Assistant Director of Special Projects

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Community & Nonprofit

Position Description / Responsibilities

Organization Description

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS) is charged with planning for and promoting an array of services from prevention and early intervention to resiliency and recovery. The Department oversees four Regional Mental Health Institutes (RMHIs) and contracts with mental health and substance abuse community providers across the state to offer services to Tennesseans. The Department manages a budget of more than $300 million, with funding from dedicated fees, revenue, federal grants, and state general fund appropriations.


Summary of Position

This position will work directly for the Director of Special Projects in the Office of the Commissioner.  This office is responsible for implementing and supporting new, unique initiatives across the department.  Work responsibilities will vary as new projects arise.


Core Competencies

Position Requirements


Application Instructions

Job expires on 7/19/2019

Please submit all resumes and inquiries to

Salary is based on experience

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