The Ecker Center for Mental Health is a private not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that has served the community for over 64 years, and currently provides a range of behavioral health services, including psychiatry, nursing , case management, 24/7 crisis and crisis residential, life skills development, counseling and various residential services. Our current budget is approximately $5.5 million, we operate 4 outpatient and 6 residential sites, and we employ 110 staff. Due to the current CEO’s retirement, we are seeking a committed, highly motivated and experienced leader to join our team.
The CEO is responsible for the overall effectiveness of the organization and works with its management team, Board of Directors and funders to operationalize the organization’s mission, values, and vision. The CEO provides outcome based strategic leadership, facilitates short and long term planning, implements new initiatives and growth opportunities, and works collaboratively to ensure a sustainable and effective organization. The CEO builds and strengthens external relationships with local, state, and federal governmental entities, local and regional community-based health and human service organizations, elected officials, civic groups, donors, and other related representatives, and serves as the primary spokesperson for the agency.
Primary Responsibilities include:
Executive leadership and strategic direction
Staff leadership, supervision and development
Agency development, fundraising and community relations
This position requires at least a Master's Degree in a Health and/or Human Services-related field, 10 years of comparable leadership experience and a strong understanding of budgeting and financial management.
In addition, the position requires experience in behavioral health care settings, and expertise in the areas of organizational management and improvement, emerging technologies within the field, marketing, fundraising and community relations. Ideally, the CEO candidate will present a range of experience within Illinois based health care organizations, and familiarity with Illinois Medicaid reform and system transformation initiatives supporting managed care and value based payment. Experience with The Joint Commission accreditation is also a plus.
Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the role and the organization to Ramona Grauzinis, HR & Resource Development Director, at email@example.com. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
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About Ecker Center for Mental Health
The Ecker Center for Mental Health is a private not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that has served the community for over 64 years, and currently provides a range of behavioral health services, including psychiatry, nursing , case management, 24/7 crisis and crisis residential, life skills development, counseling and various residential services.