Nonprofit Executive Director

The Ranch 
October 2, 2019
Frederick, MD
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Melissa Myers
7470 New Technology Way


Executive Director, The Ranch 

Non-profit – Frederick County, Maryland

Opioid and other addiction illnesses have crippled communities across the country and too many young lives have been ended due to addiction. The Ranch is a unique nonprofit organization focused in low intensity inpatient and intensive outpatient services for adult males facing the challenges of addiction. The Ranch offers a serene environment in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Frederick County. If you are a visionary leader dedicated to making an impact and promoting healthy lifestyles in your community, this may be the role for you.

Successful candidates will be nonprofit leaders with a minimum of five years’ experience in the human services realm and at least three years of administrative level experience. Candidates will bring a clinical understanding of addiction and proven-effective treatments as well as a success history in generating resources for overall organizational sustainability and growth.

The Ranch Executive Director will:

  • Represent the Ranch and serve as spokesperson sharing goals and outcomes in public forums
  • Provide operational oversight to the facility and staff
  • Have full budget accountability, securing resources for program/facility maintenance, improvements and expansion
  • Ensure a collaborative and focused vision to meet anticipated outcomes
  • Implement continuous improvement strategies


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s level degree required, MA or higher preferred
  • 5 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in the human services/non-profit field
  • 3+ years of Executive or Administrative level experience
  • Experience with providing leadership and support to team members and volunteers
  • A working knowledge of alcohol/drug addictions, treatments and therapies
  • Budget planning, analysis and financial goal setting expertise
  • Experience with capital campaigns, grants and resource acquisition
  • Understanding of regulatory/safety requirements for a 24/7 residential facility
  • Ability to build long-term relationships with donors, stakeholders and community partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

How To Apply

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:


*No phone calls or emails to The Ranch office please.*

This opportunity brings:

  • Salary of $110-125,000 annually (negotiable for candidates with significant success history)
  • Competitive benefits package to include Health insurance, Paid Time Off and Retirement funds
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the organization, the community and clients
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