VisionQuest National Ltd. (www.vq.com) is a government contractor in the human services industry seeking a Chief Administrative Officer reporting to the company’s President. The position requires engagement at a high level with general business issues including internal and external legal matters, insurance, banking, employment practice and workers compensation administration. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, a self-motivated problem solver and a skilled negotiator. The candidate must be able to balance changing priorities across multiple disciplines in programs located throughout the country and is expected to serve as a point of contact for governmental and private agencies. Experience working in the human services industry is preferred but not required. The position is located in Tucson, Arizona.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is negotiable based on education and experience.
VisionQuest is an employee-owned comprehensive national youth services organization that adheres to the highest professional standards in providing innovative intervention services to at-risk youth and families. We provide extraordinary experiences and relationships that allow youth, staff, and families to redefine and reach their highest potential.Kids are safe, valued, and honored;Families are r...espected and supported;Staff are trained, supported, and appreciated;Communities are protected, impacted, and involved.VisionQuest has over 40 years of experience delivering highly successful innovative programs to at-risk and juvenile youth. Our programs are successful because we combine the best of old traditions with the best of the evidence-based practices.Our history is rooted in American Indian culture. In American Indian traditions, the vision quest is a rite of passage that marks the transition from child to adulthood. VisionQuest has adopted many American Indian traditions over the years to help troubled teens and their families grow together. All of our staff, regardless of position, participate in the various traditions that make up the fabric of our organization.At VisionQuest, we strive to hire candidates that:-Focus on keeping a positive attitude to stay energized even through hard circumstances.-Maintain confidence and be courageous even in unfamiliar situations.-Exemplify a disciplined work ethic, staying focused and organized to uphold company standards.-Demonstrate the ability to be creative and innovative when necessary.-Take initiative to solve problems without bringing in unnecessary parties.-Show sensitivity in the correct situations and can keep emotions in check in others, maintaining authenticity.-Can be patient when needed and persevere through the highs and lows.-Prove trustworthy to their peers and clients across all platforms.VisionQuest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.