Post Date:  Nov 26, 2023

Farmington, MO, US, 63382

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  30773
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 


**Offering a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus!**

The Corrections Director is responsible for:

  •  Plans and directs through subordinate supervisory personnel, the effective management and delivery of quality clinical services for a defined residential, corrections substance abuse treatment program. 
  • Oversees and directs program activities and staff related to administrative support, record keeping, billing and financial reporting.  May oversee and direct service and maintenance.
  • Interviews, hires, oversees the training and development of, schedules, assigns work to, evaluates the performance of and, when necessary, disciplines and discharges subordinate supervisors.  Ensures continued compliance with established personnel policies and achievement of objectives for professional growth and development of staff. 
  • Establishes and implements appropriate service delivery system for treatment program. Promotes continuous improvement in methods of delivery of treatment and services, by revising and developing program standards, implementing appropriate corrective actions to resolve discrepancies, and ensuring adherence to contracts, regulations and license requirements.
  • Develops program budget projections; monitors and approves expenditures; and initiates corrective actions to resolve variances.  Reviews financial reports including contract utilization and income and expenses to ensure accuracy and budgetary and contractual compliance.
  • Prepares regular and special reports or analyses on financial status and program results and activities, for review and use by managers and executives in planning and evaluating program activities, services, and results.
  • Participates in developing program goals and objectives, and designs and implements appropriate plans to meet agreed-upon goals.  Assists subordinate supervisors in developing and meeting appropriate goals and objectives for their areas of responsibility.
  • Conducts meetings with program staff to review goals, objectives, routine and special activities, and short- and long-term plans.  Participates in regional meetings with other directors to exchange ideas, evaluate operations, and develop policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Mental Health, or Social Sciences related discipline, or in the field of Criminal Justice
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the treatment of substance use and/or mental health disorders and related experience in the supervision and management of addiction and/or mental health professionals
  • Completion of Missouri Credentialing Board (MCB) Clinical Supervision Training
  • Must hold one of the followingLPC, LCSW, CADC, CRADC, CRAADC, CCJP or be eligible for same within 6 months of assuming the position.
  • High level of communication skills necessary to lead and motivate assigned staff; develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with correctional personnel and funding agency representatives, and prepare complex reports and correspondence, and formal presentations.
  • High level problem solving and analytical abilities necessary to oversee and direct the work of others, investigate and resolve conflicts and deficiencies, develop goals and objectives, and devise policies and procedures.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  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
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis