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Program Director of Marriage and Family Therapy

Ellie Mental Health - Minnesota
Saint Paul, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Who the heck is Ellie?Ellie Mental Health is a bad @ss, rapidly growing mental health and wellness agency based out of the Twin Cities and serving multiple communities throughout Minnesota. We take a fresh, no bullsh!t approach to helping others  through individual, family, and group therapy services, assessments, med management, ARMHS, CTSS, and other unique therapy modalities through our 245i clinics. Ellie Staff pride themselves on being an innovative and creative team that works collaboratively with clients and community providers to deliver the most comprehensive and personalized treatment to all clients. We’re proud to be one of the businesses granted the title of “Top Workplace” by Star Tribune for two years in a row (2021 & 2022), an award that’s voted on by our own employees! 

In short, we’re just people helping people! (And, technically, right now we’re also people hiring people…) Wonderful BIPOC & LGBTQ+ humans are encouraged to apply.  
Position OverviewWe are looking for the ideal Program Director to take part in a unique professional opportunity to not only architect the anatomy of this MFT Degree, but establish an innovative University system at large that integrates 21st Century realities and technologies with the historic essence of Marriage and Family Therapy’s most prominent training institutes. Working directly with The UNIVERSITY at Ellie President, Dr. Lucas Volini, the MFT Program Director will collaborate on the development of this University system and MFT Degree from the ground up. This includes the opportunity to build your own core faculty, establish the core curriculum and specialization track courses, and hire sufficient administrative supports. Accordingly, the Program Director fulfills four broad roles: (1) Administration, Leadership, and Program Development (2) Teaching, Supervision, and mentoring (3) Research, and (4) Service.
Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy (PhD, DMFT, or Psy.D. with LMFT license) required with a COAMFTE-Accredited Doctoral and/or master’s degree preferred.

Licensed, or eligible to be licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of MN. Must be eligible for a Board-Approved Supervisor status (state-level required; AAMFT preferred).

The ideal candidate will bring along a (1) robust background in diverse clinical experiences, (2) experience in teaching, supervising, and mentoring MFT graduate students, and (3) an eager, energized, creative and innovative mindset with a strong desire to revision current practices in MFT training. 

It is strongly preferred that the ideal candidate is located in the Twin Cities of MN, or willing to relocate to the Twin Cities of MN. A remote position may be considered depending on qualifications and goodness of fit.

To apply for this position, follow the link. The application must include the following:
  • Cover Letter and/or Personal Intro Video.
  • Current CV.
  • 1 Letter of Reference from an esteemed colleague who can speak to your candidacy for this role.
  • Official University Transcripts verifying degree completion.
  • (OPTIONAL) Copy of a recent publication or professional written work. 
$70,000 - $80,000 DOQ. This position qualifies for Ellie Mental Health’s complete benefits package.

Flexible work from home options available.

Ellie Mental Health - Minnesota


Saint Paul, MN
55120 USA


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