Job Opportunities

Central Office

Senior Programmer Analyst, Division of Information Systems  (Posted 10/26/20)

This position is available in the MS Department of Mental Health’s Division of Information Systems. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Chief Systems Information Officer. Examples of work in this position include but are not limited to the following: Leads teams of programmer analysts in analysis, design, development, and implementation of new and/or enhanced application systems; Provides technical guidance and instruction to other members of the project team and/or to end users of the system; Serves as primary technical analyst and designer for large or complex development projects; and more. Deadline to apply: November 5, 2020.

MH Program Administrator III, Division of Substance Use Treatment Services (Posted 10/21/20)

This position is available in the MS Department of Mental Health’s Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. The incumbent will serve as the State Women & Youth Services Coordinator in the Division of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services. The position is responsible for the coordination of services for the Independent Peer Review program, Co-Occurring Disorders Technical Assistance Training program, as well as the daily management and coordination of the services for Youth and Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders, and Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorders. Deadline to apply: October 30, 2020. 

Program Administrator IV, Division of Certification (Posted 10/12/20)

This position is available in the MS Department of Mental Health’s (DMH) Division of Certification. The position will be responsible for various duties assigned as a member of the DMH Certification Team. MUST BE A REGISTERED NURSE.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Reviewing programs and services certified by DMH through on-site reviews for compliance to DMH Operational Standards, Record Guide and other official regulations; functioning as the primary Waiver Coordinator for the Division of Certification to process requests for waivers from DMH certified providers to DMH programmatic area(s), as well as those seeking certification; Interacting with people receiving services who may have a mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and development disorders; and more. Deadline to apply: October 30, 2020.

Administrative Assistant, VII Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Posted 10/12/20)

This position is available in the MS Department of Mental Health’s Bureau of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This position will be responsible for administrative support to the Bureau. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: general clerical duties, photocopying, mail distribution, filing, and purchase orders/travel/etc.; organize and schedule meetings including room requests and accommodations for displays and other needs of the Bureau at meeting venues; manage Bureau calendar; assist with the operational duties for the Bureau of IDD programs; field calls and requests from people interested and in need of services; serve as back-up for switchboard telephone calls as needed; and more. Deadline to apply: October 30, 2020.

Communications Specialist – MH Program Administrator I (Posted 9/24/20 – Now Expired)

This position is in the Mississippi Department of Mental Health’s Bureau of Outreach and Planning and reports to the Director of Planning and Communications. This position is responsible for internal and external communications to help further the mission and goals of the agency. This position is responsible for the writing and design of monthly internal and external newsletters and weekly updates to the DMH web site and intranet. This position maintains contact and works with DMH Bureaus and Programs to identify and promote relevant information about services and activities through internal and external communications. This position is responsible for all social media activities, such as planning and developing social media outreach, graphics, and messaging. Duties also include photography and videography as needed at events and for awareness campaigns and other outreach activities. This position acts as a primary contact for media relations, including writing and distributing press releases and columns to local and statewide media and responding to media inquiries in a timely manner.  Deadline to apply is October 9, 2020. 

Outreach Coordinator for the Mississippi State Opioid Response Project (Posted 9/18/20 – Now Expired)

The contract worker position for the Outreach Coordinator for the SOR II project is housed within the BOP. The BOP is responsible for the agency’s strategic planning process including the MDMH Strategic Plan and the Legislative Budget Office Five Year Plan. The Bureau also oversees internal and external communications, public awareness campaigns, external trainings, suicide prevention, and a variety of special projects. To apply for this position, please submit your resume to Toni Johnson via email at toni.johnson@dmh.ms.gov by 5:00 P.M. CST on October 2, 2020. Resumes received after this date and time will not be considered for this position. The start date for this contract is estimated to be November 2, 2020 with an end date of September 30, 2022.

 

For additional job opportunities, please visit the web sites for the DMH-operated program locations in your area:

Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield

http://msh.state.ms.us/employment.htm

East Mississippi State Hospital in Meridian

http://www.emsh.state.ms.us/index_files/jobsv3.html

North Mississippi State Hospital in Tupelo

http://www.nmsh.state.ms.us/employment.html

South Mississippi State Hospital in Purvis

http://www.smsh.ms.gov/Pages/Employment.aspx

Central Mississippi Residential Center in Newton

http://www.cmrc.ms.gov/Pages/CRMC-Employment.aspx

Specialized Treatment Facility in Gulfport

http://www.stf.state.ms.us/Employment.htm

Boswell Regional Center in  Magee

http://www.brc.ms.gov/Pages/Employment.aspx

Hudspeth Regional Center in Whitfield

http://www.hudspeth.info/employment/

North Mississippi Regional Center in Oxford

http://www.nmrc.state.ms.us/employmentopportunities.html

Ellisville State School in Ellisville

https://www.ess.ms.gov/employment-opportunities 

South Mississippi Regional Center in Long Beach

http://www.smrc.state.ms.us/Employment_Opportunities.html