Managing Director

Job Overview

The Managing Director of San Mateo County Programs is responsible for overseeing the design, development, implementation, and management of programs for HealthRIGHT 360. Programs include a crisis residential, culturally sensitive youth to adult outpatient services for Asian and Pacific Islander residents, school-based services, adult residential treatment, prevention services, culturally and more. HealthRight 360 in San Mateo County programs specialize in API, co-occurring disorders, HIV/AIDS, homeless, Latinx, probationers, women, youth and young adult populations. 

Directly supervises managers/directors of programs. Performs all aspects of senior management, including general supervision and mentoring of subordinate upper-management staff and training new Directors on policies, procedures, compliance requirements, and norms of HealthRIGHT 360. Helps new Directors to understand HealthRIGHT’s corporate culture. Oversees and participates in supervisory activities, e.g., new program activation, hiring, training, motivating, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population.
  • Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency.
  • Experience with the full continuum of SUD benefits under Drug Medi-Cal as well as Mental Health Services under Medi-Cal.
  • Experience with Community Care Licensing for Crisis Residential Treatment Programs.
  • Knowledge of community resources for non-profit substance abuse treatment facilities.
  • Experience with government contracts and compliance.
  • Assesses program needs in order to identify gaps and suggest other avenues to search for funding.
  • Assists with development of future grants, participates in grant writing as needed, taking the lead when necessary.
  • Identifies service gaps, expands community resources, creates coordinated systems of care and helps address unmet needs of client population.
  • Acts as liaison between funding sources and Agency administration.
  • Designs and redesigns programs to meet the needs of participants and demands of funders.
  • Serves as a client advocate to the community. 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required Education and Experience:

  • BA in Psychology/Social Work or related field, 5 years management experience and 3 years experience working in a residential setting


  • Substance Abuse Certification recognized by California Department of Healthcare Services and High School diploma or equivalent, 7 years management experience and 5 years experience working in a residential setting.


  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Knowledge of community resources for non-profit substance abuse treatment facilities.
  • Experience with government contracts and compliance.
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation.  
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: San Mateo, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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