Program Director

Westborough, MA, USA Req #2645
Friday, May 20, 2022

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Location: Westborough, MA – NERC Detox and Residential Programs

Salary: $80,000-$85,000 annually 

Schedule: Full-time, at least 40 hours

The Program Director:

  • Is responsible for the overall programmatic and administrative operations for the Residential program.
  • Provides supervision and support to designated program staff to ensure that the program is in compliance with the regulatory and accreditation standards.
  • Must be able to work the hours required to meet the business needs of the organization including the ability to work more than 40 hours in a work week.


  • Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or closely related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree and experience can be substituted.
  • Recognized clinical license or certification preferred.
  • Experience working with the Department of Health (DPH) licensing requirements preferred.
  • Three years of management and/or supervisory experience in a substance abuse or mental health residential program preferred.
  • Three years of supervised counseling experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Must have excellent verbal, social and writing skills.
  • Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies.
  • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies.
  • Must provide proof of COVID vaccination or, as an alternative, appropriate documentation that will support either a medical or religious exemption.
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k with company contribution 
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discounts on wide array of services/entertainment 

Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or
applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Supervisory
  • Job Function Program Function Manager
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $80,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $85,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Westborough, MA, USA