Tremendous leadership opportunity in one of the most respected social service and behavioral health agencies! CHD is a dynamic, fiscally-strong non-profit with an annual $95 million budget and nearly 1,500 staff serving 23,000 children, adults and families each year in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Join CHD and be part of an amazing 45-year history of innovation, empowerment, and excellence.

The Vice President of Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Services provides leadership, direction, and oversight to the Center for Human Development’s adult mental health and substance use treatment programs located in Massachusetts. She/he ensures the design, development, and ongoing implementation of high quality services to individuals and families who are troubled, at risk, and/or in need of residential, outreach, and/or rehabilitative services. These programs, totaling over $20 million, provide support to over 900 individuals and are funded by DMH, DPH and BSAS. Duties include program development and expansion, supervision and support of at least four Program Directors, oversight of CHD’s role as a lead agency in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) system and oversight of two residential recovery homes for women and children. There is a strong emphasis on relationship-building and partnerships within the private provider networks and funder communities in this role. CHD supports five subcontractors in the CBFS system and the VP is a key liaison and leader within that service system. The VP also has responsibility for complex budget management, planning and decision making that furthers CHD’s mission, implementation of services through person centered recovery approaches, participation in corporate and programmatic strategic planning, building and maintaining relationships with regional and area funding source representatives and trade organizations, and quality assurance.

Qualifications include five to eight years of senior management experience; commitment and enthusiasm for the mission, goals and objectives of the agency; demonstrated experience in managing complex budgets, personnel issues, and service delivery needs of client populations. Also required are knowledge of and experience with Massachusetts social service systems and agencies; Master’s Degree in a related field; ability to represent CHD in the community and on the local and state level; ability to operate division in a manner that strengthens CHD’s position both as a high quality service provider and as a fiscally-sound organization.

To apply, visit and apply online to requisition number 16-0262.