Posted Date 18 hours ago (8/28/2020 9:49 PM)
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Job ID 2020-5068
Location Name SERCC - Olmsted
Category Executive/Senior Management
Overview Nexus Family Healing is seeking an Executive Director
to provide exceptional leadership and operations management to the
upcoming BRAND NEW Southeast Regional Crisis Center
(SERCC) based in Rochester, Minnesota.
This is an exciting opportunity for an organized and highly
motivated leader who is passionate about mission-driven work while
aligning communities and regional partners to provide the right
kind of care for individuals experiencing mental health crises
across southeast Minnesota.
Nexus Family Healing has a 45-year history of providing services
in diverse areas of mental health with enthusiasm and a willingness
to look creatively at serving communities, restoring hope for
thousands of children and families through outpatient/community
mental health services, foster care, and adoption, and residential
treatment. Using innovative, personalized approaches to heal
trauma, break cycles of harm, and reshape futures. We believe every
child is worth it — and every family matters.
At Nexus Family Healing, we not only support diversity – we
celebrate it and rely on it for the betterment of our employees,
our services, and our impact on the community. We strive to provide
the best quality care for our youth and the best work environment
for our employees through an inclusive team culture. Nexus Family
Healing is proud to be an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age,
familial status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran, or
Responsibilities Accountable for the overall positive leadership
of the agency and maintains a healthy and high- performing culture
among employees that supports staff development and reinforces
effective supervisory engagement and the collaborative management
Manages the day-to-day operations of services and programs by
supporting the effective functioning of all departments and
ensuring that the physical locations are well maintained, safe, and
conducive to the therapeutic treatment and engagement of youth and
Unites employees around their connection to the larger Nexus
organization and creates positive engagement between assigned
services and Nexus’ corporate departments, supporting one
Partners and works collaboratively with other agency Executive
Directors to promote operational excellence and efficiency through
best practice sharing and adoption of standardized approaches
across all agencies where appropriate.
Actively involved in promoting positive public relations,
marketing, and community relations by participating in community
events, appropriate civic, governmental, and political advocacy,
and participating in news coverage that is likely to generate
positive visibility for Nexus and the agency.
Works effectively with either the assigned Board of Directors or
an active advisory committee by ensuring timeliness, organization,
effective coordination, accurate reporting, and ongoing recruiting
and positive outreach of Board and/or advisory committee
Actively participates in philanthropic efforts and as a result
participates in obtaining fundraising dollars, gets involved in
events, builds relationships, and actively pursues grants and other
external funding sources for expanding or enhancing current or
projected development initiatives.
Develops a strong referral base by actively promoting services
and achieving high satisfaction with the youth, family, and
referral agent experiences as demonstrated by positive results on
satisfaction surveys and a steady stream of admissions and requests
Maintains appropriate census and budget expectations for
long-term sustainability, as well as manages expenses and increases
revenue and/or diversifies funding streams to ensure that the
strategic goals of assigned services and the mission are
Actively looks for ways to expand and grow services and be
innovative with programs to keep up with sector trends to enhance
better outcomes and impact.
Building off of research and best practices, incorporates state
of the art clinical services and programming that generates
positive, long-term outcomes. Ensure the implementation of the
Nexus practice model and clinical standards across all services and
Supports an active continuous quality improvement and risk
management culture in which key organization and agency performance
indicators are routinely identified, monitored and improved.
Manages a current and relevant training program that orients and
mentors’ new staff effectively, expands staff’s knowledge and
experiences, and ensures the ongoing talent development of future
Leads and adjusts the agency’s strategic planning process,
execution and achievement of relevant goals and strategies to
address current needs as well as long-term planning while
integrating Nexus organizational initiatives.
Ensures that the agency adheres to the requirements of all
licensing, contracting and accrediting bodies.
All other tasks and duties as assigned.
Ability to travel via car and plane is required; Approximately
10% of time requires regular travel
Qualifications Required Education and Licensure
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business, Social Work,
Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or a related
Valid driver's license required.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in a clinical field with licensing is strongly
preferred; a combination of business degree with direct clinical
experience will be considered.
Ten (10) years of clinical experience with children, youth or
families, and specific experience with agency and crisis services
and programs is strongly preferred.
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