Program Director – Substance Abuse Treatment

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Program Director with a background in substance abuse treatment and a clinical licensure (LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC). The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing and enhancing our substance abuse treatment program, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services and comprehensive care to individuals seeking recovery.

The annual base salary range is $90,000 to $110,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the substance abuse treatment program, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and mission
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate program policies and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Supervise and support a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, counselors, and support staff
  • Ensure the delivery of evidence-based and culturally competent substance abuse treatment services
  • Monitor and evaluate program outcomes, maintaining a focus on continuous improvement
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure compliance with regulatory standards and best practices
  • Provide clinical supervision to staff pursuing licensure and support ongoing professional development
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment, promoting staff morale and retention
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community partners, treatment providers, and relevant stakeholders
  • Participate in local and regional networks to stay informed about industry trends and resources
  • Oversee the development and implementation of client engagement strategies
  • Ensure the provision of individualized treatment plans, case management, and aftercare services
  • Oversee the maintenance of accurate and confidential client records
  • Utilize data to inform decision-making, program planning, and reporting requirements
  • Collaborate with the finance department to develop and manage the program budget
  • Monitor expenditures, identify cost-saving opportunities, and ensure fiscal responsibility

 

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (LMSW, LCSW) or Mental Health Counseling (LMHC)
  • Current and unrestricted clinical licensure in the state
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in substance abuse treatment
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a supervisory or managerial role
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices in substance abuse treatment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations and accreditation standards

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