Since 1975, Partners for Quality (PFQ) has been committed to providing services and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and to children and families who have behavioral health challenges. Now in its 44th year of service, PFQ is recognized as an integral part of the service delivery system in Allegheny County serving more than 7,000 people annually and employing more than 1,100 people across the organization. PFQ is the parent company to five subsidiary organizations including the Allegheny Children’s Initiative, Citizen Care, Inc., Exceptional Adventures, Milestone Centers and Partners for Quality Foundation.

The next Chief Executive Officer will have the opportunity to lead the organization through a thoughtful strategic planning process that will further outline the vision for this vital organization as it moves forward. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the overall leadership of PFQ and its affiliates to ensure delivery of the highest quality services.

PFQ seeks a proven, effective servant leader with a passion for the mission as well as a leader who has been a catalyst in fulfilling an agency’s vision. This entrepreneurial individual will bring leadership characterized by a visionary outlook, the ability to garner broad community support, sound business and management acumen, the ability to increase the visibility of the organization, and to carry forward major new projects and programs.

The organization seeks a charismatic, relational, collaborative and inspiring leader who is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges.

Given the revenue streams at the organization, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of successfully navigating large, complex, contractual agreements with governmental agencies. An understanding of and experience with an organization of similar size, scope and budget is highly desired. A proven ability to lead employees in multiple locations as an effective team of closely coordinated, highly professional, self-accountable staff members is a must.

A graduate degree in a human service-related field is strongly desired. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with commensurate post-graduate experience will be considered. Affiliation with and leadership in local, state, or national professional or trade associations related to human services is a plus.

To apply, please send a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC to

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