Statewide Job Postings

As the a supporter and advocate of the recovery community, OCAAR wants to connect you with amazing organizations and careers all across the state of Ohio.  Below is a list of job opportunities throughout Ohio related to the Behavioral Health Field.

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Helpful Links - Job Opportunities

Ohio Associate of County Behavioral Health Authorities

The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Providers

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

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Job Postings

Executive Director

Sandusky, Ohio

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-Erie-Ottawa Mental Health and Recovery Services Board seeks applicants for the executive director position. This person will be responsible for directing the public entity charged with planning, funding, monitoring and evaluating a system of care for mental illness and substance abuse treatment and prevention in two counties.  The successful candidate will have at least a master's degree plus at least 5 years of administrative experience in mental health, substance abuse treatment or health care. Leadership, communication skills, fiscal and governmental funding experience required.  


Interested qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume including references and salary requirements to:  Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, 33 N. High St., Suite 501, Columbus, Ohio  43215, or  Submission deadline is no later than February 28, 2017. EOE employer


Columbus, OH

The Clinician is responsible for providing quality case management from admission assessment through post-discharge planning and psychotherapeutic services to adult patients with addictive diseases and/or mental illnesses, and their families, spouse, or significant other.


Required experience:

Inpatient Treatment: 1 year

Addictive Disease Treatment: 2 years


Required license or certification:


If you are interested, please contact Julie Wilcox at or 614-471-2552

Peer Support Specialist

Sandusky, Ohio

Sandusky Artisans is looking for Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists.  Individuals would be working in Erie, Ottawa, Lorain, Huron, Seneca, Sandusky, Wyandotte counties.  Must be certified through the State Peer Support program.  For more information or to send your resume, please contact Joey Supina, Executive Director at or call (419) 621-9377.

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Program Manager

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus Public Health is looking to hire an Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Program Manager.  This position is responsible for the overall coordination and management of the Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) Abuse Program.  

Duties include:


  • Working with staff and management from Prevention and Treatment Services on initiatives to address alcohol and drug abuse issues

  • Working with funders, partners, policy makers, and the community to promote services and consider options to hone and expand program services

  • Representing Columbus Public Health with alcohol and drug related health issues on local and state committees and boards

  • Overseeing the collection of data, data analysis and reporting for all of the AOD programs

Minimum qualifications/education/experience:


Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience managing health services or educational programming, two (2) years of which involved supervision. Substitution(s): Possession of a master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required nonsupervisory experience.  Preferred qualifications include a Licensed Social Worker of Ohio, Chemical Dependency Counselor, or Prevention Specialist.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:


  • Strong community engagement

  • Effective communication and group facilitation skills

  • Grant report/writing skills, policy and statistical analysis, research

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external partners

Other info:


This position reports directly to the Family Health Administrator and must be able to work with a high degree of independence and discretion.  This position includes supervision; must lead, coach, manage and mentor subordinate managers and staff.  This includes being a part of the hiring process, training, assigning work, evaluating performance and assisting with development of career goals and disciplinary actions. 

Complete an application online with the Civil Service Commission or e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alisha Ardolino at

Peer Support Specialist

Akron, Ohio

The Packard Institute  is looking for Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialists.  Individuals would be working in Summit County.  Must be certified through the State Peer Support program.  For more information or to send your resume, please contact Raynard Packard at

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Ohio Citizen Advocates for Addiction Recovery


6500 Emerald Parkway, Suite 100

Dublin, OH 43016



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