Mental Health America of Oregon (MHAO) is an inclusive grassroots mental health organization dedicated to empowering consumer/survivor voices to drive services and policies that foster wellness and full participation in life choices and recovery.
MHAO seeks an Executive Director to provide leadership for our vibrant non-profit organization which provides training, technical assistance, and peer support services for people who experience mental health challenges.
We currently operate a national technical assistance center for consumer/survivors and peer-provided services (http://peerlinktac.org), coordinate a statewide network providing community education on the Affordable Care Act, and recently began a peer support program where mental health peers support others to achieve mental health recovery . We are also proud to be hosting the 2015 national Alternatives Conference.
The Executive Director:
- Provides leadership consistent with the agency's mission in developing program, organization, and financial plans with the Board of Directors.
- Oversees the financial health of the organization.
- Directs fundraising and grant-writing activities to broaden MHAO's funding base.
- Assures that MHAO has adequate infrastructure and operational policies and procedures in place to support programs.
- Provides leadership and supervision.
- Provides direct technical assistance, training, and other grant required needs.
Qualifications: Must identify as a consumer/survivor/person with lived experience of mental health challenges. Must have seven to ten years related experience/training including three years of progressively increasing management and supervisory experience. Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred in related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Compensation: This is a full-time salaried, exempt position. Salary range $60,000-$70,000 per year DOE. Benefits include combine vacation and sick leave (PTO), health, vision and dental insurance.
To apply: Please visit http://mhaoforegon.org/careers for complete job description and application instructions. Applications will be accepted through October 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. PST.