Do you have a passion to serve families and youth right where they are?
Does seeing transformation in the lives of family and children motivate you?
SAFY of Colorado is searching for a seasoned Clinician with experience with child-welfare and juvenile justice populations. This person will serve as the agency’s Executive Director, and should be trauma-competent, action-oriented, adaptable, and a competent leader. This individual must be well connected in the State of Colorado, and will be based out of the Fort Collins office (or willing to travel there frequently).
This immediate opening is for a dynamic leader responsible for the clinical, strategic and operational leadership for SAFY of Colorado, assuring staff accountability, meeting financial objectives, active clinical quality assurance, and program expansion consistent with the SAFY model of Care. The Executive Director will advocate change locally or within the larger organization, maintain exceptional organizational culture within the state of Colorado, and have a commitment to trauma competent care.
This will be accomplished through the following:
Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
Carry out and provide direction on strategic plan implementation processes with Executive Team and staff.
Coach program directors as they implement the strategic plan and transition program operations.
Lead, coach and develop a high-performance leadership team. Provide direction to supervisors in the form of answers to problems and advice with staff performance and youth issues. Assist in establishing performance goals for the division and monitor progress. Perform scheduled evaluations and conduct monthly supervision for all direct reports.
Participate in annual operational budget process, and manage effectively within said budget. Accurately report on progress made and challenges encountered if not on target.
Establishes work schedule for direct reports and fill in during absence or vacant position. Conduct final interviews of division applicants in the region.
Collaborate with and participate as an active member of the Senior Management Team. Engage in a positive interface with corporate personnel/departments.
Manage and develop high performance teams
Master’s degree in human services, social work, counseling, psychology, or other license-eligible related field of human services
Independent clinical licensure in Colorado preferred.
Ten years of experience in the field of social service, five of those years being in a supervisory/administrative capacity
Experience in treatment foster care, family preservation, and in-home programs is strongly preferred
Experience interacting with billing/credentialing with Medicaid is preferred
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Resolution skills to demonstrate leadership and effective problem solving
Strong organizational skills to prioritize workload, as well as that of those positions supervised
Attention to detail and accuracy and ability to multitask
Operate a computer with Microsoft Office, other software, agency databases and online systems
Management & leadership abilities to coach, manage and develop high performance teams
Ability to address both the clinical, programmatic and operational issues as assigned
Ability to set, manage and achieve the financial budget of division/department
About Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth
Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) of America is a leading national nonprofit organization providing a full continuum of services for children and youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Building upon our reputation as a leader in quality treatment foster care services, our comprehensive programs and services include early intervention and prevention services, home- and community-based interventions, out-of-home placements, reunification and aftercare services provided with the goal of improving the health and quality of life of our nation’s most vulnerable children and families.
Our mission is to provide a loving home for children in need. Today, SAFY is expanding into communities across the nation by providing programs and services that go beyond therapeutic foster care. Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) is a not-for-profit (501)(c)(3) agency that provides comprehensive treatment services in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas.