Job Opening

Associate Director of Behavioral Health

June 12, 2018

Position: Associate Director of Behavioral Health

Department: Behavioral Health

Reports to: Director of Behavioral Health

Job Location: Moorpark Avenue and Story Road, San Jose

Work Hours: Full-Time, Exempt

Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) which was founded in 1973 has an amazing opportunity for the above position in the non-profit sector. AACI’s mission is to improve the health, mental health, and well-being of individuals, families and the Asian community. We do this by providing an array of high quality health and human services, sharing expertise about the Asian community’s needs and best services delivery practices, and providing Asian leadership in advocating on key health and human services issues. AACI has over 170 employees and an annual budget of over $16M.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, the Associate Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for staff management, budgeting, and planning, as well as clinical quality in the behavioral health department. S/he will oversee Adult, Older Adult, Family and Children, CalWorks and Internship Training programs within the Behavioral Health department. In addition, the Associate Director will provide clinical support to clinical supervisors. S/he will also assist agency executives as needed in the administration of the organization. This position reports to the Director of Behavioral Health Services.

Specific Functions


  • Responsible for recruitment, training and retention of program staff. 
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of the Program Managers.
  • Develop and implement staff training and professional development plans. 
  • Develop support mechanisms for and ensure productivity of program staff.   

Program Evaluation: 

  • Monitor and evaluate the outcomes of programs and services provided by AACI BH. Support program managers in developing measurable outcomes. 
  • Responsibilities include contract review, report writing, data analyses, and budget analyses as related to the specific programs. 

Clinical Consultation: 

  • Provide clinical consultation to supervisors, program staff, and counselors. 


  • Responsible for coordinating activities of behavioral health program with the other programs of the agency.

Business Development: 

  • Assist the Director in expansion and development of new service lines in behavioral health including diversification of payors and array of services.
  • Assist with grant writing and reporting as necessary for programmatic operations.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree and license in the behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology, social work; LCSW, LMFT, Clinical Psychologist). 
  • Minimum of two years post-license clinical experience.
  • Minimum of two years of management/supervisory experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Effective, problem-solving, listening skills and ability to multi-task.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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AACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), marital status, domestic partnership status, family care leave status, medical condition as defined under California law, mental or physical disability (including persons infected with the HIV virus or persons with AIDS), genetic information, immigration status, military service or veteran’s status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions (including lactation), or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.


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