Assistant Director - Palmdale
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Post Date: Jan 18, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - Palmdale
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Sycamores provides a spectrum of equitable mental health services, through various programs, to multicultural populations of all acuities. Although we serve a variety of consumers, the agency focuses primarily on providing care to low-income, high at-risk youth.

This is a management level position responsible for administering, coordinating, and supervising program, human and financial resources associated with specific programs consistent with the overall philosophy and practices of the agency. This position will be involved in all areas of recruiting, hiring, assigning, and supervising employees, utilizing data, forecasting, and planning, and organizing program structures and processes to assure efficient operations and sound outcomes to assure effective operations. This position will be called on to work collaboratively with other Managers as well as with Executive level staff.


• Master’s degree and/or Ph. D/PsyD. D with at least 1 or more years of relevant managerial experience required.
• 2-years post-licensed, registered with the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences and able to provide clinical supervision per BBSE or BOP guidelines, required.
• DMH experience and knowledge highly recommended.
• Exposure and/or training in various EBPs recommended.
• Maintains all required licenses and certifications, if applicable.


A current license: MFT and/or LCSW from the Board of Behavioral Sciences in the current state of employment required.
Experience and knowledge of clinical work in the mental health field (i.e., various theoretical orientations, legal and ethical issues, crisis management, clinical interventions) required.


Experience and knowledge of the mental health field (i.e., various legal and ethical issues and crisis management) required.

All candidates who are presented with a conditional offer of employment must satisfy a pre-employment background check, drug, and health screen.

Sycamores is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Further, Sycamores is a Fair Chance employer and complies with California Government Code Section 12952, Employment Discrimination: Conviction History.

Due to the direct contact we have with vulnerable populations, services we perform in the community, relevant CDPH orders, and CDC guidance, Sycamores mandates COVID-19 vaccinations. Accordingly, employees are required to (i) have a COVID- 19 vaccine which is authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration or the World Health Organization by the first day of work OR (ii) obtain a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief.

All offers of employment are conditioned on satisfying one of above. No inquiries of vaccination status will be made until after a conditional offer of employment has been extended. Sycamores prohibits discrimination on the basis of a protected characteristic, including disability, perceived disability, or religion. Sycamores will not retaliate against any employee or candidate for requesting a reasonable accommodation.

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