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State Director | New Hampshire

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Manchester, NH
Category: Administration
Wage: n/a
Sign-On Bonus: n/a


Benchmark Human Services has grown to become one of the most respected organizations in the country in the areas of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health. We will soon expand our geographic influence to include New Hampshire. To support our mission in the Manchester, NH area, we are seeking candidates who share our values to fill the leadership role of State Director. The selected candidate will have previous senior leadership experience within the State of New Hampshire’s IDD system, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, work independently and have the ability to develop a team of dedicated and mission driven professionals.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.


The State Director will develop services, coordinate the hiring and training of staff, and ensure compliance, quality services and financial stability.


  • Competitive wages
  • Performance bonus
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Discount Program
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Advancement opportunities


  • Financial management; budget management, billing, expenditures, waiver plan of care, state funding
  • Overall staff supervision; determining staffing needs, staff selection, training, performance reviews, disciplinary action
  • Maintains certification and proactive involvement in training and development of staff (i.e., Mandatory training)
  • Compliance with applicable Federal, state and local regulations
  • Development and expansion of program services
  • Actively leads or participates in meetings that impacts services, quality, and department finances
  • Quality assurance: quality monitoring, file reviews, outcome measures, incentive program monitoring, client finances, health care coordination
  • Audit preparation and participation
  • Complies with all standards to assure the health and safety of all staff and clients we serve
  • Will perform all duties necessary to meet state approved objectives, including the requirement that the employee cooperate with Benchmark Human Services and staff from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.


  • Ability and skill to effectively communicate with all levels within and outside of the organization
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret financial data and act upon or make recommendations based on the data
  • Skill to lead multiple direct reports


  • Must have previous leadership experience within the New Hampshire IDD system
  • Bachelor degree preferred and 10 years of experience working with people with developmental disabilities required, two of which are supervisory in nature;
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Criminal background clearance

Interested candidates can apply online at

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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