County of Ventura
Until Filled
(805) 677-5191

The Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for the administration of the combined development and management of all County Behavioral Health programs and services which include:  Adults, Youth and Family, and Alcohol and Drug programs. This position is responsible for recognizing and nurturing opportunities for collaboration to address local needs, in particular for vulnerable and underserved populations. 


The County of Ventura seeks a highly effective and communicative leader focused on creating a culture in which multidisciplinary teams can work together to pursue effective outcomes that are both client-centered and data-driven.  The ideal candidate will be able to collaboratively develop and employ a department-wide strategic plan that exemplifies a commitment to service excellence, staff development, community support and continuous quality improvement.


The County offers an attractive compensation and benefits package:


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To apply online, please visit our employment website at or you may email your resume with cover letter directly to  For further information, you may contact Emma Armstrong by email or by telephone at (805) 677-5191.