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Mental Health Update

January 8, 2020
Mental Health Update

MH Update – 1/8/20 – Executive Director ACL Description

Our colleague and friend, Toni Lasicki is retiring in several months.  ACL will be hiring a new Director during that time frame. The description for the position is listed below.



Job Title Executive Director


Location Clifton Park, NY 12065 

Street Address 28 Corporate Drive, Clifton Park, NY, USA


Job Type Full-time

Job Description

The Association for Community Living seeks a highly motivated individual for Executive Director who can build on a 40-year foundation of strong representation within this membership association on behalf of more than 100 non-profit providers of mental health housing and rehabilitation services. Bachelor’s degree plus five years’ management experience in community mental health, preferably residential provider issues; or a master’s degree in Human Services, Business, or Public Administration plus one-year management experience in community mental health, preferably residential provider issues, is required.  Other degrees and experience will be considered, e.g. law, association leadership and government.  The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for overseeing the administration, finances, events and strategic plan of the organization. The Executive Director is the organizations’ primary spokesperson to government, constituents, the media and the general public.  They work to establish and maintain relationships with various organizations, including but not limited to the State of New York’s Office of Mental Health, the state legislature, and state oversight entities, utilizing those relationships to help members and to strategically enhance the organizations’ mission – and to track and disseminate statutory, regulatory, and policy changes that might impact members.   Well-developed and extraordinary communication, both oral and written, and excellent interpersonal skills are a must. Demonstrated success in generating new revenue streams and improving financial results with active fundraising experience preferred.  Solid organizational abilities – including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation – are required along with strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.  Computer competency required.  Valid NYS Driver’s License and ability to travel within the state is necessary.   Highly competitive salary and benefits are offered.  Please  reply no later than Friday February 14, 2020

Language  English

Expected Hiring Date More than 4 weeks

Hires Needed  1

Additional Job Details

Work Location: One location

  • Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off
  • This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is: Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction, Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail, Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction


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