Eating Disorder Program Director

Job description

Here at the Helpers we are excited to partner with a well-known residential trauma treatment center to find a new Program Director for their eating disorder program. 


Position Summary: Program Director should have excellent leadership and communication skills in addition to current knowledge and clinical experience treating Eating Disorders. The Program Director directly manages staff members, oversees the group therapy component of the program and assists with the operations of the clinical program. This position directly interfaces with the Clinical Director, Medical Director and Management Team. Management and administrative experience preferred.

Job Type: Full-Time





·       Must be licensed in clinical field including, but not limited to an LPC, LCSW, LMFT, MPA or Psychologist with a minimum of 3 years working with clients with Eating Disorders

·       CEDS or other relevant eating disorder credential preferred

·       Experience in Program Development and Program Management preferred

·       Current knowledge on evidence-based, trauma-focused and effective models for treating eating disorders

·       Current knowledge working with the LGBTQIA+ community

·       Valid Driver’s License required

·       Competency in computer applications including Microsoft Office

·       Superb written and verbal communication skills required

·       Excellent organizational, analytical and decision-making skills required

Benefits Include:

·       Opportunity to mold cutting-edge programming that serves men, women and gender non-conforming clients struggling with Eating Disorders and Trauma

·       Competitive salary and benefits package

·       Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance

·       Generous annual training stipend

·       Opportunities for professional growth

·       Supervision by iaedp® approved CEDS-S program consultants

·       Opportunity for national/international presence through speaking engagements, published articles, blogs, etc

·       Mission-driven culture in a beautiful working environment