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Ad Title: Executive Director, Geauga County, Ohio
Contact: Teresa Slater
City: Chardon
State: OH
Zip: 44024
Phone (W): 440-285-2282
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The Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services, located in Chardon, Ohio is seeking a full time, detail oriented, and highly self-motivated individual to serve as the Executive Director. The Board is a governmental regional authority, responsible for the creation and oversight of mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and support services, provided by independent contract agencies, to residents of the county. This position also provides fiscal oversight of government funds. A cover letter, current resume, and salary requirements must be received by December 21, 2022. For a full position description and application instructions, please go to

Ad Title: First Step Home – Seeking Chief Executive Officer
Contact: Jody Duckwall
City: Cincinnati
State: OH
Zip: 45230
Phone (W): 513-474-1500
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Treatment Center Helping Women, With Their Children, Take On Recovery:
Anyone tackling mental health and addiction issues faces many obstacles, especially mothers with children. Forward thinking women in the early 90s recognized those additional gender challenges and founded First Step Home. Women were encouraged to bring their young children with them into a homelike setting for residential counseling and recovery. Today, with 12 buildings in Walnut Hills (67 housing beds, 18 residential beds, and 23 apartment units), its core services are residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, and outpatient treatment for women. Available to single and pregnant women and women with children needing these specialty services include the Maternal Addiction Program, the Terry Schoenling Home for Mothers and Infants, the Child Resiliency Program, and the Family Unity Center.

The Next Leader:
Building on the framework refined over three decades, the next CEO will be in an enviable position to immediately make an impact. Required executive leadership and financial experience will be essential to lead the $6MM agency with a current staff of 47 and governed by a 14-member Board of Trustees. Knowledge of mental health and addiction issues essential for internal responsibilities. Experience working with local and state funders, partners, and related organizations important. In today’s competitive environment, a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit will be most helpful. Full description available at

Desired Competencies:
• Academic degree(s) in related fields
• Accomplished networker
• Advocacy with elected officials
• Commitment to diversity
• Common sense street smarts
• Communicate as a leader
• Creative and visionary leader
• Effective team builder, sustainer
• Empathy for women and children
• Extraordinarily strong people-skills
• Finesse handling conflict
• Humility with a sense of humor
• Nonprofit leadership experience
• Organized, efficient leader
• Out of the box macro thinker
• Record of measurable achievements

First Step Home offers a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, Anthem Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401(k) plan, employer paid short & long-term disability and life insurance, PTO 8/80, professional development budget, and Employee’s Assistance Program. Commensurate with experience, the starting annual salary range is $130K to $165K.

Applications and Nominations:
Please email descriptive resume with personalized letter specific to how your career experiences have prepared you to lead First Step Home. Reviewed and acknowledged within 48 hours upon receipt, the deadline is 5 p.m. ET, Friday, 9 December 2022. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Send to

Ad Title: Now Hiring – Director, Children’s Division
Contact: Luke Russell
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43215
Phone (W): 614-224-2700
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The Director for the Children’s Division at NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Ohio is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Children’s Division and serves as a representative from NAMI Ohio to the external professional children’s mental health community. The Director is responsible for three programs with the division. These programs are Family Peer Support Certification Training; Parent Advocacy Connection (PAC); and YouthMove. Each program has one staff member who serves as the program lead. The Children’s Director serves as the direct supervisor for those staff.

The Director is responsible for reporting to funders and the NAMI Ohio Executive Director. In addition to supervision, this position manages grants, budgets, and reporting for all programs. This position also serves as the primary liaison between NAMI Ohio and the OMHAS Bureau of Children and Families.

Lastly, the Director will work with the Staff and Board to develop and implement an advocacy plan that promotes access to quality children’s programs throughout the State of Ohio.

• The ability to be task oriented, flexible, have excellent time management, communication and stress management skills are critical, and those tied to being an effective team leader.
• Strong collaboration and communication skills, and willingness to consult with internal and external stakeholders.
• A thorough knowledge of applicable state rules and regulations and stay up to date with any legislative changes that can affect the operation of the program.
• Ability to collaborate across other NAMI departments and with affiliates to further children’s programming.
• Ability to identify partnership opportunities and plan for future expansion
• Knowledge of database systems, data collection methods, and database design
• Implementation of core NAMI initiatives in partnership with peers.
• Ability to be a vocal advocate for children and families involved in the mental health system.
• Ability to effectively manage, coach and support a team of professionals
• Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills.
• Creative problem-solving and ability to work under tight deadlines.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and can be detail oriented while holding the larger strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree, and at least 5 years of experience in a related field; master's degree preferred.
• Knowledge of the child serving system of care (mental health, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, juvenile justice, family and children’s first councils, etc.).
• Knowledge regarding children’s mental health is essential.
• A thorough knowledge of applicable state rules and regulations and stay up to date with any legislative changes that can affect the operation of the program.
• Demonstrated understanding of knowledge management principles and capacity to deliver management and/or organizational learning activities.
• Proven ability to lead project teams and deliver impact, with minimal supervision in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
• High level of competency in learning management software/platforms, and Microsoft Office Suite
• Models' curiosity, flexibility, integrity and commitment to the NAMI mission, vision, and values.

This is a Full-time position. Compensation and Benefits package competitive. Send resume and salary requirements to Luke Russell at Deadline: December 6, 2022