Essential Functions and Responsibilities
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
- Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Chief Operational Officer and the Board of Directors and staff and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
- Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization's work.
- Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
- Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
- See that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.
- Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals.
- Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations.
- Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
- Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel.
- Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
- See that an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession, is in place.
- Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people. Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practice.
- Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.
- Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
- Be a trusted advisor/thoughtful sounding board and business partner to the company?s senior leaders, functioning as the expert on people and organizational issues and providing guidance on managing complex and sometimes sensitive employee relations matters.
- Present to Board, as required.
- Provide in-service training to staff and/or trainee on topics as needed.
- Professionally, ethically, and compassionately relates to clients and peers at all times.
- Age and Gender specific counseling skills ? Aware of needs of different age groups and genders.
- Other duties as requested by Chief Operating Officer.
Training in the therapeutic community approach will begin in San Diego as much as 90 ? 120 days prior to the opening of the Nashville facility, depending on the candidate?s existing proficiency in this unique model of care.
Job Type: Full-time
- Therapeutic treatment community: 1year (Required)
- Supervision: 1year (Required)
- post-licensure related: 1year (Required)
License or certification:
- PhD, PsyD, LCSW or LMFT (Required)