Associate Director - MLA

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/19/2018 4:39 PM)
Job ID
Location Name
Mille Lacs Academy
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Program Management/Coordination


Mille Lacs Academy, a Nexus Family Member, offers trauma-informed, family-centered, nationally recognized treatment for boys, ages 10-19, with significant mental health issues and harmful sexual behaviors. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth; as well as our employees. Nexus treatment programs have been creating brighter futures for nearly four decades. Through our cornerstone values we encourage lasting transformation and lifelong learning in the care of our youth, and we strive to exemplify the highest ethical and moral standards in our treatment. At Nexus, we believe all youth must be treated with dignity and respect.


“Each of us has the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of the youth and families we serve. There is no greater gift or calling then to be part of someone else’s success in life and empower them to help others in turn. Mille Lacs Academy offers us those opportunities.” – Jason Donahue (Executive Director)


Provide direction and supervision to assigned clinical programs and support services departments of the Academy and assist the Executive Director in the overall management of the site. Assist the Executive Director in overseeing assigned clinical and support services department, ensuring fiscal control and accountability, and fostering strong community relations. Work closely with the leadership team to help build and promote organizational values, growth and sustainability. Maintain hands-on involvement in the day-to-day operations of the site and all programming/services by the site. Assist in providing leadership and direct involvement in the development of new programs and requests for proposals. Assist in developing and formulating long range strategic plans for the Academy in response to anticipated economic, technological or marketing trends. Direct the development and ongoing enhancement of individual treatment units consistent with Nexus treatment philosophies.


Master’s Degree required, preferably in a clinical discipline or business management. Minimum of 5 years adolescent counseling and/or residential experience required, plus a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required.


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