Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Master Trainer

Job Location US-MN-Center City
On Call
Hours of Work
8 am - 5 pm


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.


What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.


Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.


We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


The Master Trainer is a full-time position responsible for leading innovation and research and development for Hazelden Publishing’s Training and Consultation department. This position is responsible for the development of innovative and disruptive clinical training services aimed at national markets across the behavioral health spectrum, as well as maintenance and integration of existing evidence-based curriculum trainings into the national strategy.


In addition to contributing to programming innovation, this position will be tasked with training new and existing Training and Consultation staff members in a variety of effective clinical practices, maintaining systems that allow for sustainable development and education related to market and industry trends, and establishing the culture and vision for the department. This position will be active in the role of business development, and will be expected to produce industry-leading content via research publications, public speaking engagements, conference presentations, and media across mediums.

  • Identify market opportunities and pilot disruptive and innovative projects for growth
  • Lead establishment of a culture within the programming team focused on innovative applications of evidence-based practices and time-tested wisdom traditions
  • Train programming development staff and implementation staff, ensuring revenue goals are met and quality of products is adequate
  • Develop business on a national level, engaging with industry, state, and national leaders to establish sustainable revenue


Required Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, PhD or Master’s degree with minimum five years’ experience at director or executive level in a healthcare setting
  • History of development and implementation of innovative clinical programming related to integrated care for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health concerns
  • Demonstration of world-class thought leadership and history of successful, disruptive innovation
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary setting
  • Familiarity with research protocols and experience developing complex research projects with diverse stakeholders
  • Experience in successful application for federal, state, and private funding for programming across settings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National certifications related to innovative clinical models related to trauma-responsive care, issues specific to corrections and community supervision settings, and medication-assisted treatment
  • Development of residential, outpatient, and community-based programming with a demonstrated track record of success
  • History of advocacy work related to treatment of Substance Use Disorders and issues related to social determinants of health
  • Demonstrated ability to develop sustainable, culturally-appropriate programming for traditionally-underserved populations
  • Publication of research in peer-reviewed journals




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