Aspire Living & Learning Seeks Senior Director of Program Operations in Maryland

The Aspire team, in partnership with executive search firm Eos Transition Partners, is conducting a search for its next Senior Director of Program Operations in Maryland.

The Senior Director of Program Operations in Maryland will have the opportunity to lead a prominent, long-standing, well-respected set of programs and services that are positively impacting the lives of thousands of neurodiverse individuals across the state. The Senior Director will have overall responsibility for quality assurance, staff management and professional development, and internal communication and collaboration for Aspire’s Maryland team and operations.

She/He/They will serve as the primary external representative of Aspire’s work in the state, including the management of our relationship with the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA). In addition, the Senior Director will lead the exploration and implementation of growth opportunities focused on expanding the quality, depth, and scale of the services Aspire provides in Maryland in alignment with the organization’s 2022-2025 strategic plan.

Reporting to the Chief of Adult Services, the Senior Director will serve on the six-person team providing operational leadership across all Aspire Living & Learning. In this capacity, the Senior Director will play an integral role in influencing and informing the strategic direction of the entire organization. He/She/They will also set the tone for, model, and manage effective communication, collaboration, and decision-making between the Maryland team and Aspire’s central office departments. This position will be based out of Aspire’s Bel Air, Maryland office, with the option to work remotely on a hybrid schedule.

Application Process and Additional Information

For the complete position profile and application guidelines, please visit this page of the Eos website. Candidates must include a resume and a cover letter that describes how their qualifications and experience match the needs and mission of Aspire. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

This executive search is being conducted by Eos Transition Partners consultant, Erin Cox. All submissions will be acknowledged and are confidential, and any questions can be submitted to Erin at: or 617-271-8419.


Aspire Seeks Senior Director of Program Operations in Maryland