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Chief Program Officer
Albertina Kerr
Portland, OR
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Position Summary
Albertina Kerr seeks a visionary, forwarding-thinking nonprofit professional with outstanding leadership skills to serve as its next Chief Program Officer. Since 1907, Albertina Kerr has strengthened Oregon families and communities. Today, it provides programs and services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, empowering them to live richer lives. With over 700 employees and a budget of $43 million, Albertina Kerr currently serves more than 1,100 people each year. For more information about Albertina Kerr, please visit The Chief Program Officer reports to the CEO and is the executive designated full responsibility for the functioning, growth and development of program operations. The positon oversees the program budgets and program staff of approximately 500. Candidates should have outstanding, proven leadership qualities, and demonstrated success in managing complex programs. The CPO should have strong business acumen which will enable this individual to make effective decisions regarding the future growth of the agency. A strong work ethic, good sense of humor, a sense of compassion, and a sincere dedication to the mission and the people served by Albertina Kerr will be strongly valued. Ideally, candidates will have a minimum of ten to fifteen years of leadership experience in the development of human service programs, administration of grant and contract funded programs, and being accountable for programs that provide services for people who have disabilities and mental health challenges. Experience in both Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Services would be highly valued, as would a background in 24-hour care facilities. Experience with program design and program analysis is desired, as is the ability to assess trends in the marketplace. The CPO will have a strong commitment to high quality treatment and care for people with disabilities, children with mental health challenges, and their families. A Master’s degree in social work, health care or public administration, nursing, psychology or a related field is required.
How to Apply
Albertina Kerr has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Program Officer search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: