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Gateway Foundation
55 E Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Illinois 60604

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Community Corrections Facility Administrator

Job ID: 54031
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Job Description:



Gateway Foundation is a national, non-profit organization committed to serving individuals who suffer from substance use and mental health disorders. We take pride in our history of delivering innovative programs that reduce recidivism and reintegrate offenders into communities as productive citizens. Gateway provides treatment services and operates programs across nine states serving over 30,000 individuals a year. 


We are seeking an experienced Leader to oversee the facility management, administrative operations and treatment programs in a community corrections residential corrections facility.  This individual will be responsible for:



  • Establishing and executing policies and procedures to maintain a therapeutic treatment environment. Promoting continuous improvement in methods of delivery of treatment and services.
  • Managing an overall team of 200 members and being in charge of an operating budget of $10M +.
  • Planning and directing the effective management of quality clinical services for a residential community corrections treatment program. Partnering with the funder’s jurisdiction and work as a unified team.
  • Serving as leader to assigned directors, managers and staff and promoting commitment to organization philosophy and mission and continuous professional growth and development.
  • Developing program budget projections; monitoring and approving expenditures; and initiating corrective actions to resolve variances.  Reviewing financial reports including contract utilization to ensure accuracy and budgetary and contractual compliance.
  • Developing contingency plans to respond to risks and direct the course of action to be taken in the event of an emergency.
  • Serving as professional resource to subordinates in resolving clinical treatment, operational, or administrative problems. Investigating any issues and initiating appropriate corrective actions.
  • Maintaining and fostering positive public relations by attending local meetings and participating in community functions. 
  • Keeping current regarding trends and developments in management techniques and theories, administration and planning of substance abuse treatment and prevention programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.





Competitive Compensation and Benefits:


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make difference. We provide attractive compensation and a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity.
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year.
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Accounts and Employee Assistance Program.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match.
  • Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Long Term Disability.

Amount of Pay:

Frequency of Pay:

per bi-weekly

Other Qualifications:

This role reports to the Corrections Division President. The ideal candidate will possess:


  1. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or substance abuse counseling or a related field. 5-7 years of experience of counseling treatment practices and philosophies.
  2. Current certification or qualification as an alcohol, drug or substance abuse counselor in State of employment.
  3. High-level of interpersonal & communication skills as well as analytical & critical thinking abilities.


Minimum Education:


Total Years of Relevant Experience:



Administrative Support Functions, Leadership/Managerial Supervisory, Policy, Research, Planning and Evaluation






Community Corrections


Senior Manager