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Chief Executive Officer, Therapy through the Arts ("ITA")

Employer
Therapy through the Arts ("ITA")
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 21, 2022

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Position Type
Executive
Fields
Advocacy
Employment Type
Full Time
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The mission of the Institute for Therapy through the Arts (“ITA”) is to empower individuals, families and communities to grow and heal through advanced approaches in Creative Arts Therapy, setting the standard for treatment, practice and training within the field.  ITA is one of the few comprehensive community-based arts therapy programs in the United States offering four creative arts treatment modalities: Music, Drama, Art and Dance/Movement Therapies. ITA therapists work with people of all ages who have psychological, physical and developmental challenges to achieve their fullest potential.

There are currently 22 full and part-time employees, operating from the Evanston, IL headquarters, and the field, which includes 28 community-based organizations across 41 sites and four counties. Future offices may include Wilmette, IL and another in Garfield Park. ITA’s Creative Knowledge Center is advancing the field of Creative Arts Therapy through training programs, supervision and consultation, as well as hosting ITA’s Annual Integrated Creative Arts Therapy Conference, now in its sixth year. ITA is currently governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. ITA has been profitable year over year with an income of 80% earned revenue and 20% philanthropic and grant based funding.

The CEO, reporting to the Board of Directors, manages the $1.5M budget and is responsible for the strategic processes of the organization, executing the strategic plan and developing strategic directions and policies, delivering and maintaining the agency’s programs, revenue growth, private philanthropy, and all components that support program delivery and overall organizational well-being.

We seek a highly competent, mission driven leader who has a commitment to, and passion for empowering individuals, families and communities to grow and heal through advanced approaches in Creative Arts Therapy, setting the standard for treatment, practice and training within the field. The CEO will have a passion for advocacy, will “insist upon outcomes” continuing to document the ITA way - the philosophy that makes ITA the best-in-class organization.

The agency seeks a visionary, motivational, growth-minded leader with experience scaling organizations, developing strategic and business plans.  An undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university is required, graduate degree such as MBA is preferred and/or Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and/or Counseling. Minimum of ten years of senior level management experience is sought.  

Compensation

Salary range is $115,000 - $130,000, plus up to 10% bonus potential and benefits.

Please click here to submit a current resume and letter of introduction to Noetic Search. For more information, please see our website or the ITA website.

ITA is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that they do, seeking education and opportunities to challenge current practices to build a culture of anti-racism and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

 

 

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