Our client, AspenPointe, based in Colorado Springs, is seeking a President & Chief Executive Officer. AspenPointe is a nonprofit community mental health center that provides a full continuum of exceptional behavioral health care to the Pikes Peak region, one patient at a time. AspenPointe offers mental health and substance abuse services as well as career and education enhancement programs for individuals and families. In collaboration with AspenPointe’s Board of Directors, the President & CEO helps determine the strategic direction of the organization and ensures both long- and short-term objectives are met. Reporting directly to the Board, the President & CEO exercises responsibility and authority for the overall administrative management and operations of AspenPointe and all of its affiliated corporate entities.
•An undergraduate degree is required. An advanced degree, or clinical education specific to behavioral health, health care administration or a related field, is highly preferred.
•Must possess at least 10 year’s of professional experience, with significant leadership experience in behavioral health, health care administration or nonprofit management. Given the size/scope of AspenPointe, experience in a complex environment (multiple programs, locations, significant size/staff, etc.) will distinguish the most attractive candidates.
•Familiarity with Medicaid or other federal, state or local behavioral health contracts is necessary. Further, candidates should possess a history of thriving in ambiguous environments.
•Demonstrated ability to plan, analyze and implement decisions affecting new programs, including innovative behavioral health practices, investment opportunities, partnerships and collaborations. Examples will be sought.
•Candidates should possess knowledge of various levels of care, including crisis services, acute inpatient, partial hospital, residential and/or outpatient modalities.
•Candidates with experience in an external leadership role and experience interacting with a Board of Directors and a wide array of community leaders will be viewed favorably.
•The successful candidate will have a proven ability to motivate, influence and manage a diverse array of dedicated professionals while emphasizing high quality services, a commitment to diversity, and programs for vulnerable populations.
•Candidates must possess a history of achieving/exceeding goals, improving performance, and growing the organizations under his/her responsibility.
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