2024 Membership Renewal is now open! Renew your organization’s membership today!

Park Center


Park Center


Job Summary

Park Center seeks a progressive, energetic, mission-focused individual to serve as its CEO. The CEO must possess the academic and business qualifications for the position and a passion for Park Center’s mission.

Park Center has been serving Nashville for over 35 years, providing a place for hope and recovery for people with chronic mental illness, homelessness, or addiction. We meet people where they are and provide support through treatment, housing, day programs, and employment services. We provide hope and help to our members to navigate challenges and better live and work in the community.

We have pioneered and trained other nonprofits in breakthrough methods of employment and partnered with Vanderbilt University Medical Center in one of the country’s first street psychiatry programs.


A minimum of seven to ten years of senior nonprofit experience in mental health or community services, and a master’s degree is preferred; a Bachelor’s degree is required in psychology, social work, health care administration, or a related field. Visionary leadership, strong communication and collaboration, management expertise and the capacity to oversee financial operations are essential, as well as public relations and fundraising experience while working for or with a board of directors.

It is the policy of Park Center to ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, genetic information, creed, veteran status, or disability and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Park Center will assure full compliance with its policy of non-discrimination in recruiting, selection, hiring, training, advancement, compensation, termination, and all other aspects of employment.

The Salary Range for this position is $140,000 to $170,000.

Additional Information

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current resume to:

Park Center Search Committee

c/o Parsons Consulting


Applicant screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  


  • Date Posted: September 11, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $140,000 to $170,000