Executive Director, Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition

NSVSAC (Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition) - 107153 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

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  • Entity: Valley Health Corporate
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Executive Director is responsible for the management of personnel and programs currently affiliated with the Northwest Regional Adult Drug Treatment Court, Law Enforcement Opioid Intervention Program, and CATALIST programs. The Executive Director serves as a liaison between the Coalition, stakeholders and the community identifying and cultivating positive relationships at the community, county, and state levels. Working with community partners the Executive Director identifies needs, develops and implements new programs. The Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of all budgets, contracts and grants.
Duties include:
• Develops, participates in, and implements key organizational processes: Budget, Talent Management (hiring/selection, 30/90 day reviews, performance mgmt., career development discussions, corrective action), Employee engagement Action Planning, Employee & Customer Rounding, and Regular Staff Meetings. • Promotes a fair, safe and high-quality work environment by holding self and staff accountable for adhering to regulatory and VHS policies, procedures and standards. • Supervise project staff and volunteers affiliated with the initiative.
• Advocates for and implements plan for drug courts, LEOIP, and CATALIST programs. • Define the scope of work and detailed work plan with management, including short/long-term goals, measures, deliverables, time, and sequence of activities. • Determine the objectives and measures upon which projects will be evaluated. • Oversee and advise the planning, implementation, and tracking of the NSVSAC-Winchester, Clarke, and Frederick Counties.
Community Engagement
• Develop a communication plan to update stakeholders on the progress of the initiative. Promote and educate community on initiative through awareness campaigns, public relations, community forums, town hall meetings, schools, etc. • Serves as the healthcare/human services interface for substance abuse issues with criminal justice stakeholders. • Cultivate positive relationships at the community, county, and state levels; update community on initiatives; update community on new risks/threats
Program Development
• Identify internal and external stakeholders and cultivate positive relationships at the community, county, and state levels. • Interfaces with key community stakeholders in addressing community substance abuse issues. • Develops contracts and agreements with partner organizations to build capacity and accomplish shared goals. • Directs efforts to implement new community-wide programs or expansion of existing substance abuse related programs including drug court, education and prevention programs, treatment, and aftercare. • Identify needs, identify stakeholders, develop program outline, develop contracts and agreements with partner organizations, secure funding, implement, evaluate
Financial Management
• Ensure deliverables are within budget and delivered timely. • Oversee and advise the planning, implementation, and tracking of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Substance Abuse Coalition-Winchester, Clarke, and Frederick Counties. • Plan and direct fund-raising campaigns. • Seeks and develops grant applications. • Budget, Contract and Grant management; update Executive Committee with financial reports, prepare progress reports for stakeholders and grantees

What You Will Bring:


Bachelors in related field required
Masters highly preferred

5 years of progressive leadership responsibility in a criminal justice, judicial, health, or human services organization.
Prior experience in grant writing, grant administration, community / public relations, and financial management preferred.
Prior experience with Drug Courts preferred.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

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Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification


Physical Demands
3 A Administration