Applicants must possess experience of the kind, quality and quantity described in the following paragraphs, or any equivalent combination of training and experience:

 

General Experience:  One and one-half years (1-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional or other responsible analytical work which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action.  Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, apply problem-solving methods and techniques, identify alternatives, use judgement in determining appropriate alternatives, and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.

 

Specialized Experience:  Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the planning, coordination, development, monitoring and/or evaluation of programs related to the prevention, intervention and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse.  Such experience must have involved making analyses, evaluations or other substantive determinations with regard to current or projected operating programs and provided the applicant with knowledge of State and federal laws concerning alcohol and drug abuse and basic concepts, practices and developments in alcohol and drug abuse programs.  At least one (1) year of this experience must have been comparable to the Program Specialist IV (Substance  Abuse) class in the State service.

 

Supervisory Experience:  One (1) year of professional work experience which included:  1) planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult work problems; 4) training and developing subordinates; and 5) evaluating their work performance, and disciplining when necessary.

 

Managerial Experience:  One (1) year of managerial experience which involved responsibility for identifying program goals and objectives; planning, organizing and coordinating program activities to attain program objectives within time, resource and budgetary limitations; developing procedures; and actively participating in policy determination, budget formulation and execution.

 

Administrative Aptitude:  Applicants must possess Administrative Aptitude.  Administrative aptitude will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary administrative aptitudes and abilities.  Such evidence may be in the form of success in regular or special assignments or projects which involved administrative problems (e.g., in planning, organizing, promoting, and directing a program, including policy and budgetary considerations; providing staff advice and assistance in such matters); interest in management demonstrated by the performance of work assignments in a manner which clearly indicates awareness of administrative problems and the ability to solve them; completion of educational or training courses in the areas of administration accompanied by the application of the principles, which were learned, to work assignments; management’s observation and evaluation of the applicant’s leadership and administrative capabilities; success in trial assignments to managerial and/or administrative tasks.

 

Substitutions Allowed:

1.      Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

2.      Possession of a master’s degree in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related filed, from an accredited college or university, which provided the applicant with the knowledges mentioned above, may be substituted for a maximum of one (1) year of work experience in meeting the General and/or Specialized Experience requirements.

3.      Possession of a Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for all of the required General Experience.

4.      Possession of a Ph.D. degree in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related field, from an accredited college or university, which provided the applicant with the knowledges mentioned above, may be substituted for a maximum of two (2) years of work experience in meeting the General and/or Specialized Experience requirements.

5.      Excess Specialized Experience may be substituted for the General Experience on a month-for-month basis.

 

For additional information please call Sharyn Ganigan (808) 586-4416.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

HOW TO FILE:

Submit applications and all required documentation in person or by postal mail to:

Department of Health

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

File applications immediately.  Mailed applications and supplemental materials must be postmarked by midnight of the last day to file applications.  For continuous recruitments, the last day to file applications will be posted in our office.

 

Application packet and more information at:  http://health.hawaii.gov/employmen​t/job-opportunities/

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer