The Executive Director reports to the Gastineau Human Services Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall operation of the Corporation. This position is responsible for administering, planning, and general oversight of all corporate operations and has a particular function in guiding the corporation in following its mission statement.

Illustrative Tasks

• Directly supervises the Clinical Director, Re-entry Services Director, Gastineau House Manager, and Deputy Executive Director
• Hires, promotes, trains and/or dismisses corporate employees in accordance with written policies.
• Interprets and communicates board policy to staff, clients, applicable agencies and the public.
• Develops and maintains working relationships with public and private agencies within policy guidelines.
• Establishes long-range and short-term goals for the agency and its programs.
• Responsible for the annual budget, and budget projections.
• Develops policies and procedures in accordance with federal and state regulations.
• Prepares programmatic and financial reports for the Board of Directors.
• Prepares grant and contract proposals that support and/or further the agency mission.
• Responsible for program development supporting the agency mission or annual goals.
• Represents the agency to the community and the media.

Knowledge / Abilities / Skills

• Ability to write and speak effectively and professionally.
• Manage a highly diverse client population and professional staff
• Ability to relate to correctional and social services professionals.
• Follow and defend regulatory requirement provided by the Department of Corrections, the Department of Health and Social Services, and Alaska Statutes.
• A broad knowledge of substance use disorder (relapse and recovery), the criminal justice system, the corrections system, the court system, and the behavioral health system.
• A thorough knowledge of the re-entry possibilities available within the community and the state.
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check, have a current driver’s license and satisfy the requirements for coverage per GHS’ auto insurance carrier.

Experience / Training Minimum qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in the field of business, public administration, education, psychology,
sociology, or a related field, and;
• 3 years experience in a senior management position with a non-profit agency with emphasis in criminal justice and alcohol and/or drug abuse field

Preferred qualifications:

• Masters degree in the field of business, public administration, education, psychology, sociology, or a related field, and;
• 5 years experience in a senior management position with a non-profit agency with emphasis in criminal justice and alcohol and/or other drug abuse fields

Salary Range:

$107,741 to $150,838 D.O.E.