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Director of Research and Mental Health Screenings

SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH, INC. (SMH), the leading national, nonprofit organization devoted to mental health screening and education, is seeking a Director Research and Mental Health Screenings to oversee and expand an online mental health screening program. Be part of a dynamic organization dedicated to the development, implementation and promotion of mental health education, screening and referral programs.

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Research and Mental Health Screenings is responsible for the
successful development, implementation and management of our mental health screening programs. The
right candidate will bring excitement and clinical innovation to help an expanding organization be on the
forefront of the use of technology in mental health prevention and intervention.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead a cross functional team to manage projects and develop programs within the organization
• Provide thought leadership for the content, design and implementation of our online screening
• Develop new relationships and maintain existing relationships with our partners (i.e. colleges,
community-based orgs, EAP's, state and local municipalities)
• Develop program evaluation including data analysis and reporting and serve as a clinical resource
for the organization
• Serve as a primary investigator for the organization and lead collaboration with external evaluators
• Stay up-to-date on trends in the mental health industry to identify needs for program enhancements
and new programs.
• Manage the overall operational, budgetary, and financial responsibilities and activities of a
• Represent the organization at national conferences and as a press spokesperson to advocate for
mental health screenings and position the organization as a thought leader
• Write and submit for publications in various local and national publications as well as peer-review
• Direct and assist in the development of grant proposals and other fundraising activities to ensure
growth and viability of programs
• Partner with Marketing and Communications on program presentations and showcasing program
value and outcomes to new and existing clients
• Serve on the organizational leadership team collaborating to set direction and identify priorities
across teams
• Interest in the use of technology in mental health
• Knowledge and comfort with addressing mental health issues and the use of mental health
screening assessment tools
• Basic knowledge of procedures for conducting research
• Experience working with data analysis, survey design and collection, and evaluation
• Ability to coach and develop staff fostering a sense of cohesion within the department and across
• Strong relationship management skills
• Excellent writing skills and the ability to give oral and written presentations at professional
conferences and/or trainings
• Detail oriented with the ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks
• Master's degree in Public Policy, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related field
• 4-6 years of professional experience, preferably in a nonprofit or academic setting
• Willingness to travel (5-10%) as a part of a national program

SMH is conveniently located off Rt. 128 in Wellesley Hills, MA, with free parking and within a mile of
public transportation. We offer an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, as well
as a generous retirement plan.