Wethersfield, CT

Industry: Government & Non-Profit


8 - 10 years

Posted 4 days ago

  by    Meredith Farrell

Keystone Human Services is determined to advance the human spirit of all people, regardless of ability. Since 1972, we have been part of a global movement toward a more inclusive society where everyone has a valued role to play. We provide services and supports to ensure the most vulnerable members of our society have opportunities to pursue their goals and dreams and participate in all that life has to offer.

Key Human Services (Key) is one of 5 subsidiary corporations of Keystone Human Services and is governed by a community-based board of directors.


Established in 1989, Key expands Keystone's vision of community-based support programs in the State of Connecticut. Key's purpose and mission is to act as a change agent for people with disabilities, creating opportunities that encourage growth and meaningful life choices while assisting persons in finding home, health, friends, work, and presence in their communities. With support from the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Social Services, and the Department of Children and Families of the State of Connecticut, Key provides a selection of services and supports, such as community living arrangements (group homes), individual supports, nursing services, and Birth to Three, to people with disabilities.


Key Human Services has annual revenue of approximately $25 million with 500 employees and is headquartered in Wethersfield, CT.



The individual in this position serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Key Human Services and assures the operations and services of the organization are compatible with and in support of the Board approved vision, mission, strategic initiatives and policies.


The CEO is responsible to assure that the quality of the services and supports are continuously improving and that the organization operates in compliance with regulatory, legal and contractual requirements. The CEO has a responsibility to assure that the organization is financially sound and operates in conformance with generally accepted accounting policies.


Desired Competencies, Capabilities and Attributes:


We require an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership role. Experience working in a non-profit organization and familiarity with the development and operation of human services preferred. Ability to cultivate strong working relationships with Board members, senior management, government funders and key leaders in the community. Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving abilities required as well as an ability to work in an ever changing regulatory environment.


Salary will be commensurate with experience. Key Human Services offers a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative work environment focused on supporting our mission, vision and values.


Please visit our website to learn more about Key Human Services and apply for this extraordinary opportunity  




$150K - $250K