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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: 100,000-120,000
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

The Center for Specialized Services

Since 1986, The Center for Specialized Services has provided supports for individuals in our community who have brain injuries. Caring for our clients and their families through providing the opportunity for an enriched life has been our focus from The Center’s inception. You may also know us through Destination Desserts – our well-known treats based food truck!

We are currently seeking an Executive Director to develop and foster strong relationships with key human services stakeholders including providers and associations. This person will serve as the external facing leader to state agencies. This role provides guidance, coaching, and supervision to our state management team. Assists with achieving goals while ensuring that systems are in place to support daily operations. This position is responsible for fiscal management and regulatory compliance throughout the state and upholds the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization.


Accountable for oversight of the activities and performance of the programs
Maintain positive relationships with state officials
Leads implementation efforts for new program initiatives in accordance with governmental program requirements
Provides strong representation and collaboration to advance population health and health equity efforts
Actively works to strengthen the human services system of care progressively serving an increasing number of members
Maintains compliance of the human services system with all appropriate state and federal regulations, contractual requirements, and state laws
Oversees the development of detailed policies and procedures, and flowchart processes, for all functions
Develop, maintain, and promote staff performance, and training, and provide a management succession plan
Develops and regularly reports specific quality of care and quality of service measures. Meets and/or exceeds quality targets
Responsible for the financial performance of the organization
Develops comprehensive performance measures and reports them monthly to Corporate
Advocate and lobby in a positive manner for contractual and systematic changes with funding agencies, placing clients right in the forefront
Position to be located in the greater St. Louis, MO area, but may have responsibilities statewide.

To apply, please click on the following link:

The Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 314-983-9230.