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Program Director -667 in Chesapeake, VA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

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Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Indian Creek Correctional Center located in Chesapeake, VA is one of the largest, (1,060 male beds), medium security dormitory style Therapeutic Communities in the nation. Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. is recruiting for a senior level administrator to oversee clinical and operational activities of the 12 substance use disorder treatment units that comprise the institution. The ideal candidate will be highly versed in Therapeutic Community programming to individuals under criminal justice supervision. Additionally, the candidate should be familiar with evidence based principles of offender rehabilitation institutional change management, be detailed oriented, and committed to the professional development of all staff. The position will oversee nearly 50 multidisciplinary staff that comprise Indian Creek Correctional Center and the Virginia Correctional Center for Women in Goochland, Virginia. The candidate will maintain a full time office onsite at Indian Creek Correctional Center and will conduct regularly scheduled visits to the Virginia Correctional Center for Women to ensure contract compliance and program fidelity. 

Salary for this position is $68,000-$75,000 annually. Spectrum offers comprehensive benefits including, but not limited to: health/dental/vision/disability insurances, paid time off, 401k with company match, and tuition reimbursement/assistance. Mileage is reimbursed for travel between sites.


§   State Certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)/CADC in the state of Virginia or similar certification recognized by the Virginia Board of Professional Counselors is required.

§   Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Education or closely related field preferred.

§   A minimum of 3 years of experience working in Therapeutic Community model programs is highly preferable.

§   A minimum of 5 years of management experience is required.

§   Corrections experience or experience directing treatment services within a secure environment is required.

§   Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.



Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

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  • Job Family Supervisory
  • Job Function Program Function Manager
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $68,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $75,000.00
  • Travel Required Yes


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