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Executive Director Behavioral Health Services

Company: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities in the State of Illinois. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference. LSSI has a great opportunity for an Executive Director, Behavioral Health Services. This position is full-time.The successful candidate will lead a service network providing an array of mental health and substance use services in Chicago and parts of Northern Illinois. Benefits and Perks: LSSI is growing! Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that youre helping make a positive difference in the lives of others,as well as these career advantages:

  • On Demand Flexible Paydays for earned wages through an app called Dayforce Wallet.
  • Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure.
  • Opportunity for advancement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare insurance, up to 26 days of paid time off per calendar year, 11 paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) plan, Employee Assistance Program, and flexible hours.
  • The paid training you need to learn, grow, and succeed!Essential Functions:
    • Manage day-to-day operations for a complex service network with multiple administrative procedures and requirements, as well as a multi-faceted clinical service array.
    • Supervise, coach, and mentor leaders overseeing crisis services, mental health services for adults, children, and families, and substance use treatment.
    • Lead implementation of a newly funded planning grant to establish a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC).
    • Develop and perform to operational budget for service network.
    • Implement systems of accountability to ensure productivity and performance requirements are met.
    • Effectively communicate organizational strategic priorities and program goals to employees.
    • Develop plans for new programs or program improvements, identifying processes, milestones and executing to timeline.Position Qualifications:
      • Masters degree in social work or related human services field is strongly preferred. Will consider masters degree in business or similar with healthcare experience.
      • Minimum of 7 years of experience in direct service including 3 years of supervisory experience at program until level.
      • Demonstrated creative program planning, collaboration skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Periodic driving to visit program sites andattend meetings; if driving for work, valid state drivers license in good standing is required.
      • Hybrid schedule available. However, position will require the successful candidate to be in the office 2 to 3 days per week and possibly more as needed. The position will also be required to travel in the Northern Region of the State including Chicago.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Des Plaines , Executive Director Behavioral Health Services, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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