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Executive Director, Gallatin Mental Health Center, Bozeman, MT

Western Montana Mental Health Center


Bozeman, MT

February 10, 2017

Western Montana Mental Health Center is a premier non-profit provider of mental and behavioral health services in Montana. Taking a patient-centered and recovery-oriented approach, Western Montana Mental Health Center (WMMHC) provides a spectrum of integrated behavioral health services at facilities in 12 counties.

The Opportunity

The Executive Director will provide strategic direction and program oversight for the Bozeman and Livingston facilities, and ensure that WMMHC assists individuals and communities in coping with the challenges of mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. The Executive Director, with the assistance of a Clinical Director, leads a team of professionals and para-professionals and ensures proper clinical training, compliance, and documentation in order to provide support and therapeutic services to adults, children, and families.

The Executive Director brings proven expertise in business operations and financial management while striking a balance with clinical operations and standards of care. The ideal candidate is strategic, assesses liability, and limits risk in order to drive sound business decisions. Managing the day-to-day operations, the Executive Director is responsible for all program operations, budgets, and both the Bozeman and Livingston facilities, while reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of WMMHC.

The Executive Director will collaborate with the WMMHC management team to establish agency priorities, unify policies and procedures, and provide for equitable resource distribution. He or she will also engage with the state legislature to advocate for funding and services for the benefit of the local communities. Additionally, the Executive Director will actively nurture working relationships with community resource agencies through partnering, networking, and education to facilitate service for clients. You can read more about WMMHC, the Executive Director position, and the ideal candidate at http://waldronhr.com/searches/western-montana-mental-health-center.

Education, Experience Certifications

Candidates must have a minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in programs serving adults and/or children with severe emotional disturbances and their families. Thorough knowledge of serious mental illness; family and general systems theory; principles and techniques of program development; and effective treatment approaches for adults, children, and families is essential as is knowledge of dynamics of human behavior and social relationships. Proven experience with and knowledge of administrative principles including budgeting, funding streams, contractual guidelines, public relations, and personnel management is required.

A Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field is required, as is LCSW or LCPC licensure. Candidates must also be eligible for certification as a Mental Health Professional Person (MHPP) in the state of Montana.

To Apply

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. To be considered, please go to http://candidateportal.waldronhr.com to submit your resume and a cover letter expressing your passion for the mission of WMMHC and fit for this role.

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