Job Opportunity with the Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSPNJ)

Executive Director, Peer Operated Agency 

Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey (CSP-NJ), a large state-wide peer directed agency, is searching for an Executive Director. CSP-NJ has taken a unique leadership role in the transformation of New Jersey’s mental health system into a person centered service system based on recovery and wellness. The successful candidate must be a peer with the lived experience in addition to having significant management and leadership experience in mental health settings. The successful candidate will hold academic credentials commensurate with this level position and have a track record of dealing with local, state and national entities and 
funding sources. 

CSP-NJ is a private not-for-profit organization with a budget of $12M, directed, managed and staffed through the collaborative efforts of mental health consumers, survivors and non-consumers. CSP-NJ strives to provide individualized, flexible community based services that promote responsibility, recovery and wellness. Current services include self-help centers, supportive housing, supported employment, advocacy, and entrepreneurial programs for adults with mental health and other special needs. The 150-plus CSP-NJ staff members and 200-plus peer facilitators serve over 4000 persons per year. CSP-NJs greatest resource is the life experiences of persons working through their own recovery. 

The Executive Director has administrative responsibility for the overall operations of this dynamic agency, including: fiscal management, policy development, staff activity, community relations, and related activities. 

Please distribute this announcement to your networks. Thank you for your assistance with this important search. 

Interested parties should send a letter of interest and CV to: 

Search Committee, Executive Director 
Attn: Ginny Chan 
Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. 
11 Spring Street 
Freehold, NJ 07728 

Or email to: c/o Search Committee, Executive Director