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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Would you like to join a group of professional counselors who care about each other and the people they serve?  Maps Counseling Services (Maps), the largest independent provider of outpatient psychotherapy in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire serving approximately 1000 individuals and families each year, is seeking a dynamic, energetic, creative, and experienced Executive Director to lead the organization in conjunction with its Leadership Team.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead our nonprofit counseling center, with a staff that prides itself on providing excellence in counseling for our clients, collaboration among the staff, a culture of compassion, spirituality, openness to strong and inclusive leadership with a sensitivity to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  To stay connected with the Maps clients and the issues facing the clinical staff, the Executive Director will also carry a small clinical caseload of clients.

Maps specialties include, but are not limited to, substance misuse, trauma, clinical geropsychology, child and family counseling.  We can provide services to very young children up to and including our older adults. We believe that caring for the mental health needs of preschool children reduces problems in later life.

The organization has two sites, one in Peterborough and our central office in Keene, New Hampshire.  If you are someone who loves challenges, working with compassionate and experienced clinicians and thrives in a culture which includes the highest expectation of commitment, compassion, dedication, and professionalism, then please submit a CV for consideration.

As the CEO of the Agency, the Executive Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of the organization with a Leadership Team committed to shared leadership.  The specific duties are available in the job description below.

Experience and qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience in the leadership, supervision, and management of clinical and business staff
  2. Ability to integrate spirituality with psychotherapy practice
  3. Hold a New Hampshire professional license as a psychotherapist (PhD, PsyD, LICSW, LCMHC or LMFT) or licensed in another state with the ability to become licensed in New Hampshire in short order.
  4. Five to ten years or more experience as a successful clinician with significant senior level management experience in a mental health organization.

Please submit your CV, along with a cover letter, which makes your case for why you are the best candidate for this position.  Please list 3 references with their contact information and your salary requirements.

Submit your application electronically to Dawn Reed at:  dreed@Mapsnh.org 

The application process will close when a successful candidate is found.  

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS TO: Board of Directors
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The executive director is hired by the board to exercise responsibility for the overall leadership
and operations of the Maps Counseling Services (the agency). The director strives to ensure
community mental health needs are identified and met. ED hires and supervises the staff,
implements agency services and manages the organization’s personnel. The executive director
coordinates with the board for fund development and marketing. Certain executive,
administrative, and program functions of the Agency may be delegated to other persons. The
Executive Director identifies and supervises a successor in his/her absence.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Executive Leadership
2. Administration
3. Human Resources
4. Budget and Finance
5. Program and Services
6. Fund Development
7. Marketing and Public Relations
DESCRIPIONS OF RESPONSIBLITIES
1. Executive Leadership
 Articulate the vision, mission, identity and history of Maps
 Meet regularly with the staff to interpret the program’s goals and objectives
 Preserve and nurture the culture and commitment to spirituality at Maps
 Participate in meetings of the board of directors and advisory committees
 Communicate with the board regarding the status and health of the agency
 Facilitate board development, including board member orientation
 Identify strategies for agency development
 Guide the Agency’s annual and long-term strategic planning processes
 Build and maintain agency relationships with partner organizations
2. Administration
 Coordinate agency business and clinical administration
 Develop and enable succession plans for key positions
 Assist the board in formulating agency policy
 Approve need for outside consultants
 Maintain compliance with Solihten Institute Accreditation Standards
3. Human Resources
 Maintain compliance with all state, federal, HIPAA and labor laws, including all
requirements that protect the Agency’s non-profit status
 Provide employees with Maps Safety Policy, NH Labor Dept., NH Safety requirement
 Ensure posting of all federal and NH state labor laws as required
 Coordinate staff compensation with the board of directors
 Develop and maintain staff job descriptions as approved by board of directors
 Maintain Map’s personnel policies and assure compliance with Solihten Institute
standards
 Hire, assign, supervise, evaluate, facilitate disciplinary action and discharge staff, as needed
 Ensure that clinical staff have annual, accurate, signed, employment agreements
 Maintain all personnel records in secure business office files
 Conduct annual staff reviews utilizing job descriptions and/or other board-approved guides
 Conduct exit interviews with clinicians and management staff
4. Budget and Finance
 Develop and maintain agency financial administration, board-approved, policy
 Supervise financial management and reporting
 Coordinate with board of directors on fiscal strategy and annual budget
 Coordinate with board and/or professional consultant on fund development
 Report to the board on agency’s financial status
 Manage the budget
5. Program and Services
 Assure that the agency provides effective, ethical clinical services by appropriately
credentialed clinicians
 Approve appropriate affiliation agreements
 Supervise program staff and coordinating clinical staff meetings
 Formulate counseling policies and procedures
 Facilitate accurate annual productivity projections with each clinician
 Coordinate with referral sources and area professionals
 Monitor and ensuring compliance with contracts and grants
 Assure accurate and quality clinical records
6. Fund Development
 Assess the agency’s needs and resources for fund development
 Coordinate with the board to develop a strategy for fundraising
 Implement the fundraising efforts
 Research and develop grant and donor sources of revenue
 Nurture relationships with agency donors
7. Marketing and Public Relations
 Communicate the mission and vision of the agency
 Coordinate marketing and public relations efforts including agency website and social
media presence
 Represent the Agency to the larger community
 Build relationships with area congregations and non-profit agencies
 Maintain local and state legislative relationships
 Advocate for the needs of Maps’ clients
 Community education
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
1. Sufficient knowledge and experience to serve as the staff leader in an enterprise that combines
the disciplines of psychology, mental health and business
2. Demonstrated experience in the leadership and management of clinical and business staff
3. Experience developing staff teams and the ability to delegate work
4. Ability to integrate spiritually with psychotherapy practice
5. Ability to work effectively among community leaders
6. Be licensed in NH and able to meet the requirements for an advanced level staff
therapist

 

PSYCHOTHERAPISTS
Maps Counseling Services (www.mapsnh.org), is seeking psychotherapists to join our clinical team.    Must have a masters or doctorate in psychology, social work, or mental health, and experience working in an outpatient setting. Our strongest area of need is for clinicians with experience and preference in working with children and families.   

Maps offers a collaborative work environment that combines flexibility, independence, and professional teamwork with superb administrative support for billing, collections, and marketing. Maps has a commitment to supporting staff so that our professional work is sustainable.  We recognize the importance of balance; we offer a caring and empowering environment that sustains and nurtures our clinicians. 

Maps has office space in both Keene and Peterborough, and we offer the option of working remotely due to ongoing public health concerns.  Open positions:  

  • Staff Clinicians: New Hampshire licensed psychotherapists (PsyD, LICSW, LCMHC, or LMFT).  You must be licensed in New Hampshire or immediately eligible to be considered for this position.   
  • Clinical Residents: Completed academic degree and eligible to enter a supervisory agreement to work towards NH professional licensure.  Maps offers supervision towards licensure to clinical residents.   

 Applicants should address inquiries and application materials (cover letter, current resume, and references) to the Associate Executive Director:   Jill Burns, LCMHC, MALDC @ jburns@mapsnh.org

SENIOR STAFF CLINICIAN POSITION DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Senior Staff Therapist
REPORTS TO: Associate Executive Director
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Maps Senior Staff Clinician provides spiritually integrated
psychotherapy to a diverse outpatient population. They are licensed by the state of New Hampshire
to treat a wide-range of mental health or substance-use disorders with clients of all ages using
individual, couples or family interventions.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide Clinical Services
2. Maintain Clinical Records
3. Administration and Customer Service
4. Maintain Ethical and Professional Standards
5. Integrate Spirituality and Psychotherapy
6. Team Participation
7. Community Engagement
1. Provide Clinical Services
 Maintain a consistent clinical caseload of clients based on the agreement reviewed
annually between the clinician and the administrative team
 Independently contacts referrals, evaluates appropriateness for treatment, and schedules
them for the intake appointment
 Establishes a clear therapeutic relationship with appropriate boundaries
 Demonstrate effective assessment, diagnostic and treatment planning skills
 Demonstrate case conceptualization skills: provide concise, theoretically based case
conceptualizations that effectively integrate presenting problems, client goals, history and
evidenced based practices, and provide a reasonable prognosis and anticipated time
required
 Demonstrate effective interventions and positive outcomes
2. Maintain Clinical Records
 Ensures prompt completion of all required intake documents
 Completes an accurate and professional intake assessment, diagnosis and clinical
formulation
 Completes an effective and goal-focused treatment plan with achievable and client focused goals
 Completes clear session notes that show observable symptoms, evidence of progress and
interventions consistent with the treatment plan
 Terminates all records upon completion of a course of treatment
3. Administration and Customer Service
 Project annual performance expectations in partnership with administrative team
 Understands and follows all Maps policies and procedures
 Provides services in an effective and professionally appropriate manner
 Respond to requests from the business office with accuracy and efficiency
 Responds to client inquiries quickly and effectively
 Keep the electronic medical record scheduler current
 Adheres to all agency fiscal policies and procedures with respect to collecting payments
and providing only authorized appointments
 Addresses any problems and/or concerns appropriately and in consultation with their
supervisor or senior administration
4. Maintain Ethical and Professional Standards
 Follows all ethical guidelines of their profession, of Maps and of state and federal
regulations
 Accepts only referrals that are within their scope of clinical competency and consistent
with the agencies purpose and resources
 Continues to grow professionally through supervision, consultation, training seminars
 Recognizes problem areas or high-risk situations and seeks appropriate supervision and
guidance
 Maintain professional license to practice as a clinician in New Hampshire, completing all
required annual training and submitting all necessary renewal documentation
5. Integrate Spirituality and Psychotherapy
 Demonstrate a commitment to personal spiritual health and growth
 Consistently documents client spiritual resources and integrates a spiritual component
into the case-conceptualization and treatment-plan
 Understands and promotes the integration of psychotherapy and spirituality
 Participate in spiritual retreats and group practices at Maps
 Invest in developing skills around the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy to
enhance the therapeutic work
6. Team Participation
 Attend and participate in case conference and staff meetings reliably
 Treats colleagues with respect, actively participate in group process and contribute to
building and maintain a safe and supportive group community
7. Community Engagement
 Promotes and preserves the positive reputation of Maps
 Contribute to efforts to enhance Maps’ reputation with the community
 Foster new referrals sources
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
1. Must have at a minimum a master’s degree in a recognized mental health profession AND be
licensed to practice mental health care in New Hampshire.
2. Complete a minimum three-month period at Maps Counseling Services as a staff therapist,
currently demonstrating proficiency in psychotherapy and other required clinical skills, and
administrative competence in using the electronic clinical record, scheduling and participation
in required meetings
3. Ability to integrate spiritually with psychotherapy practice
4. Ability to work effectively with colleagues and engage in the professional community at Maps
5. Basic computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, data entry and software management