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Executive Director of Colorado 

About the Organization SAFY's Mission
SAFY is Preserving Families & Securing Futures.

SAFY's Model of Care is a way of working with families across service systems to enhance their capacity to care for and protect their children. Focusing on permanency, safety, and well-being and needs within the context of the family and community, we build on each individual's strengths to achieve positive, sustainable outcomes.  

Join the SAFY Family

Do you have a passion to serve families and youth right where they are?

Does seeing transformation in the lives of family and children motivate you?

SAFY of Colorado is searching for a seasoned Clinician with experience with child-welfare and juvenile justice populations. This person will serve as the agency’s Executive Director, and should be trauma-competent, action-oriented, adaptable, and a competent leader. This individual must be well connected in the State of Colorado, and will be based out of the Fort Collins office (or willing to travel there frequently).

This immediate opening is for a dynamic leader responsible for the clinical, strategic and operational leadership for SAFY of Colorado, assuring staff accountability, meeting financial objectives, active clinical quality assurance, and program expansion consistent with the SAFY model of Care. The Executive Director will advocate change locally or within the larger organization, maintain exceptional organizational culture within the state of Colorado, and have a commitment to trauma competent care.

This will be accomplished through the following:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Carry out and provide direction on strategic plan implementation processes with Executive Team and staff.
  • Coach program directors as they implement the strategic plan and transition program operations.
  • Lead, coach and develop a high-performance leadership team. Provide direction to supervisors in the form of answers to problems and advice with staff performance and youth issues. Assist in establishing performance goals for the division and monitor progress. Perform scheduled evaluations and conduct monthly supervision for all direct reports.
  • Participate in annual operational budget process, and manage effectively within said budget. Accurately report on progress made and challenges encountered if not on target.
  • Establishes work schedule for direct reports and fill in during absence or vacant position. Conduct final interviews of division applicants in the region.
  • Collaborate with and participate as an active member of the Senior Management Team. Engage in a positive interface with corporate personnel/departments.
  • Manage and develop high performance teams
Position Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in human services, social work, counseling, psychology, or other license-eligible related field of human services

Licensure Requirements:

  • Independent clinical licensure in Colorado preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • Ten years of experience in the field of social service, five of those years being in a supervisory/administrative capacity
  • Experience in treatment foster care, family preservation, and in-home programs is strongly preferred
  • Experience interacting with billing/credentialing with Medicaid is preferred

Skill Set:

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Resolution skills to demonstrate leadership and effective problem solving
  • Strong organizational skills to prioritize workload, as well as that of those positions supervised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and ability to multitask
  • Operate a computer with Microsoft Office, other software, agency databases and online systems
  • Management & leadership abilities to coach, manage and develop high performance teams
  • Ability to address both the clinical, programmatic and operational issues as assigned
  • Ability to set, manage and achieve the financial budget of division/department
Location Colorado - Fort Collins  
Number of Openings 1  
Employment Type Full Time/Exempt 

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