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Title:  EAP Program Manager - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  10/04/2022
Req ID:  29002
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $29.79

Overview

The Employee Assistance Program is seeking a skilled individual to provide key leadership including directing a special project to address the stress assistance needs of farmers. If you have an expertise leading projects, researching and compiling resources and best practices, developing innovative technology solutions or interested in learning to develop these, are highly self-motivated and productive, and are eager to identify and implement new ways to improve our services, this position may be a great fit!

Who May Apply

This position, EAP Program Manager - Limited Service (Job Requisition #29002), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
 
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Marc Adams at marca@investeap.org.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Class Definition

  • Provide programmatic and grant management to a variety of EAP programs. This entails project management duties, responsibility to implement new programing and work to achieve program and grant deliverables. This role interfaces with program and grant partners from a wide array of public and private groups. Will represent EAP on a variety of state and grant leadership and oversite groups. Will support program staff doing direct or indirect work for these programs. Will provide outreach and training as part of program implementation.
  • Provide Behavioral Health Screening and Intervention (BSI) services to a wide array of consumers participants and members. Provide training and guidance and supervision to other EAP staff around BSI best practice and Motivational Interviewing strategies and tools.
  • Provide assessment, short-term solution-focused counseling to EAP members and program participants as well as provide resources and referrals to these consumers. Receive and respond to supervisory referrals to EAP from managers and supervisors. Meet/counsel these employees to support them creating a plan for how to address work challenges and deficiencies that their employer has noted. Meet in person or via video conference.
  • Review EAP incoming calls, provide urgent intervention and follow-up, and enter requisite data into a tracking database and provide education and outreach for these state programs and the programs of Invest EAP.
  • Provide critical incident stress debriefings and incident defusings.
  • Provide education and outreach including presenting wellness trainings and presentations. Provide management consultations to account leadership as well as join our account management staff at our utilization review meetings and strategy sessions with accounts to provide clinical insight and perspective. Provide guidance, content expertise, and support to other EAP Staff doing presentations, trainings, and management consultations.
  • All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a variety of office, homebased, and employer workplace settings. Significant travel to employer sites may be required, for which private means of transportation must be available. Work outside of normal office hours may be required in responding to crisis situations. Dealing with people in highly emotional situations may entail some discomfort and possible danger. Will manage and support urgent issues with members such as suicidal/homicidal and other drug and alcohol induce crises. Will work with EAP leadership in managing crisis response to employers, carry pager and respond to urgent requests both during the workday and occasionally after hours. Travel to different parts of the state to meet and support project implementation. Will interface with high level business and governmental leaders to provide training, presentation, and consultation. 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in counseling, psychology, or social work AND two (2) or more years of experience in counseling or social work INCLUDING or supplemented by one (1) or more years of direct supervision experience.

AND

Licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, Psychologist-Master, Psychologist-Doctorate, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Psychiatrist.  

Preferred Qualifications

Preference given for having multiple years of clinical supervision and/or direct report supervision. 

Special Requirements

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.   


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