The Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board has been serving the residents of Columbiana County since 1969. The Board contracts with service agencies to provide treatment and support for persons with mental health and substance abuse problems. The Board plans, funds, and monitors a comprehensive system of mental health and substance abuse services for both children and adults.
Public accountability for the system is assured through a governing board composed of professionals, family members, civic leaders, and individuals recovering with mental illnesses and substance abuse issues.
The Columbiana County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board is conducting a search for the position of Executive Director. The Board's current Executive Director, Kathie Chaffee, is retiring July 1, 2017. Plans are to have an individual in place by April 1, 2017. Please review the Job Description posted below, which includes the minimum qualifications for the position. If you have the qualifications and interest, submit the following by email to email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled.
Cover Letter which includes the reasons for your interest in the position
A consultant assisting the Board with the search will monitor the email address daily. Applicants with the strongest credentials will be sent pre-interview questions. Responses to these questions will be due one week after they are sent and will be submitted to the same email address. Top candidates determined by credentials and responses to the pre-interview questions, will be invited to interview. The Board has formed a Search Committee, who along with the current Executive Director, will conduct the interviews. References will be requested from the "finalist" candidates. Board members may opt to meet with top candidates prior to making an offer of employment.
The Search Committee will negotiate the core elements of the contract with the desired candidate. Offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and criminal background check.
The Columbiana County MHRS Board is an entity of county government, and all employees are covered by the Public Employees Retirement System. The Board offers health care coverage to the extent needed by the employee (Individual, Individual plus spouse, or Family). Current employee premium participation is 20%. Other benefits include paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and term life insurance.
The Columbiana County MHRS Board is an equal opportunity employer. The position will remain open until a desired candidate is hired.
211 is a simple, easy-to-remember number to call when you need help or access to human services. It is a free 24-hour service, so you get the help you need when you need it. You may also search for resources online by visiting Help Hotline Crisis Center's website at www.helphotline.org, and clicking on the button, "Click Here to Search the 211 Data Base."
Help Hotline Crisis Center offers a Peer-to-Peer Telephone Support Service to help people who are coping with mental health, alcohol, or drug problems which may arise in their lives. It is available from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday by calling 1-866-303-PEER (7337). It is funded in part by the mental health and recvovery boards of Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull Counties. Trained peer volunteers from the three counties will be answering the phones.