Woniya Kini Behavioral Health Services Supervisor

Website Lower Sioux Indian Community

Lower Sioux Indian Community

JOB TITLE:                Woniya Kini Behavioral Health Services Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:         Human Services

REPORTS TO:           Director of Human Services

SALARY GRADE:      Depending on Qualification and Experience


We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, and inspirational leader to mentor and grow our Woniya Kini Behavioral Health Services Programs. Candidate will provide direct supervision to all WKBHS staff. He or she is responsible for scheduled and as needed case consultation with the Tribal Cultural Facilitators, LADCs, and Mental Health Staff. The supervisor will uphold the integrity and success of the services provided. Maintain an environment that fosters teamwork, support, and collaboration. The supervisor is accountable for daily operations to include but not limited to billing, disciplinary actions, programming and program development, and reporting.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field is required.
  • Minnesota State License is strongly preferred
  • Previous supervising experience in behavioral health services
  • Preferably: Knowledge and experience working with Native American communities, culture, customs, and tribal law
  • Able to pass a requisite background check and urinary analysis


  • Provide leadership and direction to behavioral health services staff to ensure compliance with tribal, federal, and state requirements
  • Provide staff with consultation, case review, and monitor documentation
  • Maintains quality assurance of Woniya Kini Behavioral Health Services
  • Assist in hiring, orienting, and mentoring new staff
  • Complete evaluation of staff and program performance
  • Coordinate the preparation of reports, data, and other documents necessary for grant reports. Recommend services needed, trends, and issues impacting the delivery of behavioral health services to Director of Human Services
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners, meetings, committees as assigned
  • Coordinate student internship and practicum experiences
  • Implement performance-based outcomes to include supervise, evaluate, and discipline behavioral health services programming and staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices of behavioral health services and behavioral health services work supervision including, but not limited to, social problems, their causes, and means of remediation; human growth and development; dynamics of interpersonal relationships; family dynamics; and communication techniques with diverse individuals and groups of individuals
  • Maintain high standard of confidentiality
  • Organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Professional boundaries
  • Able to collaborate with multiple agencies
  • Suicide Prevention Training, preferable ASSIST and will to train
  • Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and be insurable under the tribe’s auto insurance policy for use of company vehicles


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management and Community Council reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).

In accepting employment, I am agreeing to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.  In addition, I agree to adhere to any policy or procedure changes that may occur during my employment with the Lower Sioux Indian Community.

To apply for this job please visit lowersioux.com.

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