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Executive Director/CEO

The NH Providers Association

The mission of the NH Providers Association is to represent its members in advancing substance use prevention, treatment and recovery through public policy, leadership, professional development, and quality member services. The Association envisions a New Hampshire with an all-encompassing continuum of care that successfully addresses the public health impacts of substance use. The Association has more than 100 members, representing individuals and organizations in the fields of prevention, treatment and recovery. With the right leadership, the Association is uniquely positioned to build and strengthen its reputation as the key point of contact for issues facing substance use providers throughout the state of New Hampshire. Increased resources deployed to address the state’s substance use disorder issues provide an opportunity for the Association to leverage state and federal funds to grow its staff, programming, and budget over the next several years. Following a period of transition, the Association seeks an innovative, self-directed and dynamic leader to direct the organizations growth, sustainability, and strategic partnerships.

Responsible to: Board of Directors

Education: Master’s Degree required


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic responsibility for the New Hampshire Alcohol and other Drug Services Providers Association (the NH Providers Association) staff, programs, and execution of its mission. The E.D. will promote the activities and sustainability of the Providers Association including implementation of growth and sustainability plans, innovative program design, membership outreach and education, and regulatory advocacy with key bodies, including the legislature, Department(s) of Health and Human Services and Insurance, and the Governor’s Office.

Why Work With Us?

The Association provides a flexible and collegial work setting and is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. We offer competitive salaries and professional development opportunities. Apply today!


Master’s Degree preferred in Public Administration, Education, Business Administration, Public Health, Human Services or related field with management experience, track record of effectively leading a growing, performance – and outcomes-based organization and staff.  Demonstrated expertise in the area of substance use and behavioral health and proven leadership, and relationship management experience.  Other qualifications include:

  • Ability to adapt to changing landscapes quickly and to be seen as a resource, problem-solver, and collaborator
  • Familiarity with health and human service systems, preferred background in substance use or behavioral health services
  • Understanding of data and its use to inform program design and development
  • Excellence in organizational management in a collaborative environment with the ability to facilitate, coach staff, management and develop a high-performance team, setting and achieving strategic objectives and managing a budget.
  • Understanding and working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
  • Ability to oversee the marketing and public relations effort engaging a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.  Experience in public speaking and delivering formal presentations.
  • Action – oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  • Passion, integrity, positive attitude, mission – driven and self-directed.

Job Location:

Concord, New Hampshire, some travel throughout the state


Leadership and Management:

  • Act on opportunities for Association growth and expansion as a collaborator and community partner
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic/strategy excellent rigorous program/strategy evaluation and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communication and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the Association’s strategic goals and compliance with all funding sources.
  • Actively engage and energize Association members and board members, funders, and collaborative partner organizations.
  • Develop, maintain and support a strong Board of Directors: serve as an ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing operations.
  • Lead, coach, develop and retain Association staff.  Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components and measure successes or challenges that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders and members.
  • Create and enable the future of the Association through strategic planning, community collaborative efforts, funding expansion through grants, private funders and exploration of revenue streams and participation.

Financial Stability and Communications:

  • Proven track record of successful grant writing and management oversight for both state and federal grants.
  • Develop and provide oversight for the annual budget.
  • Coordinate Board Sustainability Committee efforts to expand revenue-generating activities to support and expand existing operations.
  • Oversee financial decisions, ensuring that all policies and procedures are understood and followed.
  • Create the vision and plan the sustainability.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications with the goal of creating a stronger board.
  • Use presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.
  • Begin to build partnerships in new areas, establishing relationships with funders and political and community leaders
How to Apply:

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Date Added: October 11, 2019

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