Job Posting: Program Director – Community/Corporate

Help promote optimal mental health for all through education, awareness, and stigma reduction

Job Posting: Program Director – Community/Corporate 

Do you want to work for an organization that is mission oriented? Is mental health education important to you? The mission of 1N5 is to prevent suicide by erasing the stigma of mental illness and promoting optimal mental wellness.

We achieve this mission through education and stigma reduction, community engagement, policy and advocacy, and measurement and data work.

1N5 is seeking a Program Director to join our skilled team of caring and inclusive professionals.

This exciting position is focused on three main responsibilities: 

  1. Cultivating community and corporate relationships while strategically developing partnerships with organizations; and
  2. Ensuring seamless team management and development, program delivery, program quality control, and evaluation of 1N5’s Community and Corporate Programs..
  3. Training community organizations, corporations, and occasionally schools on mental health in the prevention space.

Are you an energetic self-starter who enjoys building relationships and training others? Do you enjoy public speaking? Are you passionate about making a difference in our community? Please apply! 

If you believe you are a good match for this position, apply – even if you don’t have all of the experience listed.

Candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Full-time position, located on-site in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pay range: $76,000 – $80,000 per year

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Executive Director, works to initiate and set goals for the Community and Corporate Program Teams according to the strategic objectives of the organization
  • Active participant in organizational leadership and strategic planning 
  • Working alongside fellow Program Directors, ensures 1N5 programs and services meet partner needs by monitoring existing programming, establishing new programming, and expanding services within the community as needed
  • Management of 1N5 Corporate and Community Program Managers and responsible for hiring and training new Community and Corporate Program Team members
  • Responsible for conducting mid-year and annual review meetings with each member of the Community and Corporate Program Team
  • Oversees and ensures the formation of new Community/Corporate partnerships
  • Works with the Program Team to ensure the necessary training, professional development, and prevention certifications needed to fulfill the duties of the role
  • Provides the leadership and motivation to retain a qualified and professional team of staff
  • Leads ongoing meetings with the Program Team to maintain clear communication about partner successes and progress toward partner goals
  • Serves on various committees within the community that share a common mission to prevent suicide and expand mental health education opportunities and work to build external relationships with stakeholders and investors of 1N5’s mission  
  • Implements 1N5’s evidence-based mental health programming in partner schools, community organizations, and/or businesses
  • Supports the Program Team to provide professional presentations educating on youth mental illness and mental health to a variety of groups, both small and large, requiring evening and weekend work.
  • Collaborates with the Development Team to monitor, report on, and ensure the achievement of program outcomes and grant objectives.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in business development and growth, with a track record of expanding programs and partnerships.
  • Knowledge of mental health and illness & experience in health promotion/education
  • Excellent leadership skills in managing and motivating teams, fostering a positive and productive work environment.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Exceptional communication skills necessary to manage an effective team and experience participating in organizational leadership 
  • Experience with social/emotional health prevention in community organizations and/or companies
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills, comfortable engaging with diverse audiences.
  • Eagerness to interact with a variety of community members and populations who may vary in factors such as age, socioeconomic status and knowledge level
  • Sense of urgency and commitment to timely responses to stakeholders
  • Strong relationship-building skills & excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated to evidence-based programming
  • Passion for improving the state of mental health in the community
  • Team-oriented and willingness to help others
  • Professional judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle confidential information and situations
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Experience with corporate wellness  work is a plus
  • Research experience in the mental health field is a plus


Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business, Non-Profit Management, or Public Health preferred. Will also consider related degrees in psychology, counseling, social work, education, etc.

Prevention certification (RA, OCPSA, OCPS, OCPC) preferred.

Industries: Nonprofit Organization Management, Business Management, Public Health, Workplace Wellness, Mental Health, Education Management

How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Please send a 2-3 minute video addressing your interest in joining 1N5 as a Program Director. No phone call please.

Resumes will be accepted through Friday, July 19 at 5:00PM EST. 

Must submit to background checks.

Benefits: Supplemented health insurance, dental, vision, SIMPLE IRA, PTO, paid holidays

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1N5 is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.