Chief Executive Officer

LifePath Systems
November 20, 2019
Collin County, Texas
Job Type



LPS is a growing organization which requires a highly skilled, experienced, professional who directs and oversees all operations of LPS and leads the development and implementation of the Center’s mission, vision and values.  Accountable to a Board of Trustees appointed by the Collin County Commissioners, the CEO is responsible for the implementation of Board policy, program and administrative operations and the execution of fiscal growth.  The CEO must work with individuals receiving services, families, local and state government personnel, citizens of Collin County advocacy groups, funding and regulation agencies and other human service provider organizations.  The CEO must ensure that high quality, effective services are provided and they are responsive to individual needs.  The CEO has the latitude to exercise discretion and independent judgment consistent with the established policies of LPS.


  • Master’s degree with significant experience in healthcare related work experience preferred.
  • Preference given to individuals with experience in community healthcare in the state of Texas.
  • Primary consideration given to degrees in the area of Business Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, and Public Administration.


  • Oversee the daily operations of the Center as both the authority, service provider, and the development and implementation of the Center’s goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan, vision, and operating budget with Board approval.
  • Lead and manage lower level management to achieve a common goal and purpose.
  • Set the tone for the Center’s image and culture.
  • Maximize effective use of funds and maintain adequate fiscal control/records on all assets and resources.
  • Negotiate, sign, and execute contracts, agreements, and commitments for the Center.
  • Secure Center’s financial basis through a variety of funding sources.
  • Oversee the enforcement of the Center’s policies and procedures.
  • Represent LPS in public – communicating with organizations, public officials, community leaders and stakeholders.
  • Implement system of accountability and corporate compliance that ensures all laws, rules and regulations are met with the highest of integrity.
  • Ensures productivity and maintains an organizational structure that provides reasonable workload, allows for informed supervision, and ensures quality of all services.
  • Keeps the Board informed on a regular basis when key personnel and any other issues arise that affect financial stability of the Center or issues that will affect a change in budget.
  • Provides accurate information to the Board regarding policy, financial, legal, programmatic, legislative and legal issues.


  • Results-driven with a skill for leading and motivating others.
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing priorities and delegate to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Skill in conflict resolution, leadership ability identification and problem solving.
  • Skill in strategic and visionary planning including but not limited to budget development and succession planning.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to present ideas in an organized, clear, concise manner.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and able to communicate effectively with public officials and Board.
  • Adapts well and is flexible in an ever-changing and growing environment.
  • Able to create an atmosphere that encourages motivation, innovation, and high performance.
  • Ability to evaluate and make recommendations for continuous quality improvement.
  • Proven ability to lead successful collaborations with other local agencies (including those with different mandates and missions).
  • Knowledge of programs, funding sources and needs of individuals with mental illness, substance abuse and developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to lead Managers and Supervisors that focuses on innovation, quality services, successful outcomes and community engagement.
  • Skill in using data (and data bases) effectively for reports to assess outcomes, define system performance and identify weaknesses.
  • Employs analytical thinking and sound judgement to identify Center weaknesses/problems and solutions for them.


  • Must have valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to complete all LifePath Systems training.
  • Must be able to provide at least 3 professional or educational references.


We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, FSA, 401(k), voluntary benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness (EI), and Holidays.

If interested please complete an online application at LifePath Systems Job Openings and attach your resume

Equal Opportunity Employer

LifePath Systems is an equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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