Program Director

Easterseals UCP is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Program Director to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary Behavioral Health team in the eastern region of NC designed to provide crisis interventions and support to children and adults.

What You’ll Do

As the Program Director, you will be responsible for leading and planning program activities, marketing, fiscal affairs, quality improvement and compliance, as well as monitoring the budget and administrative policies across Child First, MST, IIH, HFW, OPT and Psychiatric services in the Eastern Region/Trillium catchment area. The Director provides site supervision as well as direct supervision of the teams under their leadership to ensure the individual programs growth, consistency, and continued financial viability. Understanding each program and managing them as a unique entity with regional commonalities will be essential to this role.

How You’ll Benefit  

You’ll earn a competitive salary of $80,000-90,000 depending on skills and experience. This full-time position offers a flexible, partially remote schedule Monday-Friday in eastern NC. We also offer benefits to those regularly working 30 hours or more per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • Travel reimbursement
  • PSLF qualifier
  • We offer Paid Supervision for licensure or will pay up to $65/week towards outside supervision! 

What We’re Looking For

To join our team as the BH Program Director you must have knowledge of the North Carolina MH/SA system, possess top-tier communication skills, be adept at problem solving and de-escalation in times of crisis, and have demonstrated knowledge of trauma-informed care and providing culturally competent care. We also require:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a human service field
    • Full or provisional mental health licensure: LCSW, LCMHC, LPA, or LCAS
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in community-based mental health and/or substance abuse population
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory experience; in behavioral health
  • Maintain valid state appropriate driver’s license and auto insurance for personal and agency vehicles utilized for work
  • Public speaking and project management experience a plus!

If you’re a kind, diplomatic behavioral health leader seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website:

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults, and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!