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Title:  Staffing Office Manager

Application Deadline Date:  10/06/2022
Req ID:  40561
Department:  Mental Health

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42


Come join a team of dedicated and compassionate staff at a new 16-bed state-of-the-art Secure Residential Facility in Essex, Vermont.. You will play an essential role in the person-centered treatment of adults with severe mental illness. The facility is over 17,000 square feet with a separate full-size gymnasium. The new facility is scheduled to open in early April of 2023 and will be transitioning from the current 7-bed Secure Residential Program located in Middlesex, Vermont.


This position manages the administration of a variety of functions including supervision of the staffing office at RVTR. Additionally, this position is responsible for managing all direct care nursing and staffing schedules, resources, and processes related to staffing office functions to ensure programmatic needs are being met. This position will also manage recruitment efforts for the facility and will have a lead role in hiring and onboarding new staff at RVTR.


The River Valley Therapeutic Residence (RVTR) aims to improve the health and well-being of Vermont's most vulnerable populations while focusing on psychiatric rehabilitation services and psychosocial treatment delivered in a recovery oriented, trauma informed, person-centered, holistic environment. The program offers a safe space to focus on recovery and community integration for those individuals no longer needing hospital level of care but who are not yet ready to transition back to the community. The State of Vermont offers outstanding employee benefits and generous paid time off as well as opportunities for professional development.


During this time of transition, individuals will be required to travel to Middlesex, Waterbury, and Berlin for training and shadowing. There may be some flexibility for remote work during this transition as well.

Who May Apply

This position, Staffing Office Manager (Job Requisition #40561), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact
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.


Candidates, including current State employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, or persons exercising re-employment rights, must pass a fingerprint supported background investigation applicable to the position.  Additionally, 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. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in a standard office setting. There may be some exposure to patient populations. Some work outside of regular work schedule may be required. There may be periods of heavy workloads and tight deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND two (2) years performing administrative level duties which includes complex scheduling.


Associate's degree AND four (4) years performing administrative level duties which includes complex scheduling.


High School diploma or equivalent AND six (6) years performing administrative level duties which includes complex scheduling.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with work schedule coordination or coordination of staffing in large scale operations.

Complex scheduling experience in a healthcare setting.

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
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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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