Director at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation


FCD Prevention Works

Job Location: Other-Remote Office

ID: 2020-7808

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Day

Schedule: Mon – Fri

Hours of Work: 8:30 – 5:00


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence-based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.

Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.

We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Paid time-off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


  • Directs Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s suite of national and international primary prevention services to provide school and college-based substance abuse prevention services across the globe.
  • Leads client relations, program delivery, administrative staff, and regional operations to deliver and expand high-quality prevention programming.
  • Develops and implements strategic initiatives for prevention in alignment with the strategic initiatives of Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.
  • Fosters relationships with national and international schools, colleges, educators, prevention experts, researchers, and professional organizations.
  • Secures grant and philanthropic funding to expand the reach of programs.
  • Creates department-specific operations plans and annual budgets, meets budgetary targets, and effectively stewards the fiscal resources of the department.
  • Leads the FCD Prevention segment in achieving revenue targets and driving future growth
  • Ensure delivery of high-quality prevention programming
  • Collaborate with marketing colleagues to promote prevention services and raise brand awareness
  • In partnership with leadership and other business units across the Foundation, create, advance, and support short and long-term strategic growth initiatives for prevention services in alignment with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s strategic plans
  • Supervisory duties

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Degree in Social Welfare, Health Management or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in direct supervision of individuals/teams
  • Minimum of 5 years of health and wellness/primary prevention experience specific to promoting the physical, social and emotional health of children and adolescents
  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and public-speaking skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or advanced degree preferred
  • Non-profit management experience
  • Demonstrated media experience
  • Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP)

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