EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Qualifications 

Master’s Degree preferably in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration with a minimum of 10 years experience in a management position in a healthcare setting.


Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • IRA

  • Vacation/Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • AFLAC

  • Life Insurance

  • Mileage/CEU Reimbursment


THE AGENCY

Kids Counseling Inc. has been in existence for 10 years. It was designated as the Children’s Core Service Agency for San Miguel and Mora Counties. Kids Counseling Inc specializes in services for infants, children, adolescents and their families. It is the largest children’s agency in the area employing over 25 people. Kids Counseling Inc provides a comprehensive array of services based in trauma informed care, that when used together encourages positive outcomes for individual and families in need. We provide out-patient individual and family therapy, comprehensive community support, child psychiatric services, community-based family support services and parent education. 


POSITION

The Executive Director plans and executes all aspects of the agency’s programs, and is responsible for the overall effectiveness of the organization. The Executive Director maximizes all external relationships with government, mental health organizations, professional groups and the community-at-large, and serves as the visible spokesperson for the agency. The Executive Directors activities should follow the agency’s stated purpose and the strategic plan, and should be executed in a manner that reflects stewardship of the agency’s resources, and that achieves performance goals. The Executive Director is responsible for working effectively with the Board. The Executive Director position is a regular full-time position under the direction of the Board of Directors. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board President. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Leadership and Direction

  1. Develops and implements a yearly Operational Plan based on the strategic plan and with input from the Board of Directors that addresses (at minimum) a yearly budget, staffing, fundraising/development and partnerships. 

  2. Establishes performance goals based on the Operational Plan and tracks/reports progress against goals. 

  3. Provides guidance to the Board of Directors to help them fulfill their responsibilities as Board members in formulating policy, financial oversight, fundraising, and assessing the performance of the agency.

  4.  Executes the directives of the Board of Directors including staffing board meetings; distributing agendas, meeting minutes, financials and other documents prior to meetings. Provides updates on the agency’s performance and any key issues to the Board and provides staff support to board committees. 

  5. Represents the agency to other organizations, negotiates and maintains partnerships. 

Financial Oversite

  1. Oversees agency budgets that encompass planned revenues and expenditures and is held accountable for the control of these resources. 

  2. Prepares reports on the state of the agency’s finances including annual agency budget in collaboration with the Board Treasurer, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and other key staff. Supervises the preparation of monthly financial statements; ensures that the required financial reporting to granting agencies is provided and oversees preparation of annual audit by auditor with the Finance Manager. 

  3. Approves agency expenditures; reviews and signs all contracts. 

Fundraising and Public Relations

  1. Is responsible and accountable for all successful fundraising and development activities of the organization. 

  2. Supervises Chief Operations Officer and works with Board to create and execute an annual Development Plan as a part of the overall Operational Plan that is aligned with the strategic plan. 

  3. Works with the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Finance Officer to identify and cultivate corporate and individual donors; and oversees all fundraising events. 

  4. Reviews and approves potential grant applications to ensure they reflect the agency’s priorities. 

  5. Approves all agency publications and public statements, and ensures that there is on-going communication with key agency stakeholders. 

  6. Acts as agency spokesperson to media on policy and mental health information. 

Staff Supervision and Development 

  1. Provides leadership, direction and mentoring for agency staff members. 

  2. Determines appropriate staffing levels and recruits and trains high performing staff members. 

  3. Encourages, monitors and evaluates staff job performance. Sets yearly performance goals, provides on-going feedback, evaluates job performance and provides a yearly, face to face performance evaluation to direct reports. 

  4. Provides appropriate staff development and training opportunities to staff to ensure a high 

level of technical skills and knowledge of mental health issues. 

Policy Leadership 

  1. Assists the Board of Directors in developing and implementing public policy programs and initiatives, providing analysis of legislation, as needed. Assists in recommending policy positions to the Board of Directors; prepares testimony, positions and legislative alerts, as necessary, and serves as the agency’s spokesperson in advocacy efforts. 

  2. Maintains personal contact with the Legislature and government officials as necessary to advance agency positions; and supervises the agency’s lobbying efforts. 

Programmatic Leadership

  1. Provides vision for program development by identifying trends and opportunities. 

  2. Directly supervises the Administrative Officers and Program Directors of key program areas: prevention, promotion, and advocacy, and ensures that they have adequate resources and support to effectively perform their jobs. 

  3. Works with Program Directors to establish the key themes and objectives of programming and oversees implementation of programs. 

  4. Identifies staff leadership for implementation of awarded grants and programmatic funding. 

  5. Works with the Chief Operations Officer to evaluate and monitor program effectiveness. 


TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND RESUME TO BOARD@KIDSCOUNSELINGNM.COM

 

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

The Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor will supervise a multi-disciplinary staff of three or more clinicians. Conducts regular case conferences with clinicians and interns for supervision and consultation; reviews cases; supervises staff in assessing social, emotional and economic causes of problem behavior and mental or emotional disorders and in developing and modifying treatment and approves alternative plans, termination or transfer of cases; supervises consultation activities of employees; is responsible for assignment and reassignment of employee caseload. 


Provide clinical supervision to intake, triage, and pre-admission procedures and ensure new clients are linked in a timely manner to proper resources and agency services. 


Coordinates the assignment of cases, conducts staff meetings and provides training; schedules staff to provide for clinic coverage; evaluates work performance; assists in disciplinary proceedings. 


Maintain a 50/50 ratio of direct client services and supervision. Provide clinical activities including assessments, treatment/service plan development, safety plan development, crisis assessments, therapy services, treatment reviews, and staff training/support. 



QUALIFICATIONS

Licensure as a NM licensed Psychiatrist; Psychologist; Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LPCC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). 
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with SED children, adolescents, and families or target population. Be able to pass a Criminal Records Clearance. Ability to establish a positive working relationship and work cooperatively with clients, staff, colleagues and community members. 


Kids Counseling Inc. is a non-profit community behavioral health agency located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. For more information, please call 505-425-2622 or email info@kidscounselingnm.com.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER

The CCSS Worker coordinates and provides services and resources to individuals/families necessary to promote recovery, rehabilitation and resiliency. The CCSS Workers address goals specifically in the following areas: parenting skills; training and behavior management; independent living; learning; socializing and recreation. The CCSS Worker reports directly to the CCSS Supervisor. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a human service field from an accredited university and have one (1) 
year relevant experience with the target population; OR 

  • Hold an Associates Degree and have a minimum of two (2) years of experience working with the 
target population; OR 

  • Be a high school graduate or have a General Education Development (GED) test and a minimum of 
three (3) years of experience working with the target population

 

OUT-PATIENT MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST

The Clinical Therapist is responsible for performing a variety of direct clinical duties in an outpatient setting. These include, but are not limited to assessments and treatment planning as well as individual and family therapy

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold current license or be eligible for licensure as an LMSW, LMHC, LAAMFT, LCSW, LPCC, LMFT.