October 28, 2020

To support program expansion, Spaulding Academy & Family Services has a wonderful opportunity for a motivated, energetic and experienced Residential House Manager to join our team.

Spaulding Academy & Family Services is a leading provider of educational, residential, therapeutic and community based programs and services for families, and children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder and those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect. Established in 1871, Spaulding Academy & Family Services is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was formerly known as Spaulding Youth Center since 1958. Our scenic hilltop campus is located on nearly 500 acres in Northfield, NH and welcomes boys and girls from ages 4 to 21 from around the state of New Hampshire and beyond. In addition to programs provided on our Northfield campus, Spaulding’s community based programs include foster family licensing, Individual Service Option (ISO) foster care, ISO in-home services, child health support services and more, for children ages 0 to 20 and their family.

Responsibilities include the day-to-day operations of one of our residential houses, accountability for training and direct supervision to staff, and will participate in student management that will include implementing behavioral/cognitive training and programming and crisis management. The Residential House Manager will also be responsible for staff payroll and for providing input to the Residential Director with budget development.

Requirements include supervisory experience, a BS/BA degree in Human Service (or a related field) and five (5) years’ experience in human services in a residential setting. In lieu of a BS/BA degree, we will consider candidates with an associate degree in Human Services and seven (7) years related experience, along with in-service and additional training.

Successful candidates for the Residential House Manager role will have exemplary job performance and proven evidence of professional expertise and competent decision-making. Exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to details, and a positive and outgoing personality are essential to manage a diverse population of staff and students.

We support our staff wellness through a very generous benefits package, generous paid time off, a free coffee bar and free meals daily in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center available 24/7, several employee appreciation events throughout the year and beautiful walking trails to enjoy on our spectacular campus. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to We invite you to visit our website at to learn more about how we support exceptional children and families toward a successful future.

We are fully committed to maintaining a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.


Would You Like to Apply?

If you would like to apply for this position or another current opening, start by clicking here to download our employment application which can be completed as an editable PDF or printed and completed by hand. For optimal results when using this PDF application, we recommend clicking here to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Then, submit your completed application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Spaulding Academy & Family Services, Human Resources, 72 Spaulding Road, Northfield, NH 03276-4608, or e-mail us at