Human Services and Crisis Intervention Division Manager
City of Culver City
Annual Salary: $125,336 - $152,985 DOE/DOQ
The City of Culver City is seeking a Human Services and Crisis Intervention Division Manager (Manager) to serve as the head of the newly created Human Services and Crisis Intervention Division within the Housing and Human Services Department (HHS). This self-motivated, steadfast leader will manage five staff and a budget of $3.1 million while reporting to the Housing and Human Services Director. The Manager will establish Division work plans, while overseeing the Mobile Crisis Intervention Team and homeless outreach services, such as Measure H funded programs, Project Homekey, Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), and Homeless Incentive Program (HIP). They will develop trauma-informed equitable policies and protocols that ensure effective and culturally relevant care through a racial equity lens. The Manager will be an effective relationship builder, working closely with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), Advisory Committee on Housing and Homelessness (ACOHH), Los Angeles County’s Department of Health Services (DSH) and Department of Mental Health (DMH), and other important stakeholders both internally and externally.
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THE POSITION/THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The Human Services and Crisis Intervention Division Manager will oversee the daily operations of the Human Services and Crisis Intervention Division, including the Mobile Crisis Intervention Team Intervention Team and several homeless outreach services. They will serve as a supportive leader for five staff while overseeing a budget of $3.1 million. This Manager will be skilled in making dispatch orders, placing welfare holds, and implementing mental health interventions. They will work closely with various stakeholders, such as the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA), Advisory Committee on Housing and Homelessness (ACOHH), Los Angeles County’s Department of Health Services (DSH), Department of Mental Health (DMH), and other important stakeholders, both internally and externally.
The ideal candidate will have a blend of street-based outreach, crisis intervention, and lived experience, ideally in a municipal or non-profit environment. They will be fiscally minded, highly organized, and effective at training and developing staff. This Manager will serve the community in a professional and respectable manner, using a culturally and racially equitable approach to mental health responses and care. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, problem-solver, and motivator. They will be highly skilled at diffusing conflict and navigating challenging situations with high-risk populations dealing with mental health challenges. This leader will balance creative and logical reasoning and look for ways to provide better services for the community.